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Amalfi Easy Walking

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Naples, Italy

Culture & History, Geological Wonders, Romance &/or Honeymoon, Fine Wine & Cuisine

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From the Coast to Capri Mountains
standing proud above rocky cliffs and an azure sea. Lemon trees bursting with vivid scent and color. Patchwork patterns of ancient olive groves and vineyards clinging to the hillside. Is there a better way to define the elegant Italian paradise of the Amalfi Coast? For centuries, this slice of heaven has lured kings and queens, writers and artists to its sun-drenched islands and villages. Your Backroads journey through the land of le sirene (the sirens) will tempt you with its glorious landscapes, decadent Neapolitan cuisine, rich culture and local flavor. Surrender your senses to this enchanting oasis where land meets sea.

Day 1 Sant’Agnello Meet in Naples • In the hills above Sorrento, take in views of the Bay of Naples before descending to this lively seaside town.

Days 2-3 Capri Journey to Capri on a private boat • After a poolside lunch of Caprese specialties, ascend Monte Solaro, the highest point on the island • Amble through Villa San Michele and its gardens, called “the most fantastic beauty...that one had ever seen clustered together” by writer Henry James • Explore the flower-bedecked alleyways and charming public squares of Capri.

Days 4-6 Ravello Boat to the magical Costiera Amalfitana • Take time to stroll through the tiny coastal villages of Positano and Amalfi • Indulge in regional delicacies fresh from the sea • Hike through groves of chestnut, pine, lemon and olive trees • The medieval town of Ravello awaits exploration • Discover archaeological wonders in the ancient city of Pompeii.

For more information contact Karen, our Backroads Specialist for active travel by either
email karen@travelteam.ca or call 1-888-991-5448

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Last Updated Feb 20, 2007