- Just returned from taking 45 students to Sorrento. Hotel Ascot was excellent. We visited Vesuvius, Pompeii, Herculaneum and Capri. Excellent value for money.
Published on: 21 March 2018
Sorrento and the Amalfi coast offers opportunities to explore a vast array of geographical curriculum areas including plate tectonics, natural hazards, coastal and tourism management to name but a few. The stunning setting of the Bay of Naples with towering cliffs overlooking villages dotted along the coastline has an enduring appeal. This is further enhanced by the presence of the towering and imposing Mount Vesuvius, casting an intriguing shadow over the landscape it has shaped for millennia.
Adaptable Travel can help you to get up close to many excursions and sites along the Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples areas. You can visit Mount Vesuvius national park and the Phlegrean Fields to study the volcanic landscape, then take an unforgettable trip to the ancient sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum to understand the devastation of lava and pyroclastic flows – unique real life hazard management case studies waiting to be explored. Then, take a stunning drive along the Amalfi coastal road or walk along the Path of the Gods to learn more about the dramatic coastline.
There are also fantastic human geography studies to explore on your school trip. Tourism is a crucial part of the economy in the Sorrento region, and Sorrento is a prime example of a popular Italian resort that attracts international visitors. This region of Italy is the perfect option for your next geography school trip!
Cross-curriculum tours are a great way to help your group to bond, and boost your numbers. Contact us for information about other subject in this destination.
On arrival at Naples airport, meet your coach then why not add on a visit to Naples enroute from the airport. You can visit the Naples Underground Cisterns, and then meet your guide and undertake a guided tour of Naples. Continue transfer to your hotel in Sorrento and evening meal.
Today’s visit will focus on the destructive power of Mount Vesuvius, as you visit Mount Vesuvius. Classed as potentially one of the most dangerous active volcanos, students will learn about its formation and eruption history. Your trip will be compounded by a visit to Pompeii to uncover the effects of the eruption in 79AD. Evening meal in hotel.
Today the focus returns to plate tectonics with a visit to Campei Flegrei National Park (Phlegraean Fields). This 15km wide caldera, is an active volcanic system offering the opportunity to view numerous volcanic features, including the Solfatara fumarolic field, Monte Nuovo caldera and the evident bradyseism. Then continue onto Herculaneum to see the affects of the 79AD eruption of Mt Vesuvius. Evening meal in hotel.
You may have some free time before your return the UK, subject to flight times.
Groups choosing to do a five day, four-night tour usually spend day four enjoying the Amalfi Drive tour or visiting the island of Capri.
We at Adaptable Travel can tailor make your itinerary around the needs of your group. Contact Adaptable Travel and start organinsing your next school trip.
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