Sorrento and Naples Geography and Earth Sciences

4 days /3 nights

From only £269pp

Overview

4 days /3 nights From only £269pp

The Sorrento peninsular provides an excellent opportunity to discover the geographical themes of tectonic boundaries, the impact of tourism, coasts and managing hazards. Visits to Mount Vesuvius, the Solfatara Volcano, and the Roman city of Pompeii along with the historic city of Naples provide brilliant prospects for some of the most fascinating field trips.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Departure from UK. Transfer to accommodation and free time to explore the local area. Evening meal at local restaurant

  • Day 2

    Visit to Mount Vesuvius National Park. Visit to the archaeological site of Pompeii. Evening meal at local restaurant.

    Investigate tectonics; farming; Tourism 

    Highlights: Guided treks of the Volcano and Park; Observatory; Pompeii

  • Day 3

    Full day excursion to the Isle of Capri.

    Investigate the impact of tourism, coastal management 

    Highlights: Coastline study with guide; Cerio Centre; boat tour

  • Day 4

    Visit to Solfatara Volcano. Transfer to airport and departure to UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • A victim of the Vesuvius eruption that took Pompeii, Herculaneum is often seen as better preserved than Pompeii.
  • Take your students to a local farmhouse to visit how Mozzarella cheese is made and taste it for yourself!
  • This Italian archaeological museum houses ancient Roman remains (in particular,artifacts from nearby Pompeii, Stabiae and Herculaneum) along with works from Greek, Roman and Renaissance times.
  • Venture underneath the city of Naples, for the most famous and fascinating guided tour of Naples. Discover Naples from an archaeological, historical, anthropological and geological point of view.
  • This market, with endless stalls dedicated to the Christmas nativity, is not to be missed!