The Neapolitan experience. On this 8 days gay trip you will experience the full magnitude of the south western part of Italy - from mountains that plunge dramatically into the turquoise sea to the local cuisine that will blow your senses away! Genuine rawness and jaw dropping landscapes! Naples, once the main port of all Italy and today a city full of cultural richness, folklore, excellent food and people warmth.
The amazing Naples and the surrounding territory experienced in a gay friendly way, going to discover all the curiosities, the hidden aspects and the homosexual personalities who have made this city great in culture and art. The incredible ruins of Pompeii and Paestum will be part of this tour, as well as the relaxing village of Sorrento, where to taste the local liquor Limoncello, and the island of Capri, a chic and trendy destination where to have some shopping before getting back to our homes.
Day 1 - Naples, Italy
Ciao & welcome to Naples!
Private transfer will take you to your hotel in central Naples.
After checking in, feel free to go out and explore the gay night life Naples has to offer such as Depot Club or The Basement Club.
Day 2 - Naples Tour
After breakfast meet your guide and start the walking tour of Naples. Walk through the famous Spaccanapoli, before continuing to the Royal Palace, the Spanish Quarters, the Maschio Angioino, San Severo Chapel and Capodimonte Museum.
Visit Naples Underground and travel to the past, a world of 2400 years ago. 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 from which the city was built.
Continue to the famous Piazza Bellini, a bustling Piazza in the center of the city where you can find a multitude of gay friendly restaurants, cafes, and bars and the heart of the Gay night life of this city.
Day 3 - Capri
After breakfast transfer and head to Naples Harbour from which you will board the hydrofoil to Capri island, a hotspot for European gay life from the early 20th century. A private transfer will take you to your hotel.
Meet your guide and start the tour of the island with first stop to Anacapri where you will have the chance to visit the famous Villa San Michele and the Church of San Michele. Then continue to the center of Capri for a short walking tour in the narrow streets with its glamour boutiques, Villa Jovis and the Augustus Gardens with a fantastic view of the Faraglioni cliffs.
Free time for shopping and trying the amazing seafood the island has to offer!
Day 4 - Sorrento - Positano
Following breakfast at the hotel get transferred and hop on the hydrofoil from Capri to Sorrento.
From Sorrento you will be transferred to the town of Positano and after settling into your hotel, feel free to go out and explore the town on your own. This precious village, with its typical narrow streets full of artisanal shops, tasty flavors and beautiful views on the Tyrrhenian Sea will give you the real feel of Italy.
Overnight in Positano.
Day 5 - Positano - Amalfi
After breakfast visit Positano, a pastel resort town perched on the cliffs, renowned for its romance and elegance. Follow the footsteps of many famous writers like Shelley, Goethe, Steinbeck - walking through its narrow streets.
A drive along the Amalfi coast road will take you to Amalfi, a beautiful village with 11th century cathedral of St. Andrew. A walking tour of this village will show you this beautiful little town.
Afterwards, if weather allows, discover by a boat the famous Emerald Grotto, discovered in 1932 by a local fisherman, an underground cavern famous for its translucent, turquoise-blue waters.
Back to the hotel for an overnight.
Day 6 - Ravello - Vietri sul Mare - Minori
Following breakfast depart to the village of Ravello, the garden town, considered one of the most romantic and beautiful small towns in southern Italy. Perched on steep, terraced slopes, it is a place blessed with lush gardens, quiet lanes with its 11th-century cathedral and Villa Rufolo. Built in the 13th century, the villa's guests have included popes and kings, as well as Richard Wagner, who composed part of his opera Parsifal here in 1880.
Visit Vietri sul Mare, a city which is a true explosion of colors and flavors, worldwide famous for the ceramics.
Afterwards you will have the option to cook your own dinner with a pizza cooking class guided by a private chef in Minori.
Head back to the hotel for an overnight.
Day 7 - Pompeii - Vesuvio
After breakfast meet your guide and head to Pompeii, a lost town under the imposing Volcano Vesuvius. Explore the city which was frozen in time under the volcanic ash.
