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New Year in Sorrento

29 Dec — 3 Jan 2018 | Tour Director: Christopher Wellington

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Christopher Wellington , MA

historian, long-term resident of Piacenza and fluent Italian speaker

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Gatwick 1430 on BA, arriving Naples 1815. Transfer to Sorrento for five nights at Hotel Antiche Mura. Evening introductory lecture.

Day

2

Along the Amalfi coast to Ravello (11th century cathedral with beautiful bronze doors, Villa Cimbrone with famously awe-inspiring views over the gulf of Salerno) and Amalfi (cathedral and its museum).

Day

3

New Year’s Eve Whole day excursion to Naples: ancient city centre (Cathedral, Pio Monte della Misericordia for Caravaggio’s Seven Works of Mercy), National Archaeological Museum (artifacts from Pompeii and Farnese collection).

Day

4

New Year’s Day At leisure in Sorrento, with opportunity to visit Capri. Evening lecture.

Day

5

Villa of Oplontis (fine wall-paintings, huge piscina) followed by Herculaneum (panoramic villas, palaestra, baths, shops). Afternoon: Capodimonte (Museo di Capodimonte with works by Caravaggio and Titian).

Day

6

Depart Naples 1900, arriving London Gatwick 2050.

Tour Dates

29 Dec — 3 Jan 2018

Days

6

Cost

£2085

Tour Code

NYSO-17

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Cost includes:

return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included:

travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £455.

 
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