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Story Land & Sea®

Wonders of the Amalfi Coast Tour

Featuring the Isle of Capri, Amalfi Coast and the Sorrento Peninsula


Discover the Real Wonders of the Amalfi Coast
Your Journey will visit: Positano, the Isle of Capri, Ravello, Amalfi, Praiano, Paestum, Herculaneum and Pompeii.

THIS IS THE TOUR: PARADISE FOUND ON THE AMALFI COAST


Find out why Arthur Frommer says Story's small group tours are "the perfect way to see Italy!"

Hello Travelers,

There's few places on earth that call forth passion from within the traveler's heart and soul like the "Costiera Amalfitana" does –  that's why we think you will find this Story Land & Sea® True Small Group Tour irresistible.

No more than 16 travelers on a true small group itinerary, with regional-inspired dining, included premium beverages, and heart of city hotel properties.

Leave the Herd Behind and let your Story of travel continue.

—  Mark Story



Costiera Amalfitana, the Amalfi Coast is stunning.
Do it right with us from Capri to Positano.

Leave the Herd Behind and let Story Land & Sea®'s Wonders of the Amalfi Coast Tour whisk you away to a true land of enchantment. The Amalfi Coast beckons your arrival. Heed the call today!

  • Enchanted Amalfi Coast
  • Amalfi Coast Snack Bar

TRUE SMALL-GROUP ITINERARY

Day 1 | Transatlantic Flight to Rome FCO Airport.

Inquire with our Air Service Department for a quotation for your international airfare.


Day 2 | Welcome to Italy

Upon arrival, you may make your own way to the hotel in Rome or you may opt for our Meet & Greet with our chauffeur and transfer to our beautiful aristocratic palazzo turned deluxe hotel in the very heart of Old Rome. Your preferred position allows for easy of exploration to all of the major sites.

Meet the Tour Captain for your included orientation and welcome to Rome dinner.

INCLUDED ORIENTATION WALKABOUT
This afternoon you will join your Tour Captain for an Orientation Walk on your arrival day in Rome.

Your Orientation Walk will point out the major landmarks and the lay of the land in relation to our hotel.

Walking Level: Light, Leisurely Pace. Volume: Light

Your Story Begins!

Story Way® Dining: Enjoy a unique start to your tour with our special chef-hosted dinner to get things started properly. A Wow experience awaits you tonight in a very exclusive position in Rome.

Accommodation: Properties include Boscolo Exedra Roma, Autograph Collection, Grand Hotel de la Minerve, 1 Night

 

Day 3 | To Southern Italy & the Amalfi Coast

ROME
and on to the
AMALFI COAST

This morning after breakfast, we will take in some of the beauty that is Rome and what was the Roman Empire. Our local expert guide along with your Tour Captain and driver lay the setting for your journey back in time. We'll drive and visit many of the iconic landmarks of Rome including:

  • Visit the Piazza Navona
  • See the Trevi Fountain with time to throw a coin!
  • See Piazza Venezia, the famous square and home to Palazzo Venezia
  • Enjoy a view of the magnificent Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, also known as the "Wedding Cake."
  • See the Spanish Steps, the monumental stairway of 135 steps.
  • And enjoy an included visit inside the Pantheon.

We will have a short refreshment break at a nearby cafe before we make our way to the Enchanted Amalfi Coast.

Upon arrival Naples, we board a high-speed ferry to the Isle of Capri. Upon arrival private convertible cars wait to take you to our hotel in the heart of Capri.

Story Way® Dining: A beautiful dinner awaits you tonight with your Tour Captain. Stunning.

Accommodation: Properties include Grand Hotel Quisisana, Capri Tiberio Palace, 2 Nights


Day 4 | Isle of Capri

ISLE OF CAPRI

This morning you are whisked along by our private convertible cars as you learn of the treasured famous (and infamous) history of the Isle of Capri. We will take in the village of Anacapri (meaning 'other Capri') and then on to the beautiful Villa San Michele. This villa was constructed atop the ruins of a Roman palace with stunning views of the sea. The balance of your day is at leisure.

