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Italy

Winter in Italy: Sorrento & the Beautiful Amalfi Coast

Discover fascinating Roman history, delicious Italian delicacies and breathtaking landscapes along the Amalfi coast and Sorrento when the crowds have gone home and the weather is mild.
Rating (4.85)
Program No. 23156RSBLOG
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,499
Flights start at
750
Italy

Winter in Italy: Sorrento & the Beautiful Amalfi Coast

Discover fascinating Roman history, delicious Italian delicacies and breathtaking landscapes along the Amalfi coast and Sorrento when the crowds have gone home and the weather is mild.
Length
8 days
Starts at
2,499
Flights start at
750
Length
8 days
Rating (4.85)
Starts at
2,499
Flights start at
750
Program No. 23156RSBLOG

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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Oct 16 - Oct 23, 2022
Starting at
2,499
Oct 23 - Oct 30, 2022
Starting at
2,579
Nov 6 - Nov 13, 2022
Starting at
2,579
Dec 4 - Dec 11, 2022
Starting at
2,579
Mar 19 - Mar 26, 2023
Starting at
2,749
Mar 26 - Apr 2, 2023
Starting at
2,749
Apr 23 - Apr 30, 2023
Starting at
2,749
Oct 15 - Oct 22, 2023
Starting at
2,749
Oct 22 - Oct 29, 2023
Starting at
2,749
Nov 5 - Nov 12, 2023
Starting at
2,749
Dec 3 - Dec 10, 2023
Starting at
2,749
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Oct 16 - Oct 23, 2022
Starting at
2,979
Oct 23 - Oct 30, 2022
Starting at
3,059
Nov 6 - Nov 13, 2022
Starting at
3,059
Dec 4 - Dec 11, 2022
Starting at
3,059
Mar 19 - Mar 26, 2023
Starting at
3,289
Mar 26 - Apr 2, 2023
Starting at
3,289
Apr 23 - Apr 30, 2023
Starting at
3,289
Oct 15 - Oct 22, 2023
Starting at
3,289
Oct 22 - Oct 29, 2023
Starting at
3,289
Nov 5 - Nov 12, 2023
Starting at
3,289
Dec 3 - Dec 10, 2023
Starting at
3,289

At a Glance

Explore the idyllic Amalfi coast and Sorrento, where colorful houses are carved out of cliffs and sailboats bob on the turquoise Tyrrhenian Sea. Uncover the hidden history, art and customs of the ancient Romans as you explore underground cities and captivating ruins with local experts. Then transport yourself back to the present, where you’ll experience this region like a true Italian, learning about ceramics from a skilled artisan. Explore the treasures of this Italian gem while the normally crowded streets are quiet and tourist-free, and learn about its unique culture while taking in the magnificent, uninterrupted landscapes.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to a mile on uneven ground and some stairs without railings; standing for at least one hour.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Explore a city frozen in time as you weave through the ruins of Pompeii with a local expert who will provide insight on art, customs and trades from centuries ago.
  • Revel in the beauty of the Island of Capri as you learn from an expert about its unique geology and long history.
  • Get to know Naples like a local as you navigate this lively city’s history-laden streets with your local expert.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Pompeii: The History, Life and Art of the Buried City
by Marisa Ranieri Panetta
The Amalfi Coast, Capri & Naples
by Fodor's Travel Guides
Naples and the Amalfi Coast (The Silver Spoon)
by The Silver Spoon Kitchen
Naples & the Amalfi Coast
by Rick Steves
Walking on the Amalfi Coast
by Gillian Price





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