• Pompei -
Personal guide is one
option, another, a well equipped audio guide, you may choose whatever
suits you best. Either one, will explain to you the
history of the city as you take in the baths, villas, theatres and
wrestling grounds, a fascinating two-hour tour through this amazing
place. The city of Pompei had about 20,000 inhabitants in 79AD,
when it was completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash by the
deadly eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
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After Pompei, your chauffeur will descend the winding one-way
road that leads to the heart of Positano, a pretty village of
seaside villas, covered in orange blossom and roses.
Explore the busy central Piazza dei Mulini, connected to a
narrow downhill path and some occasional flights of steps that
lead to the seafront. Follow the streets to the
shops selling ceramics, lemons, shoes and "Positano fashion"
clothing, and don't miss the lovely Church of Sant Maria of the
Assumption, with its characteristic majolica tiled dome and bell
tower. Positano is one of the villages that
symbolizes what the amalfi coast is all about.
• Ravello -
Then the next stop which is the jewel of this area is Ravello
drive uphill drive along a narrow road, passing several
vin-yards and olive factories on the way, Ravello, a rural
village unspoilt by tourism, perched on top of the mountain
cliff above Amalfi and Minori. Famous for its
breath-taking views, the natural beauty and ancient monuments of
Ravello are presented at their best in the gardens of Villa
Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo. Ravello is the village of
inspiration where past personalities such as Winston Churchill,
Kennedy, Byron, Keats, etc.
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• Amalfi - Final and last stop on our way back to Naples.
Here we have a moment to see the busy square of Amalfi and the
Cathedral. Then continue onto Naples Port to return in
time for your cruise embarkment.
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Sampling the local
cuisine and shop for artifacts