Today’s walking tour is with a particular focus on the sexuality in Pompeii, very well known for its common homo-erotic relations.
After lunch greet the Vesuvio Volcano which is best known for its eruption that led to the burying and destruction of the Roman cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and several other settlements.
Continue to your hotel in Castellamare di Stabia for an overnight.
Day 8 - Naples Departure day
After breakfast, transfer back to the airport in Naples for your flight back with everlasting memories of breathtaking Italy!
Select from 3 different category Naples, Capri, Positano & Castellammare di Stabia hotel options.
Romeo Hotel, Naples
Facing the enchanting Bay of Naples, Mt. Vesuvius, Capri and Ischia, Romeo Hotel is the perfect location for leisure stays in Naples, Italy. The hotel is also conveniently located next to Molo Beverello harbour, making it easy for guests to hop on a ferry for the perfect day trip to Capri, Ischia, Amalfi, or Positano, all only 30-40 minutes away by boat.
Located in the heart of the city, the hotel’s central location offers many nearby attractions and points of interest within short walking distance, such as San Carlo Theater, Piazza del Plebiscito, the city’s vibrant historic center, and the world famous Spaccanapoli.
Rated by Condé Nast as one of the best new hotels in the world and designed by famous Japanese architect Kenzo Tange & Associates, Romeo hotel is a master of the art of contrasts, a perfect synthesis of modern design, contemporary art and classic “Made in Italy” at its finest.
Romeo Hotel offer guests unparalleled service, world class dining, luxury accommodations, an amazing rooftop pool, and a 10,000 sq ft luxury SPA for an unforgettable experience of luxury and bliss. Gastronomic offerings include the unique Romeo Bar on the ground floor, panoramic Romeo Pool Bar on the 9th floor, and Michelin-starred gourmet restaurant Il Comandante on the 10th floor.
Casa Morgano Hotel, Capri
A beautiful boutique hotel by the sea, your dream home on the island of Capri. Casa Morgano, a gorgeous 5 star hotel exclusively located on Capri's panoramic Via Tragara.
The most recent addition to the collection of luxury hotels owned by Capri's Morgano family, hoteliers for generations, Casa Morgano has all the characteristics of the island's most sumptuous private villas: floors tiled in precious hand-painted majolica, antique furniture, immense floor-to-ceiling windows, and spectacular sea view terraces.
Relax on your sea view terrace, savor the island's delicious cuisine served by the pool, soak up the sunshine in the fragrant Mediterranean garden: at Casa Morgano you can experience all the very best of Capri without once leaving the hotel. This said, if you manage to drag yourselves away from the comfort of your room, within minutes of Casa Morgano you'll find all of the island's most exclusive designer fashion shops and the legendary Piazzetta, the heart of Capri's glamorous social whirl.
Stay in one of Hotel Casa Morgano's bedrooms and discover the art and lifestyle of Capri. Elegant living spaces designed to dream in, bedrooms and suites all have large French windows opening out on to sea view terraces: the perfect place in which to enjoy a leisurely al fresco breakfast or, as the sun sets, a glass of fine Italian wine.
Covo Dei Saraceni Hotel, Positano
Covo dei Saraceni is Unforgettable, for those who wish to experience Positano and the coastal atmosphere, Exclusive, for its privileged location directly on the sea at the Spiaggia Grande, Unique as the splendid seaside pool, Exciting for the splendid view of Li Galli, Unmistakable, for the style, the colors and the forms the typical villa of Positano, Warm, as its oven the best pizza in Positano, Traditional, as the cuisine of its restaurant on the sea, Cool, as the tasty handmade gelato, Welcoming, for the careful service and attention to the needs of the guests, the Covo dei Saraceni.
The Covo dei Saraceni, just steps from the beach, in the heart of Positano’s lively shopping area, enjoys a privileged location for those who wish to fully experience the atmosphere of the bay by day or by night.
Crowned by its splendid pool on the sea and by a unique view of Li Galli and the bay of Positano, it is the most exclusive place on the coast, crossroads of every destination or excursion.
