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$69.35 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Amalfi Coast Experience from Sorrento

Jump aboard of a comfortable coach to explore the Amalfi Coast. Along the way, admire sweeping views over the pretty coastline and  prepare your camera to immortalize the landscapes suspended between the sea and the slopes of Lattari mountains.   On arrival in Positano — your first stop of the day — enjoy an hour of free time to explore this little town. Walk through the colorful buildings across the sea, browse the traditional boutiques, and visit the church of Santa Maria Assunta with its unique dark Madonna. Then, head through the beautiful villages of Praiano, Furore and Conca dei Marini to Amalfi. During your 2-hour stop in Amalfi, admire the traditional Mediterranean architecture, join a boat tour around the coast (at your own expense) and soak up the atmosphere in one of Italy's most famous coastal resort towns. Continue  to Ravello. During your 1-hour visit, explore the town  at your own pace and discover the top local attractions such as Villa Rufolo — a 13th-century villa with beautiful cascading gardens and exquisite views. Afterward, concludes your tour back  in Sorrento in the afternoon.

$86.68 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Amalfi Coast Small-Group Cruise from Positano

Leave from Positano port in morning, where you’ll step aboard the boat to begin your cruise. With the number of travelers on board restricted to 12, you’ll be able to enjoy a comfortable and intimate cruise.Let your skipper steer the boat as you sit back and bask in the sun with an included soda or mineral water, taking in views of the picture-perfect coast — an enchanting stretch of shoreline comprised of jagged cliffs and white sand beaches, and peppered with a sprinkling of scenic harbor towns.Pass by the fishing village of Praiano, a timeless cluster of whitewashed houses set on a cliff and backed by shrubs and trees. Then continue on past the Furore fjord, where you’ll find a narrow cove that can only be accessed from the water. Along the way, stop to take a dip in the azure waters at various scenic swimming spots, including caves and a small cascade of fresh spring water.Take photos of the sparkling waters of Conca dei Marini and perhaps pay a visit to the Emerald Grotto (own expense), a famous sea cave where stalactites hang from the ceiling, stalagmites grow dramatically from the cave floor, and the waters give off a glimmering green hue.Pull up in the harbor at Amalfi and disembark. Spend three hours exploring the town at your leisure. Amalfi was once the center of a powerful maritime republic and there is much to see including its 11th-century cathedral, the busy harbor and many shops and restaurants. While here, grab a fresh seafood lunch (own expense). Alternatively, take a bus up the hills to Ravello, a cliffside resort with fabulous views of the coast below.After exploring Amalfi or Ravello independently, rejoin the group back on the boat, where — depending on time remaining — you might continue on for another swim in a cave past the popular Maiori resort town. Alternatively, begin the leisurely return journey back to Positano by boat.Disembark at Positano harbor, where your cruise concludes.

$878.41 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Amalfi Coast and Capri Island Private Cruise

Your private full-day cruise departs from Amalfi, Positano or Praiano. You have the choice of two types of boats: a 28-foot (8.5-meter) or 32-foot (10-meter) speedboat or a classic Italian wooden boat, called a gozzo. Board your private vessel at the pier and relax as your expert captain takes you along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. You'll be on the boat for six to seven hours, depending on how long you want to take for lunch, optional sightseeing and swimming. Enjoy views of the coast's highlights, such as the beautiful bay of Conca dei Marini (depending on which town you depart from) and the private islands and natural reserve of Li Galli, offering a beautiful panorama of Positano and Capri. Admire the town of Amalfi, filled with five-star hotels, chic boutiques and restaurants, and snap photos of the famous Faraglioni rock formations — you'll even pass right through an arched one!Near the town of Furore, pass a wonderful little turquoise fjord with a bridge where a diving competition is held every year (it was also the filming location of the Italian film Amore). Admire the typical fishing villages of Praiano and Nerano, cruise past the famous San Pietro Hotel, and take in a stunning panorama of Positano.If you wish, you can stop at small hidden coves or beaches along the way to take a dip. You can even swim below the former villa of famous Italian actress Sophia Loren. Then cross the Bay of Naples to Capri and circumnavigate the entire island, stopping to swim in various coves and lagoons, check out the rock formations and learn a bit about the island. View cliff-top Casa Malaparte, the Punta Carena lighthouse and Marina Piccola, a famous docking spot for luxury yachts.You’ll also see the dazzling Blue Grotto, once the private bath house of Roman Emperor Tiberius; the Green Grotto, where you can swim under a natural arc; and the White Grotto, a natural rock formation in the shape of the Virgin Mary. Hop off to visit the Blue Grotto if you wish (own expense).Finally, dock at Marina Grande for free time on the beautiful Island of Capri. Have lunch and people-watch at a sidewalk café, shop for lemon soaps in town and then do some sightseeing. Walk through the gardens of Villa San Michele, learn about Tiberius at Villa Jovis, take in the views from Mt Solaro, have a drink at chic Hotel Quisisana or visit the terraced Gardens of Augustus. Your captain will give you recommendations and directions, or can call you a taxi if you wish.After your time on Capri, board the boat and make your return journey along the coast, arriving back in Amalfi, Positano or Praiano in the evening.

