Gino Di Campo's Recommended Italian Escape
Follow in Gino Di Campo's steps around the Italian coast including Naples, Sorrento and Amalfi.
Have you been inspired to follow Gino Di Campo's footsteps, after watching his latest journey in Gino's Italian Escape?
If this sounds like you, you'll love these fantastic ideas and offers we've put together to help you delve into the possibility of escaping the Italian coast. In this week’s episode, Gino returns to his beloved Naples, renowned for its mouth watering food, from Pizza to fried fish. This beautiful part of Italy is brimming with stunning areas to explore, with the chance to immerse yourself in Italian culture and history. Be spoilt with the amount of fantastic locations to stay in, from Sorrento, Naples or Amalfi. From here you can explore the historic sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum – both affected by the same volcanic eruption of Vesuvius, but so differently preserved. Exquisite recommends going to both on the same day, to see the contrasting sites of Italian life from all those years ago. Sorrento itself is a stunning location to base yourself; a town overlooking the Bay of Naples, with an array of beautiful hotels to choose from, many with amazing views of Naples, Vesuvius and the Island of Capri. From the harbour, take a boat to Capri and Ana Capri or out to the stunning island of Ischia, where visitors can enjoy the natural volcanic hot springs. The Neapolitan area of Italy is famous for its Neapolitan Pizza, made with fresh tomatoes, basil and lots of locally produced mozzarella. Why not learn to make it the proper way with a chef-led cooking class at La Bouganvillea restaurant in Sorrento? Take a journey along the Amalfi Drive, a narrow road that threads itself along the high cliffs above the Tyrrhenian Sea, from Sorrento to Amalfi, taking in Positano, Ravello and Salerno. These beautiful coastal towns will transport you to an Italian bye gone era, idyllic and scenic; they exude an ambience of sophistication and elegance. Want to disucss your options? Speak to us about a multi-centre holiday, to get a true flavour of all the destinations and stunning locations. We can tailor an experience for you, to encompass Amalfi, Capri, Sorrento and Naples, choosing the best hotels to suit your budget and needs. Fly from Stansted to Naples in 2 hours 45 mins with a transfer time to Sorrento of 1 hour 30 mins.