Unique, irresistible, luxurious, the Covo dei Saraceni, set on the steep mountain sloping down to the sea, is the only five star hotel on the beach of Positano. Close your eyes, breathe in the perfume of the sea, listen to its silence, look at the sun and the beautiful view of Positano from your room facing the balcony or rest on the chaise lounge on the terrace facing the sea.
Grand Hotel La Sonrisa, Castellammare di Stabia
Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Grand Hotel La Sonrisa. This elegant 5-star hotel is located at the foot of the green Lattari Mountains in the Pompeian Plain, close to the town of Sant'Antonio Abate. Rooms come in a typical Venetian style, and offer free Wi-Fi.
The hotel is ideally located to visit Castellammare di Stabia, the Amalfi Coast, and the archaeological remains of Pompeii.
A villa dating back to the 18th century, Grand Hotel La Sonrisa is set in wonderful gardens and a park of 50000 m². The property includes a large swimming pool with hydromassage and a waterfall, lined with statues.
The restaurant serves classic Italian cuisine and specialities of the Campania region. Breakfast is continental style.
Romeo Hotel in Naples (Deluxe Front room), or similar
Casa Morgano Hotel in Capri (Superior room), or similar
Covo Dei Saraceni Hotel in Positano (Classic room), or similar
Grand Hotel La Sonrisa in Sant'Antonio Abate (Classic room), or similar
Double Occupancy: from €3,165 EUR per person
Private Single Room: from €4,635 EUR
Palazzo Alabardieri Hotel, Naples
This property is 11 minutes walk from the beach. Located 600 m from Naples’s Piazza del Plebiscito, Palazzo Alabardieri is a 2-minute walk from the shops of chic Via Chiaia. The multilingual staff are always available, and the elegant rooms include free Wi-Fi.
After a day exploring the nearby Royal Palace or Ovo Castle, you can relax in the Alabardieri’s bar with afternoon tea or an aperitif. Breakfast features hard-boiled or scrambled eggs, Campania mozzarella and freshly baked pies.
Rooms in this converted cloister have stylish wall mouldings and fine fabrics. Each Palazzo Alabardieri Hotel room is air conditioned and comes with a satellite flat-screen TV. Some rooms include a seating area and soft bathrobes and slippers.
Classic rooms are defined by warm colours and by elegant and cosy furniture. Each room is floored with parquet or moquette, equipped with a desk and a closet.
Mamela Hotel, Capri
Just 150 m from the shops of Capri's Via Camarelle, the Mamela Hotel offers free Wi-Fi, a private garden, and an outdoor swimming pool. The Marina Piccola beach is a 10-minute drive away.
The hotel boasts the unique architecture of Capri Island, with arches, vaults, stuccoes and marbles. The sun terrace is equipped with free sun beds and parasols. Towels for the swimming pool are also available.
Each room at Hotel Mamela comes with decorated tiled floors and bright, unique furnishings. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen satellite TV, and some offer views of the Mediterranean Sea.
The bathrooms are spacious and luxurious. Each features large windows, mosaic tiles, and a bath or shower.
Breakfast is a generous buffet of pastries, croissants, and cakes. Drinks include tea, coffee, and fresh fruit juices. During summer drinks and snacks are served on the sea-view terrace.
Positano Art Hotel Pasitea, Positano
Positano Art Hotel Pasitea boasts a fabulous position on the cliffs of Positano. Built so as to reflect the traditional architectural style of this, arguably the most picturesque town of the whole Amalfi Coast, the hotel features a succession of graceful arches and sun-kissed terraces, all of which gaze out over the shimmering waters of the Mediterranean sea.
At the Positano Art Hotel Pasitea guests have every occasion to taste the traditional delicacies of Positano and Italy's Campania region. Hotel Pasitea's generous breakfast buffet, featuring delicious Neapolitan cakes and pastries, and a vast variety of the area's highly acclaimed cheeses and cold meats, is a treat for both the eyes and the palette. An even greater selection of regional specialities are available at the hotel's Bruschetteria Cafè.
