- 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
The Amalfi Coast is a stuinning stretch of the Italian coastline that is also offers a glimpse into geographical phenomenon, unique to this region. A visit to the Sorrentine Peninsula and Amalfi Coast presents an opportunity for geographical studies including plate tectonics, natural hazards, coastal and tourism management.
Set on cliff tops overlooking the stunning Bay of Naples, Sorrento is busting with natural beauty and southern Italian charm, and is a superb base for exploring the surrounding area.
Visit Mount Vesuvius national park and the Phlegrean Fields to study the volcanic landscape, then take a trip to the ancient site of Pompeii and Herculaneum to understand the devastation of lava and pyroclastic flows.
Drive along the Amalfi coastal road or walk along the Path of the Gods to learn more about the dramatic coastline.
Tourism is also vitally important to the region and Sorrento is a prime example of an Italian resort at its finest. This region of Italy is a great option for your next geography 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.
Once your group has arrived at Naples airport, you will meet your coach then visit the Naples Underground Cisterns. Here you will meet your guide and undertake a guided tour of Naples.
Your group will be transferred to your hotel in Sorrento.
Today’s visit is about the destructive power of Mt Vesuvius, as you visit Vesuvius. Categorized as potentially one of the most dangerous active volcanos, students will explore and learn about its formation and eruption history. Your trip will be linked by a visit to Pompeii to uncover the effects of the eruption in 79AD.
Meet your guide.
Today the trip's 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 witness various volcanic features, including the Solfatara fumarolic field, Monte Nuovo caldera and the evident bradyseism. Afterwards your group will be taken onto Herculaneum to see the affects of the 79AD eruption of Mt Vesuvius.
Check out of accommodation
Depart hotel by coach for transfer to the airport
Return flights back to UK.
Arrange your own way home.
Here at Adaptable Travel, we can tailor make your itinerary focusing on the needs of your group. Contact Adaptable Travel and start planning your next school trip.
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