Shore excursion Amalfi Coast
Duration: 8 hr. approx
The Amalfi Coast is the perfect shore excursion for who wish to discover the breathtaking landscapes of the enchanting Amalfi Coast and visit its most famous towns: Positano, Amalfi and Ravello.
Amalfi: The origins of Amalfi, it too part of UNESCO heritage, seem to date back to Roman times and the history and the culture heritage of the city, makes of Amalfi a lively tourist center. In Amalfi you can visit the Saint Andrew’s Cathedral builted in the X° century and finished in the XIX° century with its baroque style, the Paper Museum and the Compass Museum that enclose the history of this city. Between the little streets of the city you can shop the limoncello liquor and all the famous products of this area. Today Amalfi is the largest and busiest city of the coast.
Positano: is famous all over the world for its beautiful views of the Salerno Gulf, its colors and nice streets where you can buy some souvenir like the famous painted potteries and the sandals handmade and decorated with crystals. Positano dates back to the ninth century, at the time of Saracen invasions. It was to defend it against them that we have the particular architecture of this perched town in addition to the three watchtowers, still perfectly preserved today, of Fornillo, Trasita and Sponda. Other point of interest in Positano, is the beach named Marina Grande where you can admire the clean and crystal water.
Ravello: A special stage of our excursion is Ravello famous for the ancient and amazing villas and the beautiful landscapes on the sea. In the center of the village you can find the cathedral and then the two main villas, villa Rufolo and villa Cimbrone that are circled by wide gardens where there are ancient statues, fountains and unique views of the coastal area and the entire gulf. In Villa Cimbrone important is the Infinity Terrace and in Villa Rufolo the wonderful gardens. In Ravello, there are also numerous cultural events such as the prestigious RAVELLO MUSIC FESTIVAL, that every year takes place, from early april to the end of october, in the gardens of Villa Rufolo.Request this shore excursion