Day 1 : Naples
Experience the allure of the Amalfi Coast, a land of enchantment and wonder. This destination is the quintessential vacation spot, ripe with picturesque villages, fun activities, and lively attractions. Whether you're a history buff or a nature lover, you'll enjoy the endless activities that this coast offers. Trust us when we say that you'll never tire of the breathtaking views or the tantalizing scent of fresh limoncello. Allow a luxury yacht charter to whisk you away on a journey of a lifetime as you discover the hidden treasures of the Amalfi Coast.
Are you heading out of Naples and have a bit of time to spare? Make sure you don't miss the breathtaking Roman ruins of Pompeii! This legendary site, which was tragically overtaken by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, is widely regarded as one of Italy's most iconic landmarks. Take a leisurely stroll around Pompeii and witness the remains of this once bustling settlement for yourself. Don't miss this unforgettable opportunity to immerse yourself in history and discover an ancient world buried beneath the ashes.
Then, get ready to set sail on an epic voyage along the stunning Amalfi Coast. The adventure begins in the historic city of Naples where you'll meet your captain and crew. This bustling Italian metropolis is a treasure trove of culture and history, boasting 27 centuries of fascinating heritage. After sipping on some bubbly, it's time to explore the city's iconic centre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with magnificent architecture like the Royal Palace. But first things first, lunch! When in Naples, do as the locals do and try some authentic pizza at the renowned Palazzo Petrucci. With your belly full and your heart soaring with excitement, it's time to climb aboard your luxury yacht and set off on an unforgettable journey along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
Day 2 : Procida
Experience the beauty of Procida, a stunning island in the Gulf of Naples shaped by four now-dormant volcanoes. This picturesque haven boasts pastel buildings, serene beaches and breathtaking scenery. Dock your motor yacht in the harbor and wander the charming local businesses before delving into a farm-to-table lunch and sampling the delicious local wine. Take a refreshing hike up a shaggy hill to Terra Murata and be captivated by the awe-inspiring views and historical structures. Marvel at impressive medieval fortifications and the 18th century long-range cannons. Procida is a must-see destination for any adventure seeker. Delve into Pescara's magnificent past by exploring the historical landmark, Palazzo d'Avalos, an impressive structure that predates even the cannons. This architectural gem, dating back to 1563, has served as a royal palace and a prison throughout its illustrious history. Art connoisseurs will relish their visit to the Abbey of San Michele, where they can admire a rare collection of masterpieces, including a striking depiction of St Michael triumphing over the devil. Make sure to add these must-see sights to your itinerary during your yacht charter in Pescara.
Day 3 : Ischia
Escape to the picturesque fishing town of Ischia on your next Gulf of Naples adventure. Uniquely, this island is renowned for its thermal springs that boast natural minerals and healing properties. Embark on an explorative day trip with your guests to the beloved Negombo Gardens for a rejuvenating and soothing spa experience. You will gain a new appreciation for this Mediterranean gem and all its wonders. Indulge your senses and relax in the hot springs before taking a stroll across a charming stone bridge to the Aragonese Castle nestled on a nearby islet. While there, explore historic churches dating back to medieval times. On the main island of Ischia, take in the annual Ischia Film Festival, a vibrant celebration showcasing the area's rich film history. For the ultimate adventure, don your diving gear and plunge into the depths of Cartaromana Beach to discover captivating Roman ruins. Whether you're a seasoned or novice diver, this unforgettable experience is the perfect way to round out a day of unforgettable exploration.
Day 4 : Capri
Set sail to the stunning island of Capri with your lucky guests. This paradise has something for everyone - from breathtaking landscapes to shopping hotspots, you'll be spoiled for choice.
