Phone us  01392 441245  |  E-news sign up
Honeymoons
& weddings
  
Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.
Authentic
Experiences
  

With Authentic Experiences from Expressions Holidays you enter a world of genuine holiday and travel experiences within the framework of one of our tailor-made holidays, be its significance culture, gastronomy, wine appreciation, wildlife, sports or special occasions.
Spa
holidays
  

Expressions Spas opens a world of tailor-made spa holidays that allows you to choose according to region, type of treatment desired, product type and recommends for your party type, whether it be for couples, singles or perhaps mothers and daughters travelling together.
Family
holidays
  

Expressions Families affords you an amazing choice of sophisticated resorts ideally suited to families in selected destinations worldwide. You can also choose according to required facilities in resort and we suggest holidays for families with grandparents and single parent families too.
Rail
holidays
  

Expressions Holidays offers you tailor-made rail holidays and journeys by train, including luxury trains, scenic journeys and classic rail tours.
Worldwide
journeys
  

Tailor-made journeys and tours for individuals and small groups to selected destinations around the world from Burma to Italy, from Vietnam to India.
  • Cultural family holidays to the Amalfi Coast

    Greek Temples of Paestum

    Pompeii

    Hotel Poseidon, Positano

    Positano

    Cultural family holidays to the Amalfi Coast

    Discover the Greek and Roman wonders of Campania as a family.
    The Campania region of Italy is best known for its dramatic coastal scenery with jagged cliffs that plunge into a deep blue sea, tempered by the luxuriant vegetation that thrives in this climate: lemons, oranges, olives, almonds, vines, camellias and bougainvillaea. The region is also rich in history, and allows visitors to discover the legacy of the Greeks and the Romans.

    This family holiday allows parents and children to experience the magnificence of ancient Greek and Roman cultures with visits to Paestum, Pompeii and Herculaneum. Other optional visits include Villa Jovis on Capri, built by the Emperior Tiberius Giardini di Augustus, Villa Oplontis near Pompeii and the Archaeological museum in Naples.
    This holiday is ideal for families with children studying or interested in Ancient history and Classics and is suitable for children of all ages.

    Day by day itinerary
    Day one

    Travel to Italy. There is an afternoon flight with BA from Gatwick to Naples 15.00-18.40 (or a very early one about 6am) as well as flights with Easyjet or other airlines from regional airports on certain days of the week only. You have a private car transfer waiting to take you to the Hotel Poseidon in Positano (about 90 minutes). Check in to your chosen room type for 7 nights, with bed and breakfast included.
    Days two to seven inclusive
    Time to enjoy the charming seaside town of Positano with its beach, boutiques and restaurants and to admire the stunning scenery of the low-roofed bougainvillaea-clad houses hugging the cliff-sides. The Hotel Poseidon is a family-run 4 star hotel of about 50 rooms with a panoramic sun terrace, swimming pool, cosy lounge and restaurant where service is outside on the terrace in fine weather. Nearby in Positano is a tennis court.
    During your stay we will include a full day visiting Pompeii and Herculaneum with a private guide for 2 hours in each place as well as a day trip to Amalfi and Paestum (originally the Greek city of Poseidonia) with its outstanding Doric temples (entrances included but without a private guide). Optional visits can be arranged by us to Naples where you can visit the Archaeological Museum, which has some of the best Greek and Roman artefacts in the world. We can also arrange a visit to Capri where you will need to be fit for the 2 km walk uphill to Villa Jovis, built by Tiberius as a summer residence.
    For the rest of the week, there is ample time to soak up the atmosphere of the Amalfi coast, enjoying local cuisine based around tomatoes, dried pasta, seafood, lemons, figs and other fruit. Lemons grow in abundance and the local ceramics are colourful and fascinating. Artists and photographers in the family will find a wealth of material, so make sure pencils, crayons, paints and cameras come with you.
    Day eight
    British Airways generally has two flights back from Naples: a morning one at about 11 and an evening one either about 19.30 or 21.00 hrs. We include a private car transfer to return you to the airport in good time for your flight back.

    Prices
    From about £6,950 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children (any age) including:
    British Airways flights Gatwick to Naples.
    Private car transfer Naples to the hotel and back.
    7 nights’ bed and breakfast in two classic double/twin rooms on first floor with terrace and village/garden/side sea view. Other room types are available.
    Full day’s excursion by car with driver to Pompeii and Herculaneum, with entrance fees included and a private guide for 2 hours in each place.
    Full day’s excursion by car with driver to Amalfi and Paestum with entrance fees included (no guide included but can be provided at extra charge).

    Alternative hotels:
    Other hotels are possible and if you want to visit Naples by train, then this can be done from Sorrento, so we would recommend the Grand Hotel Cocumella (5 star) or the Antiche Mura (4 star).

    • BOOK NOW

      Complete a simple booking form and e-mail it to us.

    • CALL US 01392 441245

      We are open Mon-Fri 9-17.30 Sat 9.30-16.00.

    • WE'LL CALL YOU

      Let us know a convenient time to call you back to discuss your holiday.

    • LIVE WEB CHAT

      Ask our experts on-line advice on your holidays

  • OUR HOLIDAYS

    • Rail holidays

      Rail holidays and train journeys, tailor-made.

    • Garden holidays

      Italian garden holidays and tours for individuals and small groups

    • Family holidays

      Visit our selection of tailor-made family holidays to selected hotels and resorts around the world.

    • Cookery holidays

      Tailor-made cookery holidays in Italy

    • Spa holidays

      Rejuvenating, relaxing, refreshing, good for the body and the soul; spa and well-being worldwide

    • Authentic experiences

      Our selection of authentic experience and special interest holidays.

    • Worldwide journeys

      Luxury tours for individuals around the world

LATEST NEWS

  • New Teens House at Sani Resort

    The Sani Resort in Greece has just announced the opening of the Ozone Teens House.

    Find out more Read more

  • Flowers in Paradise at the Sandpiper, Barbados

    Between the 21st and the 25th June 2017, Barbados is hosting the 12th World Flower Show, entitled ‘Flowers in Paradise.’

    Find out more Read more

  • Garden Tour Updates

    New gardens and villas added to our Italian Garden Tour Holidays.

    Find out more Read more

  • New Swiss Rail Tours

    Exciting developments to our Swiss programme have lead to many more personalised rail holiday options.

    Find out more Read more

  • Verona Opera 2017 Programme

    The performance and dates for the 2017 Verona Opera Festival have been released, and we have begun taking bookings.

    Find out more Read more

  • Georgie's Catalonian Impressions

    Georgie gives us the low-down on her experience of Catalonia, and her most insightful recommendations.

    Find out more Read more

  • Sugar Beach, the Best Long Haul Hotel in the World

    The Viceroy Resort in St Lucia has been voted the Best Long Haul Hotel in the World at the 2016 Times and Sunday Times Travel Awards in Las Vegas this September.

    Find out more Read more

  • Round Hill Hotel and Villas, the Caribbean’s Leading Villa Resort

    At the 2016 Times and Sunday Times Travel Awards, Round Hill Hotel and Villas has been voted the Caribbean’s Leading Villa Resort for the 8th consecutive year, as well as Jamaica’s Leading Hotel.

    Find out more Read more