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Family: Naples & Ischia island escape

Italy in 9 Days, 7 Nights in Destination

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Head to Naples and Ischia for an independent Mediterranean family vacation blending exploration and relaxation. Where memories are made on this trip: on a boat tour around Ischia and making authentic Neapolitan pizza.

Trip Highlights

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    Capri
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    Ischia
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    Naples

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Some meals

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  3. Add up to 4 nights to your stay

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Accommodation: 7 Nights

Itinerary

Begin your family journey in Naples, known for its Baroque architecture. Head to the sea, taking a ferry to Ischia. Spend the week with your loved ones exploring its famed beaches, charming towns, and historic landmarks with a boat tour of the many secluded coves. You'll also have the option to visit glamorous Capri or quaint Procida. End with a pizza-making class in Naples before returning home.

1st Day: US - Night on board

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Excited to discover the history, food, and culture of southern Italy together with your family? Pack up the car and head to your departure airport, ready for a flight to the seaside city of Naples*. Night on board.

*If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Naples

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Land in Naples and go through customs. Your driver will meet you and your family at the airport for your transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to rest or explore the city together: whatever the family feels like!

Why not take this time to try some genuine Neapolitan pizza, or grab a quick gelato as you admire the ornate architecture? Overnight stay in Naples.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Palazzo Salgar or similar
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1443 Reviews

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3rd Day: Naples - Ischia

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, catch a ferry together to the nearby island of Ischia. Spend the rest of the day exploring or relaxing by the hotel pool on this tiny Mediterranean jewel! For the rest of your stay in Ischia, you'll have half-board accommodation with both breakfast and dinner included. Enjoy your first dinner and overnight stay in Ischia.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Strand Hotel Delfini or similar
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1747 Reviews

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4th Day: Ischia

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Half-board at the hotelGather up the family and set off for a boat tour of the waters around this magnificent island, where you'll make fun stops including: Monte Vico Hill, Villa Colombaia, Chiesa del Soccorso, the bays of San Montano, Citara and Sorgeto before seeing the Grotta del Mago and the Aragonese Castle of Ischia from the water.

You'll then have some free time to wander the village of Sant’Angelo, where you can go shopping, sightseeing, or for a quick dip at the nearby beach. Overnight stay in Ischia.

Important: This tour operates only on Mondays and Saturdays.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Strand Hotel Delfini or similar
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1747 Reviews

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Activities

included
Half-Day Ischia Boat Tour

Light

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5th Day: Ischia

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Half-board at the hotel. Enjoy the full day to spend as you like with your family. Take this time to discover Ischia’s array of beaches; from tourist favorites on the northern coast to hidden gems in the south. If you'd rather stay dry, why not join our optional excursion to the nearby Castello Aragonese*? Overnight stay in Ischia.

*Optional excursion to the Castello Aragonese: Known as Ischia's most prominent landmark, this ancient castle actually lies on a small islet connected to the main island by a causeway. Explore the long history of the castle, stretching back to Roman times, and enjoy the stunning views over the Gulf of Naples.

Important: This tour operates only on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Strand Hotel Delfini or similar
tripadvisor rating

1747 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Visit to the Castello Aragonese

Light

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6th Day: Ischia

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Half-board at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring or relaxing by the sea on this tiny Mediterranean jewel! Alternatively, we recommend taking part in our optional excursion to Procida*, known for its extra large and sweet lemons. It's the perfect way to acquaint yourself with another one of the Phlegrean Islands off the coast of Naples or opt to take part in a half-day bus tour of the island** where you will discover some of its most treasured landmarks. Overnight stay in Ischia.

Please note: Due to time limitations, you will only be able to enjoy one of the optional activities listed below, so please pick the one you prefer.

*Optional excursion to Procida: Board a boat bound for Procida, where you'll stop and go for a dip at various emblematic locations on the island, from Pozzo Vecchio, the filming location of the movie The Postman, to Marina Corricella and Terra Murate. Afterwards, stop by in town for a couple of hours to get to know Procida's historical center where you can visit the Cathedral and the Palazzo d’Avalos.

Important: This tour operates only Wednesdays and Fridays.

**Optional Half-Day Bus Tour of Ischia: Embark on a low-impact excursion through Ischia, one of the best kept secrets of the Mediterranean. Admire all of the Island’s most coveted attractions including Lacco Ameno, the beaches of Forio, the historic center, Casamicciola Terme, Ischia Porto and the famous botanical garden, La Mortella, before visiting the charming little village of Ischia Ponte.

Important: This tour operates only on Wednesdays.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Strand Hotel Delfini or similar
tripadvisor rating

1747 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Half-Day Excursion to Procida

Light

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Optional
Half-Day Bus Tour of Ischia

Light

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7th Day: Ischia

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Half-board at the hotel. Today is yours to explore Ischia with the whole family. Take this time to enjoy this stunning paradise together, take some pictures, and make lifelong memories.

Alternatively, we recommend taking part in our optional excursion to neighboring Capri* where you will discover the beauty of this glitzy island long visited by international celebrities. Overnight stay in Ischia.

*Optional Excursion to Capri: Hop on a motor boat to Capri, where you'll explore the heart of the island on foot with the help of a local guide. Walk through the narrow streets of the historical center, the famous Piazzetta, and the southern coast. Later, enjoy some free time to further get to know Capri. You can choose to continue your quest by boat and unearth its surrounding caves or walk around the island at your family's own pace.