Tonight, join the Tour Captain for an optional dinner or explore at your leisure.

Day 5 | Amalfi Coast

POSITANO

This morning we board our private boat for onward journey along the Amalfi Coast. This is a leisurely morning as we view coastal villages, the Punta Campanella and the Fjord of Furore. We take in an incredible lunch in Nerano at a Two Michelin-starred restaurant (and a secret that most travelers have not discovered).

During the day we'll enjoy stops to swim and with towels and refreshments provided.

We arrive the charming, vertical village of Positano boat dock and walk to our deluxe hotel, our home for the next three evenings.

Story Way® Dining: Dinner in Positano tonight with the Tour Captain.

Accommodation: Properties include Covo Dei Saraceni, Le Agavi Hotel, Il San Pietro di Positano, 3 Nights

Day 6 | The Amalfi Coast Drive & Villages

RAVELLO

We journey today on the spectacular Amalfi Coast drive, one of the world's most dramatic shorelines. Imagine a cliff-side road thousands of feet up in the air, with blue and emerald waters off the edge, blue skies and brightly colored houses set on towering cliffs above the sea — this is the enchantment of the Amalfi Coast.

We arrive the village of Ravello to visit the lovely gardens of Villa Rufolo. The former residence of several popes, the villa is perfectely perched for stunning views. You may want to take in the 1th-century Villa Rufolo: Originally belonging to the powerful and wealthy Rufolo family who excelled in commerce (a Landolfo Rufolo has been immortalized by Boccaccio in the Decameron), it then passed by inheritance to other owners such as the Confalone, Muscettola and d'Afflitto.

Around the middle of the nineteenth century it was sold to the Scotsman Francis Neville Reid who took care of a general restoration, resulting in today's layout.

Then if you wish, you can also visit the gardens of Villa Cimbrone.

To cap off the visit we will enjoy a specially prepared lunch (included) before returning to our home in Positano.

The balance of the day is at leisure.

Tonight, explore Positano for the perfect dining experience or join your Tour Captain.

Day 7 | Mozzarella di Bufala & Greek Temples

PAESTUM GREEK TEMPLES

The town of Battipaglia is known for the production of the world's best gourmet Mozzarella di Bufala made from buffalo milk. Its dairy products are famous worldwide for their unique taste. Then we're bound for the archaeological area of Paestum which has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 1998. The Greek temples and ruins of Paestum are amazing and we get to enjoy a private visit with our Expert Guide. A beautiful walk in the archaeological site of Paestum, where the grandeur of the temples that still resist to the passing of time will leave you breathless.

Story Way® Exclusive: On our way back you are set to enjoy a culinary delight (and if you so desire, partake in the preparation, but not mandatory!) at a local agriturismo estate where you will dine on typical specialties paired with wine.

We return to Positano for the balance of the day at leisure.

Day 8 | Sorrento Peninsula

Sorrento

TO SORRENTO

This morning after breakfast we make our way to Sorrento and our hotel to check-in, drop bags (rooms are ready by 3pm). Your Tour Captain will take you on an orientation walk to familiarize you with Sorrento.

Then enjoy the balance of the day at leisure.

Optional Dining Tonight: Consider joining the Tour Captain for an optional dinner in Sorrento tonight or explore on your own.

Accommodation: Properties include Hotel Minerva Sorrento, Bellevue Syrene, La Favorita, Hilton Sorrento Palace or Similar, 2 Nights

Day 9 | Pompeii & Herculaneum

MOUNT VESUVIO LEGACY

This morning enjoy a leisurely start and then we're off to Pompeii & Herculaneum.

We are bound for Naples with Pompeii and Herculaneum this morning for a special, expertly guided tour through the towns that were completely lost to history when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. Our Expert Guide will orient us to the lifestyle the people of Pompeii and Herculaneum lived. We'll visit villas, shops and houses of questionable repute and discover mosaics, frescoes and gardens — it's literally walking through history!

Tonight, meet the Tour Captain for a special reception before our included farewell dinner.

