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Sorrento – Hiking week on the Amalfi Coast - 8 Days

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From 959 € per person

Capri – Baia di Ieranto – Pompeii – Mt. Vesuvius – Amalfi Coast

Day 1: Transfer from Naples Airport to the hotel in Sorrento
Arrival transfer from the Airport to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Hotel in Sorrento

Day 2: Capri
Today we will visit Capri. We will take the boat from the port of Sorrento. Transfer by minibus or cable car to the famous “Piazzetta” and then hike on a panoramic trail leading us to the Faraglioni cliffs. We will continue to the Roman Cave of Matermani. Taking a long flight of steps we will reach the Natural Arch, an imposing Paleolithic sculpture and one of nature's most beautiful spectacles on the island. At the end of our hike, we will have a relaxing break in one of the elegant cafes in the old town. Back to Sorrento by boat.
Hotel in Sorrento
Total duration: 4 hours
Height difference: ca. 1.000 feet
Level of difficulty: easy (just a steepish uphill)

Day 3: View point San Costanzo and Punta Campanella
Hike from Termini to the view-point of San Costanzo with its small chapel and admire the Gulf of Naples, Salerno, the Amalfi Coast and Mount Vesuvius. We will then descend to Punta Campanella, the peak of the Sorrento Peninsula. Lunch-break (with our packed lunch) in the shade of the watchtower with a view of Capri. We will continue on the path and reach the beach of Cala di Mitigliano (don't forget your bathing suit). Return to Sorrento by bus.
Hotel in Sorrento
Total duration: 3 hours
Height difference: ca. 1.600 feet
Level of difficulty: intermediate

Day 4: Valley of the Mills
Today we will travel to Agerola by bus. From there we will hike along the old mule-track to the Valley of the Mills passing by waterfalls and thick vegetation. Many ruins of old paper mills can also be found on the river-shore. Our hike will end in Amalfi where we will visit the Paper Museum. After a relaxing coffee-break by the harbor we will return by bus to the hotel.
Hotel in Sorrento
Total duration: 4 hours
Height difference: ca. 1.000 feet
Level of difficulty: intermediate

Day 6: Excursion on Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii
A geologist-guide will take us up and around the edge of the Vesuvius crater.
We will be taken by coach to the entrance of the Vesuvius National Park which lies at 1000m. From this point, we will start our hike around the crater, which offers views down into the volcano itself. Our guide will take us to the „Fumarol zone“ which has a constant temperature of 75°C, and further along the rim of the crater until we return to our starting point.
In the afternoon we will reach Pompeii, the city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 B.C for a guided tour of the archaeological site (entrance fee included) , before we go back to Sorrento.
Hotel in Sorrento

Note: This tour is not recommended for guests suffering from asthma, vertigo or heart-conditions.

Total duration: 3,5 hours
Height difference: 1.250 feet
Level of difficulty: intermediate to advanced

Day 7: Path of the Gods
Today you will hike on the path of the Gods, set between the sky and the sea with a wonderful view. The hiking-path goes from Bomerano to Nocelle. You will enjoy your packed lunch on a panoramic terrace. Afterwards you will descend to Positano for an ice cream break before jumping back on the bus and returning to Sorrento.
Hotel in Sorrento
Total duration: 5 hours
Height difference: ca. 1.150 feet
Level of difficulty: advanced

Day 8: Naples
Transfer to the Airport. End of services.

Transportation and Hotels

  • Transfer from Naples NAP Airport to the hotel in Sorrento
  • Transfer from the hotel in Sorrento to Naples NAP Airport
  • Transport by deluxe AC motor-coach as per the itinerary
  • 7 nights in the Sorrento area 

Food and Drinks

  • 7 buffet breakfasts
  • 7 4-course dinners in Sorrento
  • Packed lunch (day 3 and 7)

Experiences and Services

  • English-speaking trekking-guide for the excursion to Capri (day 2)
  • Excursion to Capri (including return transfer from the hotel to the harbor in Sorrento, return boat-ride Sorrento-Capri, return transfer Capri harbor to the Piazzetta) (day 2)
  • English-speaking trekking-guide for the excursion to the Nature Reserve of Punta Campanella (day 3)
  • English-speaking trekking-guide for the excursion to the Valley of the Mills (day 4)
  • Entrance to the Paper Museum in Amalfi (day 4)
  • Guided visit of the Pompeii excavations including entrance (day 5)
  • English-speaking trekking-guide for the excursion to Vesuvius and Pompeii (day 6)
  • Entrance to the Vesuvio Park (day 6)
  • English-speaking trekking-guide for the excursion to the Path of the Gods (day 7)
  • 1 pair of ACTIVO-hiking poles per person
  • Porterage on arrival and departure at the hotel
  • Headphones throughout the tour

The tour does not include:

  • Tips, everything not listed under “our package includes”
  • City taxes

Please note the city taxes are not included and have to be paid by the guest directly to the hotel at the time of check in. The amount of the taxes depends on the category of the hotel and length of stay. Please check our web-site for additional information about the rates and cities where the taxes are applied.

Additional services

  • Tour escort troughout the tour per day incl. overnight stay € 300
  • Pick up at the airport on arrival day € 150


Arthotel Gran Paradiso 4*

  • per person in a double room (10 to 14 passengers)
    1159 €
  • per person in a double room (15 to 19 passengers)
    1034 €
  • per person in a double room (20 to 25 passengers)
    959 €

Mind your option

  • Single room supplement from
    249 €

Arthotel Gran Paradiso 4*

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Location: approx.1,5 km/around 1.2 mil from Sorrento, and a 35-minute walk to the old-town

Rooms: 77 rooms with telephone, satellite TV, safe, air-conditioning and hairdryer

Facilities: terrace, bar, outdoor pool and restaurant

Special feature: a free shuttle bus from the hotel to Sorrento

Coach parking: approx. 0.3 miles from the hotel in S. Agnello at the Internazionale coach park, extra charge, Shuttle-bus for guests and luggage from the coach park to the hotel

Arthotel Gran Paradiso 4* - Sorrento

The prices are per person sharing a double/twin room
Tours are on request and rates are subject to the availability at the time of booking. If travel dates occur during the trade-show season, Bank Holidays, or particular events a supplement will apply.
Prices are subject to change based on the 2020 trade-show calendar.


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