5 Tips for Planning an Amalfi Coast Trip

Hotels, Activities, Excursion on the Amalfi Coast

small group tours to Amalfi CoastThe Amalfi Coast is a wonderful destination and The Traveling Professor has run several small group tours to Amalfi.  When planning a trip to the Amalfi Coast including Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Capri, and Ravello, there are a few considerations to consider.  Probably lodging is the #1 concern along with how to get from place to place, what to see and do, and of course where to eat.  In today's blog post, The Traveling Professor gives some of his best tips in planning an Amalfi Coast tour.

Sunday, September 2, 2018/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (462)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.0
Categories: Italy

What to See and Do on the Amalfi Coast

Ideas for a Short Stay Itinerary

best sorrento travel tipsThe Traveling Professor just got back from a 2-week tour with 9 travelers.   After a short stint in Rome, we spent 5 days and 4 nights on the wonderful Amalfi Coast.  There is plenty to see and do on the Amalfi Coast and there is also time to relax and enjoy the sun.  In this blog post I will give you some ideas to make the most of a tour to the Amalfi Coast.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (2081)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: Italy

An Amalfi Coast Itinerary

4 Nights 5 Days in the Italian Sunshine

amalfi coast small group tourThe Traveling Professor will be leading a small group tour to the Amalfi Coast and Italy next week.   As part of that tour to Italy we spend 4 nights in Sorrento as a base to visiting the Amalfi Coast.   We have a definite itinerary of what to see and do while in Southern Italy that The Professor is happy to share with you on this Italy blog post.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (1915)/Comments ()/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Italy

Luxury Italy is Back!

Sorrento, Amalfi, Capri, Ravello and Tuscany is Here at Great Prices

Because of the strong dollar and The Professor's business relationships with some of the best hotels on the Amalfi Coast and Florence, luxury Italy is back at bargain prices.   Here's the opportunity to stay at the super-luxury Grand Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento while we visit Capri, Positano, Ravello and the Amalfi Coast.   Then we go up to Florence for a few days at the spacious and centrally located Guelfo Bianco, just steps away from Michelangelo's David.    And if that's not enough, we have a TOP hotel for you in Venice on an optional 4-day extension.   Read more to get the details on The Traveling Professor's luxury tour to Italy. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (2359)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.0
Categories: Italy

Luxury Italy: Amalfi Coast and Tuscany

The Traveling Professor's Newest Tour

amalfi luxury tourWith the strong dollar, the days of luxury hotels at bargain prices are back.   The Traveling Professor introduces travelers to one of the most spectacular hotels in all of Europe, perched on the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Naples, the gateway to the Amalfi Coast.  We'll see Ravello, Positano, Sorrento and of course, Capri.   From there we head up to our top-rated hotel in Florence where we will base ourselves for our tour of Tuscany - at the perfect time of year.   Luxury is back at affordable prices.   See the details on The Professor's newest tour in this blog post.

Friday, March 6, 2015/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (3021)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: Italy

Five Day Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Catch the Highlights with Amazing Scenery and Food

tours to AmalfiThe Traveling Professor started running small group tours to the Amalfi Coast and Italy in 2015.  In 2015 we will expand our program to run more tours to the Amalfi Coast along with our regular Italy offerings in Rome, Florence and Venice.  Whether traveling solo to Italy or with The Traveling Professor, read the blog post for a 5-day Amalfi Coast itinerary.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (2666)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: Italy

We're Going Back to the Amalfi Coast in November

Join Us For This 5-Day Tour

Amalfi CoastFor years I never even thought about doing the Amalfi Coast as part of my small group tours to Italy.  But after just getting back from our first tour, I can't wait to go back.  The scenery is out of this world, the food was the best I have ever had on any tour, we had a lot of fun and I can't wait to go back.  I've just made the arrangements for another small group tour to Italy to include the Amalfi Coast.  We'll visit Rome, Amalfi, Ravello, Capri, Positano, Pompeii, and Sorrento.   Read the blog post for details on our small group tour to Italy and the Amalfi Coast.

Thursday, June 5, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (2637)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.3
Categories: Italy

We're on the Amalfi Coast Now

Photos and Video on The Traveling Professor FB Page

amalfiWe have a small group of 11 travelers enjoying the Amalfi Coast this minute!  Our tours of Amalfi, Sorrento, Ravello, and Positano have been nothing short of spectacular.   And let's not even mention those authentic lunches high in the hills of the Amalfi Coast.  They are without question, some of the best meals I have ever had with scenery that is unmatched anywhere.    In the blog post I have put a link to my FB page where you can see the photos and video of our trip.

Friday, May 23, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (2127)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.5
Categories: Italy

Tour to the Amalfi Coast

Our Small Group of Eleven Travelers Visit the Amalfi

traveling professor amalfi coastFor quite some time I have been resisting adding a small group tour to the Amalfi Coast.  I wasn't sure if an Amalfi Coast tour really lent itself to the small group tour concept.   But after studying and doing some research, I think we have come up with a terrific option for a small group tour of the Amalfi Coast.  We'll start off in Rome, visit Herculaneum and Pompeii before moving on to Sorrento.  The next day we'll visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello.   The following day is a tour to Capri.   On the last day we relax in Sorrento before heading back to Rome.  Read the blog post to find out more about our small group tour to the Amalfi Coast.

Saturday, April 26, 2014/Author: The Traveling Professor/Number of views (2303)/Comments ()/ Article rating: 4.5
Categories: Italy
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5 Worst Mistakes an International Traveler Can Make

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