$138.70 Outdoor Activities

Private Amalfi Coast ‘Path of the Gods’ Hike from Agerola

This is one of the most spectacular path in all Europe with incredible views overlooking the Amalfi Coast, Capri Island and a little island just off Positano called Li Galli (once owned by Rudolph Nureyev the famous Russian dancer). The path connect all the villages of the Amalfi Coast, from Bomerano located in Agerola above Amalfi all the way to Positano.You could also start the path from Praiano or via the monastery of “Santo Domenico”, you will pass through a monastery located just below The Path of the Gods or via Marina di Praia in Praiano, this is a nice walk from near a beach that will take you all the way to Colle Serra on the path. If you go from Bomerano to Nocelle, you can get to Positano centre or via Montepertuso or by taking the stairs to an area just outside the centre of Positano called Arienzo. If you walk from Nocelle to Bomerano depending where you are staying you need to take the Sita Bus to Amalfi and then to Bomerano. If you need help with transportation let us know. You cold start the Path of the Gods hike also from any area suggested above, please note that all the people in the group need to agree with the departing point.We suggest comfortable walking or hiking shoes and good light and comfortable cloths.

$57.79 Tours & Sightseeing

Amalfi and Ravello Half-Day: Small Group Tour from Positano

Get picked up from the designated meeting point in Positano and climb into the air-conditioned coach for the journey along the Amalfi coast, admiring views of the ocean along the way and passing the villages of Praiano, Furore and Conca dei Marini.On arriving at Amalfi you will have two hours of free time to explore what was once the capital of the maritime republic known as the Duchy of Amalfi. Visit the 11th-century Amalfi Cathedral, and marvel at the Baroque interior, the bronze sculpture of Saint Andrew and the four large paintings by the Italian painter Andrea dell'Asta in the gold caisson ceiling. Stroll to the Cloister of Paradise (Chiostro del Paradiso), built by the archbishop Filippo Augustariccio between 1266 and 1268, used as a burial ground for noble families of Amalfi. If you wish you can also enjoy an unforgettable 45-minute panoramic boat trip (own expense, €12,00).Climb back into the coach for the trip to Ravello, approximately seven miles north of Amalfi. The small UNESCO-listed village, hosts Villa Rufolo, built in the thirteenth-century by Nicola Rufolo, one of the richest Patricians of Ravello. Perched on a ledge overlooking the cathedral square, the villa was the inspiration for the stage design of German composer Richard Wager's opera Parsifal.Its  scenic belvedere known as the Terrace of Infinity (Terrazzo dell'lnfinito),  offers beautiful panoramic views of the Amalfi coast.The coach will then return to Positano, where the tour ends.

$260.05 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Amalfi Coast Sunset Cruise from Praiano or Positano

Meet the captain and skipper at the dock of your choice before boarding the vehicle. Go over a safety briefing with them including the location of flotation devices. The traditional gozzo will then leave at approximately 6:30pm from either Positano or Praiano. Relax as you sail the coast, including the popular Li Galli Island. As you cruise the waters, an aperitif will be served on board, including a glass of champagne. The skipper will be happy to assist you and provide you with information you may need regarding your surroundings. Enjoy your soothing trip before returning to the dock to end the evening.