Welcome to Positano


Look beyond the facades and the fashion, however, and you will find reassuring signs of everyday reality: crumbling stucco, streaked paintwork and even, on occasion, a faint whiff of drains. There’s still a southern-Italian holiday feel about the place, with sunbathers eating pizza on the beach, kids pestering parents for gelato and chic signore from Milan browsing the boutiques. The fashionista history runs deep – moda Positano was born here in the ’60s and the town was the first in Italy to import bikinis from France.


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$243.12 Day Trips & Excursions

Semi Private Pompeii, Positano & Amalfi Coast Tour with Lunch Included

Semi-private Day Tour from Rome to Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast. The trip includes a 2 hr guided walking tour of Pompeii and a light lunch (see details above). Pick up and drop off from centrally situated Rome hotels is included, and the tour is limited to 7/8 people per vehicle. The tour will include:A visit to the famous archaeological site of Pompeii, with a two-hour tour conducted by our local English speaking expert guide. You will enjoy a journey back in time as they visit the must-see highlights of this site. You will learn about life in Ancient Pompeii - the habits, lifestyles and peculiarities of the Ancient Romans as they tour the ancient market areas, food stalls, typical Roman homes, brothels, and admire the delightful frescoes all preserved by an erupting volcano that still dominates the Pompeii skyline.  Our next destination is a family-run authentic restaurant, in the hills overlooking the Bay of Sorrento,  where you will enjoy a light lunch in a family-run restaurant (who also produce olive oil that guests can try). Lunch consists of: Pasta with fresh tomatoes sauce or other home-grown seasonal vegetables, Caprese Salad (Mozzarella cheese and locally-produced tomatoes) water and limoncello – other drinks not included. In the afternoon we’ll spend 1.5 hours exploring Positano, where you can enjoy a walk around the delightful village with its white and pastel-coloured houses littering the hillside. Take time to visit the beautiful beaches, where you can relax or have a swim, stroll around the ancient fishing port and see the splendid majolica dome of the church of Santa Maria Assunta. You can also peruse the traditional artisan shops and enjoy a taste of the "Dolce Vita". Our Small Group Rome Tours to Pompeii & Amalfi coast will leave guests with memories that will last a lifetime as they discover some of the most enchanting places of our "Bel Paese", Italy. This is a long day tour but a very rewarding one! The tour will conclude back at your client’s hotel in Rome at about 6.45/7pm . Note: The order of the sites visited during the day may be different from the order as presented in the tour description. When being picked up at the hotel in the morning, it is important to verify the driver is from Avventure Bellissime, as there are several companies organizing pick ups at hotels at the same time.

$60.33 Day Trips & Excursions

Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello Private Tour from Naples

By taking a private tour, you have the option to spend as little or as much time as possible in the picturesque towns of Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, world-famous for their charm and colorful architecture.The villages scattered along the Amalfi Coast have always attracted visitors, bewitching all who visit. The charm lies not only in the towns themselves but also in their history and rich legacy of fine churches, villas and monasteries. See below for more information.

$61.67 Shore Excursions

Private Naples Shore Excursion: Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi

By taking a private tour, you have the option to spend as little or as much time as possible in the picturesque towns of Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Ravello world-famous for their charm and colorful architecture. The villages scattered along the Amalfi Coast have always attracted visitors, bewitching all who visit. Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Naples port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$94.37 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Capri Island Cruise from Amalfi, Praiano, or Positano

Head to the Positano, Praiano or Amalfi port in the morning, and board your 33-foot (10-meter) boat. Then sit back, relax and enjoy a drink as your expert captain navigates your boat away from the Amalfi Coast.When the picturesque seaside villages that dot this famous stretch of coastline slip from your view, stare out to sea and admire the private islands and natural reserve of Li Galli in the sea around you. Cross the southern end of the Bay of Naples toward Capri, and circumnavigate the chic little island, enjoying several stops along the way.Use the stops to swim and snorkel in various coves and lagoons, snap photos of the famous Faraglioni rock formations and learn a bit about the island from your captain. Look out for Casa Malaparte, the Punta Carena lighthouse and Marina Piccola, a docking spot for luxury yachts. Stop to visit the popular Blue Grotto, once the private bathhouse of Roman Emperor Tiberius, if you wish. The entrance fee is at your own expense, but the incredible colors of the lagoon make the expense worthwhile. Disembark at the main port of Capri and enjoy roughly four hours of free time to explore the island independently. Listen to recommendations and directions from your captain for local sights, activities and restaurants. Perhaps stroll through the gardens of Villa San Michele, visit the terraced Gardens of Augustus, ride the chairlift up to Mt Solaro or explore the area of Anacapri — it's up to you. All entrance fees, activities and food on the island are at your own expense.After your time on Capri, reboard your boat and make your return journey back to the Amalfi Coast. Pass the marine park of Punta Campanella and stop to swim and snorkel again in a pretty bay in the area of Nerano. Finally, arrive back in Positano, Praiano or Amalfi in the early evening.

$44.24 Day Trips & Excursions

Amalfi Coast Private Day Tour from Sorrento

By taking a private tour, you have the option to spend as little or as much time as possible in the picturesque towns of Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, world famous for their charm and colorful architecture. The villages scattered along the Amalfi Coast have always attracted visitors, bewitching all who visit. The charm lies not only in the towns themselves but also in their history and rich legacy of fine churches, villas and monasteries. Check out the Itinerary section for more information on each of the towns.

$100.27 Day Trips & Excursions

Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Independent Tour from Naples

Meet your driver at your central Naples hotel or at Naples’ central train station. Then, board your air-conditioned minivan and head south to Sorrento, the clifftop resort just west of the UNESCO-listed Amalfi Coast, a 40-mile (64-km) chunk of shore famed for its steep cliffs and confetti-colored villages.On arrival in Sorrento, enjoy an hour of free time to explore this charming town as you wish. Perhaps stroll the winding lanes, enjoy the bars and shops in the central square, Piazza Tasso, or check out the majestic 15th-century cathedral — it’s entirely up to you.Then, rejoin your minibus and keep your camera ready as you drive along the Amalfi Coast, tracing its winding cliffside road between lemon groves and the sparkling Mediterranean on route to Positano.Wedged between cliffs, Positano’s pastel houses fall steeply down to the sea, forming one of the Amalfi Coast's scenic highpoints. Arrive in the town and use an hour of free time here to perhaps shop at the chic boutiques and galleries, relax over coffee, or admire the Church of St Maria Assunta, famous for its tiled dome.Next, arrive in the town of Amalfi and enjoy another hour to explore its sights at your leisure. Perhaps visit its striking 9th-century cathedral, browse the many shops hidden in the lanes or enjoy lunch (own expense) at one of the tempting restaurants. Your final stop is the town of Ravello, higher up the cliffs. With an hour of free time here, maybe look around the impressive cathedral or visit the 13th-century Villa Rufolo (own expense), whose cliff-hugging gardens serve up jaw-dropping coastal views.Afterward, drive back to Naples, where your trip ends at your original departure point or any city center location of your choosing.