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Naples: Boat Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

1. Naples: Boat Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

Visit the Amalfi Coast on a day trip from Naples. Take in Sorrento from the sea. Visit Amalfi and Positano, with the option of exploring Ravello too. Admire incredible scenery worthy of a UNESCO World Heritage listing. From the convenient meeting point in Naples, you will transfer to the port of Torre del Greco. From there, set sail to Sorrento, enjoying the amazing Mount Vesuvius in the background and learning about its tragic history from your expert guide. Admire the beauty of the Sorrento coastline: the panoramic terraces overhanging the sea, the Baths of Queen Giovanna, the Bay of Jeranto, and the Protected Sea Area of Punta Campanella. When you arrive at Amalfi, you will have free time to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its picturesque views, romantic landscapes, and the cathedral of Saint Andrew. Depending on the option chosen, you can also visit Ravello, a resort town, where you can see the Villa Rufolo and its serene garden, which offers a breathtaking panorama over the entire Gulf of Salerno. Then you will depart for Positano, the pearl of the Amalfi Coast, famous for its narrow streets, small shops, and colorful pottery. You will have some free time here to explore before relaxing on board for the journey back to Naples.

Procida Island Day Trip with Lunch

2. Procida Island Day Trip with Lunch

Spend a day exploring the quiet, mysterious island of Procida on your own. Travel by ferry from Naples and discover all the island has to offer. Explore lemon groves and cobbled alleys, soaking up the relaxing atmosphere. Stop for lunch at a typical local restaurant and watch the world go by. Enjoy 3 delicious courses accompanied by a glass of wine. Visit Terra Murata, the oldest village on the island, and see its castle and prison. Stop at the marina of Corricella, or wander through the port of Marina Grande in Sent'cò.

From Naples: Capri Boat Day Trip with Drinks

3. From Naples: Capri Boat Day Trip with Drinks

Soak up the paradisical views of Capri's coast as you sail on a typical Sorrento boat. Take time to swim in the glittering water before disembarking at the island to explore the shops and charming streets. Get picked up from the Star Hotel Terminus in Napoli and head to the Port of Piano di Sorrento. Board a traditional boat and make your way to the island of Capri. Sail around the island and admire the natural highlights such as the sea caves of the White Grotto, the Marvellous Grotto, and Green Grotto. Marvel at the rock formation of the Arco Naturale and see the magnificent Casa Malaparte perched on Punta Massullo. Glide past the Faraglioni rocks and lighthouse of Punta Carena and stop to swim and snorkel in the azure waters along the way. Go ashore for between 3 and 4 hours of free time in the afternoon. Explore the boutiques or enjoy lunch on the island. Savor a limoncello tasting aboard the boat before sailing back to the port, where you will be returned to the meeting point.

From Naples: Shore Excursion to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

4. From Naples: Shore Excursion to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

Meet your private driver at Naples Port and begin your journey along the coast. Relax as you take in some of the most breathtaking, spectacular and romantic scenes anywhere on the globe. Be delighted by small fishing villages and sheer cliff faces. Follow the roads through lemon groves and vineyards, with spectacular hiking trails and renowned gastronomy. Admire the Amalfi coastline in the incredible town of Positano, your first stop. Built on a mountainside that drops into the ocean, be amazed by the houses that look as if they could slide down the mountain and into the water any minute. Take time to get the perfect photo of the towns and sea vistas.  Next, stop for a stroll through the winding streets of the town of Amalfi. Visit historical buildings such as the 9th-century Sant’Andrea Cathedral, the Museo Arsenale Amalfi and a medieval shipyard. Pick up some souvenirs in the local shops. Enjoy unparalleled views of the coast from your next stop, Ravello. Marvel at the panoramic views from the viewpoint on a hilltop 365 meters above the Tyrrhenian Sea. Enjoy wandering around the cliffside gardens and the Moorish-style Villa Rufolo with its terraces, before heading back to the cruise ship with your driver.