Don't miss out on the chance to visit the Blue Grotto, one of Capri's must-see attractions. As you ride your tender over the shimmering waters, the cavern may seem unremarkable at first, but wait until you witness what lies within. The sun's rays illuminate the water beneath, creating an otherworldly glow that will leave you in awe. Get ready for an adventure that will take your breath away! Indulge in a mouth-watering Italian lunch before embarking on an intriguing adventure through a myriad of historical museums and Imperial Roman ruins. These ancient structures still stand tall, allowing you to step back in time and witness the Roman way of life. Be sure to capture the moment with some stunning holiday snaps.
Take a leisurely stroll to the local villas of Lysis and San Michele, surrounded by blossoming gardens, to unwind and enjoy a peaceful picnic or simply admire the beauty of nature. A must-visit, however, is the renowned restaurant, Da Paolino. Dine under the boughs of luminous lemon trees and relish the atmosphere of this unforgettable gastronomic experience.
Day 5 : Amalfi
Amalfi, located at the bottom of Mount Cerreto, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that should definitely be on your luxury yacht charter itinerary! Start exploring the city at St Andrew's Cathedral, an 11th-century masterpiece containing incredible artwork and architectural references to the baroque era. And don't miss the chance to visit the Arsenal of the Maritime Republic, now an art exhibition that offers amazing views of the surrounding waters. A trip to Amalfi promises to be a fascinating historical and artistic journey!
Not too far away, picture yourself gazing out at the stunning Amalfi Coast from the charming hilltop town of Ravello, just a stone's throw away. Take a leisurely stroll through the lush gardens of Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo, hand in hand with your loved one for a truly enchanting afternoon. End the day in style by dining at the prestigious Palazzo Avino and experiencing a taste of pure Italian elegance.
Day 6 : Positano
Nestled in the folds of the majestic mountains lies Positano, a truly breathtaking gem rich in history and intrigue. Today, visitors flock to this idyllic destination for its irresistible limoncello and L'Albertissimo, but it's the serene atmosphere, cultural riches, and awe-inspiring views that make it truly memorable. Start your day off on a refreshing note with a dip in the cool waters of the bay, or venture out to the mystical island of Sirenusus to uncover the myths and legends of Italy's past. Either way, Positano promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you renewed and inspired.
Experience the beauty of Positano after a delicious lunch on your luxurious yacht. Explore the enchanting streets and marvel at the stunning Santa Maria Assunta church, famous for its picturesque tiled dome. Climb up the mountains surrounding the town and enjoy the breathtaking view of the church from afar. Inside, discover the intriguing tale behind the Madonna statue, left behind by pirates who reportedly encountered a ghostly presence during a storm.
For dinner, you're spoilt for choice with an array of waterfront restaurants and cafes. Satisfy your taste buds with fresh seafood delicacies at local hotspots like Zass or Il San Pietro di Positano, all within reach from the harbor. Or spend a romantic evening at the Treville Beach Club, where fine dining and intimate ambiance collide.
Day 7 : Sorrento
Your final destination on the Amalfi coast is none other than the famous Italian spot, Sorrento. This charming town has been a hot spot for years due to its amazing weather, delicious food, fascinating historical sites, and friendly locals.
When in Sorrento, make sure to visit Piazza Tasso, the perfect place to purchase unique souvenirs and visit high-end boutiques and galleries. This bustling center features locally produced goods like limoncello, ceramics, and lace. Don't forget to relax at one of the small cafes while enjoying traditional Italian snacks such as olives and antipasti. Sorrento is a must-visit location for anyone who wants a taste of Italy's rich culture and attractions.
Explore the breathtaking sights with the awe-inspiring 14th-century monastery of St Francesco. Discover its sacred history and admire its impressive collection of artifacts. The Cathedral of Sorrento, also from the 14th century, is another must-see destination, boasting stunning architecture and fascinating history.
For an unforgettable experience, visit Mount Vesuvius to take in unparalleled views of Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. Or, if you prefer to reflect on your memorable journey through one of Italy's renowned charter destinations, spend your final day soaking up the memories. Either way, your time in Sorrento will be a truly unforgettable experience.