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2015 Amalfi Coast Tour


Autumn on the Amalfi Coast

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October 17 - 24, 2015 

  

 

6 bedroom Villa Terrace

 

DAY 1 Saturday

  • 12:00 p.m. Arrive Naples, Italy
  • Private guided visit to Herculaneum 
  • Check in and orientation of Villa and grounds
  • Welcome Dinner & Introductions 

 

 

Herculaneum ruins

 DAY 2 SUNDAY

  • Simple Italian Breakfast at the Villa
  • Visit the towns of Amalfi and Ravello
  • Free time to visit Villa Rufolo, stroll the town, shop & sit on a sidewalk cafe enjoying the sea views.
  • Dinner at our villa prepared by a local chef.
 Villa Rufolo
 
 

 

 Villa Rufolo Gardens & Views

  

DAY 3 MONDAY

  • Simple Italian Breakfast
  • Hands On cooking class with Chef Salvatore at restaurant in village of Montepertuso followed by lunch
  • Free time in picturesque town of Positano town followed by light dinner 
 
 
 

Positano Town

DAY 4 TUESDAY

  • Simple Italian Breakfast 
  • Visit to the small family run wine estate of Tenuta San Francesco for a tour with lunch matched with their wines.
  • Dinner at our villa prepared by a local chef

                                    

DAY 5 Wednesday

  • Simple Italian Breakfast
  • Transfer to Positano and hydrofoil ride to Island of Capri
  • Day Guided visit of Capri 
  • Dinner prepared by a local chef at the villa

Marina Grande in Capri

 

 

DAY 6 THURSDAY

  • Simple Italian Breakfast
  • Leisure Free / Flex Day (choices provided or relax at the villa or nearby beach)
  • Dinner prepared by a local chef at the villa
 
DAY 7 FRIDAY
  • Simple Italian Breakfast
  • Cooking Class at the famous Mamma Agata's Hidden Treasure in Ravello followed by lunch
  • Farewell dinner at our villa prepared by our local chef.

 

 

DAY 8 SATURDAY ~ Arrivederci Amici

  • Simple Italian Breakfast
  • Depart Villa by 10:00 a.m with transfer to Naples Train Station

   NOTE:  Flights depart very early a.m. from Naples so we suggest you train to Rome or other destination that day.  We are happy to assist with pre and/or post trip extensions.  Early a.m. airport departures will require an additional charge for transport to airport (4 a.m.!)

 

 

To sign up and receive more information click here.  Space is limited!

 

2015 Autumn Amalfi Coast Tour

October 17 - 24, 2015

7 nights all inclusive *

Prices 3800 euro/person based on double occupancy. 

Third Occupancy euro 2500

Your tour includes: 

  • 7 nights in our own luxury villa with ensuite bath and amazing views.  

NOTE:  Final pricing and villa pictures will be sent once occupancy is finalized. 

  • Group meals and wine with meals as noted on the schedule
  • Guided visit ruins of Herculaneum and /or Pasteum
  • Visit to wine estate for tour and tasting and lunch
  • Visit towns of Amalfi, Ravello (Villas Rufolo or Cimbrone) and Positano
  • Guided visit to Island of Capri (weather permitting) 
  • Two Cooking Lessons followed by lunch or dinner
  • Private transportation for all group excursions
  • All local taxes 

Please note:  The daily schedule may vary due to weather or unforeseen changes with local producers and may be rearranged by our hosts to maximize the experiences of the region.  Low enrollment may be subject to trip cancellation.   

*  Not included are ~ Airline tickets ~ personal expenses ~  light meals and/or beverages during independent time ~ Everything not written in the program ~ Trip insurance (required)

Per Person Pricing.  All bedrooms have ensuite bath.

The Amalfi Coast trip Villa will be chosen based on number of guests.  Minimum 12 (6 bedrooms) or 14 (8 bedrooms) guests. Prices  and villa selection will be finalized based on number of guests. 

Prices 3800 euro/person based on double occupancy. 

Third Occupancy euro 2500 

To sign up and receive more informationclick here.  Space is limited! 

 

About Your Host

 

Ginger Pozzini brings Italy to life for her clients. After 30+ years of traveling through, living in and loving Italy, Ginger's personal knowledge and passion for the country serves clients desiring an authentic Italian experience.

  As an Italian Travel Specialist, Ginger dedicates herself only to Italy. She understands the Italian rhythm of life and guides her clients to experience authentic Italy.  Join Ginger on one of only two hosted trips a year to the Amalfi Coast or Tuscany! 

 

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