From Naples: Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Shared Day Trip

5. From Naples: Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Shared Day Trip

Spend the day exploring the picturesque villages of the Almalfi Coast. Admire domed churches, winding streets, and the layers of pastel-colored houses perched on hills over the sea on this full-day self-guided tour. Explore each stop at your own pace and travel comfortably in an air-conditioned van.  The adventure begins in Naples with pick up from your accommodation, the port, or the central train station. Drive along the coast and arrive in Sorrento at approximately 10:00 AM. Sorrento stands on a terrace that rises steeply above the sea and is one of the most spectacular points on the Campania coast. Due to its location and mild climate, Sorrento was a favorite of the ancient Romans and their ruins can still be seen scattered about the city. Enjoy 1 hour exploring Sorrento before continuing to the next stop. Arrive in Positano and marvel at the tightly packed houses, the parish of S.Assunta with its beautiful tiled dome, and the beach below. Take 1 hour to wander through the narrow streets and check out the many shops.   Continue to Amalfi, which still preserves evidence of its prestigious past. Visit the cathedral dedicated to St. Andrew and admire the intricate alleyways. Explore Almalfi for 1 hour before heading to the last stop, Ravello. Take 1 hour to discover why Ravello is considered to be one of the hidden treasures of the Almalfi coast before returning to Naples at approximately 5:15 PM.

Amalfi Coast: Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, & Sorrento Day Tour

6. Amalfi Coast: Ravello, Amalfi, Positano, & Sorrento Day Tour

Go on an excursion down the fabulous Amalfi Coast, from the clifftops of Ravello to the seaside charm of Amalfi, Positano, and Sorrento. Take a scenic drive through the Chiunzi Pass and stop for scenic photos. Stroll through the quaint Medieval streets of Ravello. See amazing panoramic views from this clifftop wonder. Have an hour of free time to explore the ancient Marine Republic of Amalfi. Visit the 11th century Cathedral of Sant'Andrea (patron saint of Amalfi) with its bright golden ornamentation. Enjoy the splendid atmosphere of Positano; an ancient colorful village made famous by VIPs from the 60s to today. Appreciate the exquisite artistry of the local artisans and their ceramics. Have a glass of wine on the beach. Head to Sorrento for and have some free time to explore the Amalfi Coast's largest town. See the historic center, check out the craft shops, or sample some of the local limoncello.

From Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Guided Private Day Tour

7. From Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Guided Private Day Tour

What to expect Your day will begin at your chosen time from your accommodation with one of our immaculate limos. This is for sure one of our most popular requests; Positano, Amalfi and Ravello are simply spectacular due to the many enchanting landscapes you will encounter on the way. During this tour you can really relax and enjoy the views, do some really cool shopping and take in the real essence of “la dolce vita”. Positano can be considered the pearl of the Amalfi coast; it is petit and colourful with plenty of charm. Day and at night it is magical, by walking along the lanes and the stairways it is filled with local shops where you can buy souvenirs and handmade items such as sandals, clothes, and ceramics. The Amalfi Coast got its name from Amalfi, and was declared protected by UNESCO because of its mere beauty. Amalfi is also rich in history and traditions: it is one of the four maritime republics, in fact every 4 years it hosts a sea race with Pisa, Genoa and Venice and in the past it boasted the production of the famous Amalfi paper. It is now possible to visit the paper museum itself. Ravello is located on the beautiful Amalfi coast, but don’t be fooled as it’s positioned at 315 meters above the sea level. The most popular places are Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone in addition to the Cathedral of Ravello.

Panoramic Naples Private Tour by Vintage Vespa

8. Panoramic Naples Private Tour by Vintage Vespa

A poet once wrote, "See Naples and Die," in recognition of the fact that the magnificent southern Italian city is so beautiful it’s essential to visit at least once in your life. On this 4-hour panoramic tour you will see it from many angles, and all from the seat of a vintage Vespa moped. Some of the views are famous, while others are hidden gems known only to locals. Among the many highlights is the Parco Virgiliano, a picturesque oasis on the hill of Posillipo, where a series of terraces overlook the Gulf of Naples. Another, is the romantic fishing village of Marechiaro. Get views of the volcanic islet of Nisida, and drive along the promenade of Via Petrarca. Wind your way along Via Orazio for stunning views of Versuvius. Pass the serene sanctuary of Sant'Antonio a Posillipo. Heading back to port, you will see the imposing Castel dell'Ovo, and the rocky Borgo Marinari, where boats bob and diners gather for cocktails. Continue to elegant Piazza Trieste e Trento and Piazza Plebiscito and admire an unforgettable view on the Gulf of Naples from the terraces of the Certosa di San Martino (closed on Wednesdays - replaced on that day with fortress of Castel Sant'Elmo, from which you can admire a 360 degrees panoramic view on Naples).