Bedrooms and Suites are decorated in classic Mediterranean style, featuring an attractive combination of cool neutral and pastel shades, lava stone and details in wrought iron.
Rooms open out on to gorgeous terraces with views of Positano and the sea.
Hotel Pasitea's suites boast luxurious bathrooms complete with whirlpool bath tub, positioned so as to allow guests to bathe whilst enjoying a stunning view of the sea.
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Double Occupancy: from €2,500 EUR per person
Private Single Room: from €4,190 EUR
Kleopatra Design Hotel, Naples
The 4-star Kleopatra Design Hotel lies within 2.0 km from Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte, San Gregorio Armeno and Piazza Plebiscito.
The property boasts convenient location minutes away from Naples Central train station. Guests can get to Naples city center, which is 4 km away. This modern hotel is placed within proximity to a botanical garden. Kleopatra Design Hotel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Capodichino airport.
All individual rooms including Modern Double Room, Deluxe Double Room and Quadruple Room are fitted with free Wi-Fi, heating, a laptop safe, a minibar and satellite TV. All bathrooms are appointed with a shower, a bidet and complimentary toiletries.
Aside from a baggage storage, a designated smoking area and a safe deposit box, guests can make use of 24-hour reception, dry cleaning and housekeeping.
Hotel il Girasole, Anacapri
Hotel Il Girasole is located in the quietest part of Capri, amidst the island's vineyards and olive trees. The historic center of Anacapri lies within easy strolling distance of the hotel. There's a bus stop from where to catch buses to downtown Capri and Marina Grande, just 300m away.
The sea can be seen from every corner of the hotel: from the terraces outside the bedrooms, from the breakfast room, and from the panoramic swimming pool. Every evening, as you relax in one of our outdoor seating areas, you'll be treated to the spectacle of the sun setting over the sea.
Hotel Il Girasole has 23 rooms, almost all with view of the sea. Rooms are accessed via large terraces furnished with tables, chairs and sun loungers. The ideal place from where to enjoy the evening entertainment offered free to all our guests: the vision of the sun setting over the sea!
Catching the sun from dawn until dusk, our swimming pool and solarium are located on the highest and most panoramic terrace. The ideal spot in which to relax after a busy morning spent exploring Capri, the pool (like the use of sun loungers) is free of charge.
La Bougainville Hotel, Positano
Enjoying a superb location in the picturesque historic center of Positano, only five minutes from the sea. Hotel La Bougainville is a delightful family run establishment where modern technology and contemporary furnishings have been employed so as to offer the utmost in comfort and design.
The interiors of the hotel la Bougainville, filled with the bright colors typical of the Amalfi Coast, are stylishly simple. A number of bedrooms lead out on to their own private balcony, from where to enjoy views of the sea.
In Hotel La Bougainville’s charming breakfast room, guests experience the perfect start to a day to be spent by the sea or exploring Positano and the other famous towns of the Amalfi Coast. The sea and beach of Positano are just a few steps away from the Bougainville hotel, as are the fashionable boutiques and restaurants which line the streets of the historic center of Positano, the gem of the Amalfi Coast.
All Bougainville hotel rooms are equipped with individually adjustable air conditioning and heating, mini bar, direct dial phone, free WiFi, wardrobe with safe, television with satellite connected to the major national and international television channels. Bathrooms are provided with shower, hairdryer and a courtesy line.
Relais Manfredi Hotel, Castellammare di Stabia
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Relais Manfredi offers accommodation in Castellammare di Stabia. The hotel has a sun terrace and views of the sea, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site.
All rooms include a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.
There is free shuttle service at the property. The hotel also offers bike hire and car hire. Naples is 25 km from Relais Manfredi, while Sorrento is 11 km from the property. The nearest airport is Naples International Airport, 26 km from the property.
This property features a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, and free breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free.
Kleopatra Design Hotel in Naples (Standard room), or similar
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La Bougainville Hotel in Positano (Standard room), or similar
Relais Manfredi Hotel in Castellammare di Stabia (Standard room), or similar
Double Occupancy: from €2,165 EUR per person
Private Single Room: from €3,690 EUR