The Amalfi Coast's Big Three

The Amalfi Coast's Big Three
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Summary
Shore Excursion SizeSmall
Shore Excursion TypeCultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration9 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
Shore Excursion Leaves FromCruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage ProvidedLunch, Light fare with 1 Main Course
Recommended DressWe recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
RestrictionsGuests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not suitable for any guest with walking difficulties. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Tour Details

The Amalfi Coast's Big Three

Your remarkable and unforgettable journey begins as you leave Naples behind for a scenic, comfortable ride along the Amalfi coast with its breath-taking views. Your first stop will be the coastal town of Sorrento where you can observe the eclectic mix of traditional atmospheres with new world conveniences as you stroll through narrow streets bursting with artisan shops. With its beautiful location on the north coast of the peninsula, the small community of Sorrento is perfectly situated looking out over the Bay of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, and the Isle of Capri. It is hard to imagine a more perfect setting than this. Pop into a small factory and savor a Limoncello before heading to the seaside town of Positano.

This cliffside village is placed on southern Italy's Amalfi Coast with a pebble beachfront and steep, narrow streets lined with boutiques and cafes. Discover a 13th-century Byzantine icon of the Virgin Mary and the Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta featuring a majolica-tiled dome. Positano is known for its glitterati so keep your eyes open for a celebrity or two! Walk down to the beach to admire the pastel colored houses lining the sheer cliffs. You can also check out the glamorous restaurants and upscale shopping haunts. Not to be missed are the Moda Positano, traditional Positano clothing with vibrant colors and natural fibers.

From there you will head to the large town of Amalfi, stopping along the way for a delicious lunch at a breathtaking seaside terrace. You will get a sense of grace along with beauty in Amalfi as you admire the cluster of white buildings that gleam along the coast. More level than the other stops you will make, Amalfi town ambles up the hillside from the water rather than clinging vertically to it making it a bit easier to walk. One of the most historic towns along the Amalfi Coast, Amalfi was a trade bridge between the Byzantine and western worlds for centuries. Be sure to visit St. Andrew's Cathedral, this 9th century Roman Catholic church contains a mother of pearl crucifix brought over from the Holy Land as well as the remains of Saint Andrew. Conclude your time in Amalfi with local handmade ice cream on the beach before returning to port.

This popular tour fills up fast so make your reservation today and don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
9 Hours
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Lunch, Light fare with 1 Main Course
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not suitable for any guest with walking difficulties. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
5 Stars4.8 / 5  |  21 ReviewsReview This Tour
Great day on Amalie Coast
February 22, 2020
We loved this day. What beautiful views of the coast. Our lunch stop was excellent. Food was great and the view was amazing.
Reviewer: Susan Huth
5 Stars
Outstanding Tour
January 01, 2020
We loved this tour and would recommend it to anyone who wants a fun day. It was money well spent and we plan to visit the area again in the future. Our tour guide was outstanding!
Reviewer: David Lewin
5 Stars
Worth it!
November 05, 2019
Our tour guide was Marie Anjela, who was very friendly, and did a really good job at explaining everything to us. The drive was 'thrilling' and the views were amazing. The tour brought us through all of the main towns of Amalfi coast. Although we didn't have a significant amount of time to spend in each town, it was well distributed so that you could get a small taste of each town (to make you want to go back), and to keep the tour 'on time' so that we could get the most out of the trip and be back to the ship on time. We were very happy that we took this tour, it was time and money well spent!
Reviewer: Jennifer Shee
5 Stars
Amalfi Coast tour
October 31, 2019
Beautiful tour. Could not hear the director as we were towards the rear of the lg van plus the fact that she had a accent. Would love to have spent a little longer in Sorrento as there is so much to see in such a short time. Didn't realize that we would have to walk a distance to get on the van. Beautiful place to tour.
Reviewer: Arnold Pressman
4 Stars
A fun day!
October 10, 2019
Excellent excursion. Picked up on time. Plenty of time to get out and enjoy each stop. Returned to the ship with plenty of time to spare.
Reviewer: Jeffrey Curtis
5 Stars
Fantastic Tour
June 07, 2019
This tour was well organized, everything ran smoothly, and our guide was the best. He didn’t just ramble on nonstop. He spoke when necessary and answered questions appropriately. Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi are all very gorgeous and the drive was so peaceful. The view from the restaurant where we had lunch was so beautiful...I’ll never forget it. What an awesome day!
Reviewer: Sheryl Ann Stephen
5 Stars