From Naples: Private Tour of Pompeii and Amalfi Coast

9. From Naples: Private Tour of Pompeii and Amalfi Coast

Spend the day exploring some of the most beautiful places on the Amalfi coast. Admire the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in Amalfi and explore the many small shops and winding streets. Next, enjoy the famous gardens in Ravello before heading to Pompeii to see a unique snapshot of ancient Roman life.  The day begins with pickup from your cruise ship in Naples Port or from your accommodation in central Naples. Hop in your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and drive down the Almalfi coast, enjoying stunning views of steep cliffs and deep blue seas as you go.  Pass Positano, Praiano, and Furore with several photo stops along the way. Finally, stop in Amalfi and enjoy 2 hours to explore the city and have lunch at your leisure. If you'd like recommendations, the local guide will be happy to help.  Next, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ravello, and take 1 hour to stroll through its famous gardens and take in the views. Last but not least, head to Pompeii where you will enter with skip-the-line tickets and explore the archeological site with a professional, private guide. Learn about the lives of the ancient Romans and wander through their perfectly preserved homes and streets.  After the tour of Pompeii, return to Naples for drop off at your accommodation or the port.

Naples: Authentic Gastronomic Experience

10. Naples: Authentic Gastronomic Experience

Enjoy an unforgettable tasting experience that deeply respects the tradition and simplicity of authentic Neapolitan pizza with a contemporary twist. Taste innovative recipes created by professional chefs with an excellent selection of ingredients that have been personally selected from local markets. Arrive at the restaurant and receive a Ferrari Trento 1902 as a welcome drink. Savor this delicious Italian tipple with irresistibly light bubbles. Then, taste some delicious fried appetizers including classic crocchè, with smoked buffalo mozzarella, potatoes, and Pecorino Romano, baccalà (salted cod), which is fried in a batter made of rice flour, little omelets made from pasta, potatoes, smoked buffalo mozzarella, Parmesan, or ham. Also, nibble on some arancini (fried rice balls), stuffed with arborio rice, San Marzano DOP tomato sauce, smoked buffalo mozzarella and cooked ham and much more. Learn about how fried food is an integral part of the Neapolitan gastronomic culture.  Next, enjoy a pizza tasting of two classic varieties, each made from simple recipes but the highest quality ingredients. Try a Margherita (made simply with San Marzano AOP tomatoes, fior di latte cheese from Agerola, extra virgin olive oil from Frantoio San Comaio, and basil). Also, taste the Cosacca pizza (made with tomatoes by Corbara, pecorino cheese from Bagnoli, extra virgin olive oil, and basil).  Finally, choose from the à la carte menu where you can enjoy your favorite or new ingredients in special and innovative proposals. This part of tasting will be accompanied by a selection of two different wines from the Campania Region with advice from the executive wine waiter.

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What people are saying about Naples

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 84 reviews

Wonderful experience, from the guide Estefania, the drivers and the ship's staff, all very attentive. The schedules were met, the wonderful visits, the views, everything very very well. Our expectations were high and they were met wonderfully. repeat and recommend it.Amalfi and Positano.

Excellent tour, it is worth seeing and reaching the cities from the sea, they give you 3 hours to visit Amalfi (it gave us time to enter the museum, swim in the beach and eat) and 1 hour in Positano (which flies away because the streets are narrow and uphill), but everything was spectacular

Everything you see is very beautiful. Guide with live explanations. It is not a mobile application. Very attentive crew. It is worth spending a day in this activity. We did not go to Ravelo. We bathed in Amalfi which made us very excited

An experience that is worth doing an excellent treatment of the crew with very good communication with everyone and very helpful in relation to the price, it is actually very cheap for how beautiful it is and how they treat you

Stephania was our boat tour guide, and made the trip enjoyable and informative. The whole day was planned really well, and we really enjoyed the time out in Amalfi and Positano! Would definitely recommend