Ravello, Amalfi & Positano
The best of the Amalfi coast.
A NOTE ABOUT DRIVING TIMES
About 4 hours in total.
The itinerary typically goes as follows but could be reversed depending on traffic.
- 07.30 pickup at the ship
- 07.30-09.15 drive to Positano
- 09.15-10.30 Positano
- 10.30-11.30 drive to Amalfi
- 11.30-12.30 Amalfi
- 12.30-13.00 drive to Ravello
- 13.00-15.15 Ravello
- 15.15-16.30 drive back to port
Perched on a hilltop high above the Amalfi coast, Ravello is a place of spectacular beauty and breathtaking views. To get there you will take a slow uphill drive, passing picturesque vineyards and olive groves. Yet unspoiled by tourism, Ravello boasts many architectural and historical points of interest, particularly Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo, where the gardens abound with seasonal flowers and give visitors a glimpse into the village’s fascinating past. Along Via Roma you will find upscale boutiques and traditional restaurants featuring the exceptional local cuisine.
This coastal town is situated on a seafront port and a long stretch of pebbled beach. In front of the port of Amalfi, is the only bus station along the coast. Behind this square lies the main shopping street of Amalfi, that ends at the furthest and highest point of the town. Along the pedestrian street are various bars and cafes, not to mention the many shops selling limoncello, casual apparel, swimwear, gifts, basic groceries, and of course, ceramics. However, if one would like to see more than just shops, Amalfi has some interesting sights to explore such as: a spectacular cathedral along the coast, and a paper factory and its museum. There are also some highly recommended local restaurants, which your driver can suggest.
Along the Amalfi coast a picture postcard comes to life as the vast expanse of the blue sea gives way to the craggy coast, dotted with outcroppings of rock, lush vegetation and colourful villages. In Positano you’ll feel like a jetsetter, surrounded by the elegance of designer shops and seaside cafés. Be sure to sample some limoncello, a tangy liqueur made from the celebrated local lemons.
DURATION: 9 hrs
OTHER COSTS & NOTES
- CHURCH DRESS CODE
Proper attire is required to enter churches (bare shoulders must be covered and shorts/skirts must come down to your knees).
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