Walk through Spaccanapoli and the historical centre of Naples; archaeology, history and culinary traditions
The historical centre of Naples was founded in the 5th century BC and is made up of stratifications belonging to different ages. It is these layers, ranging from the Greek-Roman period to the modern age, that distinguish Naples from other Italian cities. Our walk is designed to show you a lot of these splendours, your own pizza-making experience for lunch and a couple of creative afternoon surprises...
Sightseeing, shopping and visit to a chocolate factory by car or minibus. Take in the incredible views over the whole of the Bay of Naples, the most important historical buildings in Chiaia followed by lunch in an exclusive trattoria and an afternoon’s shopping in the designer shops. Just to top off your day, a visit to a 19th century chocolate factory!
Pompeii and Archaeological Museum, Naples /Sorrento and Read here the opening of the letter from Pliny the younger to Tacitus describing the 79 AD eruption of Vesuvius
Pompeii is today, the most important open-air museum in the world. It was buried under a layer of volcanic ashes in the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and yet our archaeology expert promises to bring Pompeii back to life for you with a detailed description of daily life in a Roman town. Then on for an afternoon in Naples at the Archaeological Museum where frescoes, mosaics, statues, papyri and utensils discovered from around Vesuvius are on display or to Sorrento for a drive along the coast and an ice cream tasting session.
Capri a guided tour of this stunning island
Picturesque villages on the Sorrento Peninsula and Amalfi Coast
Spectacular drive by car or minibus along the Amalfi coastline, which has only one road cutting through the rock in a succession of crags, steep climbs and vertiginous drops. We’ll pass through the many little villages on the Sorrento peninsula, famous for their glorious past and craftsmanship.
Other popular full day tours
Spend a day in the volcanic “fields of fire” just outside Naples to view the effects of past volcanic action in the area and to see how the Romans lived in Pozzuoli, Baia, Misenum and Cuma. Look down on the underwater archaeological park in the bay of Baia through the glass hull of a specially designed viewing boat. Lunch is followed by a visit to the Solfatara volcano and then to the Roman food market in Pozzuoli.
Caserta Royal Palace and gardens
The Royal Palace of Caserta is today, a UNESCO world heritage site. It belonged to the Bourbon Royal family and is surrounded by vast parklands containing fountains and sculptures and the English and Italian Gardens.
Hiking on Vesuvius and the Amalfi Coast
Spend a day hiking with our local expert along the footpaths and country lanes of the spectacular Amalfi coast.
2 Days on Ischia
Spend 2 days on a bicycle with a local guide being shown around this historically important island and relax in hot thermal baths after!
These are some examples of our most popular tours to date. However, do feel free to pick and choose the places you’d actually like to visit and we’ll be happy to create a customised tour especially for you. Click on the links for a more detailed description of possible tours.