Duration: 8 hr. approx
- Naples Port
- Amalfi Port
- Sorrento Port
- Salerno Port
Positano Drivers are the specialists of this kind of excursions; one of our enthusiastic, english speaking driver will be waiting for you at the port in Naples, Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Salerno and will show you the best of the surrounding area. We want to give you an unforgettable experience with us driving you around the magnificent Amalfi coast and Sorrento Peninsula, choose one of our day tour or let us know what you enjoy the most and we will study a super customized itinerary and we will make sure to take the best out of your excursion in the area.
One of our shore excursion will bring you on the beautiful Amalfi coast to discover Amalfi and Ravello two incredible pearls on the Gulf of Salerno.When you arrive in Amalfi, the panorama is wonderful, White houses clinging on the rocks opposethe big Saint Andrew’s Church, located in the middle of town. Amalfi is full of steps including 57 steps to get to the Atrium of the Cattedrale di S.Andrea which overhangs the main square. On the right side of the Cathedral,you’ll find the 12th century church tower and from aboveone can see the chiostro del Paradiso and the Chiesa del Crocifisso. Here one can discover the historical religious past of the Amalfi and its famous Church.
Ravello sits like a natural balcony overlooking the Gulf of Salerno. From where you can look down on Amalfi, Minori and Maiori. The Cathedral San Pantaleone in the heart of Ravello dates back to the 11th century and features an impressive marble pulpit with six lions carved at its base. There is a small Museum in the crypt containing religious artiefacts and marbles takes from Villa Rufolo. Villa Rufolo includes a series of buildings in the Arab-Sicilian style of costruction. Here Boccaccio placed the merry company of the Decameron and Wagner found inspiration and wrote the third act of Parsifal. The villa was built in the 13th century for the wealthy Rufolos and housed several popes, as well as Charles I of Anjou.
From the terraces of villa Rufolo there are magnificent views over the bay. The villa’s gardens are the setting for the Festival Musicale di Ravello each June. Villa Cimbrone was built at the beginning of last century in a medieval style. It includes a building with two towers, a courtyard and an open vaulted terrace-room called Cripta. At the end of a straight avenue that cuts through the lush gardens you will find the Belvedere Cimbrone, the most advanced point of the ridge on which Ravello lies, from here you can enjoy one of the most spectacular panoramas in all of Italy.