Geography Trips to Bay of Naples

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  • College, University

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Key Highlights

  • Mount Vesuvius
  • Amalfi coast
  • Pompeii
  • Herculaneum
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The picturesque coastline of Bay of Naples lies in the shadow of the mighty Vesuvius and both offer world class geographical experiences to inspire your students and enhance their learning of tectonics, coasts, tourism, farming and more. This volcanic region continues to see a large amount of volcanic and tectonic activity.

Whilst visiting this region many groups also choose to visit the world famous archaeological sites, Pompeii and Herculaneum or take a boat ride over to the Island of Capri.  There are many opportunities to learn more about local produce with visits to cheese and lemon farms or to an olive oil factory. 

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Day 1
Morning

Flight from UK to Naples. Transfer to your hotel, check-in and dinner

Afternoon

Evening

Evening meal

Day 2
Morning

Mount Vesuvius – Meet your guide for a 30-minute walk to the summit of Vesuvius that offers fantastic views of the Bay of Naples and Pompeii. It is the perfect place to look at the effects of a volcanic eruption and its impact on the geology and the landscape

Afternoon

Herculaneum - Less well known and smaller than Pompeii, Herculaneum is better preserved owing to the fact it was buried in ash rather superheated pyroclastic material. As a result, the details on display are of an excellent standard.

Evening

Evening meal

Day 3
Morning

Meet your local guide for a full day visit to the trip to the island of Capri. - Cross by hydrofoil to the Island - Take the funicular or local bus up to Capri Town - Stroll down Via Camerelle, famous for its luxury boutiques - Walk to the Natural Arch, the Faraglione and other coastal areas and explore the beautiful views.

Evening

Pizza making class

Day 4
Morning

Meet your local guide for a tour of Pompeii Learn about the famous eruption in 79AD which buried, and consequently preserved the town - explore the town and consider the town planning of the site - see some of the Roman Architecture and frescos still visible - wander the original streets with their shops and houses

Afternoon

Sorrento - Enjoy some free time in and around the beautiful city of Sorrento

Evening

Evening meal

Day 5
Morning

Meet your local guide for an excursion along the Amalfi coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site Visits may include: - Amalfi - The ruins of Paestum, famous for their three ancient Greek temples dating from about 600 to 450 BC - Ravello –the ‘City of Music’

Afternoon

Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK

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Educational Visits In Bay Of Naples

Other Study Visits

  • Vanullo Farm and Dairy
    The most famous cheese factory in Italy. A fantastic visit easily added to the end of a drive down the Amalfi Coast to consider the topic of ‘Industry’. Renowned for its outstanding buffalo mozzarella, your guided school tour will provide an insight into all aspects of production and an opportunity to taste the outstanding produce.
  • Pertosa Caves
    An ideal add-on to the Amalfi Coast drive. Located in the Alburni Mountains, immersed in the heart of a spectacular nature, this Kart cave system extends for a length of about three thousand feet, suspended between land and water. With your guide, the underground river (Negro), offers an unusual boat trip into the caves which are of significant archaeological importance. After the caves, students will visit the modern multi-media museum highlighting the biodiversity of the local environments.

Other Cultural Visits

  • La Fabbrica Della Pasta di Gragnano Pasta Producer
    Step into the world of one of Italy’s most iconic foods at this family-run business. During a guided tour of the factory, see the whole production process creating different types of pasta from short-cut extruded pasta such as Penne, to ribbon-cut noodles such as Fettuccine. After the tour students will receive a small memento from La Fabbrica Della Pasta.
  • Naples Underground Tour and Museum
    Forty meters below the lively streets of the Naples, you’ll find a different world, unexplored, isolated by time, but deeply connected with the world above. Every historic epic, from the foundation of Neopolis, to the bombs of WWII, has left its mark on the walls of the yellow tufa stone, the soul of Naples, and the stone with which the city was built.
  • Sorrento Bowling
    The Sorrento bowling alley is within easy walking distance from the centre and provides a good option to entertain your group.
  • The Sorrento Musical 'Tarentella' Show
    The Sorrento Musical takes its cue from the “Tarantella”, a typical dance of the southern regions. This is a popular show with tourists which takes you through Sorrento's history.
  • Citta’ della Scienza & Planetarium
    Città della Scienza is a centre for the promotion and popularisation of scientific culture and innovation technology. It offers many educational activities, workshops and guided tours.

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