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Dramatic cliffs, beautiful beaches, and turquoise water await in this picturesque village on the Amalfi coast.

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From Naples: Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi Full-Day Tour

From Naples: Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi Full-Day Tour

Immerse yourself in 3 stunning Italian towns on this day trip from Naples. Shop in boutiques, taste limoncello, and enjoy a light lunch on this relaxing day to remember. Depart Naples and journey to Sorrento and admire the beauty of the landscape along the way. Listen to informative commentary during the journey. Stop to taste some of the local limoncello liqueur made from lemons, and then wander the narrow streets for up to an hour. Pop into artisan shops and sample the local delicacies. Continue to Positano and get approximately one hour to go to the beach or admire the colorful flowers in the summer. Shop for the traditional Moda Positano clothes before going to a nice restaurant on the coast to enjoy lunch on a terrace with breathtaking sea views. Next, enjoy up 50-minutes of free time in Amalfi yo visit the cathedral or relax on the beach with a handmade ice cream.

Naples: Boat Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

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 will have free time to 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.

From Rome: Pompeii, Amalfi Coast and Positano Day Trip

From Rome: Pompeii, Amalfi Coast and Positano Day Trip

Hop aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus and start your journey down to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pompeii. Upon arrival at Pompeii, breeze past the long lines with your Skip-the-Line ticket. Enter a time capsule of the ancient Roman world. Let your local expert guide give you a tour of these marvelously-preserved ruins. Go to Positano, where the houses tumble down the hillside and stroll among the boutique stores. Purchase some of the local limoncello liqueur, visit the Church of Santa Maria Assunta or people watch from a restaurant terrace. After some free time and lunch (own expense) in Pompeii, continue further south along the picturesque seaside roads of the Amalfi Coast. Marvel at the spectacular coastline as the mountains cascade into the sea and romantic villages climb up the mountains.

From Sorrento/Nerano: Amalfi and Positano Boat Tour

From Sorrento/Nerano: Amalfi and Positano Boat Tour

Once on board, the boat tour will depart at 9:00am from Marina del Cantone. First, you'll sail around Li Galli island, where the myth of Ulysses and the Sirens is said to have been set. Then your boat will head to the Ancient Marine Republic of Amalfi where you'll enjoy 3-3.5 hours of free time to explore the town. Don't miss seeing the main local attractions such as the Cathedral and the Cloister of Paradise. Enjoy some time on the pebble beach, tanning and swimming in the azure waters. You may also want to shop for local products like the world-famous Amalfi Coast lemons and limoncello.  Next, sail towards Positano, where you'll also have about 1.5-2 hours to yourself. Admire the picturesque Furore and the beautiful old town of Praiano. On the return trip, you'll find the Fjord of Crapolla and the enchanting Islet d'Isca that belongs to Eduardo de Filippo. Finally, arrive back at the port at about 5:15 PM to catch your shuttle back to your accommodations.

Rome: Amalfi Coast and Positano Day Trip with Coastal Cruise

Rome: Amalfi Coast and Positano Day Trip with Coastal Cruise

Take a break from the busy city of Rome on this unique and scenic adventure. Our tour will offer you the opportunity to discover the Amalfi Coast from an unforgettable perspective: That of a fantastic boat cruise on the sea to observe and discover any corner of the Amalfi coast which docks in Positano and Amalfi! A comfortable air-conditioned bus takes us from Rome to the Salerno harbour. In just a short time, you will board your cruise ship as you prepare to set sail for Positano. Here, you will have free time to explore the incredible seaside town of Positano. Marvel at its winding roads, discover its myriad local shops, and enjoy some time on the stunning beaches of Positano where there’s no such thing as too many pictures. Once you are back on the boat, your guide will prepare you for you next stop – the lovely town of Amalfi. Here, you will have time to discover one of the most ancient cities of Italy and its astonishing views, cuisine, and immersive culture. Our tour also provides you with a special opportunity to visit the the incredible Amalfi cathedral which is an incredible Roman Catholic Duomo dedicated to Apostle Saint Andrew. Discover its classic relics and renowned architecture or simply continue to roam the iconic streets of Amalfi. In Amalfi, you will also have time to taste the town’s most famous local product – Limoncello! Visit one of the oldest artisanal Limoncello producers in town, and learn just how the delicious liquor is produced. With your bags packed full of local delicasies, you’ll enjoy the views from the boat one final time before taking a comfortable drive back to Rome. Take a well-deserved rest, watch the beautiful countryside, or spend some time planning your next trip to the Amalfi coast – because one visit is never enough!

