The scenic Amalfi Coast is one of southern Italy's top destinations. A good way to experience this picturesque area is on a tour. Here are guided day tours, boat excursions, and cooking classes on the Amalfi Coast. Some of these tours are also available from Naples so if you're arriving on a cruise ship, you could consider these for port excursions.
The island of Capri has long been a top romantic destination. This boat tour takes you from the town of Positano to the island where you'll enjoy a four hour independent visit. Back on board, you'll take a scenic boat ride around the island to see the cliffs, beaches, and hidden grottoes along its coast from the sea as well as stopping in a cove for a swim. Cold drinks and towels are provided on board the boat. There's also an optional visit to the famous Blue Grotto.
Many of the Amalfi Coast's top sights can be seen only from the water. This full-day boat excursion takes you by the grottoes, bays, and rugged cliffs of the coast by sea. The boat tour departs from Positano and passes several picturesque villages with stops for swimming (towels provided on board) and you'll have a 3-course lunch at a small beach restaurant built on stilts. You can also add an optional visit to the Emerald Grotto, weather permitting.
Taste limoncello and tour three Amalfi Coast towns in this full-day tour. Participants ride in an air-conditioned luxury vehicle to visit the towns of Ravello, Amalfi (including limoncello tasting and a museum), and Positano with an English-speaking guide. There's a lunch stop at the Trattoria da Rispoli (cost of lunch not included). Pick up is available from anywhere on the Amalfi peninsula or even in Naples.
Driving along the Amafli Coast can be a stressful experience so it's nice to leave the driving to someone else. On this luxurious private chauffeured road trip you'll be driven along the scenic coast with stops in villages, beaches, or scenic view spots of your choosing. Since the tour is private, you and your group can stop wherever you wish and the driver can recommend places to stop for shopping, swimming, taking a walk in the hills, or a good restaurant for lunch. Pick up is available anywhere on the Amalfi peninsula or Naples.
Enjoy a cooking class and lunch in a private villa in Sorrento. The program starts with fresh-squeezed orange juice and cake before the hands-on cooking class. Also included are a visit to a wine cellar with wine tasting and eating the lunch you've prepared by the pool or indoors by the fireplace. Transportation is not included but can be arranged. Sorrento can be reached by train from Naples.
Mama Agata's cooking classes take place in her cliff-top Ravello home overlooking the Amalfi Coast. The program includes breakfast cake and coffee, a demonstration cooking class, garden tour, and lunch on the terrace with homemade wine. Transportation is not included but can be arranged for an additional fee.
A convenient way to visit the archeological ruins of the lost cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum is on a private tour. The car or van will pick you up and return you to any location on the Amalfi Coast or Naples. The full day tour includes transportation in an air conditioned vehicle and English speaking guide; admission and lunch are not included.
If you prefer to get to Pompeii on your own either with your own car or by taking the train from Sorrento, this guided walking tour is a more economical option. An English-speaking guide will lead you through the highlights of the archeological site on this tour that lasts approximately 3 to 3.5 hours.
This full day tour starts from anyplace on the Amalfi peninsula or Naples. Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle with English-speaking driver for a visit to the archeological site of Pompeii and Cantina Del Vesuvio Winery where you'll taste wine and have lunch.
This tour departs from any place on Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, Salerno, or Naples with transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle with English-speaking driver and guide. The tour includes a guided tour of the well-preserved Greek temples and museum at Paestum and visits to Tenuta Vannulo with cheese tasting and Marino Winery with wine tasting.