School Trips - Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Geography

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Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast offer an unrivalled backdrop to the perfect school geography trip. Basking in both the sun and the intriguing shadow of Mount Vesuvius this landscape is awash with jagged cliffs overlooking picturesque villages along this breathtaking coastline. However, perhaps the most unique element of this coastal silhouette is that of the mighty Mount Vesuvius itself, towering above the landscape is has spent a millennia shaping.

This breathtaking area is a hot spot for geographical occurrences and boasts numerous unique experiences which will bring the subject areas alive for students, particularly those studying towards their GCSE's. Amongst the fantastic array of experiences, this location offers are chances for students to explore plate tectonics, natural hazards, tourism management and coastal management, in one of the most fantastic coastal regions in Europe. Students can experience unforgettable moments such as exploring volcanic landscapes and the devastation caused by historical volcanic eruptions at Pompeii and Herculaneum. The unique geography behind this coastal region is waiting to be discovered by your students, in coastal road tours and walks along the Path of the Gods which allow them to get to grips with this dramatic landscape. Students will also be able to develop their understanding of tourism and how this industry contributes to the economy of areas like Sorrento.

We can tailor make a bespoke school trip for you and your group to this amazing region. Working alongside you, the teachers and the subject curriculum we can ensure that your students get the most rewarding experience out of their school trip. Additionally, our GCSE focused learning materials "Project Sorrento" will help students and teachers to take even more away from this fantastic learning experience.

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Why should you consider Adaptable Travel for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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Adaptable Travel have been providing engaging educational tours for students and groups all over the world for 25 years. We have quality at the heart of everything we do, ensuring that our school trips are not only rewarding for students but stress-free for teachers. Working with 15,000 students annually we create and tailor our trips to suit the needs and requirements of each group travelling with us. We work closely with group leaders and the current curriculum to ensure that the visits and activities for each trip will coincide with their classroom learning and enhance the grasp of students' knowledge of topics being studied.

Example Itineraries

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At Adaptable Travel, we work closely with group leaders to create the perfect bespoke itinerary for each group. Below is an example of popular itinerary visits for Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast.

Day 1:
On arrival at Naples airport, you will board the coach, where you will head to your accommodation. Enroute you may have the chance to visit Naples, where you can visit the Underground Cisterns and enjoy a guided tour of Naples. Once you arrive at your accommodation you will check in and enjoy an evening meal.

Day 2:
Today your group will uncover the might and power of Mount Vesuvius, as you pay a visit to the volcano itself. This site is classed as one of the most potentially dangerous active volcanos and students can learn about the geographical occurrences which lead to its formation and its destructive history of eruptions. After a visit to Mount Vesuvius itself, students will then visit one of the sites of its most famous eruption, Pompeii. Groups will spend the afternoon exploring the streets and buildings of historic Pompeii, which were preserved in time under volcanic rock and hardened lava for decades. You will finish off the day by returning to your accommodation for your evening meal.

Day 3:
Today your students will explore plate tectonics even further. Your group will visit Capei Flegrei National Park (Phlegraean Fields), a 15km wide caldera and volcanic system. During this visit, students will be able to view an array of volcanic features, such as the Solfatara fumarolic field and Monte Nuovo caldera. As with yesterday, your students will then be able to put their new knowledge into perspective by viewing another significant site of the 79AD eruption; Herculaneum. Your day will end with an evening meal in your hotel.

Day 4:
Depending on your flight times, you may have some free time before your departure home.

Day 4: (Optional Extension):
Groups opting for a five-day, four-night tour typically spend day four, further exploring the Amalfi Coast with activities such as an Amalfi Dive tour and visits to the Island of Capri

What size groups do you cater for?

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we cater for group sizes between 15 - 150

Is there first aid on site?

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All of the tours we provide are guaranteed cover by our externally verified Safety Management System and many of the suppliers we work with are fully first aid trained.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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We can accommodate the needs and requirements of each individual group if you wish to discuss your requirements of a member of our team get in touch and we will be happy to assist.

Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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Of course. We work with a number of educators who specialise in SEN provision. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to assist you.

Anything else?

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We are committed to delivering the best service possible throughout your experience with us; from quotation to travel. In order to achieve this, our dedicated team will be on hand throughout the process, to aid in the development of the perfect school trip for your group. Our visits and tours have been developed with the curriculum in mind, to ensure that these are as rewarding for students as possible.
Our Price Promise Guarantee assures you that as well as receiving the best school trip experience, your group is also benefiting from the best possible price.


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