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Vesuvius, Amalfi & Naples Walking Tour

6 days

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Explore the Campania region of Italy by walking and sightseeing

One of the most exciting parts of Italy is Campania, and the Campania walking tour shows you the most incredible summits, shoreline, and cities of the region.

This tour begins with an astonishing exploration of Mount Vesuvius, the only active volcano on mainland Europe. Learn about its historic past explosions before being whisked away to Ischia, where you’ll hike up to a lovely mountain cabin with farm-to-table lunch waiting for you.

You’ll climb the Path of the Gods from Bomerano to Nocelle, soaking in every inch of the panoramic view to the island of Capri.

Of course, this tour of Campania wouldn’t be complete without a tour of Naples, where you’ll walk the city streets admiring churches and villas before learning the art of pizza making from a local expert.

From sea to summit, the Campania walking tour is truly an unforgettable experience. Book today!

Highlights of the Vesuvius, Amalfi & Naples Walking Tour

Hike high near Mount Vesuvius and learn about the storied volcanic past of this legendary landmark.
Cruise on a hydrofoil boat to Ischia and enjoy a farm-to-table lunch in a charming mountain cabin.
Trek the Path of Gods with expansive views over the ocean all the way to the island of Capri.
Explore beautiful Naples and learn how to make authentic pizza from a local expert Pizzaiolo.

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From $1,225USD
6 days
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Partially Guided
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Vesuvius, Amalfi & Naples Walking Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Naples

Welcome to Naples! You’ll be picked up from the airport and taken to your hotel. Feel free to spend the evening as you like, perhaps finding a patio to enjoy dinner on or walking the city.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Naples
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 2 Mount Vesuvius Tour

Start the tour on a high note (literally) by exploring Mount Vesuvius. It’s the only active volcano on mainland Europe, and it famously destroyed the city of Pompeii when it erupted in 79 AD. Your guide will lead you up to a viewpoint where you can admire the volcano and the entire Gulf of Naples.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Naples
Distance: 3-4 hours
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Trekking and lunch in Ischia

Start the day with a hydrofoil boat ride to Ischia, where you’ll spend the day exploring. This volcanic island has fascinating rock features created by lapilli and ashes from past eruptions that contrast against lovely endemic ferns. You’ll hike up to a quaint mountain cabin where a local, regionally sourced lunch is waiting for you. Enjoy the delicious food and then head back down to the boat to Naples.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Naples
Distance: Flexible
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 Picnic on the Path of the Gods

The Path of the Gods is one of the most impressive trails in all of Italy. It begins in Bomerano and continues to Nocelle with panoramic views the entire way. Really- you can see all the way to Capri! Along the way, you’ll enjoy a picnic lunch with local food. An unforgettable meal for sure.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Naples
Distance: Flexible
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 5 Naples Walking Tour and Pizza Making

Today is all about quintessential Italian fare! Enjoy strolling the churches and alleyways of Naples, exploring old Baroque buildings and villas. You’ll be led to all the highlights of the city before stopping at a pizzeria Napoletana. An expert Pizzaiolo will help you create the perfect authentic pizza. Of course, you get to eat your work!
Overnight Location: Hotel in Naples
Distance: 3 hours
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 6 Farewell, Naples

All too soon, your tour of Naples is over. Enjoy a final breakfast before a private transfer to the airport arrives.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Vesuvius, Amalfi & Naples Walking Tour Price and Dates

This partially-guided tour of Campania is always run as a private tour for your group only, therefore the price depends on the season and whether you are staying in a single, double or a triple room.

Prices below are per person.
Departure on March 21st – April 9th, April 14th – 23rd or November 2nd – December 19th:

  • Price per person staying in a single room: $1,495 USD
  • Price per person sharing a double room: $1,275 USD
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: $1,225 USD

Departure on April 10th – 13th, April 24th – November 1st or December 26th – January 2nd:

  • Price per person staying in a single room: $1,695 USD
  • Price per person sharing a double room: $1,495 USD
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: $1,375 USD
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Accommodation on the Vesuvius, Amalfi & Naples Walking Tour

This tour is based in a 4-star hotel. The hotel offers pleasant rooms with ensuite bathrooms and great locations. Rooms are double occupancy, and single travellers will pay a supplement.

In some cases, accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other, comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement to have a private room in a hotel (please check Dates and Prices).

Hotels on Standard Tour

Palazzo Salgar in Naples ★★★★

Only a short walk from the heart of Naples, this boutique hotel has lovely rooms, fitness center and friendly staff.

What’s Included in the Vesuvius, Amalfi & Naples Walking Tour?

Meals

5 breakfasts and 2 lunches are included.

Accommodations

Accommodation for 5 nights is included.

Transportation during the Tour

This tour includes airport transfer, as well as return tickets for hydrofoil boats to Ischia.

Also Included

  • Entrance fees to national parks and historical sites
  • Guided activities:
    • Vesuvius tour
    • Ischia tour
    • Pizza making experience
    • Naples tour

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Travel to and from Naples
  • Lunches and dinners or drinks and snacks not previously mentioned
  • Tourist taxes
  • Personal equipment

Optional Extras

  • Any additional nights before or after tour

Frequently Asked Questions about Vesuvius, Amalfi & Naples Walking Tour

Platypus Tour is a boutique Italian tour operator, based on the island of Ischia and founded in 1999. Platypus is unique in that many of their guides focus on sharing the historical, scientific, cultural and adventurous side of Southern Italy, both on land and sea. Their motto is to “Learn while traveling”, so join them on a tour in the Amalfi Coast, Campania, Puglia, Umbria, Marche, or Tuscany.

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 2 / 5. You will do some hiking and long walks, so being comfortable with light to moderate exercise is best.

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