School Trips to Bay of Naples & Sorrento
A beautiful area of dramatic extremes, the Bay of Naples & Sorrento is home to sheer mountains, beautiful coastal plains and stunning islands, as well as big-city life and traditional villages. Nearly two thousand years ago, a large area of the Bay of Naples was swept away by the eruption of Vesuvius, preserving the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which provide an invaluable opportunity to uncover the Roman way of life on your school trip to Italy.
- Diverse areas of natural beauty
- Rich history
- Unique opportunity to explore the Roman way of life
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Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your trip to Bay of Naples & Sorrento - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for Bay of Naples & Sorrento
One of the world’s most striking archaeological sites, this ancient city was buried in 79 AD, following a series of eruptions by nearby Mount Vesuvius. Study the UNESCO-listed excavations, where you’ll find fossils, well-preserved ruins and the remnants of ancient lava flows.
An ancient Roman settlement that was buried during the same series of eruptions that destroyed Pompeii in 79 AD, Herculaneum was buried deeper than its neighbouring towns, leaving behind some of the best-preserved ruins in the Bay of Naples.
This shallow volcanic crater near Naples is a dormant volcano where students can study the jets of steam that are emitted and sulphurous fumes.
Take a tour of the island of Capri on board its famous mini bus. The minibus will take you from Capri Port to Anacapri before going back down to Capri. This island offers a deeper understanding of coastal erosion.
Visit this working farm for a fascinating demonstration of how olive oil and mozzarella cheese is produced. After the demonstration your group will have the chance to taste the cheese, alongside salamis.
Give your students the opportunity to watch an authentic pizza making demonstration before tasting the final product!
Your students will have the chance to watch a pasta demonstration followed by sampling the pasta in the restaurant.
Ice Cream Parlour
Watch a demonstration on the production of this delicious Italian Ice Cream before indulging in a tasting session!
Coffee Roasting House
Visit a coffee factory for an excellent demonstration of how iconic Italian coffee is produced.
Roman Villa of Oplontis
This enormous and partially-excavated villa complex is believed to have belonged to the wife of Nero. Buried in the 79 AD eruptions, it was discovered in the 18th century. Expect extensive gardens, lavish frescoes and more than a hundred rooms.
An important centre of Greek and Roman culture, Naples is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities. Visit key sites and explore the ancient streets of the Centro Storico – a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest historic centre in Europe.
Best known for its eruption in 79AD that left devastating effects on the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and has erupted many times since.
Founded in the 6th century BC, Paestum was a major city of ancient Greece. Abandoned after a series of raids and malaria epidemics, it contains some of the world’s best-preserved Greek temples.
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Bay of Naples & Sorrento Accommodation
Hotel Il Faro
- Central location
- Wi-Fi available
Positioned in the heart of the Sorrento peninsula, this welcoming hotel is a great choice for school groups offering en-suite accommodation.
Location: Walking distance to the main centre of town and the picturesque harbour.
Facilities: Air-conditioning, TV room, fax service, safe in the lobby and Wi-Fi.
Accommodation: 50 rooms with private bathrooms and high standard amenities.
Meals: Continental breakfast and dinner available.
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Recommended Educational Trips to Bay of Naples & Sorrento
Equity can recommend Bay of Naples & Sorrento for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.