Overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Amalfi Coast is one of the 51 Italian sites inserted byUNESCO in World Heritage List.
The Amalfi coast is the stretch of the Campania coast that overlooks the Gulf of Salerno for about 40 km south of the Sorrento Peninsula, is bordered to the west by Positano and to the east by Vietri sul Mare.
Its name derives from the city of Amalfi , one of the ancient Maritime Republic, the main center of the place.
The spectacular landscapes and the unique and peculieri environmental characteristics make it a place of great historical and artistic interest: from Roman Villa of Minori, to the medieval architecture of Ravello And Stairs , to the naturalistic wonders of the Valle dei Mulini with its paths and to the Fjord of Furore one of a kind.
Thanks to a long and winding panoramic road ( the 163 Amalfitana state road) it is possible to go all the way " The coast of the Sirens”And cross the main towns overlooking the sea, enjoying a breathtaking view suspended between the sea and the slopes of the Lattari Mountains: a succession of valleys and promontories, hidden beaches and coves, small urban agglomerations and ancient ruins.
Without forgetting the famous terraces planted with citrus, vines, olive trees and enriched with lush plants with bright colors such as bougainvillea and the scent of jasmine.
An itinerary to discover small villages such as Atrani, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, and more renowned tourist resorts, such as the picturesque Positano, Amalfi and Ravello.
A few kilometers from Amalfi, Positano and Ravello, and near the artistic, historical and natural beauties of the province of Salerno, the charming town of Minori is well connected by bus and ferry to all the towns of the divine coast; L' Hotel Santa Lucia it represents the ideal structure for a pleasant and healthy stay, made even more pleasant by the familiarity of the owners.
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TUESDAY - SATURDAY
EXCLUDING NATIONAL Holidays (1 MAY, 2 JUNE, 15 AUGUST)
Meeting with the guide and departure for Pompeii passing through the wonderful cities of the Amalfi Coast.
Upon arrival, before entering the archaeological site, a visit to one of the most famous coral and cameo workshops in Campania is scheduled to learn about the ancient art of glyptic. Immediately after, the guided tour inside the excavations will begin to discover the city as it was before the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD with which the city was buried by ash and pumice. During the visit you can admire the remains of the life of the Roman town perfectly preserved as it was on the day of the eruption: the Baths, the amphitheater, the works of art, the mosaics, the frescoes and even the Lupanare. The continuous researches have brought to light statues, skeletons, tools and more that allows to know in depth the habits of the inhabitants of ancient Pompeii.
After about three hours you will have free time for lunch (not included) before returning to the Amalfi Coast.
Minori - Via Roma (at the fountain in the parking area)
Departure : 8.15 am Return: 2.00 pm
IMPORTANT INFORMATION / VOUCHER INSTRUCTIONS:
Please wait at the meeting point 5 minutes before the scheduled time.
We recommend that you bring with you on an excursion:
- Low shoes suitable for walking;
- Protective sunscreen, water, umbrella and / or raincoat;
- Camera or video camera;
- Cash for optional lunches, personal expenses and entrances (not included);
- Identity document to get free / discounted admission to state sites and museums
RATE: € 87.00 per person
What's included: Transportation for the whole day • Expert guide • Earphones • Skip-the-line tickets
Not included: Lunch and personal expenses • Tips
Customers under 18 are entitled to free access to excavations and state museums upon presentation of a valid identity document.