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From Sorrento: Path of the Gods Hike

1. From Sorrento: Path of the Gods Hike

Benefit from pick-up at a pre-assigned meeting point, and then journey to the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to hike the Path of the Gods (Il Sentiero degli Dei). Make your way through paradise on the ancient path that used to connect the sleepy hamlet of Nocelle near Positano to Bomerano in Agerola just outside Naples. Named after the natural beauties of its views, the trail is considered one of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. Discover the remains of ancient farmhouses and meet local shepherds carrying wood with their mules, or milk to remote towns dotted around the hills and along the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Positano: Full-Day Private Amalfi Coast Vespa Tour

2. Positano: Full-Day Private Amalfi Coast Vespa Tour

Travel along the majestic Amalfi coast on a vintage Vespa, guided by a friendly and knowledgeable expert. You’ll ride through world-famous coastal scenery, as well as small picturesque villages. Throughout this full-day adventure, you'll have a chance to take stops to chat, learn about the area, take photos, and take in the stunning views. Your route will take you from Positano to Ravello, through Amalfi, Conca de’ Marini, and the lovely Atrani. Visit Positano with a walk in the center between boutiques and craft shops, before getting off at the beach to enjoy the famous views of the colorful village of Positano. Later, stroll through the shops and have a coffee break in a nice and relaxing Cafè to taste the delicious "delizia al limone", or the typical Neapolitan Sfogliatella pastry, accompanied by a Neapolitan espresso coffee or drink. Next you will visit the colorful and stylish small town of Positano, with its villas on the mountain overlooking the sea. You can stroll through its colorful streets full of boutiques and craft shops, in a typically Italian atmosphere. You will then continue through the curves of the panoramic coastline among the amber colors of the mountains and the crystalline turquoise of the sea in the direction of Amalfi, where you will admire the imposing cathedral and its lovely square. From here you can decide on whether to take a visit to the Emerald Cave on a small boat (to admire its enchanting play of light and colors), or to have an excellent lunch at a traditional family-run restaurant to enjoy the most genuine traditional Mediterranean cuisine.

Positano: Old Town Walking Tour with Archaeologist Guide

3. Positano: Old Town Walking Tour with Archaeologist Guide

Explore Old Town and Downtown Positano with a guide on this walking tour. Visit an underground Roman villa, explore the fine shops and beach of Downtown Positano, and explore Old Town Positano and see its historical sights. Meet with a guide on the upper side of the village, leave the tourists and the hustlers behind for a well-deserved break, and follow the local guide along the hidden paths and staircases of the old town, pass by a 13th-century fort from the medieval age, and take some time to enjoy the lesser-known Fornillo Beach. Travel to Downtown Positano and explore its fine shops and restaurants before moving down to the main beach, Spiaggia Maggiore. Start the uphill walk to a street with a variety of ceramic shops, sandal makers, and shoemakers, along with galleries featuring the work of local artists. Approach the Church of Santa Maria Assunta, originally the abbey of Positano’s 10th-century Benedictine monastery, and visit the interior of the amazing Roman Villa, recently discovered and open to the public with its wonderful fresco paintings. After that, across the lane, Hotel Palazzo Murat fills what was once a grand Benedictine monastery. End the tour at La Zagara restaurant, and taste delicacies such as lemon delice, tiramisu, or rum baba.

Amalfi Coast: Path of the Gods Private Walking Tour

4. Amalfi Coast: Path of the Gods Private Walking Tour

Discover the Path of the Gods following its only original route from Agerola to Positano. You will hike approximately 4.5 miles (7km) on the mountain trail through the Mediterranean scrub and oak woods of the Amalfi Coast. Walk between the sky and sea along one of the most popular trails in all of Italy and the jewel of the Amalfi Coast and take stunning photos of the Amalfi landscape and its beautiful coastline. After about 2-hours walking you will arrive in the small hamlet of Nocelle, a very cute village overlooking Positano bay; here the tour ends and you can decide to rest or have lunch in a local trattoria. Your guide will be glad to help you in making a reservation and lead you to the restaurant. If you would like you can also follow your guide along scenic stairs down to Positano's center. If you want to enrich your day even more by letting yourself be pampered during this private tour, you can choose an additional option when booking your tour to have a private transfer service for you and a great lunch in a local "trattoria" right at the end of Path of the Gods.

