Short Break: Bay of Naples

Upcoming Tour Date:

  • 30 March–03 April 2020 – New for 2020
5 days
from £1,549 pp
Tour code: AGT1171

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    Upcoming Tour Date:

    • 30 March–03 April 2020 – New for 2020
    5 days
    from £1,549 pp
    Tour code: AGT1171

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      Tour Code AGT1171
      Max Group Size 16
      Single Supplement £200
      Start/End Point Naples / Naples
      Tour Manager TBC

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      Would you prefer to fly from your local airport or spend a few days at the end of your tour on the beach? We are happy to help you arrange any additional requirements you may have from airport parking and hotels to pre and post tour hotel stays. Whilst the majority of our tours use group flights from London airports it is often possible to offer regional departures or connections – give us a call on 01425 480600 and let us help make your trip as comfortable as possible.

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      Uncover vibrant Naples and step back in time in the ancient towns of Herculaneum and Pompeii in this special five-day tour based in the shadow of Vesuvius.

      New for 2020, this tour provides the opportunity to visit the highlights of eclectic Naples and its surrounds. Tour the imposing Palazzo Reale, wonder at the architecture of the Duomo Cathedral and visit the 13th century Castel Nuovo on a guided tour of the city. The tour also offers a chance to view some of Naples’ most important ancient relics at one of the world’s top museums, Museo Archaeologico Nazionale.

      Based in Naples for the duration, experience life in one of the oldest continuously inhabited urban areas in the world, uncovering some of Italy’s most significant archaeological sites, Pompeii and Herculaneum…complete with an authentic pizza-making class, and, of course, indulging in the Campania region’s delicious food and wine.

      This tour is limited to 16 places. Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

      Highlights

      • Learn of the destructive nature of Vesuvius at the compelling Pompeii
      • Attend a traditional Neapolitan pizza-making class
      • Tour stunning cathedrals, castles and palaces in the centre of Naples
      • Discover the ancient relics of Italy at the Museo Archaeologico Nazionale

      What’s Included

      • Return British Airways flights from London Gatwick to Naples
      • Four nights’ accommodation in a restored 16th century monastery
      • Daily breakfast and four evening meals
      • All excursions, entrance fees and tips
      • All overseas transport and English-speaking guides
      • Services of a Prestige Holidays Tour Manager

      Itinerary

      Day 1 - Arrival (D)

      On arrival in Naples, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome drink before your first dinner at an authentic local restaurant.

      Overnight: Naples

      Day 2 - Naples (B, D)

      Explore the highlights of eclectic Naples including the Palazzo Reale, a 16th century monument to Spanish glory and boasting a Baroque collection. Marvel at the 13th century Castel Nuovo, and the stunning San Francesco di Paola, reminiscent of Rome’s Pantheon. This afternoon, enjoy an authentic Neapolitan pizza-making class to truly experience the culture of Naples.

      Overnight: Naples

      Day 3 - Pompeii (B, D)

      This morning, transfer to Herculaneum, a small yet astonishingly well-preserved town with surviving organic material from Roman times. This afternoon, return to Naples for a fully guided tour of its Archaeological Museum, boasting an extraordinary collection with artefacts from the Pompeii and Herculaneum excavations, and more!

      Overnight: Naples

      Day 4 - Herculaneum / Naples (B, D)

      Spend a full day visiting the vast archaeological site of Pompeii, with free time for lunch at the site’s cafe. Pompeii was destroyed in the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. The site wasn’t rediscovered until the 16th century and its preservation is remarkable. Tonight, there is a special farewell dinner.

      Overnight: Naples

      Day 5 - Departure (B)

      Spend your final morning exploring the extraordinary San Gennaro Catacombs before transferring to the airport for departure.

      Prestige Holidays’ booking conditions apply. Price is based on twin/double occupancy. Single rooms are on request at a supplement of £200 — subject to availability. Itinerary may be subject to slight alterations due to operational restrictions. Hotels are subject to change and a hotel of similar standard in the overnight locations may be provided. Flight times are provisional and subject to change due to airline schedules.

      Call us today on 01425 480 600

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