Pompeii, Capri & the Bay of Naples

Selected departures up to November 2020 & from March to November 2021

So much to discover

  • Complimentary airport fast track on selected departures
  • Explore the Roman town of Herculaneum with an expert local guide
  • Take a boat trip to the stunning island of Capri, with the opportunity to visit the Blue Grotto
  • Discover the mysteries of Pompeii on a guided tour
  • Take a guided tour of  Naples with a local guide
  • Enjoy a day touring the breathtaking Amalfi coast
  • Enjoy a visit to charming hilltop Ravello for stunning coastal views
  • Stay in elegant Sorrento and enjoy a walking tour of this stylish resort

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Selected departures March to November 2021
7 nights in 3 to 4-star superior accommodation
Return flights & transfers
Daily visits & tours
Breakfast & dinner
B&B at the Mediterraneo & La Badia Hotels
Checked luggage
Expert tour manager
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"The day to Capri was wonderful and the trip on the cable car was scenic right from the top. From Herculaneum to Pompeii it was full of information and history."

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The Sorrento peninsula and the Bay of Naples is simply one of the most beautiful corners of Europe, attracting visitors for centuries in search of its outstanding scenery, tranquillity and some of the most wondrous ‘sights’ from throughout history. Indeed in the immediate area we have a selection of places to see and visit which stand comparison with almost anywhere in the world.

It has a long and violent history, and invasions by the Greeks, Phoenicians and Saracens have all left their mark – but none more so than the Romans. Even 2000 years ago the attributes of the region were well known with the Emperors Tiberius and Augustus, together with countless members of the ruling elite, having villas here.

Sorrento came to real fame during the late 18th century when many of Europe’s aristocracy came to spend their winters here, attracted by its mild climate and outstanding natural beauty. Sumptuous houses and grandiose hotels were built along the cliff-tops and today Sorrento is everything you expect an Italian town to be: tiny cobbled streets and quaint squares with flowers decorating almost every building, tubs of geraniums, dark blue morning glory climbing up pastel coloured, almost crumbling walls, with pink Oleander, Bougainvillea and roses in almost every open space. Mouth-watering aromas drift from the numerous restaurants and bistros, some humble and homely, some grand and ostentatious with pavement cafés serving fine cappuccino on seemingly every street corner.

Explore the legendary Amalfi coast, with every guidebook proclaiming Europe’s most beautiful, and when you see it, you cannot disagree! Limestone mountains covered with pine forests plunge dramatically into the calm blue Mediterranean. Next it’s Capri, which possesses a deserved reputation as a veritable Garden of Eden – it is no surprise why so many celebrities live here.

The Bay of Naples' skyline is dominated by the majestic and still active volcano Vesuvius, rising loftily to over 4000 feet and it has erupted in spectacular fashion several times in its history. The most famous of course, was in 79AD when Roman Pompeii, together with many of its inhabitants, were entombed and whose state of preservation today is little short of remarkable.

All in all there can be few places you will find which combine together so much of interest in an area of such outstanding natural beauty as the Bay of Naples.

Your itinerary


Sorrento harbour

Arrive at the airport for your flight to Naples. On arrival we transfer by coach to Sorrento, where you have a choice of carefully selected hotels to stay for seven nights.

Cesare Augusto Sorrento Rooftop pool with sea views

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3* Grand Hotel Cesare Augusto - Sorrento

Chosen for its location in Sorrento's centre.

  • Rooftop pool and bar
  • Private landscaped gardens
  • Central location

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4* Grand Europa Palace - Sorrento

Chosen for its cliff-top location with breathtaking sea views.

  • Converted 19th-century villas
  • Elegant, opulent & charming design
  • Close to the centre of Sorrento

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3* Villa Maria - Sorrento

Chosen for its wonderfully warm and friendly atmosphere.

  • Central location
  • Rooftop pool & sun terrace
  • Comfortable and convenient
Hotel Michelangelo Sorrento double room

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4* Hotel Michelangelo - Sorrento

Chosen for its central location near to Piazza Tasso.

  • Unique heritage and history
  • Relaxing outdoor pool
  • Rooftop sun terrace

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4* superior Grand Hotel Aminta - Sorrento

Chosen for its panoramic views of the Sorrentine Peninsula.

  • Welcoming and friendly staff
  • Elegant and relaxing atmosphere
  • Panoramic restaurant with stunning views
Hotel Mediterraneo Sorrento outdoor swimming pool and gardens

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4* Hotel Mediterraneo - Sorrento

Chosen for its seaside cliff location overlooking the ocean.

  • Private beach
  • Spectacular sea views
  • Rooftop bar
La Badia Hotel Sorrento exterior

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3* La Badia - Sorrento

Chosen for its welcoming atmosphere and delicious breakfast.

  • Converted 16th-century monastery
  • Full of character and charm
  • Surrounded by fragrant lemon and orange groves

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4* Hotel La Vue D’Or - Sorrento

Chosen for its amazing views of the Bay of Naples, Vesuvius and Sorrento.

  • Surrounded by beautiful countryside
  • Family-run, friendly hotel
  • Panoramic restaurant & bar




Our first day in this centuries-old resort is at a suitably relaxed pace, beginning with a short walking tour. The Romans appreciated Sorrento’s many qualities and the area is dotted with the remains of elegant shops selling luxury leather goods and shoes, and cosy restaurants nestling in tall buildings with faded facades in typically Mediterranean shades of ochre, yellow and magenta.

The region has a long history of lemon cultivation, with highly prized Sorrento lemons given their own protected IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta) status in the same way as Parma ham or balsamic vinegar from Modena. Sixty percent of lemon production goes into making limoncello liqueur, but in Sorrento it seems that anything can be made from the local citrus fruit, including soaps, cosmetics and, of course, ice-cream.


The rest of the afternoon is free to explore at your own leisure.







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Complimentary Fast Track

Beat the airport queues with free fast track on selected tours

Transfer Times

All transfer times listed here are approximate, and dependent on traffic. If you have a question regarding transfer times please don't hesitate to contact us

  Arrival airport   First hotel location   Transfer time   Final hotel location   Departure airport  Transfer time 
 Naples Airport   Sorrento   1 hr 30 mins   Sorrento   Naples Airport   1 hr 30 mins 


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What is included in the price?

The price of this holiday is per person and is based on two people sharing a room. The price includes

  • Return flights
  • Seven nights with breakfast and dinner (stays at the Hotel Mediterraneo and La Badia Hotel include daily breakfast only)
  • All local taxes and transfers
  • All tours as mentioned
  • Entrance to Pompeii 
  • The services of a Riviera Travel tour manager

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