Dates: May 4th – 9th 2017
Lodging Style: 4-5 star coastal hotel
Pompei, Amalfi Coast and Positano Tour
Designed for guests who wish to enjoy an overview of the Amalfi Coast, visit the famous village of Positano, explore Pompeii, which probably is the most important excavation of the world, and lastly to see Sorrento, world famous summer resort . This tour will be conducted by small minivans or private cars, giving you the opportunity to reach Positano, and the possibility to see in the same day the most important sights that characterize the Gulf of Naples. Known as one of the most spectacular sceneries anywhere, the Amalfi Drive is a favorite destination for countless visitors.
Meeting point and pick-up with driver and tour guide at the hotel, you begin your coastal drive south to the ancient City of Pompeii, which is one of the most famous archeological sites in the world.
Ironically, one of the ancient world’s worst disasters preserved time in Pompeii, where you will experience life as it was lived in 79 AD. Once a thriving empire 1,900 years ago, it was devastated by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD when 30 feet of volcanic ash and pumice stone covered the city.
As you enter a short walk takes you to the city’s hub, the Forum. Surrounded by lavish temples and porticoes, your guide’ll will help you to grasp the lifestyle of the inhabitants; you’ll be guided into houses and shops to admire original roman fresco paintings, mosaic floors and inscriptions.You’ll be walking through the streets.narrow lanes,passing by the red light district, stopping by Theaters and Baths of 2000 years ago.
Driving towards the Sorrento Peninsula, you will see the dolomitic cliff towering straight up out of the sea and typical villages, which have characterized its landscape for many centuries.
You will proceed along the Amalfi Coast to Positano, where a picture postcard comes to life – a patchwork of flat and domed roofs and vine-covered stairways tumbling down to meet the gentle curve of beach, which is dotted with brightly colored fishing boats. Enjoy time at leisure to explore this elegant spot with its designer boutiques, shops, and seaside cafés. After Positano, return back to the hotel.
also included, one gastronomy based tour
Opt-in Tours: AnaCapri, Capri Island and Blue Grotto Tour. This tour will cost $200 per person.
Photography: BGF is now hiring local photographers in every city we explore to capture our experience. The cost of this can range from $31-$100 per person.
What isn’t included: airfare, visa, gratuity or trip insurance.
Registration Closes: closed