New Year's in Sorrento
Experience New Year’s in Sorrento, a picturesque town on the gorgeous southern coastline of Italy. Celebrate the holidays as you learn Italian history and culture from local experts.
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Program No. 22188RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

In the charming town of Sorrento, Italy, ring in the New Year the Italian way with delectable cuisine, lively company and gorgeous views of the Mediterranean. Nestled on the scenic cliffs of Italy’s southern coastline, and a stone’s throw away from historic sites like Pompeii, Sorrento is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays and experience authentic Italian culture. Travel down the storied Amalfi Coast to discover quaint seaside villages, and learn from local experts about Italian history and culture at a host of top-notch museums. Get a taste of Italy as you celebrate the holidays in one of the most beautiful and fascinating regions in the country!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Extended walking and standing during site visits; uneven terrain, especially at archaeological sites. Boarding small boats and ferries.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the incredible remains and ancient artifacts of Pompeii and Herculaneum on expert-led excursions.
  • Ring in the New Year Sorrento style, with delicious Italian food, good friends and an evening concert.
  • Drive down the scenic Amalfi Coast and enjoy spectacular views from the Isle of Capri, with an expert to teach you about local culture and history.
Featured Expert
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Jan Gilbert
Jan Gilbert has been leading Road Scholar programs in Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast since 1990. A native English speaker, Jan has lived most of her adult life in the Sorrentine peninsula. She has the unique ability to present just enough facts of her beloved slice of Italy to Road Scholar explorers so they can make their own discoveries of the magnificent natural beauty and charm of people of the Amalfi Coast.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Michela Porcelli
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