From Naples: Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

From Naples: Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

Join this tour to explore the famous and dramatic Amalfi Coast. See the coastline of indescribable beauty, visit Ravello with its elegant buildings, and see Amalfi with its dramatic natural setting below steep cliffs. Head out on a tour by bus, van, or car depending on the group size selected. Take the opportunity to explore the scenic coastline and its charming surroundings, accompanied by a multi-lingual assistant. Experience southern Italy - its romance, fashion, and laid-back lifestyle. A land of beauty, passion, and myths that inspires poets and artists from around the whole world, southern Italy awaits you. Visit Amalfi and Ravello, spending time in each location, and enjoy a short photo stop at Sorrento and Positano. Halfway through the tour, guests head to a restaurant with breathtaking views to enjoy a light lunch of mixed salad and a main course with spaghetti, aubergine, mozzarella, and tomato. After more exploration along the coast, return in the late afternoon.

From Sorrento: Positano and Amalfi Boat Trip with Transfer

From Sorrento: Positano and Amalfi Boat Trip with Transfer

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Amalfi Coast as you cruise across its deep-blue waters. Enjoy a hotel transfer in Sorrento and discover the quaint towns of Positano and Amalfi on a full-day boat tour with prosecco, snacks, and a limoncello tasting included. Start the day by being picked up from your hotel and arrive at the marina. After checking in, allow the staff to help you get to your boat and set sail toward Amalfi. Sit back and admire the coastline and, if the weather allows, enjoy a swim and photo stop. Disembark in Amalfi and enjoy 1 hour and a half of free time. Receive information about the area from your guide and stroll around at your own pace to explore the sites of your choice. Once back on the boat, begin the journey to Positano for more free time on land. After all your sightseeing, make your way back to the boat and sail toward another idyllic swimming location. Enjoy drinks and snacks on board as you navigate back to the marina. Before docking, taste some delicious homemade limoncello, then be helped toward the vehicle that will drive you back.

From Naples: Group Day Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

From Naples: Group Day Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

Experience the highlights of southern Italy on a group day tour that hits all the sweet spots. Go from Naples to Positano, and on to scenic Amalfi and Revello. Choose from meeting points at the Hotel Ramada or at the cruise port. Savor views of the Sorrento Coast. Arrive in Positano for eye-popping cliffside vistas of candy-colored houses. Admire the craft shops offering clothing and sandals. Next, see the sunny seaside town of Amalfi. Immerse yourself in the crystal clear sea. Be awed by the imposing cathedral of Sant'Andrea, which dominates the historic center of the city. Finally, discover Ravello, with its panoramic vistas of the entire Amalfi Coast. Explore its gems, including Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone. Admire lush gardens and terraces overlooking the sea. Listen as your driver narrates your journey. Inhale the scents of fragrant lemon trees. Have a look at traditionally colorful majolica domes, all before being driven back to the starting point in Naples. The driver will be at your complete disposal during the tour, explaining to you onboard the vehicle, everything you need to know about the places you will visit, and once on site, he will give you free time to spend as you like.

From Naples or Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

From Naples or Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

Discover the Amalfi Coast on a guided day trip from Naples or Sorrento and explore the secluded cliffside towns of Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello. Take a boat to Amalfi from Positano (or a bus, during winter season) and enhance your day with optional light lunch and boat tour. Join your guide at your meeting point in either Naples or Sorrento before boarding a small bus to your first stop, Positano. Venture into this secluded village with your guide, who will drop you in the centrally-located Amerigo Vespucci Square with views of the beach. After an introduction from your guide, enjoy an hour to yourself to explore Positano's pebble beaches, narrow café-lined streets, and colorful shops. Take in the stunning views of this cliffside town from the shores before embarking on a panoramic boat ride to Amalfi. In winter season, due to sea conditions, instead of the boat transfer you will enjoy a comfortable ride to Amalfi by bus. Personalize your 2 hours in the town of Amalfi with options including a boat trip along the coast. Select the lunch option and choose from a variety of gourmet sandwiches with 1 bottle of water. Alternatively, take time to explore the historical town on your own. If exploring by yourself, don’t miss the iconic Sant'Andrea Cathedral, home to eclectic Byzantine, Norman, and Moorish architectural styles. Finally, visit the beautiful town of Ravello, with its pretty streets and gelato shops. Enjoy an hour at your leisure for sights like the 13th-century Villa Rufolo with its picturesque gardens overlooking the sea, before your journey back to Sorrento or Naples.

