The Charm of the Amalfi Coast

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SEP. 15-23, 2021 $3,495
Naples, Ravello, Amalfi, Salerno, Paestum, Vietri sul Mare, Sorrento, Isle of Capri, Pompeii, Herculaneum
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The Charm of the Amalfi Coast

SEP. 15-23, 2021
Naples, Ravello, Amalfi, Salerno, Paestum, Vietri sul Mare, Sorrento, Isle of Capri, Pompeii, Herculaneum

Italy’s Amalfi Coast has been luring travelers, artists and romantics for centuries. Treat yourself to the region’s scenic splendor during a seven-night adventure based in Vietri sul Mare. We’ll encounter the magnificent coastline with its colorful villages and towering cliffs as we visit Ravello and Amalfi. Then enjoy a nautical perspective of the region during a cruise to lovely Salerno. Discover the Isle of Capri, a celebrated resort since the time of the Roman Republic, and take a fascinating historical tour of Herculaneum and Pompeii, frozen in time by the mudflows of Mount Vesuvius. Relax amid lemon-scented breezes in beautiful, cliffside Sorrento, see Paestum’s fascinating Greek ruins and explore the medieval streets and wonders of Old Naples, including the National Archaeological Museum. Plus, indulge in the region’s culinary heritage during an authentic pizza lunch. Along the way, delight in first-class accommodations, expert-led discussions, and an extensive meal plan featuring wine with dinner on this small-group adventure.

Cost: $3,495
AHI Travel
Activity Level: Moderate Activity
COVID-19 Information:

Health and Safety Protocols

  • Any cancelations made 76 days or more prior to the trip departure date will result in a $300 per person administrative fee deduction from the $600 per person deposit.
  • This $300 per person administrative fee can be applied to a future AHI Travel program operating in the same calendar year or the following.
  • The additional $300 is refundable in cash.

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Kathryn Morgan
Department of Classics
Kathryn Morgan is chair of the UCLA Department of Classics and teaches courses on ancient Greek literature, mythology and culture. Her most recent book focused on the praise poetry of Pindar (5th c. B.C.) and the way poetics and mythology merge to create a positive image of monarchy for Pindar's royal patrons. Morgan is currently beginning a new project on how the historian Thucydides and the philosopher Plato used historiography to advance particular and competing views of the world. She has a longstanding interest in the interactions of ancient Mediterranean civilizations, particularly in the realm of mythology, and regularly teaches courses that explore the movement of mythological narratives across space and time, from stories of the great goddess to the complications involved in investigating the myth of Atlantis.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
If you wish to pay your $600 per person deposit by check, make check payable to AHI Travel. If you wish to pay your $600 per person deposit by credit card, you will be asked to submit those credit card details after the reservation request form has been received. AHI Travel will contact you to discuss deposit payment within one business day of receiving your reservation request in their office.

STEP 3
Fax 310-209-4271, email travel@alumni.ucla.edu, or mail to:
AHI Travel
International Tower – Suite 600
8550 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, IL 60631

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.