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Positano, Amalfi and Ravello Sharing Tour from Sorrento

1. Positano, Amalfi and Ravello Sharing Tour from Sorrento

PROGRAM:Pickup from your hotel by Mercedes van and enjoy the Amalfi Coast drive which is arguably the world's most beautiful and thrilling sightseeing road. Your English-speaking driver, along the journey, will give you general information including how to spend your free time for each of the 3 stops programmed: Positano is a true paradise, developed vertically within a tangled overlay of streets, alleys, and shops that expose the colorful Positano fashions well-known all around the world.  In the town center is the Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta which shows up with its large dome, tiled in majolica, and sheltering some precious works like polychrome marble altars. It’s nice to get lost in Positano. To fully embrace the beauty of the town it is probably better to walk without a precise destination. You will be able to enjoy the streets, the little shops, the restaurants, the monuments, the churches, and the beaches. Amalfi, a picturesque interlacing of alleys and stairways overlooks the sea with all its extraordinary colors reflecting the enchanting landscape of Amalfi, the town whose name blesses the entire coast. Dominated by the majestic Cathedral dedicated to Sant'Andrea (St. Andrew), Amalfi proffers innumerable testimonies of its glorious past as the Maritime Republic. Ravello, another pearl of the coast, is an elegant and refined village, dipped in green and characterized by luxurious villas.  Ravello is famous all around the world for its festival, in the garden of Villa Rufolo, where an evocative setting and the emotion of listening to great music create an experience of extraordinary intensity.  The heart of Ravello is represented by Piazza Vescovado, framed by the architecture of Palazzo Rufolo and the Cathedral with its magnificent portal (the first ever made with this innovative mold technique) and 10-feet-high bell tower. Return to the hotel at about 4:30 PM.

Naples: Boat Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

2. 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.

From Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Scenic Full-Day Drive Tour

3. From Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Scenic Full-Day Drive Tour

Spend a full day exploring the UNESCO-protected Amalfi coast on this tour from Sorrento. Travel along the road known as the Amalfitana and admire the stretch of coastline famous for its natural beauty and charming towns. See the Li Galli islands and the isle of Capri in the distance. Start with pickup from your hotel or nearest advised meeting point, and set off on your journey. Enjoy the views along the coastline road that is built into the side of the cliffs offering a picturesque view of the sea. During the journey, make a stop for photos at a panoramic viewpoint. Once in Positano, you will enjoy 1-hour of free time stop to explore the town. Stroll through the narrow streets full of unique craft shops and boutiques, and make your way to the beautiful beach. Afterward, depart for Amalfi along the scenic road passing through beautiful villages such as Praiano, Furore, and Conca dei Marini. Take 2 hours of free time in Amalfi. You can visit the medieval Cathedral of St. Andrew or simply relax on the beach. Make your way to the last stop of the day, the town of Ravello. Use 1 hour of free time to enjoy the fantastic panoramic views of the ocean, or visit Villa Rufolo with its magical gardens suspended over the sea. Afterward, relax on your return journey to Sorrento.

Sorrento: Full-Day Boat Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

4. Sorrento: Full-Day Boat Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Italian coast on this full-day trip by boat from Sorrento. Cruise around Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello, with plenty of time to explore the islands and experience their unique way and pace of life. See the iconic Amalfi and Sorrento coastlines from the comfort of a boat on a full-day trip. Get picked up from Sorrento before setting sail from Piano di Sorrento along the Amalfi Coast. Sit back and admire the enchanting beauty of the Sorrento Coast with the iconic Mount Vesuvius in the background as you glide over the Mediterranean Sea.  See terraces overhanging the sea, the Baths of Queen Giovanna, the Bay of Jeranto, and the protected marine area of Punta Campanella on your journey. Hug the coastline to then admire the iconic Amalfi Coast, passing by Li Galli Island, the charming towns of Nerano and Praiano, and the Fjord of Furore before docking in Amalfi.  Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site at your own pace, soaking in its picturesque views, romantic landscapes, and the Amalfi Cathedral. Choose to hop onto a minivan to visit the village of Ravello, where you can see the splendid Villa Rufolo and its verdant gardens, or choose to spend your time getting to know Amalfi. Next, set sail again to make your way to Positano, also known as the pearl of the Amalfi Coast. Discover the town's famous narrow streets, traditional shops, and colorful pottery in your own time before jumping back on the boat for a relaxed sail back to Piano di Sorrento, from where you will be dropped off back at the starting point.

