Amalfi And Ravello Half-Day: Small Group Tour From Positano - Sorrento

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    11:30 am Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup at dedicated central meeting point: Parking Mandara,Positano
  • Return Details :
    Drop-off at dedicated central meeting points at Positano.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover the charms of Amalfiand Ravelloon this 6-hour tour from Positano.Explore Amalfi's 11th-century Cathedral with its baroque interior and a spectacular fresco of Saint Andrew, see theCloister of Paradise and visit the Museum of Handmade Paper. Perhaps enjoy a 45-minute boat trip along the coastline (own expense) beforecontinuing to the UNESCO-listed village of Ravello, where you can visit two famous villas and soak up the panoramic views of the Amalfi coast views fromthe Terrace of Infinity (Terrazzo dell'lnfinito). This is a small-group tour to ensure you have the experience to remember.

Highlights

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus

Know More about this tour

Get picked up from the designated meeting point in Positano and climb into the air-conditioned coach for the journey along the Amalfi coast, admiring views of the ocean along the way and passing the villages of Praiano, Furore and Conca dei Marini.

On arriving at Amalfi you will have two hours of free time to explore what was once the capital of the maritime republic known as the Duchy of Amalfi.Visit the 11th-century Amalfi Cathedral, and marvel at the Baroque interior, the bronze sculpture of Saint Andrew and the four large paintings by the Italian painter Andrea dell'Asta in the gold caisson ceiling. Stroll to theCloister of Paradise (Chiostro del Paradiso),built by the archbishop Filippo Augustariccio between 1266 and 1268 and was used as a burial ground for noble families of Amalfi.

Another attraction is theMuseum of Handmade Paper (Museo della Carta), which celebrates the long-established papermaking tradition in Amalfi. If you wish you can alsoenjoy a 45-minute panoramic boat trip (own expense, 12,00).

Climb back into the coach for the trip to Ravello, approximately seven miles north of Amalfi. The small UNESCO-listed village is home toVilla Rufolo, built in the thirteenth-century by Nicola Rufolo, one of the richest Patricians of Ravello.Perched on a ledge overlooking the cathedral square, thevilla was the inspiration for the stage design of German composer Richard Wager's opera Parsifal.

Villa Rufolo is another sight not to be missed in Ravello. Famous for its scenic belvedere known as the Terrace of Infinity (Terrazzo dell'lnfinito), which offers beautiful panoramic views of the Amalfi coast.

The coach will then return to Positano, where the tour ends.

Inclusions

  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Small-group tour

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Boat trip (45 mins at 12,00)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Children must be accompanied by an adult

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