Exploring The Sorrento Peninsula

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Run by: Ramblers Walking Holidays

Reference number: 17300

From: £1065.00

Guided Walking Holidays - Exploring the Sorrento Peninsula Since the beginning of history man has been beguiled by the beautiful scenery that surrounds the Bay of Naples. The fertile volcanic soil and abundant seas have provided sustenance of the highest quality. Ramblers Walking Holidays have been offering a chance to enjoy all the bay has to offer in terms of history, culture, walking, food and drink for very many years. Now we are introducing more variety in our walking programme. By adding some departures offering walks at two grades on each day, keener walkers are able to stride further into the hills. We now offer a chance to take in greater sections of the famed Walk of the Gods as well as many other stunning walks that climb through and along the mountain chain that surrounds the bay and divides it from the Amalfi coast to the south. We combine walks on the Sorrento Peninsula and in the Lattari Mountains and enjoy visits to the myriad of local world class sites. Below Vesuvius are the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum which were engulfed by its eruption in AD79. Both sites vividly evoke the past. Sorrento, a famous holiday resort since Roman times, is easily€cessible from Vico Equense. The Amalfi coast with the famous towns of Amalfi, Positano and Ravello await exploration. South of Salerno is Paestum where there are three magnificent Greek temples and a splendid museum. We can spend a day in the animated and colourful city of Naples which is richly endowed with beautiful churches and palaces. In addition, there is normally time for a visit to the romantic island of Capri. Whether you choose a week or a fortnight you are guaranteed an amazing holiday. Please note that we operate different itineraries on alternate weeks. The two week duration holiday programme will include all shown below although the order of itinerary will depend on the travel date. Itinerary One 2018 - Oct 13, 27, Dec 20 and 2019 - Apr 06, 20, May 04, 18, Sep 07, 21, Oct 05, 19, Dec 20 An introduction to Sorrento with a walk out to enjoy the views and a local beach. Two days of walking taking in villages and spectacular views of the Bay of Naples and Amalfi Coast. A visit to Herculaneum and the slopes of Vesuvius for a walk to the crater rim. A trip to Salerno to visit the medieval quarter and the cathedral, then on to Paestum to see the outstanding Greek temple ruins. A free day when you might choose a visit to Capri or Naples City. Both are easy journeys. Itinerary Two 2018 - Oct 06, 20, Dec 27 and 2019 - Apr 13, 27, May 11, Sep 14, 28, Oct 12, 26, Dec 27 Three days of walking in the Vico hills or on the Sorrento Peninsula. The views are always superb. An excursion to Amalfi and Ravello. We have plenty of time to see both towns and have a swim on the beach. A visit to the ruins of Pompeii and a quick visit to Villa Oplontis. A free day when you might choose a visit to Capri or Naples City. Both are easy journeys. For 2x leaders/2x grades itineraries, please see our Holiday Information sheets. All transport costs for the programme are included in the holiday charge, entrance fees are not included.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
20/12/2018 27/12/2018 See our website ££1245.00
27/12/2018 03/01/2019 See our website ££1299.00
06/04/2019 13/04/2019 See our website ££1175.00
13/04/2019 20/04/2019 See our website ££1065.00
20/04/2019 27/04/2019 See our website ££1095.00
27/04/2019 04/05/2019 See our website ££1095.00
04/05/2019 11/05/2019 See our website ££1125.00
11/05/2019 18/05/2019 See our website ££1235.00
18/05/2019 25/05/2019 See our website ££1235.00
07/09/2019 14/09/2019 See our website ££1195.00
14/09/2019 21/09/2019 See our website ££1195.00
21/09/2019 28/09/2019 See our website ££1195.00
28/09/2019 05/10/2019 See our website ££1195.00
05/10/2019 12/10/2019 See our website ££1235.00
12/10/2019 19/10/2019 See our website ££1235.00
19/10/2019 26/10/2019 See our website ££1235.00
26/10/2019 02/11/2019 See our website ££1175.00
20/12/2019 27/12/2019 See our website ££1250.00
27/12/2019 03/01/2020 See our website ££1325.00

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