This tour can be arranged from Amalfi, from Sorrento but also from Salerno!
Sorrento offers tourists a charming taste of Italy. The cliff top town is a picturesque place to pass a nice holiday. Sorrento wears its history on its sleeve, hosting on its shores a number of different domains, whose wealthy saw the area as a perfect seaside playground. Roman emperors built vacation homes here, and the attractiveness carried since the 18th century when Europe’s literati came here on their Grand Tours. Today, Sorrento continues to be a popular tourist destination. You must do a day trips to Sorrento’s more famous neighbor.
Positano is a small picturesque town with marvelous coastal views. It ‘s a “vertical” village, Houses are organized as a colored cascade along the hills. They are built on the rocks and look towards the blue sea, the narrow streets are made of loads of little steps leading from everywhere to everywhere straight. Small houses, a magic atmosphere, beaches, the friendliness of the inhabitants, give a great charm of this village. Tourists do love this village. In front of the coast there are three small islands called “Li Galli” or “Sirenuse” ; according to a legend mermaids lived there.
Amalfi ‘s origin dates back to the first century A.C. when the Romans built luxurious villas in this area. In the middle age Amalfi became advanced and well-developed communities, owned a powerful fleet of ships, and became one of the five Italian Maritime Republics. Today Amalfitans are very proud of one of their most famous mariners, Flavio Gioia, the inventor of the compass.
Sorrento: Marina Piccola, the Tasso square, Dome, Belvedere (panoramic gardens), historical alleys
Positano: the majestic Dome, the harbor and stairway streets with nice shops
Amalfi: St. Andrew’s cathedral, the Moresque style cloister of paradise, paper mill museum.
whole day tour about 7 hours
(240 € per person)
we pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation
the ride Sorrento-Positano (1 h) – Positano tour (1 h) – the ride Positano-Amalfi (30 min) – Amalfi tour (1,5h) – lunch break (1h)
If required we give the opportunity to enjoy one of the beautiful beaches of the Amalfi’s coast (1h)
back to Sorrento (1,5 h)