Story Way® Dining: Celebrate tour time on the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Peninsula as we enjoy our included farewell dinner.

DAY 10 | Arrivederci Day!

Arrivederci! Departure Day: Opt for our departure transfer to the Naples Airport (or inquire if you would like to return from Rome). Tour ends after breakfast. Arrividerci!

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Call today to place your reservation at 1 (877) 865-6711!


Boutique hotels on the Amalfi Coast

Our Selected Amalfi Coast Hotels

Story Land & Sea®'s true Heart-of-City hotels commitment means your hotel will be positioned perfectly where you want to be!

Choose from our Delxue Hotels or opt for our Classic Budget 3-Star Hotels. Inquire.

Rome Deluxe Hotels
Our properties in Rome include the Grand Hotel de la Minerve and other discerning properties.

Classic Budget Hotels
Include Albergo Abruzzi or Similar.

Capri Deluxe Hotels
Enjoying the perspectives afforded on the Isle of Capri requires the right hotel. Our properties include the Grand Hotel Quisisana, Capri Tiberio Palace and others.

Classic Budget Hotels
Include Hotel La Residenza or Similar

Positano Deluxe Hotels
Discover romantic Positano at one of our superb hotels including Il San Pietro di Positano, Covo Dei Saraceni, Le Agavi Hotel and others.

Classic Budget Hotels
Include Hotel Royal Prisco or Similar

Sorrento Deluxe Hotels
Enjoy the beauty of the Bay of Naples from Sorrento from our hotels including Hotel Minerva Sorrento, te Bellevue Syrene, Hilton Sorrento Palace, Hotel La Favorita or Similar.

Classic Budget Hotels
Include Classic Rooms at Hotel Minerva Sorrento or Similar


AMALFI COAST, CAPRI & SORRENTO TOUR INCLUDES:

What's included on the Wonders of the Amalfi Coast Tour?

CONSIDER OUR DELUXE PACKAGE
  • Features our Deluxe 4-Star and 5-Star Hotels in Rome 1 Night, Capri 2 Nights, Positano 3 Nights, Sorrento 2 Nights
  • True Small Group Tour of no more than 16 guests
  • All Hot Buffet Breakfasts
  • Hotel baggage handling, hotel taxes, hotel service charges (items of a personal nature not included)
  • All Sightseeing and Admissions described in itinerary – we never up-sell while on tour – with our professional guides.
  • Deluxe, air-conditioned mini-coaches or private cars with panoramic windows and comfortable bucket seats
  • Authentic Italian architecture, culture and style. Private baths, all non-smoking with air conditioning.
  • UNIQUELY STORY
    • Story Cares: Emergency line support during your tour. In addition to your Tour Captain, we have our in-Italy staff ready to support.
    • No Hidden Fees: Tourist fees & taxes, tourist city taxes all included.
    • PROFESSIONAL STORY TOUR CAPTAIN®. With you from the time the tour begins and until it ends.
  • Privately escorted touring with our Expert Local Italian Guides.
  • Excursions include: Rome (with local expert guide), Capri expert guide, Private Boat Capri to Positano, Praiano, Amalfi, Ravello with included admission ticket to Villa Rufolo, archaeological site of Paestum with admission and expert local guide, archaeological sites of Herculaneum and Pompeii with admission and local expert guide.
  • Unique Perspective Experiences with Tour Captain
  • Included dinners feature Story Way® Dining: Unlimited premium beverages and order from the menu
  • Private luxury transportation for day trips throughout the stay in comfortable air-conditioned mini motorcoach with professional driver
  • Luggage Tags for Magic Portage
  • Tourist Taxes and VAT included.
  • No Hidden Fees.

CONSIDER OUR CLASSIC HOTELS PACKAGE

    Features our 3-Star and 4-Star Superior Tourist Hotels in Rome 1 Night, Capri 2 Nights, Positano 3 Nights, Sorrento 2 Nights

    True Small Group Tour of no more than 16 guests

    Continetal Breakfasts

    Hotel baggage handling, hotel taxes, hotel service charges (items of a personal nature not included)

    All Sightseeing and Admissions described in itinerary – we never up-sell while on tour – with our professional guides.

