SWIM AND WALK IN THE AMALFI COAST
An unforgettable swimming holiday in one of the most evocative and unique settings in the world, full of testimonies of a glorious past and an enchanting landscape. The Amalfi Coast is one of the 54 Italian sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage since 1997. Amalfi, Positano, Capri are just some of the most evocative names of a wonderful coast, full of enchanting bays and villages, to be discovered by swimming and walking.
20 to 26 September 2020
7 days / 6 nights
Amalfi Coast - Italy. Start / End: Praiano (SA)
For people who can easily swim up to 1 km in the pool or in open water. Swim will be either in the immediate vicinity of the coast or around the Li Galli and Capri islands. The group will be escorted by a boat and kayak, with qualified personnel in water rescue.
From June to October
Swimming and walking tour with expert guide in the spectacular Amalfi Coast.
DAY 1 Arrival in Naples; 12 pm transfer to the Hotel.
Trial swimming, information on how to get around.
DAY 2 Morning boat ride and swimming: from Praiano we will go first to the beach of Tordigliano, then to discover an archipelago of three islands known by the name of LI GALLI, but also as La Sireneuse, because in the past there was the idea that it was inhabited from the sirens.
We will swim in the crystal clear waters around the largest of the Gallo Lungo islands which has the shape of a dolphin and has been inhabited since Roman times. Greta Garbo, Ingrid Bergman, Sofia Loren and Jacqueline Kennedy were among the most illustrious guests of this paradise. Swim along the coast to reach POSITANO. Free afternoon.
DAY 3 The day will be dedicated to the discovery of the SENTIERO DEGLI DEI, one of the most evocative and famous sky-lines in the world. This route amazes through the coastal landscape where the ridge of the Lattari descends into the blue sea towards the island of Capri. Afternoon swimming and relaxing at the Marina Grande beach and visiting POSITANO.
DAY 4 Morning Swim 7 from Praiano to FIORDO DI FURORE, a rift between the rocks that has created a typically Mediterranean secret beach, with the fishermen's village, where the film "Amore" by Roberto Rossellini was shot. Return to Praiano. Free day to discover other towns on the Amalfi Coast which are very popular with celebrities: RAVELLO, AMALFI, MINORI AND MAIORI; you'll can spend the day for visiting the historic villas of Ravello such as Villa Cimbrione and visit the magnificent Amalfi. The alternative cuold be try to hike the famous Lemon path, between Maiori and Minori with a final stop to Sal De Riso, world famous world famous patisserie.
DAY 5 Day entirely dedicated to swimming to discover the most beautiful beaches and bays of the Amalfi Coast: we will swim from Praiano to the famous beach of LAURITO and we will have lunch at Da Adolfo, a historic and famous restaurant on a wild beach, which has attracted celebrities and divas, politicians and magnates, artists and simple people. Return by boat to Praiano.
DAY 6 Boat trip to CAPRI. On the last day we will explore the beautiful island of Capri. We will visit picturesque bays, caves and fascinating swimming spots accessible only by boat.
In the evening to finish our holiday in style, we will gather for a farewell dinner in a renowned restaurant in the area, where we will be able to taste the specialties of regional cuisine and enjoy fantastic views.
DAY 7 Greetings and departures
An unforgettable swimming holiday in one of the most evocative and unique settings in the world, full of testimonies of a glorious past and an enchanting landscape.
The Amalfi Coast is one of the 54 Italian sites included in the UNESCO world heritage since 1997.
Amalfi, Positano, Capri are just some of the most evocative names of a wonderful coast, full of bays and charming villages, to be discovered by swimming and walking.
4-star superior hotel Elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV
Swimming pool and panoramic terrace
Chic restaurant, bar and buffet breakfast
Transfer service to / from Naples Capodichino airport included
Room service on request
2 Transfer Naples / Praiano
6 nights hotel + dinner + breakfast
Welcome aperitif (day 1)
Swim cap, safety buoy and Swim Italy shirt
Swim escorted with kayak and / or boat (days 2, 5)
Boat and swimming excursion to Capri (day 6)
Return flight Meals and drinks not indicated in the program
Entrance to archaeological sites and museums
SUPPLEMENTS ON REQUEST
Single room on request
Extra night with trip to swimming or additional excursions
Possible extension and visit to the city of Naples
The destination airport is Naples. We will set a meeting time with the guide at the airport for the transfer to the hotel. Two meeting points are planned (one late morning and one late afternoon). People who arrive before or later could catch the public bus at their own expenses and reach the hotel by their own. Naples could be also reached by fast trains from Rome (1h). At departure, two transfers are planned according to the schedule of customer flights. Consider 2h transfer between Praiano and the airport, so do not book flights before 9am.
Discover the beauty of the Amalfi Coast, a natural paradise suspended between the blue of the Tyrrhenian Sea and an incredible blue sky.
World Heritage Site since 1997 and a destination for excellent tourism.
Swim in the clear waters of the sea of a coast dotted with orange blossoms and lemons and walk its scenic paths.
Improve your swimming style with coaching sessions.
Let yourself be conquered by the charm of romantic timeless villages such as Amalfi, Ravello, Praiano, Positano, to discover magical atmospheres rich in art, history, culture and suggestions.
After swimming, enjoy long and relaxing excursions to appreciate the rhythms of life far from the contemporary frenzy, experience the Italian lifestyle and taste the excellent local cuisine.
Stay in elegant and prestigious hotels.