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Pompeii, Capri and the Amalfi Coast

Tour Pace:

8 DAYS from €1119pp

Tour Highlights
  • Take a boat trip to the majestically beautiful island of Capri
  • Visit haunting Pompeii, its ruins famously preserved under the volcanic ash of Vesuvius
  • Explore vibrant Naples and its UNESCO listed historic centre
  • Travel to the archaeological park of ancient Herculaneum at the foot of mighty Vesuvius
  • Cruise along the picturesque Amalfi Coast, visiting Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello

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Pompeii, Capri and the Amalfi Coast

Discover the dramatic Amalfi Coast where mountains cloaked in forest plunge into turquoise seas, cruise to stunning Capri, playground of the super-rich, discover the perfectly preserved ruins of Pompeii and immerse yourself in the food, energy and history of Naples.

Tour Itinerary

UK to Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi

Depart the UK for your flight to Naples Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met and taken to your hotel in the delightful village of Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi, near Sorrento. After you've settled in, enjoy a welcome meeting and drink with your local guide followed by dinner in the evening.

  • Dinner
Amalfi Coast

Transfer down the hill to the harbour in Sorrento, a stunning town nestled on the cliffs that was a favourite of Lord Byron, Charles Dickens, and Goethe. Take the public ferry boat along the Amalfi Coast stopping in sophisticated Positano with its vertiginous houses cascading down to the sea in a riot of sun-bleached peach, pink and terracotta. Continue to scenic Amalfi, set below steep cliffs, and explore the coast's most famous town. View the beautiful cathedral, Duomo di Amalfi dedicated to St Andrew. From Amalfi drive up into the hills to lovely Ravello which has enjoyed unrivalled views of the Amalfi Coast since its founding in the 5th Century as a Roman sanctuary. Enjoy a walk around town passing the Villa Rufolo, the Duomo di Ravello and other historic buildings. Return to Sant'Agata in the afternoon

  • Breakfast
Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi

Explore the local village with its shops and restaurants and marvellous views of the impressive Mount Vesuvius in the distance. If you'd prefer to visit Sorrento, your guide will give you instructions for taking the local bus into town.

  • Breakfast

Take the ferry from Sorrento harbour to the worldfamous island of Capri. With its steep cliffs and elegant villa's, fringed by the perfectly blue sea, it is easy to see how this has become the holiday island of choice for the rich and famous. Travel to Anacapri on the west side of the island by minibus to the top of Mount Solara for some truly amazing views. Explore Capri Town with its designer shops and stylish restaurants.

  • Breakfast

In AD79 Mount Vesuvius exploded in dramatic fashion, throwing lava and ash over the vibrant and busy city of Pompeii. Almost two millennia later the city remains frozen in time. Explore the amphitheatre, forum, lavish villas and discover how people lived their day to day lives.

  • Breakfast
Naples and Herculaneum

Drive to the UNESCO listed City of Naples with its array of fine buildings and attractions. A guided tour will take you past the Royal Palace, the Garibaldi and Plebiscito squares, and the renowned San Carlo Opera House. Naples is well known as the place where the margherita pizza was invented and you will have time to search one out before you depart. Later, drive to Herculaneum situated at the foot of mighty Mount Vesuvius. Like Pompeii, Herculaneum was buried under the Vesuvian ash and has on show the best-preserved buildings of the era.

  • Breakfast
Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi

Spend your last day at leisure in the village, a great opportunity to enjoy the hotel facilities, get some last-minute souvenirs, or visit Sorrento on the local bus.

  • Breakfast
Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi to the UK

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight, or continue on to your extension.

  • Breakfast

Important Information


A visa is not required for your entry into Italy. Further advice should be sought from the applicable tourist authority for other nationalities and for general queries. We strongly advise you check your destinations' Tourist Board or Embassy for the most up-to-date guidelines regarding passport validity.


We strongly recommend that you and all members of your party are suitably insured as soon as you book your holiday. It is a condition of booking that you must have suitable travel insurance. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that suitably covers your participation in whatever activities you may undertake at the time that you make your booking. To assist you with this, we have arranged travel insurance in partnership with Holiday Extras. To arrange your travel insurance with Holiday Extras, please call 0800 781 4237 and quote 'WK830' for preferential rates. Please ensure you provide us with the name of your insurer, policy number and their 24-hour emergency contact number as soon as possible. Mercury Holidays will not be liable for any costs incurred by you due to your failure to take out suitable travel insurance from the date of booking.


If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of €300pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Flight Information

Your initial flight is to Naples Airport with EasyJet, departing from London Gatwick.
If you wish to arrange Airport car parking or accommodation at preferential rates, we recommend you book this in advance with Holiday Extras on 0871 360 2000, quoting HX313.
Each passenger is entitled to 23KG of hold luggage plus 1 item of hand luggage not exceeding (Max 23kg - 56cm/45cm/25cm) in size and 1 personal item such as a handbag, briefcase or laptop case. Should you wish to take additional luggage you will need to pay extra at check-in. Check-In should be at least 3 hours before departure.
IMPORTANT: Please note that final flight details will be confirmed on your final documentation which will be sent to you approximately 10 days before departure. A printed E-ticket is no longer required at check-in, all you need to do is present your passport to the staff at the desk and your boarding pass will be given to you.

Health and Vaccinations

It is your responsibility to check any health and vaccination requirements applicable to your booked arrangements. We can only provide general information about this. Health and hygiene facilities and disease risks vary from country to country. You should take health advice about your own needs as early as possible and in good time before your departure. Sources of information include;,,, your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic.

Tour Guide

This is a fully escorted tour meaning that you will be met by a local guide in each of the cities that you visit, ensuring that you always have first hand knowledge. Your guide will accompany you on all days when you have excursions, they will not accompany you on free days

Currency Information

The currency in Italy is the Euro, We recommend that you exchange your currency before you leave the UK, however cash machines are available in all the major cities to withdraw money in the local currency.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPrice
2023 Dates
26 Sep 202303 Oct 2023€1343.00
17 Oct 202324 Oct 2023€1231.00
07 Nov 202314 Nov 2023€1119.00
2024 Dates
19 Mar 202426 Mar 2024€1175.00
16 Apr 202423 Apr 2024€1287.00
14 May 202421 May 2024€1511.00
04 Jun 202411 Jun 2024€1511.00
17 Sep 202424 Sep 2024€1567.00
01 Oct 202408 Oct 2024€1399.00
15 Oct 202422 Oct 2024€1343.00
05 Nov 202412 Nov 2024€1119.00

What to expect

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Average Flying time

2 hours

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