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Amalfi Coast Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences


  • Positano Village, Amalfi Coast, Italy
  • Sorrento, Italy
  • Capri, Italy

If you want to travel somewhere that is truly amazing on an Italy vacation, the Amalfi Coast is one of the most breathtaking regions in the country. It is a stretch of coastline to the south of Naples on the southern coast of the Salerno Gulf. It is deemed so beautiful that it has been awarded the honour of being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The awesome nature of the Amalfi Coast is due to the way the mountains appear to drop down into the sea with steep cliffs harbouring picturesque towns as well as spectacular scenery. An awe-inspiring drive along the Amalfi Coast, on a trip to Italy, can be extremely rewarding, stopping at some of the resort towns along the way.  The road itself is a major engineering feat and it is possibly not a good idea to get too close to the edge.

The top places on the Amalfi Coast

Positano

Although good beaches do exist, they are not the main reason to visit the Amalfi Coast. There are a number of towns to consider including for either a stay or a day sojourn on a trip to Italy. Positano is probably the best-known resort here and used to be a port in medieval times. Today, it is a popular town offering not only two good beaches reached by a set of stairs but amazing coastal views as it is perched on the side of a hill that stretches down to the sea. There is a good selection of quality restaurants, cafes and fashionable boutique stores.

Ravello

Ravello is known for its culture as well as its beauty. Many writers, musicians and composers have made their home here and it still attracts artists and celebrities from around the world. There are festivals throughout the year, featuring mainly classical music. One major attraction on Italy vacation packages is the Ravello Cathedral dating back to the 12th Century with its marble portal and bronze door. There are several charming stately villas, some perched on the edge of the cliffs. 

Amalfi Town

Amalfi town is one of the larger resorts in the region and is surrounded by dramatic cliffs at the mouth of a deep ravine. It has beautiful squares connected by pedestrian streets full of restaurants and small stores. The cathedral here dates back to the 11th Century.  It is also a yachting centre where sailboats can be seen bobbing in the water along the marina.

Sorrento

Although officially Sorrento not part of the Amalfi Coast, it is an excellent place to use as a base when visiting the area on an Italy vacation. It is not unlike the towns of the Amalfi Coast as it is very attractive and is situated on top of a cliff with a first-class beach below. It also has an excellent selection of hotels and restaurants. There are an unspoiled authentic old quarter and a lively main shopping street. It also offers a good transportation system for those travellers wishing to make their own way along the Amalfi Coast.

Capri

While in the area, a visit to Capri would not be amiss on a trip to Italy. This island lies just off the coast and is served by high-speed ferries from Sorrento, the journey taking as little as half an hour. In the summer, there are also services from Positano and Amalfi.  On arrival, there is a highly recommended dramatic walk up to the town at the top of the island and once on top, the views make the walk well worthwhile. It is also possible to take local transportation. While in the town, explore the back streets with their small houses and courtyards. There are some Roman ruins in Capri but the big attraction is the famous Blue Grotto, a natural cavern 25 metres/80 feet wide and 60 metres/200 feet long with a very small entrance less than a metre/3 feet. In order to enter the grotto, visitors lie on their backs in wooden boats. And the blue really is a translucent blue.       

What types of tours are available in the Amalfi Coast?

You can combine a stay in Rome with the Amalfi Coast with stays in Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi – your choice or combinations of these towns.  You can combine any of these with Capri. For the more energetic, Goway offers an itinerary which includes hiking along the Amalfi Coast. Finally, perhaps a tour including Rome and the Amalfi with stops en route at Vesuvius and Pompeii might appeal.                        

This region in Southern Italy will possibly leave you breathless in admiration on an Italian vacation!

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Amalfi Coast

  • Splendid Amalfi from Rome with Air

    Discover the best of Italy on this journey along the Amalfi Coast. Begin in Rome, where you’ll tour the Vatican and the ancient world. Continue to Naples and Pompeii to explore Neapolitan culture and the tragedy of Mt. Vesuvius. End your vacation with a leisurely stay in Amalfi, a gorgeous village along the famous coastline.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,029
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • 11 Day Norwegian Epic and Rome with Airfare

    Spend time in the Eternal City, then set sail and discover the Mediterranean’s most exciting cities aboard the Norwegian Epic. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Italy, France and Spain.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,339
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Multi Country Vacation Ideas
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  • Splendid Amalfi Coast: Rome & Amalfi

    Discover the best of Italy on this journey along the Amalfi Coast. Begin in Rome, where you’ll tour the Vatican and the ancient world. Continue to Naples and Pompeii to explore Neapolitan culture and the tragedy of Mt. Vesuvius. End your vacation with a leisurely stay in Amalfi, a gorgeous village along the famous coastline.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,363
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic Southern Italy: Rome, Sorrento & Capri

    This sublime southern Italy tour starts in Rome, including sightseeing and a cooking class, before making its way south to the fascinating ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, and the Isle of Capri.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,986
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Amalfi Coast: Hike, Boat & Kayak

    The best way to experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Amalfi Coast is to walk along it. The scenery is breathtaking; the resorts, towns and villages charming. Everywhere are panoramic views of the coast and the sea. Also enjoy time in Naples, Pompeii and Capri.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,105
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous
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  • Coast to Coast: Amalfi to Apulia

    Explore two of Italy's stunning coastal regions - Amalfi Coast and Apulia! From the northern coast to the heel of the boot. Discover the famed Amalfi Coast's rugged coastlines including visits to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello. Then be fascinated by Apulia's dramatic caves, medieval quarters, intriguing trulli dwellings and fantastic food.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,873
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Highlights of Capri

    Discover the picturesque island of Capri and uncover its mystical charm and natural beauty on this Italian vacation. Stay in first-class accommodations and enjoy a private tour of the towns of Anacapri and Capri. Stroll through the historic centres, visit the gardens of Villa San Michele, and gaze into the vibrant waters of the Blue Grotto.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,504
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Italian Deluxe: Rome to Florence to Amalfi

    Stay in deluxe accommodations, enjoy rail travel between cities and unique privately guided and small group experiences in Rome, Florence and Sorrento. Highlights include an early tour of the Vatican Museums, exploring the Tuscan countryside, seeing David up close, and stories of Pompeii's devastation.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,712
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Sorrento: Grand Hotel Angiolieri Stay of Distinction

    Explore the essentials of the Amalfi Coast and stay in a luxury accommodations on this trip to Sorrento. This exclusive Italian vacation features a walking tour of beautiful Sorrento, a boat ride to captivating Capri and Anacapri, and includes private guides, hotel pick-up and drop-off, transportation, and most entrance fees.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,009
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Treasures of the South: Apulia & Amalfi Coast

    Discover the southern coastal cities of Italy on this small group tour from Rome. Stay in first-class accommodations and discover the rugged coastline as you journey to cities, small villages and UNECSO-listed old towns such as Naples, Sorrento, Positano, Alberobello, and Ostuni.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 2,437
    Trip Type:
    Small Group Touring
    Italy See Trip Details
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