From Naples or Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip

5. 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 speedboat 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 speedboat 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.

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

6. 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: Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Shared Day Trip

7. 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.

Ravello: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

8. Ravello: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

Ravello is one of the most enchanting places of the Amalfi Coast and the dream destination of intellectuals, artists and musicians of the 19th century. It is here that Wagner composed the second act of the Parsifal. The medieval town is set 365 meters above the Tyrrhenian Sea. You'll visit the beautiful villas located in the town such as Villa Rufolo, where every year the international Ravello Festival takes place and Villa Cimbrone, which is famous for its scenic belvedere named the Terrace of Infinity. it is here that in 1938 Greta Garbo and the composer Leopold Stokowski spent wonderful days of love. The Nobel prize winner for literature Andre Gide has said, "Ravello is closer to the sky than it is far from the shore." In Ravello, you can enjoy the most enchanting views of the Amalfi Coast, as you are on a suspended terrace between the cobalt blue Tyrrhenian Sea and the Lattari Mountains. You’ll visit the Cathedral of Saint Pantaleone and, through the splendid access tower, you’ll enter into Villa Rufolo, a wonderful medieval site adorned with enchanting gardens.

Sorrento: Small Group Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

9. Sorrento: Small Group Tour to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello

Discover the beautiful landscapes of the Amalfi Coast on a group tour from Sorrento. See the St. Andrew's Cathedral, 13th-century Villa Rufolo, and other highlights of the town. After being picked up from your hotel in Sorrento drive along the scenic roads of the Amalfi Coast in an 8-seater luxury minivan. Journey directly to the enchanting coastal resort town of Positano and explore the narrow streets and souvenir shops for approximately 1 hour. Continue to Amalfi to take a walking tour of the historic center. Visit the former home of Flavio Gioia, who invented the compass in the Middle Ages. See highlights such as St. Andrew's Cathedral on Piazza del Duomo. Then, travel up into the hills to explore the hilltop town of Ravello, where you will get an hour to wander the maze of narrow streets and see monuments such as the cathedral and 13th-century Villa Rufolo, where Richard Wagner got the inspiration for the stage design of his opera Parsifal.

Naples: Private Tesla Tour to Amalfi, Ravello, and Positano

10. Naples: Private Tesla Tour to Amalfi, Ravello, and Positano

Amalfi Coast is one of the best place in the world and you can live a wonderful tour experience spending a day in a beautiful Tesla-car. It is a luxury experience. Set a pickup with a professional driver in a suit and tie who will welcome you with a bottle of sparkling wine on board of your luxury car. Amalfi coast is famous for its breathtaking views and its different suggestive places to take photos that will make your holiday unforgettable! The pearl of the coast is Positano. Its narrow streets, the colors of the flowers and the artisan shops overlooking the sea will capture you. Then you are going to stop in Amalfi, where you can try its speciality in the city's historic centre. Don't forget to visit the big cathedral with its splendid mosaics. On the beach in Amalfi, enjoy the sun and don't forget to bring a towel and sunscreen. Last stop is Ravello, one of the oldest villages on the coast. Ravello in famous all over the world for its classical music festival but you can explore its colors visiting the gardens of Villa Rufolo (paying an entrance ticket) with its beautiful terrace.

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What people are saying about Villa Rufolo

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4.6 / 5

based on 2,278 reviews

Our driver and guide was David. There was another family along with us for the ride. David was excellent stopping at various scenic spots to give us time to capture the views. He explained the beauty of each place and as per his suggestion we got to spend about an hour each in Positano and Ravello and hour and half in Amalfi. Being off season at the end of December, the traffic was ok, and crowds also manageable. The weather was also excellent. Of the 3 cities Positano and Amalfi were excellent for the views and shopping for trinkets. Ravello was more quiet being off season, but the views from there were still excellent. Would highly recommend.

Nando(our driver and tour guide) made our day special. I would like to suggest the pick-up from the hotel option. My husband and I got a little bit lost for few minutes with the meeting point in Sorrento and we contacted customer service and quickly Nando walked around and found us. Highly recommend this event! Thank you very much!

This is a must do tour if you are in the Sorrento/Naples area. It’s a nice combination of guided and free time tour. Our driver Nando was very friendly and knowledgeable of the area and offered recommendations as well as flexibility with the time.

Nino was an excellent guide and driver, he was funny but very informative.

Had a wonderful experience with the tour in the Almalfi. Really enjoyed it