Important: This tour operates only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Strand Hotel Delfini or similar
tripadvisor rating

1747 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Full-Day Excursion to Capri

Moderate

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8th Day: Ischia - Naples

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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the ferry bound for Naples. Arrive in Naples and transfer to your hotel for check-in. It's your family's last night in Italy, so be sure to take advantage! Learn how to make the Italian national dish, the icon of Naples, a delicious pizza! With the help of an expert chef, you will learn how to make a pizza from the dough to the sauce and toppings in this class appropriate for all ages. Your teacher will reveal trade secrets including the type of flour to use, which yeast to choose, the best tomato and finally which oil to opt for. Overnight stay in Naples.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Palazzo Salgar or similar
tripadvisor rating

1443 Reviews

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Activities

included
Pizza Cooking Class

Light

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9th Day: Naples - US

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Breakfast at the hotel*. Sadly, it's time to bring your Italian family adventure to an end. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the US. Arrive in the US and end your trip.

*Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

**Depending on the return flight schedule, you may arrive in the US the next day and the total duration of the trip would be 10 days.

Included activities

Included
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Pick up time will be confirmed 15 days before arrival. Seasonal excursions are subject to weather conditions and may be canceled even on the day. From November through to March, due to the seasonality of the tour,

Half-Day Ischia Boat Tour

Included activity for day 4 in Ischia

Enjoy a boat tour of the island for you to unearth its most emblematic locations from the Monte Vico Hill and the Aragonese Castle of Ischia to the Grotta del Mago.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 14:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Meeting Point: Via Santa Brigida. This cooking class could be done at 10:45 am or 5:15 pm.

Pizza Cooking Class

Included activity for day 8 in Naples

Learn from an expert chef not only how to make an authentic Neapolitan pizza, but about the ingredients, history, and tradition of this beloved dish in Italy and beyond.

Pick up time: 10:45 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional
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Tour available on: Tuesday morning, pickup at the hotel 08:50 or Friday afternoon, pickup at the hotel 14:10

Visit to the Castello Aragonese

Suggested activity for day 5 in Ischia

Embark on a guided tour of the Castello Aragonese, one of Ischia's oldest landmarks with a history that reaches back centuries as a defense against pirates and invaders.

Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Optional
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Pick up time will be confirmed 15 days before arrival. Seasonal excursions are subject to weather conditions and may be canceled even on the day. From November through to March, due to the seasonality of the tour,

Half-Day Excursion to Procida

Suggested activity for day 6

Sail to nearby Procida to stop by and swim in the crystal-clear waters of some of the island’s most stunning locations including Pozzo Vecchio, Marina Corricella and Terra Murate before visiting the historical center.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 14:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Optional
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Pick up time will be confirmed 15 days before arrival. Seasonal excursions are subject to weather conditions and may be canceled even on the day. From November through to March, due to the seasonality of the tour,

Half-Day Bus Tour of Ischia

Suggested activity for day 6 in Ischia

Explore the beauty of Ischia in this bus tour where you will become acquainted with the Island’s top attractions including the Lacco Ameno, the historic center and the village of Ischia Monte, among others.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 14:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Optional
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Pick up time will be confirmed 15 days before arrival. Seasonal excursions are subject to weather conditions and may be canceled even on the day. From November through to March, due to the seasonality of the tour,

Full-Day Excursion to Capri

Suggested activity for day 7 in Capri

Guided by a local tour expert, get to know the heart of Capri by foot where you will visit the narrow streets of the historical center, the famous Piazzetta and the southern coast of the island.

Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main US airports.
  • International flights: US - Naples - US.
  • 7 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels.*
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  • 2 breakfasts and 5 days half-board in Ischia.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles as indicated in the itinerary.**
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  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.***
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Half Day Tour Ischia by Boat.
  • Guide/s during the excursions.
  • Naples Pizza Cooking Class.

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Tax*, drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

*Accommodation tax in Italy must be paid directly to the hotel (Approx. 6 € per person per night).

*Hotel ratings in Italy are not governed by the same standards as those in the US so please keep this in mind when selecting your desired accommodation category.

**The shuttle service from the airport to the hotel will wait for you up to one hour after the arrival of your flight. If your flight is delayed or you experience issues collecting your luggage please get in touch with the local provider.

***The order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary are subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice.

***Important: the day of your selected optional activity may change from our trip summary due to frecuency of activities, please confirm the date in your voucher. Download the PDF uploaded to your Exoticca account to check the time and pick up point of the activities.

Important: The availability of some activities cannot be guaranteed during major holidays.

Please note: this itinerary is an independent tour, not a group tour. It includes accommodation, some activities and some transfers, but you will not be accompanied by a guide throughout the entire trip, nor will you be traveling in a group.

Meeting points: the included tours will depart from designated meeting points. The location of the meeting points will be included in your trip details. Transfers to the meeting points are not included.

All transfers and/or activities that involve a ferry, the schedules may be affected due to adverse and weather conditions.

  • Entry requirements

    Passport with a minimum of 6 months validity required.

  • Visa

    No visa is required to enter the country.

  • Currency

    Euro.

  • Language

    Italian.

  • Electricity

    220 V. Adapter required.

  • Health

    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from the US.

  • Time zone

    GMT + 01:00.

  • Other useful information

    Italian cuisine is one of the most prominent in the world. The national dish is pasta.

  • Tourist Office website

    http://www.italia.it/en/home.html

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 888-488-0592 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

Room allocation: We will do our best to accommodate your family in the same room. If availability doesn't permit this, we guarantee your family will be accommodated as close together as possible. Children will always be accomodated in a room with at least 1 adult.

Car seats: Not available in all destinations. Feel free to take your own if you need one.

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