1. Italy
  2. Campania
  3. Sorrento
  4. Ravello

Amalfi Coast 7-Hour Scenic Drive from Sorrento

Product ID: 54113
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Discover one of the most scenic drives in Europe on a 7-hour tour of the Amalfi Coast. Journey along the dramatic Amalfi Drive, passing hillside towns such as Positano and Amalfi. Learn more about the once thriving maritime region along the way.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Drive along the scenic Amalfi Coast on one of the most dramatic roads in Europe
  • Enjoy some free time to stroll the car-free streets of Ravello
  • Take souvenir photos of Positano's tumbling houses from an observation point above it
  • Learn more about the maritime history of Amalfi
  • Travel the switchback roads of the Amalfi Drive, enjoying breathtaking views all the way
Full description
Experience the Amalfi Drive, said to be the most spectacular in Europe, on a scenic coach tour from Sorrento. Stop to take photos of picturesque towns along the way, including Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello.

Following a pick-up from your hotel in Sorrento on the Sorrentine Peninsula, drive along the winding coast and cliffside road, and enjoy continuous panoramic views that take your breath away. Stop above the artistic resort of Positano, and marvel at its houses tumbling down to the sea like a waterfall cascades down the rocks.

Continue along the coast to find local shops selling the traditional colorful ceramics of the region. Next, stop in Amalfi, and discover a once a thriving maritime city to rival Genoa, Pisa, and Venice. Now a thriving holiday resort, the ancient town is dominated by a magnificent 9th-century cathedral, where the remains of the Patron Saint of Amalfi are preserved.

Enjoy some free time to explore the cobbled streets of Amalfi, before driving up hill to the medieval town of Ravello, nestled in the mountainside 1,100 feet above the sea. Enjoy the best views of the Amalfi Coast, overlooking Minori, Maiori, and beyond. Go to Ravello’s main square to see the picturesque 11th century cathedral. Use your free time to visit the gardens of Villa Rufolo, and enjoy the amazing views across the Bay of Salerno.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from your hotel or other designated location
  • Guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pick-up from your hotel or other designated location in Sorrento

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
Know before you go
• Don’t forget your camera, and wear comfortable footwear, sun protection, and a hat
• Bring bottled water
• Please note that knees and shoulders must always be covered when visiting churches in Italy
• Please note, the local tour provider will always do their best to pick you up from your hotel/accommodation, but should you stay in a more remote location or in a small street where they'll have difficulty getting to with their bus, you will be informed of the closest pick-up point