Duration: 7-8 hours
Guided Tour from Sorrento to Amalfi, Ravello & Positano
Duration: 1.5-7 hours
Skippered Boat Tour of Amalfi Coast
Amalfi Coast Private Boat Tour
Nestled on the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, Positano entices visitors with its vibrant pastel-colored houses and narrow, winding streets. Immerse yourself in its bohemian ambiance as you stroll along its pebbled beach, indulge in local seafood delicacies, and soak in breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Visit the iconic Church of Santa Maria Assunta, adorned with a striking dome and Byzantine-style paintings.
Ravello lures visitors with its tranquility and timeless beauty. Explore the enchanting gardens of Villa Rufolo, which inspired Richard Wagner's composition, and savor sweeping views of the coastline. Wander through the immaculate Villa Cimbrone, graced with sculpted gardens and the breathtaking Terrace of Infinity, where the azure sea seemingly merges with the sky.
Challenge yourself with a thrilling hike along the Path of the Gods Hiking Tour, a breathtaking trail that winds its way high above the Amalfi Coast. Traverse rocky cliffs, meander through fragrant lemon groves, and be rewarded with awe-inspiring vistas of the coastline, the pristine blue sea, and the picturesque towns below.
Embark on a breathtaking drive along the Amalfi Coast, a world-renowned scenic route that winds its way along the cliffs, offering panoramic views of the simmering sea and picture-postcard coastal villages. Traverse the hairpin bends of the famed Amalfi Drive (Strada Statale 163), and experience the thrill of following Humphrey Bogart’s trail in Beat the Devil (1953).
Step into the grandeur of the Amalfi Cathedral, an architectural masterpiece dating back to the 9th century. Admire its stunning facade adorned with intricate sculptures and enter the ornate interiors where Byzantine and Moorish influences blend harmoniously. Don't miss the Cloister of Paradise, an oasis of serenity with its beautiful arcades and vibrant Moorish tiles.
Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Amalfi’s Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo), the heart of Amalfi. Admire the striking bell tower of the cathedral, relax in one of the charming cafes, and observe the vibrant local life unfolding before your eyes. Take a moment to appreciate the impressive fountain at the center of the square, adorned with mythical figures and intricate details.
Step into the maritime history of Amalfi at the Arsenale Museum. Explore the historic shipyard, once a bustling hub of shipbuilding activity, and learn about the town's maritime traditions and seafaring legacy. Marvel at the collection of ancient maritime artifacts, including ship models, navigational instruments, and historical documents.
Explore the fascinating history of papermaking at the Paper Museum, housed in an ancient paper mill. Witness the intricate process of handmade paper production and discover the importance of Amalfi's paper industry, which thrived during the medieval period and contributed to the spread of knowledge across Europe.
Relax and unwind on Amalfi's beautiful beach by taking a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters, enjoying the sun, and sand. You can rent sun loungers and umbrellas, find a cozy spot to enjoy the coastal scenery or take a leisurely stroll along the beach.
The best time to take day trips from Sorrento to Amalfi is the shoulder seasons of April to June and September to October. The temperature ranges from 15°C (59°F) to 25°C (77°F). Expect pleasant weather, and fewer crowds during this time as compared to the peak summer months.
Additionally, take advantage of this pleasant weather to indulge in outdoor activities like hiking along the famous Path of the Gods or enjoying leisure Amalfi boat tours.
Amalfi is located on the southwestern coast of Italy, specifically in the Campania region. It is part of the famous Amalfi Coast, which stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea. [Find on map]
By Bus: Catch the 5570 SITA bus that operates between Amlafi and Salerno.
By Car: Take the SS163 route. Amalfi is approximately 32 kilometers (20 miles) away from Sorrento when traveling by road.
By Boat: Public ferries connect towns along the Amalfi Coast - it’s the most widely available public transport.
By Train: There are no direct trains as Amalfi is predominantly connected by private transport, ferries, and buses.
By Tour: Hop on a guided tour if you prefer planned itineraries, transportation, and logistics are taken care of.
You can book fully guided day trips from Sorrento to Amalfi Coast where you can cover all the top attractions in the presence of a knowledgeable guide.
Yes, one of many benefits of availing of a guided day trip is return transfers. You can explore the coastal towns without breaking a sweat as transportation and logistics will be taken care of.
Of course! Ferries are the fastest public transport options in and around Amalfi. Although we would recommend an Amalfi private boat tour or a skippered tour for a more personalized experience.
Embark on a private boat tour to explore the sea caves and visit the Emerald Grotto under the guidance of an experienced (Italian & English) bilingual skipper.
You can book hiking tours online and enjoy the convenience of booking your preferred slots. Booking online also eliminates the hassle of last-minute rush and helps you to plan your itinerary.
You need to carry a comfortable backpack with good support, pair of hiking shoes, comfortable clothing, sunglasses, a hat, adequate drinking water, snacks, and a first-aid kit. Book the Path of God's Hiking Tour to navigate the trail and learn about the landmarks along the way.
A guided day trip can be canceled up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Although you can explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site on your own, we would recommend booking a guided tour. It includes transportation, visits to the lesser-known spots, and an expert guide who can help you to navigate Amalfi Coast like a pro!
Some of the top attractions are Amalfi Cathedral, Amalfi's Historic Center, Villa Rufolo, Paper Museum, Grotta dello Smeraldo, Lemon Grove, and Amalfi Beach.
There are great outdoor activity options in Amalfi, including hiking the scenic trails, swimming in the sea, taking the sunset boat cruise, or simply soaking up the sun on beaches.