Some steps through the hotel's garden cut short the walk to Piazza Tasso, the main square in Sorrento. The walk to Marina Grande is 1 mile with stone steps and inclined path.
At the hotel the breakfast buffet offers an egg dish, sliced cold cuts, an assortment of cheeses, dry cereal, muesli, yogurt, fresh fruit, breads and pastries, jams, honey and butter, a selection of hot and cold beverages, juice and water.
In the hotel meeting room just off the lobby the group leader will review the up-to-date program schedule and any changes, discuss roles and responsibilities, logistics, safety guidelines, emergency procedures, and answer any questions you may have. Unless otherwise indicated lunches and dinners will be plated (each dish served to guests by restaurant waitstaff) from a set menu. Water is included with all meals; other beverages such as wine, tea and coffee will be available for purchase; some dinners will include wine. Unless indicated differently, transportation will primarily be provided by motor coach. Free time is reserved for your personal independent exploration. Please note that program activities, schedules, and personnel may need to change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Evenings at leisure offer opportunities to make the program more meaningful and memorable through personal independent exploration, attending performances or other events, or simply relaxing and making new friends among fellow participants. The Group Leader will always be happy to offer suggestions. After a short break, set out on foot with the group leader to explore Sorrento including the Marina Grande, the characteristic old port where it's not uncommon to see fishermen bringing in the catch of the day or repairing their nets. The walk circles back to the hotel.
Buffet lunch at the hotel. Water is included. Wine, beer, and soft drinks are available for purchase.
In the hotel meeting room a local art historian presents Roman art and architecture in preparation for our field trips to Pompeii and Herculaneum. After the session, some free time before meeting later in the afternoon/evening in the lobby to go out to dinner.
On your own. The Group Leader will have suggestions for restaurants and trattorias.