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|Travel partner||Newmarket Holidays|
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Sorrento and the Bay of Naples
- Return flights from your local airport to Italy
- Return airport-to-hotel transfers
- Seven nights bed and continental breakfast or half-board accommodation at your chosen hotel
- Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager
- Book this holiday and you'll also receive a special Sorrento discount card, which entitles you to 10-20% off in several shops, bars and restaurants in our two featured resorts
- Single rooms are available for a supplement
Outward travel from your selected airport to Italy, and onward transfer to your hotel.
Spend the day relaxing at the hotel or exploring the surrounding area. Our tour manager will be happy to suggest places to visit and things to do.
Today's optional excursion takes in two of Italy's most important historical locations. Monte cassino has been the site of one of Christendom's most important monasteries for nearly 1500 years. Almost destroyed during one of the last great battles of the second world war, it was rebuilt and stands today, as a working monastery and monument to the 4000-plus soldiers who lost their lives there. By contrast, the 18th-century Royal palace at Caserta is a vast building, built in the sumptuous style of Versailles, overlooking a great square and some of Europe's most splendid gardens.
With its immense cliffs and dizzy bridges spanning deep gorges, the Amalfi Drive is among Europe's most scenic coast roads. Experience the view above Positano's colourful Moorish-style houses, and visit Amalfi and Ravello, with its alleys, stairways and roofed passages clinging to the mountainside, on this optional excursion.
On today's optional excursion we cross to Capri, the 'Isle of Dreams'. Witness the views from Villa San Michele in Anacapri; take a chair-lift to the summit of Solare (payable locally); and visit the island's main town to shop - or more likely window-shop - at the host of exclusive designer stores.
Another day at leisure to relax in the hotel or explore the surrounding area.
Today's highlight is an optional visit to Mount Vesuvius, climbing the road to a height of 1000 metres. Perhaps take a guide (payable locally) and climb a further 500 metres or so to the volcano's rim. Afterwards, take in the haunting ruins of Roman Pompeii, miraculously 'preserved' by the volcano's eruption in AD79. Having been forgotten for hundreds of years, the city was rediscovered in the 18th Century. Since then, excavations have gradually revealed its villas, temples and frescoed houses.
Transfer back to the airport for check-in and your flight home.
The Delle Palme, which is some six miles from Sorrento, in the pretty village of Sant' Agata, has been a favourite of our clients for years. There is a small selection of restaurants, bars and shops nearby, and a regular bus service to Sorrento operates throughout the day.
Facilities include a restaurant, lounge area and lift, an outdoor swimming pool with a sun terrace and gardens. Traditional in style, all rooms offer private facilities and telephones. Twin rooms with balconies are available for a supplement."Set amid olive and orange groves in the heart of a delightful village."
This family-run, three-star hotel, which has been receiving British guests for many years, is situated approximately one mile from the centre of Sorrento. The local bus into the centre offers a very regular service, stopping very close to the hotel. There is a
beach within 300 metres which is easily reached via steps and a lift.
This small three-star hotel offers a good standard of accommodation, and is ideally situated close to the centre of Sant' Agata and a small selection of shops and bars. A regular bus service operates, throughout the day, from near the hotel to the centre of Sorrento.
The hotel's facilities include a bar and restaurant, a small lounge area and a reception. Nestled amid the gardens is an outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace.All the bedrooms offer private facilities and telephones, and all are air-conditioned in July and August. Rooms with balconies are available for a supplement."A delightful,family-run hotel offering good levels of service."
The friendly, family-run Villa Angelina is a small but comfortable and recently renovated hotel, which is situated just five minutes on foot from the little village of Sant' Agata.
The hotel's facilities include a small bar and lounge area, an attractive breakfast room, a plunge pool and an outside terrace.The hotel's eight guest rooms are well appointed, and offer private facilities, telephones and TV.
This family-run, three-star hotel is situated in the Sant' Agnello district of Sorrento, approximately 10 minutes on foot from the centre of Sorrento. A good selection of shops, bars and restaurants are all within a five-minute walk of the hotel.
The hotel's public areas include an outdoor swimming pool, a small sunbathing area and an outside terrace. There is also a bar and lounge area, a reception, a lift and a restaurant where continental breakfasts and three-course evening meals are taken.All the bedrooms have private facilities, satellite TV and telephones, and air conditioning is available, for a small charge payable locally, between 15 June and 15 September. Twin rooms with balconies are available for a supplement."A very friendly, family-run hotel close to the resort's facilities."
Located in a very quiet area of the charming Sant'Agnello district, close to a selection of shops, cafes and restaurants, this hotel is also near the lift down to the Marinella beach. The centre of Sorrento is approximately one mile away.
The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sun terrace, as well as a small garden, reception area, bar, lounge, piano bar, roof-top terrace and a lift. Waiter-served evening meals and buffet breakfasts are taken in the hotel's tastefully decorated dining room.All of the bedrooms are air-conditioned, and each has private facilities, satellite TV, a telephone, mini-bar, hairdryer and safe. Rooms with balconies are available for a supplement."Well managed, good service and a relaxing, friendly atmosphere."
This delightful hotel is one kilometre from the centre of Sorrento, and located along the Corso Italia.
Hotel La Pace
Situated approximately 500 metres from the centre of Sant'Agnello, this excellent hotel is ideally situated to take advantage of everything this fine resort has to offer. The centre of Sorrento can be reached by the hotel's courtesy shuttle bus service or a gentle stroll will take approximately 20 minutes.
This excellent hotel is located in an elevated position in the hills over Sorrento, boasting stunning panoramic views over the enchanting Bay of Naples. The centre of Sorrento is approximately one mile away.
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