The Beauty of Campania
Between taste and culture: villages, history, folklore, traditions …
The Beauty of Campania 8 days 7 nights
Why choose this trip:
Get to know and visit one of the most beautiful regions of Italy, discover unique places and traditions tracing back millennia.
Visit the most beautiful archaeological sites in the world!
Capri, Naples, Pompeii are just a few of the wonders of Campania. This trip will allow you to visit the “most beautiful coast in the world”, to taste the buffalo mozzarella from Campania and to admire the Royal Palace of Caserta, a true work of art.
DAY 1: Arrival in Paestum, “Magna Graecia”
Transfer and arrival at the hotel. Free evening: dinner at leisure – overnight stay.
DAY 2: Capri
Breakfast at the hotel – departure to the port and boarding for Capri – lunch at leisure – guided excursion, return in the evening – dinner at the hotel – overnight stay.
DAY 3: Paestum and visit to the buffalo farm
Breakfast at the hotel – departure for Paestum, guided tour of the archaeological area and the museum – visit to the Bufalina company and tasting of dairy products – return to the hotel in the afternoon – dinner at the hotel – overnight stay.
DAY 4: Naples
Breakfast at the hotel – departure for Naples – guided tour of the city – return in the evening – dinner at the hotel – overnight stay
DAY 5: Caves of Castelcivita
Breakfast at the hotel – departure for Castelcivita, visit of the cave – lunch
with typical products – return to the hotel – dinner – overnight stay.
DAY 6: Amalfi Coast
Breakfast at the hotel – Boarding for Amalfi – Guided tour of the coast –
Lunch at leisure – return in the evening – dinner at the hotel – overnight stay.
DAY 7: Cave and Agropoli by night
Breakfast – lunch at the hotel – departure for the winery – tasting of wines and typical products – follows a visit of
DAY 8: return
Breakfast at the hotel – departure
N.B. The planned visits can be made with breakfast at the hotel – departure for return to the office according to the established program.
Please note: Scheduled visits may be canceled between different days depending on museum opening hours or for technical reasons, but the program remains unchanged.
CAPRI: the pearl of the Mediterranean. The world famous island of Capri is the most dreamed and famous travel destination. The central point of the city, characterized by houses with terraces and pergolas, is the famous Piazzetta, an outdoor lounge center for tourists. Follows a visit to the Gardens of Augustus from where you can admire the famous Faraglioni. Or stroll along Delle Camerelle, the luxury shopping street where you can admire the street with the highest concentration of high fashion stores in the world. There is also the possibility (for a fee) to take an excursion to the famous Grotta Azzurra or a tour of the island by boat.
Paestum: an area full of history, an extremely important archaeological site, recognized by Unesco in 1998 as a World Heritage Site with the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park. This route also takes us to the production site of Paestum’s gastronomic excellence: the Campania buffalo mozzarella.
Agropoli: The first cale of the pretty Agropoli emerge a few kilometers from Paestum. Reach the modern center and start the visit of the main square and the promontory, from where you can reach the historic center. The old heart, accessible from a 500 years old gate and through the characteristic climb of the staircase, is a triumph of alleys, and houses carved into the rock. Here you can admire the most important monuments of the city such as the Angioino-Aragonese Castle, which stands on the promontory of the city in its austere beauty.
Compagnie Marino: The company’s vineyards are located on the legendary hills overlooking the Bay of Trentova in an ideal region for producing quality wines. The different grapes are: Aglianico, Piedirosso, Fiano. Olive groves border the vineyard, the trees are organically grown and fertilized with green manure legumes. The “Brucatura” is still made by hand today and the oil is crushed using a cold press system to preserve the organoleptic properties of the final product.
Naples: The city of Naples continues to enchant guests and curious travelers, and there are many artistic treasures to visit: the historic center, the palaces, the churches, the archaeological museum; the unforgettable coastline from Castel dell’Ovo to Posillipo. The visit begins with the “belly” of Naples, the square and the Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo, the severe church of Santa Chiara, the Piazza San Domenico, the museum of the San Severo chapel with the famous marble sculpture of the Veiled Christ. Continue towards the city center, the area between Castel Nuovo and the Archaeological Museum, and pass through Toledo, the part of the city where some of the symbolic monuments are located: Maschio Angioino, the Arc de Triomphe, the Galleria Umberto I, the Teatro San Carlo, Piazza Plebiscito, the largest in the city.
Castelcivita:the village has been inhabited since prehistoric times and rises in the Alburni mountains, surrounded by beech forests, pastures and important karst phenomena. It is part of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park. The region is known for its enchanting caves, which are visited by many tourists. They were discovered in 1889 by Giovanni and Francesco Ferrara, two young brothers from the nearby town of Controne. The caves meander more than 4,800 meters underground, of which only the first 1,700 can be visited.
Amalfi Coast: The Amalfi Coast appears as a balcony between the cobalt blue sea and the slopes of the Lattari mountains. Positano, known around the world for its incredible beauty, takes its name Poseidon, the god of the sea. Visit the beaches of Fornillo and Spiaggia Grande, the Grotta La Porta and indulge in a lemon feast.
The incredible history of Amalfi, the glorious maritime republic, continues to fascinate and enchant visitors who visit here every year. From the Cathedral of Sant’Andrea Apostolo to shopping in the small boutiques in the center, you are spoiled for choice. Amalfi is one of the most romantic landscapes in the boot.
The price includes:
– Transfer from and to Naples airport by bus
– Accommodation in a 4 * hotel with half board (dinner)
– Guided tours indicated
– Approvals according to the program
– Lunch according to the program
– Taxes, VAT
– Subscription fees
Services not included
Does not include:
-Drinks, tips and anything not specified
Program changes can be agreed at the time of booking
Program changes can be agreed during the group proposal phase
During the tour you will be accompanied by the German speaking tour guide and other guests.
The tour is organized and managed by the travel agency “Il filo d’Arianna”.
How do you get:
By car: A3 Salerno / Reggio Calabria motorway, Battipaglia or Eboli exit. Continue for about 20 km towards Paestum.
By train: from Salerno station, take the regional train to Paestum. Paestum station (no Capaccio) The hotel is approximately 5 km away. (Availability of a possible transfer)
By plane: the nearest airport is Naples / Capodichino, about 90 km away. Then from Naples central station with the regional train to Paestum.
phone: +39 0828.199.04.71