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Private Amalfi Coast Tour
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Pick-up at your hotel, more details at booking
Your private driver will pick you up from the hotel in the morning for your full day tour along the breathtaking Amalfi coastline. This excursion will transport you to a place where nature, culture and food exist in harmony by the sea. You will stop in three of the delightful towns nestled in the small natural bays along the coast: Positano, Amalfi and Ravello. All three offer breathtaking views and the opportunity for spectacular photos.
Your first stop will be Positano, a charming little town built on a cliff and surrounded by turquoise sea. The coast around Positano is in fact considered to be one of the most beautiful areas of the Amalfi Coast. In the 1950s, the town was rediscovered thanks to a nascent tourist industry and has since become a popular attraction.
Next, you will visit Amalfi, the most important town in the area as well as one of the most popular, attracting huge numbers of tourists every year. This picturesque seaside resort, once a thriving trading hub, boasts some wonderful examples of medieval architecture and a long history of famous visitors (such as the composer Richard Wagner).
Continue to the third and last town: Ravello. This ancient and fascinating town was once an important trading port until it was sacked and destroyed by Pisa. Ravello was revived in the 19th century, having been rediscovered by artists, intellectuals and aristocrats. Today, Ravello is a popular tourist destination that offers a rich culture and many beautiful sights.
At the end of your excursion, your driver will return you to your accommodations.
– Round trip transportation with private car
– Expert English speaking driver and guide
– Visit of Positano
– Visit of Amalfi
– Visit of Ravello
– Confirmation will be received at time of booking
– Voucher and detailed operator information, including local emergency numbers will be received three weeks before the date of your tour.
– Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
Pick-up at your accommodation
drop-off at your accommodation
Ravello is a charming little town built along the Amalfi Coast, offering a scenic beauty that has fascinated visitors for centuries. As such, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.
Founded in the 5th century, Ravello was originally a refuge for those escaping the vicious barbarian invaders that ultimately toppled the Roman Empire. Within a few centuries, the town became an important maritime port that traded wool, grains, and other mainland goods. In the 12th century, Ravello was sacked and destroyed by Pisa, causing a massive decline and forcing much of the remaining population to move elsewhere. The town did not begin to recover until the 19th century, when it was rediscovered by artists, intellectuals and aristocrats. Today, Ravello is a popular tourist destination that offers a rich culture and many beautiful sights.
Things to see
Of these sights, the Duomo of Ravello is decidedly one of the best. This 11th century cathedral, dedicated to Saint Maria Assunta, has a gorgeous marble pulpit made by the sculptor Nicola di Bartolomeo. Also worth visiting is the Villa Rufolo, built by the powerful family of the same name in the 13th century. This villa has lush gardens offering a breathtaking view of the coast, and is well known for having hosted the composer Richard Wagner in the 19th century. Also found in Ravello is the 11th century Villa Cimbrone, once owned and renovated by the baron Ernest William Beckett and his family. It is most famous for its spectacular belvedere called Terrazzo dell’lnfinito (“Terrace of Infinity”), offering an amazing view of the sea.
Located on the homonymous Amalfi Coast, the gorgeous Amalfi is the most important town in the area as well as one of the most popular, attracting huge numbers of tourists every year. Due to its cultural and historical importance, the town was included in the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Founded during the Roman era, Amalfi was a small resort town which eventually flourished in the 6th century as a maritime power that would later rival Pisa and Genova. It became a rich trading hub, dealing in grain, salt and timber, as well as exotic merchandise from Egypt and the Byzantine Empire. Amalfi’s importance declined when it was taken over by Pisa in the 12th century, and after a tsunami that destroyed its port and lower section, it never quite recovered its former glory. Nevertheless, Amalfi now thrives as a popular holiday destination; in fact, many important people have visited the town over the years, such as the composer Richard Wagner and the playwright Henrik Ibsen.
Things to see
Demonstrating beautiful examples of medieval architecture, the most fascinating by far is the Duomo di Amalfi, built in the 11th in the Byzantine style and decorated inside in the Baroque style. According to legend, the Cathedral contains the remains of Saint Andrew, which were brought back from Constantinople during the Crusades of the 1200s.