    Deluxe, air-conditioned mini-coaches or private cars with panoramic windows and comfortable bucket seats per itinerary

    Private bathrooms with showers, all non-smoking with air conditioning.

    Privately escorted touring with our Expert Local Italian Guides.

    Excursions include: Rome (with local expert guide), Capri expert guide, Private Boat Capri to Positano, Praiano, Amalfi, Ravello with included admission ticket to Villa Rufolo, archaeological site of Paestum with admission and expert local guide, archaeological sites of Herculaneum and Pompeii with admission and local expert guide.

    Unique Perspective Experiences with Tour Captain

    Included Welcome Dinner in Rome. Consider upgrading to our 5 Total Dinners Included for Story Way® Dining for $390 per person: Unlimited premium beverages and order from the menu.

    Private luxury transportation for day trips throughout the stay in comfortable air-conditioned mini motorcoach with professional driver

    Luggage Tags for Magic Portage

    Tourist Taxes and VAT included.

    No Hidden Fees.


 

Speak to a Live Specialist: Here
Complete Contact Form: Here
Or Email a Specialist: Here
Mark Story, Executive Director of Italy Story

Tip from Mark: This is another of our "Primo Tours" of Italy! If it's not the right package or price, try our Savvy Brand Italy Tour Here OR let us Hand-Craft Your Journey. Good Travels!
—  Mark Story



ITALY FLASH SALE NOW ON!
2017 Guaranteed Departures

Enjoy small group touring from 6 to 16 guests.
Guaranteed departures on most dates. Take over a departure for your own private group - inquire for details.

Speak to a Live Specialist: Here
Complete Contact Form: Here
Or Email a Specialist: Here
Mark Story, Executive Director of Italy Story

Tip from Mark: This is another of our "Primo Tours" of Italy! If it's not the right package or price, try our Savvy Brand Italy Tour Here OR let us Hand-Craft Your Journey. Good Travels!
—  Mark Story

Published Date Deluxe 4-5 Star
Boutique Hotels
Classic 3-4 Star Moderate Hotels
Departures in May 2017
May 8 - SOLD OUT: 
Inquire about our
Story Local Host® Series or 
get added to wait-list or
create your own group
$4,679 to 5,579 $3,779 to $4,579
Departures in June 2017
June 19 - SOLD OUT: 
Inquire about our
Story Local Host® Series or 
get added to wait-list or
create your own group
$4,679 to 5,579 $3,779 to $4,579
Departures in July 2017
July 3
$4,679 to 5,579 $3,779 to $4,579
Departures in September 2017
Sep 4
$4,379 to 5,579 $3,579 to $4,579
Departures in October 2017
Oct 2
$4,679 to 5,579 $3,779 to $4,579
Trip prices are in US Dollars and are per person based on double occupancy. Reduction for triple occupancy, double occupancy room for solo use supplement will apply. Airfare is not included. $390 per person upgrade for Classic or Budget total 5 dinners included.
2018 Guaranteed Departures

Enjoy small group touring from 6 to 16 guests.
Guaranteed departures on most dates. Take over a departure for your own private group - inquire for details.

Published Date Deluxe 4-5 Star
Boutique Hotels
Classic 3-4 Star Moderate Hotels Budget 3-Star
Euro Hotels
Departures in May 2018
May 7
$5,579 $4,579 Inquire
Departures in June 2018
June 14
$5,579 $4,579 Inquire
Departures in July 2018
July 3
$5,579 $4,579 Inquire
Departures in September 2018
Sep 17
$5,579 $4,579 Inquire
Departures in October 2018
Oct 7
$5,579 $4,579 Inquire
Trip prices are in US Dollars and are per person based on double occupancy. Reduction for triple occupancy, double occupancy room for solo use supplement will apply. Airfare is not included. $390 per person upgrade for Classic or Budget total 5 dinners included.

 

 

 





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