Private tour of the Amalfi Coast as shore excursion from the Port of Naples for cruise passengers. Includes Positano, Sorrento, Amalfi, Ravello
- Amalfi Coast Scenic Road
- Private English speaking driver
- Pick-up at the dock
- Private guide (optional)
This private shore excursion from Naples will make you discover the Amalfi Coast, the beautiful coastline located South of Naples, world famous for the romantic scenery, the rich history, the charming towns and the excellent food.
A private English speaking driver will pick you up at the port of Naples with a luxury sedan or minivan. He will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name right at the docks. Since this will be a private tour, you will be able to adjust the timing based on the schedule of the cruise. The itinerary will go along the scenic road of the Costiera Amalfitana as it is known in Italian, first to Sorrento the most ancient town on the coast with origins dating back to the 5th Century BC when it was a Greek colony. We will stop on a panoramic point to admire from above the town placed on a cliff right on the sea.
We will then reach Positano, a lovely and trendy town placed in a beautiful panoramic position overlooking the sea. The old center surrounds the church of Santa Maria Assunta with the dome made of the typical colorful ceramic tiles. Little alleys, with bars and shops selling typical products, lead down to the beach where you can sit down to have gelato or limoncello. The tour will continue along this romantic coastline where you can stop to take beautiful photos that will likely make all your friends at home very jealous. We will pass by the towns of Praiano and Conca dei Marini before arriving to Amalfi, the most important center of the coastline bearing its name.
The town has a glorious past when was one of the four Maritime Republics (together with Venice, Pisa and Genoa) between the 8th and 13th Century. It became a very popular tourist destinations since the 1920s when the British aristocracy started to enjoy the beauty of its sea. A walk starting from the port full of colored fishing boats will take you through the center to the beautiful cathedral of Sant’Andrea. The church, overlooking the lively Piazza Duomo, was built in the 12th Century and has a beautiful cloister where you can see the influence of the Arab culture on this part of Southern Italy. In Amalfi you will have time for lunch in a typical restaurant to enjoy the delicious local food.
After the lunch break we will reach Ravello, sitting on an elevated position of 315 meters above sea level. In the center you will visit the old palaces home of the local aristocracy, villa Ruffolo, Villa Cimbrone and the 11th Century Duomo. But Ravello is also famous for the breathtaking views over the sea and for the many noteworthy personalities that visited and loved the place, like Richard Wagner that in Ravello took inspiration to write the Parsifal. With the eyes full of marvellous images of art and sea we will be heading back to the port in time for boarding your cruise.
This tour can be easily done just with an English speaking private driver. If you wish to have more assistance during your visit and to know more about the places that you will see, we recommend also having a private guide. You can add the private guide service from the options menu in the reservation box (in the upper right of this page).
Private driver and all transportation cost
Food, drinks, entrance fees
Port of Naples, at the docks
We suggest wearing comfortable walking shoes
This tour of the Amalfi coast can also be done as a Private tour departing from your hotel in Naples or from Naples train station or as a Private tour departing from Rome