Amalfi Coast: Boat and Snorkeling Tour with a Captain

Amalfi Coast: Boat and Snorkeling Tour with a Captain

Board an Amalfitan Gozzo boat for a scenic ride along the Amalfi coast. Admire natural wonders, including the Natural Arch and Faraglioni Rocks. Swim and snorkel or relax on the shores of secluded beaches. Once everybody has jumped on board and had a little briefing about how you're going to spend the day, you will be ready to set off to the west towards Positano. The route will take you along Amalfi Coast’s finest beaches as well as close to natural rock arches and into sea caves, giving you the opportunity to admire the old watchtowers that dot the entire length of this coast. You will pause at beaches reachable only by sea and have time to go snorkeling or swimming in crystal-clear waters and into grottoes. Not too far from the starting point, right after leaving the center of Amalfi, you will get close to Saint Andrew's Grotto, a huge natural sea cave full of stalactites named after the patron saint of Amalfi (Andrea). Then, once passed Duoglio and Santa Croce beaches, you will stop by the "Arc of Lovers", a natural rock arch created millions of years ago by the erosion of the sea whose shape recalls two elephants in the act of kissing. Up to not too long ago young couples used to get married on the top of it. A little later you will cruise in front of the ancient fishing village of Conca dei Marini, passing near the villa of Sophia Loren and seeing the historic hotel “Il Saraceno” located on La Vite Beach. From here you will also have a stunning view of the Santa Rosa Monastery, a former convent now converted into a luxury hotel, once home of the Dominican nuns. It's right in the kitchens of this monastery that the delicious "Sfogliatella Santa Rosa" was born, a shell-shaped pastry filled with ricotta cheese-based cream and little dried fruit pieces, typical of the local culinary tradition (don't forget to taste it before leaving!). Once past the seaside of Conca dei Marini you will enter its western basin, where you will have a beautiful view of Furore and Praiano villages and the islands of Li Galli and Capri, together with the well-known Faraglioni Rocks. Further inside this basin we will find the little Runghetiello Grotto and its tiny beach, where you will anchor for a break to go swimming or snorkeling. You will reach then the famous Furore Fjord, the only natural fjord in Italy and location of the international diving competition "MarMeeting": every year in July, professional divers from around the world compete by jumping from the top of the bridge which is 28 meters high. Navigating a little farther onward to the village of Praiano you will be able to have a close look at a bigger sea cave, the Africana Grotto, where the water has a distinctive blue color thanks to the unique refraction of light. Finally you will go round Capo Sottile and continue cruising to Positano, where you will have another break for snorkeling at a beach reachable only by the sea and so not crowded at all: La Porta. The return trip to Amalfi will give you a different but equally remarkable view of both sea and land.

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Gennaro Best man!!! Our guide Gennaro was simply outstanding, we were very impressed with his extensive knowledge and passion for the region. Our driver Giovanni was also fantastic. He drove very safely and made sure we felt comfortable and relaxed throughout the trip. The entire trip took about 11 hours. Unfortunately we were unlucky with the weather - it rained in Positano and Amalfi and there were a lot of traffic jams. One criticism is that the stay in Sorrento and Positano was a bit short at one hour each. A stay of 1.5 hours in each place would have been more suitable. But if you want to see the area, then definitely go with the guys.

Antonio our guide is an engaging and caring guide. He made the trip memorable and will never forget and our driver Bruno the champion. Great trip and my hats off to the world tour team for putting out quality trips and adventures.

We had a unforgettable day with the caring guide Gabriel Casavega and the driver Giovanni. The tour was as we expected. We have seen a lot and the food was good. Gabriel loves his job, he is amazing!!!

Gazal and Alfredo, good team :-) Gazal nice girl and Alfredo good driver!

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