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Paestum and Amalfi Coast Private tour from Sorrento

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IN THIS TOUR:

Culture: 9/10

Food: 8/10

Relax: 6/10

Nature: 10/10

PRIVATE TOUR PAESTUM & THE AMALFI COAST FROM SORRENTO

HISTORY AND BEAUTY COMBINED IN A SINGLE PRIVATE DAY TOUR Our Private Tours are between 9-10 hours from your hotel and includes Paestum the Greek ruins,Monti Latteri (Milk Mountains) are the Campanian Apennines, Ravello, Amalfi the main town of the Amalfi Coast, Conca Dei Marini home of the emerald grotto, Furore, Praiano, Positano the diamond of the coast Our Private Day Tour itineraries are completely flexible and can be changed to your wishes The Paestum & the Amalfi Coast Tour will begin with us picking you up from your hotel, we will leave in the direction of Paestum

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PRIVATE TOUR PAESTUM & THE AMALFI COAST FROM SORRENTO

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    from 450€

    price varies by group size

    • Duration: 9-10
    • Sorrento Coastxs
    • All year round
    • Taking safety measures
    1

    Positano

    1 hour

    2

    Amalfi

    1 hour

    3

    Lunch

    1 hour

    4

    Paestum

    2 hours

    Paestum

    Paestum was a major ancient Greek city on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea in Magna Graecia. The ruins of Paestum are notable for their three ancient Greek temples which are in a very good state of preservation. In the 9th century AD, nearby Agropolis was taken over by Saracens, These Muslim Arabs introduced such delicacies as pasta and buffalo (source of the exquisite mozarella di bufala), there are many factories that produce buffalo mozzarella, Mozzarella di bufala campana is a type of mozzarella made from the milk of Italian buffalo raised in designated areas of Campania, it holds the status of a protected designation of origin (DOP 1996) under the European Union. When we leave Paestum we will head towards Ravello

    Paestum ruins from Sorrento
    Mozzarella buffalo tour from Sorrento

    Ravello

    Your Private Driver will drive to the top of the Monti Latteri (The names comes from the goats in the area which provide a good quality of milk), Where the driver will stop so you can admire the view of the Naples bay This area is also famous for the production of Provolone del Monaco which is a famous high quality cheese. Our Private Driver Guide will stop in Ravello. Perched on steep, terraced slopes, closer to the sky than the sea, with its unique breath taking view of the Amalfi coast, it is a place blessed with beautiful gardens, quiet lanes, sleepy, sun-drenched corners. Ravello provides stunning views over the azure coast below. An ancient medieval town known all over the world for its history, its excellent monuments, its magical landscapes and its patrician habitations. Enchanting land, as it was described by the most illustrious travellers of time that elected it Country of Spirit, Only visiting Ravello can you live intense moments of true magical amazement! There are many beautiful gardens and Villas to visit, in particular Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone. Going back to the coast from Ravello, Your Private Driver Guide will take you on the corniche road of the Amalfi Drive The Amalfi Drive is a famous Winding road with breathtaking views of the beautiful stretch of coastline on the Mediterranean where we will stop in a number of places giving you opportunities to take memorable photos. UNISCO awarded the Amalfi Coast a well deserved spot on the World Heritage list in 1997. Continuing our drive to Amalfi, we will pass through the Dragon Torrent Valley, named after a famous legend that here lived a terrifying dragon who breathed fire from his nostrils.

    Villa Cimbrone Excursion from Sorrento

    Amalfi

    Our Private Driver Guide will take you to Amalfi where there will be a plaque that welcomes tourists which has a famous phrase written by Tuscan writer Renato Fucini which best describes the Amalfi town “ Il giorno del giudizio, per gli Amalfitani che andranno in paradiso, sará un giorno come tutti gli altri” “The day of judgment, for Amalfitans that go to Heaven will be a day like any other” The main town of the Amalfi Coast lies at the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. where you can take a relaxing walk in the main Square Pizza Duomo and visit the beautiful cathedral of St Andrew, Museo della Carta (Museum of handmade paper), the ancient dockyards, or simply try a delicious gelato and admire the view of the waterfront. Your Private Tour continues west from Amalfi, on the increasingly spectacular corniche road of the Amalfi Drive When we arrive in Conca dei Marini, you will find the famous Grotto dello Smeraldo, “The Emerald Grotto” a marine cave of luminous emerald waters that you can visit if you wish. Just beyond it, the road passes the fjord of Furore, one of the coast’s most impressive gorges, before arriving at the village of Praiano, and then followed by the most scenic and majestical village of Positano.

    Amalfi Coast - Amalfi Duomo

    Positano

    The very famous vertical village, the jewel of the Amalfi Coast, thanks to its picturesque landscapes. Our Private Driver will take you to the heart of Positano, where you can stroll through the narrow streets to the main beach passing by stylish boutiques, outdoor cafes and restaurants. Positano has been featured in several movies including the very famous ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’. Also very well known for the Linen, Handmade Sandals & Ceramics. The church of Santa Maria Assunta is also worth visiting which features a dome made of Majolica tiles as well as the thirteenth century Byzantine icon of a black Madonna.

    Amalfi Coast Tour
    Paestum-Positano-tour-from-sorrento

    What's Included

    • Mercedes Air-conditioned vehicle
    • English speaking driver
    • All tolls
    • Parking
    • Petrol
    • Taxes
    • Entrance tickets
    • Authorized guide in Paestum
    • Lunch
    • Gratuity can be paid to the driver at your discretion.

    Notes & advice

    • The Itinerary for PRIVATE TOUR PAESTUM & THE AMALFI COAST FROM SORRENTO is totally flexible and can be changed to your requirements.
    • It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes as most of the streets are cobbled and inclined.
    • If visiting churches you may have to dress appropriately.
    • Please bring with you sunscreen and hat to avoid any sun burn.
    • All our Private cars have air-conditioning.
    • All our Private cars are fully insured.
    • All our Private Drivers Guide are native Italians that speak English and are very experienced and knowledgeable but they are not allowed to come with you in the Churches or ruins.
    • Our Private Drivers will be happy to recommend restaurants to suit your dining preference.
    • We reserve the right change the order in which we visit the sites.
    • This tour may be shortened depending on the traffic conditions and on your cruise ship schedule.
    from 450€

    price varies by group size

    • Duration: 9-10
    • Sorrento Coastxs
    • All year round
    • Taking safety measures

    Gastronomical cooking class!!! Fabulous!!

    This is the 2nd time in 3 years that we visited Italy and Vittorio took us for Olive oil tasting and a cooking class with a family. We had such a fantastic time. We felt like we were part of the family and enjoyed the food, company and wine! Vittorio is a fabulous guide...so personable and fun! We plan on coming back again!!

    Private tour amalfi coast from Sorrento

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