Tours and Activities
Information and bookings at the hotel front desk.
Thanks to its central location, Villa Corallium is the ideal departure point to visit the Amalfi Coast and its surroundings, by land or by water. Boat tours and water taxi services depart right from the beach of La Praia below the Villa. The SITA and the Mobility Amalfi Coast bus stop is right on our parking, where also guided tours to Pompeii, Vesuvius, Herculeum and Paestum depart from. We are at your disposal to arrange private transfers to any destination. Please find below a little description of our several tours and activities. Choose your favourite or try them all!
Excursion to Capri
Among all of the excursions that you could choose to enjoy while visiting the Amalfi Coast, Capri is the most beautiful, a dream which will repeat itself in your reality. After a tranquil breakfast enjoying the early morning sun from our terrace, you will board the ferry at the pier below the hotel. This cruise operates every day with departure at 9.00 a.m. Soft drinks will be served on board. Once we reach the Faraglioni rocks, probably the most scenic place in Capri, the cruise will stop for a relaxing swim in the beautiful waters of the nearby Green Cave and White Cave. We will also stop for a visit in the famous Blue Grotto. Arrival and disembarkation at the port of Marina Grande approx. 12.00 o'clock and free time for visiting the island until 4 o'clock.
Excursion to Pompeii and Vesuvius
Departure from the hotel by de-luxe motorcoach to Pompeii, the roman city buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 a.D. Visit to the archaeological site: With its excavated area, extending for approximately 44 ha, and the preservation state of its buildings, due to the particular burial (under a blanket of 6 meter of ash and rock) caused by the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 AD, Pompeii can be considered the only archaelogical site which gives the real image of roman city. Free time for lunch. Departure by bus to Mount Vesuvius up to 1000 meters, then, escorted by a specialized guide, walk to the summit. Mt. Vesuvius is the best known volcano on earth; it dominates the Bay of Naples with its characteristic cone.
Excursion to Herculaneum & Sorrento
Departure from the Hotel by GT Bus to Herculaneum, a residential town buried in ashes by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 a.D. Guided visit to the archaeological excavations. Herculaneum was destroyed along with Pompeii in 79 AD, and was rediscovered in 1709. Il was e residential town without Pompeii's commercial importance, surrounded by the villas of wealthy Romans. Departure to Sorrento, on arrival free time for optional lunch. Visit of the city centre: In the lanes of the old city centre, still untouched in spite of the progress and mass tourism, have survived churches and ancient monasteries, keepers of valuable memories. Return to Amalfi Coast driving along the famous Amalfi Drive road, through the picturesque villages of Conca dei Marini, Furore and Praiano.
Trekking & Hiking on the Amalfi Coast
For nature lovers and hikers you must not miss the pristine paths of the Amalfi Coast. The Lattari Mountains, up to Campanella Point, constitute a territory that is one of the most suggestive and celebrated of the world. It is an impressive show and imposing view of precipitous cliffs above the "pending waves". The area of the Lattari mountains provides a hike that can offer a unique vacation experience: the itinerary unwinds in the silence of the mountainous calm, with scenery of haunting panoramas, far from the coastal congestion and the ribbon of asphalt highways. The trails run across places of incomparable beauty, rich with history and culture, and are not particularly difficult: Hikes can accommodate all levels, even those with a minimum of experience.
Ravello Music Festival
Since 1953 in the gardens of the Villa Rufolo of Ravello where Wagner found his "magic garden of Klingsor", takes place a prestigious Musical Festival, that starts in early April and goes on ‘til the middle of November. The current Ravello Festival derives from a series of previous initiatives which make it the oldest of the Italian festivals after the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Girolamo Bottiglieri and Paolo Caruso are to be attributed with the idea of the cultural event which, more than any other thing, has contributed towards building the identity of Ravello as a "Città della musica". Villa Corallium offers a special roundtrip shared transport in a comfortable Mercedes at the cost of Euro 80,00 per couple (instead of Euro 140,00).
Africana Famous Club
For those who want to spend a completely different and enjoyable evening, there is the Night Club "The Africana" the most famous nightclub on the Amalfi Coast. Two big caves overlap just above the sea, the big dance floor is covered with plates of glass where the underlying sea is seen along with the stalactites and the stalagmites that are illuminated with iridescent reflections. Local fishers come in during the most frenzied peak of the dancing, and dredge a sinkhole in the edge of the dance floor with nets, pulling up bountiful catch of seafood for consumption in local restaurant. The contrast of new-age music which often arrives here by boat. The Africana, offers live music with orchestras and international shows.