Live like royalty in Amalfi

Join our Italian food and wine flotilla and sail the Amalfi Coast and Phlegraean Islands in search of Europe’s finest cuisine. You’ll moor at picturesque coastal towns to sample Italy’s freshest seafood, and visit verdant islands home to productive local vineyards. 

Sail, eat and drink your way around Italy’s legendary Amalfi Coast for just an additional €290 per person, including vineyard tours and wine tasting.

2017 dates: 13 May (SOLD OUT), 3 June, 8 July (SOLD OUT) and 14 October

Food and wine itinerary

7
Days

Highlights

  • The finest Italian food and wine
  • Glamorous Capri and Amalfi
  • Capri's Grotta Azzurra
  • Boutique and foodie shopping
  • Stunning Amalfi Coast scenery
  • Amalfi wine tours and tasting
Day 1

Procida

The Day's Sailing

0 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Begin your Italian foodie adventure at our base in gorgeous Procida. This ancient island town is an explosion of colour, with pastel-tinged Mediterranean homes tumbling down towards the waterside. You’ll have time to provision your yacht before we set sail, but don’t miss your chance to enjoy your first bite of Italian cuisine. Visit Ristorante Graziella in Marina Corricella and try their excellent local octopus.

Discover Procida

Corricella Village

To the south of the island, the picturesque fishing village of Corricella offers an insight into Italy’s past, as well as lovely views over the Gulf of Naples.

Day 2

Procida to Sant' Angelo, Ischia

The Day's Sailing

10
Nautical miles
1 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Cast off from Procida and cruise through the Gulf of Naples to nearby Ischia. Trace the island’s beautiful southern coastline until you reach the quiet marina of Sant’ Angelo. Moor here or anchor opposite nearby Spiaggia dei Maronti beach. You’ll find some of Ischia’s best restaurants between Punta San Pancrazio and Ischia Ponte. These local gems are only reachable by sea, and offer irresistible fresh seafood dishes.

Discover Sant' Angelo

Sorgeto Bay

A short sail west from Sant’ Angelo is the beautiful bay of Sorgeto. Here, thermal waters from Ischia’s volcanic heart flow into the ocean, creating a beautifully warm environment for swimming and snorkelling.

Suggested lunch spots

As you sail along Ischia’s green and wild south coast you’ll pass a number of beautiful bays and beaches ideal for a relaxed lunch break on deck.

Day 3

Sant' Angelo to Capri and Positano

The Day's Sailing

30
Nautical miles
5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Sail southeast across the Gulf of Naples, keeping the looming presence of Mount Vesuvius to port. Head for the island of Capri, where many of Europe’s rich and famous come to play in the summer months. You’ll find the best restaurants and wine bars in Capri Town to the east of the island. From this glamorous lunch stop, you’ll set out on an afternoon cruise towards the legendary Amalfi Coast, finding your way to the cliffside village of Positano, famed for its majolica-tiled church, pastel-coloured homes and characteristic steep, narrow streets. Spend the evening under the stars in one of the most picturesque spots along the Amalfi Coast.

Discover Positano

Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta

Head to the domed Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta to see the famed 13th-century Byzantine Black Madonna icon. Or hang out in a café like the one Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote ‘Midnight Rambler’ in. This scenic Mediterranean town is also known for its limoncello, so pick up a bottle of the refreshing Italian digestif to take home with you.

The Grotta Azzurra

Head to the northwest of Capri for the famous Blue Grotto, where the strong Mediterranean sun bounces off the cavern floor to create ethereal turquoise illuminations.

Day 4

Positano to Cetara

The Day's Sailing

12
Nautical miles
1 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Hug the coast as you sail east into the Gulf of Salerno, making for the beautiful Sorrentine Peninsula. Call at the unique town of Cetara, which snakes along a steep valley sandwiched between towering cliffs. This beautiful town is quintessentially Italian and renowned for its cuisine, in particular its delicious anchovies. Part of the Amalfi wine region, you can organise wine tours and tastings from Cetara to visit the picturesque vineyards.

Discover Cetara

Alici da portare

Cetara is a great place to try the Italian coastal delicacy alici da portare—pasta with anchovies, olives and capers.

Suggested lunch spots

The Gulf of Salerno is fringed with golden sand. Anchor next to the beach opposite Paestum for a lunch break in these blissful surroundings.

Day 5

Cetara to Salerno

The Day's Sailing

5
Nautical miles
0.5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

The next leg of your food and wine voyage takes you further along the Gulf of Salerno, cruising rich blue waters on your way to the eponymous town. Moor up at the new Marina di Arechi, gateway to Salerno. Sitting sedately at the foot of the mountains that dominate Italy’s west coast, Salerno is a place where medieval churches share space with neighbourhood trattorias and neon-lit wine bars.

Discover Salerno

Paestum

Hop ashore and our bus will take you to the museum and archaeological site of Paestum, a major ancient Greek city full of Doric temples.

Cantine Cilentane

Spend the evening touring a wine cellar before you indulge in a buffet dinner starring the local mozzarella di bufala, and a selection of local wines.

Day 6

Salerno to Marina Coppola, Amalfi

The Day's Sailing

10
Nautical miles
1 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Follow the contours of the craggy and spectacular Sorrentine Peninsula until you reach the town of Amalfi, the beating heart of the Amalfi Coast. Arriving at Amalfi is enough to make you feel like a film star, with beautiful scenery, luxurious restaurants, ancient streets and glamorous luxury yachts aplenty. Dine in a waterside restaurant or take a wine tour to visit the many vineyards of the Amalfi Coast.

Discover Marina Coppola

An evening light show

Take a night time stroll along the harbour wall to see the Amalfi Coast lit up like a Christmas tree, from Conca di Marina all the way to Atrani.

Suggested lunch spots

The stretch of coast between Cetara and Amalfi is renowned as one of the most beautiful on Earth. Revel in the natural beauty of this spot and call at a bay or beach for a leisurely lunch break.

Day 7

Marina Coppola to Procida

The Day's Sailing

30
Nautical miles
5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

The last day of your food and wine flotilla holiday gives you the chance to sail the length of the Amalfi Coast. Drink in the gorgeous landscapes and sparkling coastal towns of this world-famous beauty spot, taking your time to explore the region before returning to our base in Procida. You have a long spell of blue water sailing across the Gulf of Naples ahead of you, so leave early to make the most of your last day on the Amalfi Coast.

Discover Procida

Suggested lunch spots

Call at beautiful Positano for an early lunch on your way back to Procida. This scenic Mediterranean town is known for its limoncello, so pick up a bottle of the refreshing Italian digestif to take home with you.