The Vespa Trip
AMALFI COAST

The Amalfi Coast is world famous for providing some of the world's most breathtaking views. No better way to explore those views than on an authentic Italian scooter. During this route you will also cross a couple of beautiful natural parks and visit the Mount Vesuvius.

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The Amalfi Coast

The region around the Amalfi Coast is world renowned for the kilometers of breathtaking views you can experience while driving through. Extremely high cliffs, endless blue water and spectacularly windy roads. Besides this exhilirating scenery you also find the Mount Vesuvius and the historic city of Pompei in the same area. The country side is much less well known but you can find a beautuful well kept secret national park over there.


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Sorrento
Traditional Pizza
Napoli
Mount Vesuvio
Pompeii

The Amalfi Route

The Amalfi route leads you as quickly as possible away from the busy traffic in Naples. You will almost immediately recognize the amazing Mount Vesuvius while passing by the historical city of Pompeï. The legendary Amalfi route will start right after Pompeï until you reach Salerno. The route will lead you to an unspoiled and not so well known but very beautiful national park. Parco Regionale dei Monte Picentini. After spending a night in the authentic South Italian village of Avellino The Vespa Trip will head back to Naples.


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In group or self-guided.

You can experience The Vespa all on your own with a gps and roadbook, or you can follow the Vespa Trip Guide and experience the trip together with the other Vespatrippers*. We can guarantee that either option you take, you will pass through the most beautiful Italian roads of the country. Also the luggage will be taken care of for everybody. (grouprider and solorider)

The Solo Adventurer

The group

*You don't have to choose this in advance, you can choose every day to follow the guide or go solo. Don't worry about your luggage, we'll bring it to your next hotel.

The Vespa Trip explained

GPS

If you prefer to drive The Vespa Trip on your own pace without following our guide Mario, you can reserve a gps, that will be mounted on your Vespa. You can get your GPS when you receive your Vespa and it costs 30€

Roadbook

At departure, you’ll receive The Vespa Trip Roadbook, which will guide you through the Stages and mention some beautiful things to see & do along the road.

Luggage

You can drop off your luggage in our Vespa Trip van each day. It will be delivered to your next hotel when you arrive.

Food

Daily breakfast is included. We have daily recommended restaurants.

Driver's licence

You need a driver’s license for a normal car (B) or a motorcycle driver’s license (A)

Unexperienced

Never driven a Vespa before? Not a problem! We offer the option to arrive early in the day (preferably before noon) and take a start-to-Vespa course. (+50€ per Vespa) which starts at 2PM. Our guide will explain you the tips and tricks of driving a Vespa and make a calm test ride the day before the trip actually starts.

FAQs

What kind of hotels are we sleeping in?
All hotels are mentioned on the specific page of the destination. Usually we sleep in nice 3* and 4* hotels with an occasional pool.
Can I drive the Vespa solo?
Yes, that's possible. There is a single drivers supplement of 120€ per person however.
Can we drive on our own?
Of course! With our roadbook and GPS you should be able to drive the journey independently. However you can also opt to follow our front Vespa driver who knows the entire area as his backpocket.
How do I get in Italy?
There are multiple carriers who have a regular flight schedule to our destinations.
When and where does it start?
You will be welcome on day 1 in the hotel from 10 AM till midnight where somebody from the Vespa Trip will hand you the roadbook. You will have the time to relax, discover the city and pick your Vespa. The driving will start on day 2.
What about the insurance?

Insurance

You are automatically insured for 3rd party damage. You will be asked to block a fee on your credit card upon arrival as an insurance against damage on your own Vespa.

Annulation

We advise everyone to take out a cancellation insurance when they register. It is not expensive, and you can save yourself a lot of money.

Have you found someone who is willing to take your place? Fantastic! Getting yourself replaced is completely free, you do not need a cancellation insurance. You can no longer participate, you cannot find a replacement, but luckily you chose to get an optional cancellation insurance when registering? Great, you get a reimbursement of your entire registration fee as long as you have got a valid reason.

You can no longer participate, but you did not choose to take an optional cancellation insurance, nor can you find anyone to replace you? That's a shame! You will however receive something as long as you cancel long enough in advance. - 50% of the travel price gets reimbursed in case of >= 4 weeks before departure - 25% of the travel price gets reimbursed in case of 2-4 weeks before departure - 0% of the travel price gets reimbursed in case of =< 2 weeks before departure

Travel insured

The insurance is often a small additional fee, but can save you a lot of bigger costs, which is why we advise our participants to take out the insurance. Of course you better check with your health service provider to find out whether you are already insured abroad).

Start to Vespa?
If you have never driven a Vespa we recommend you to arrive early on Day 1 where a Vespa course will start. The guide will give you a practical explanation and you will be able to make a test ride. This will cost 50€ extra.
What about dinner?
We recommend the best Italian restaurants in the evening. You can choose to opt in and have dinner with the other Vespatrippers or pick your own place to have dinner. It's completely up to you.
Wat is included in the price ?
Included in the price are the hotel nights with breakfast, the Vespa with helmet, the guide and the roadbook.

The Week Schedule

Day 1

Naples 0 km

Arrival - picking your Vespa - discovery of the city

Palazzo Salgar **** / Hotel Tiempo ***

Day 2

Naples - Sorrento 72 km

Mount Vesuvius - Pompeï - Amalfi Coast part 1

Punta Campanella ****

Day 3

Sorrento - Salerno 89 km

Amalfi Coast part 2 - Amalfi Duomo - Villa Cimbrone

Mediterranea Hotel****

Day 4

Salerno - Avellino 114 km

Castello di Arechi - Parco regionale dei Monte Picentini

Viva Hotel Avellino ****

Day 5

Avellino - Naples 79 km

Mount Vesusvius - Panoramic Route

Palazzo Salgar ****

Day 6

Naples 0 km

Breakfast at hotel - End of The Vespa Trip

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Amalfi Hotels

A few photo's of our hotels

Palazzo Salgar Napoli
Punta Campanella Sorrento
Viva Avellino

Available dates and rates

You can book the Vespa Trip Amalfi Coast in july 2018. Arrival day in Naples is always on mondays. Tuesday is your first Vespa Day. The Vespa Trip ends on a saturday in Napoli. 5 hotel nights are included (mon-sat).

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You can already make a preregistration for 2019.

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Not convinced yet? Check out our other destinations: Tuscany or Sicily