Salerno: 7-Hour Amalfi Coast Small Group Boat Tour

5. Salerno: 7-Hour Amalfi Coast Small Group Boat Tour

Admire the beautiful beaches, coves, and local villages set against a stunning natural backdrop on a 7-hour journey along Italy's Amalfi Coast aboard a traditional "gozzo" boat. Relax and enjoy your welcome Prosecco drink as you take in the panoramic views of picturesque villages dotted along the coastline, and secret beach caves from Salerno. Swim and snorkel in the blue waters to cool down, and enjoy the sandwich, fruit, and drinks offered on board as the cool sea breeze blows in your hair. Stop in the renowned towns of Amalfi and Positano for one hour each, and explore their historic streets. Enjoy a final surprise from the crew before heading back to the port of Salerno, in time for your evening apéritif and dinner.

Amalfi Coast: Pompeii & Vesuvius Trip with Tickets and Lunch

6. Amalfi Coast: Pompeii & Vesuvius Trip with Tickets and Lunch

Discover the wonders of the archaeological site of Pompeii and the famous Mount Vesuvius on this trip from the Amalfi Coast. Take advantage of an all-inclusive trip including round-trip transportation, skip-the-line entry tickets, a guided tour, and lunch with a wine tasting. Head to Pompeii first and find out what life was like before the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Observe important buildings and structures such as the basilica, the forum, the thermal baths, the bakery, residential houses, and more. Drive up to Mt. Vesuvius to explore one of the most famous volcanoes in the world while enjoying the breathtaking view of the Gulf of Naples. Start from 1000 m above sea level, then continue walking along the Gran Cono path leading to the crater. Afterward, visit an authentic winery and vineyard for lunch and a wine tasting before getting driven back to your accommodation.

Positano: Path of the Gods Guided Walking Tour

7. Positano: Path of the Gods Guided Walking Tour

Walk the Path of the Gods from Agerola Bomerano to the center of Positano with a professional guide. Meet your guide in the characteristic square of Bomerano, in the mountain village of Agerola, where you will have time to get a coffee and get ready before your walk. Listen to a quick briefing from your guide before setting off. Marvel at the wonders of the Amalfi Coast from a new perspective on this walk. Enjoy one of the most striking panoramas on Earth with vertical views of the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast that plunge into the sea. Along the way, admire caves and terraces dropping from the cliffs to the sea creating deep picturesque valleys. Benefit from the experience of your local guide who has lived in this area their whole life. During this tour, you will have the opportunity to walk the famous Path of the Gods with a guide who will not only support you physically and practically but also offer recommendations and insider advice on what to see and do in Positano.

From Positano: Pompeii Ruins Guided Tour

8. From Positano: Pompeii Ruins Guided Tour

Meet your local guide at your accommodation in Positano and start the adventure. Benefit from the comfort of your air-conditioned transport as you get to Pompeii Archeological Site. Once there, explore one of the most visited archaeological sites in Italy with the knowledge of an archeological official guide. Find out what life was like before the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Marvel at the well-preserved slice of ancient Roman life as you pass by the Basilica, the Forum, and the thermal baths. Discover some residential houses and picture how people lived 2000 years ago in this city.

From Naples or Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Small-Group Tour

9. From Naples or Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Small-Group Tour

Depart from Naples or Sorrento to discover the spectacular beauty of the Amalfi Coast on a guided tour. Admire the views of the coastline as you travel first to the town of Ravello, where you will stop for a stroll through its charming streets. Learn more about the area with your expert driver/guide. Hear about local customs and culinary traditions as you travel through the picturesque region. Next, discover the "pearl of the Amalfi Coast", the town of Poisitano. Admire its spectacular architecture and vibrant colorful streets with free time to explore. After some time discovering the shops and restaurants of the town, head back to Naples or Sorrento to finish the tour.

From Sorrento: Pompei and Positano Group Tour

10. From Sorrento: Pompei and Positano Group Tour

Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Sorrento at 8:00 AM with a small group of no more than 8. Visit Pompeii, one of the world's most important historical sites because of the way the volcanic ash preserved the city and its people. Follow your guide as you walk through the ancient streets and see the main public monuments and homes. Travel to Positano, a true paradise that was developed vertically within a tangled overlay of streets, alleys, and shops that expose the colorful Positano fashions well-known all around the world. See the Church of Santa Maria Assunta with its large dome that is tiled in majolica. Embrace the beauty of the town with 3 hours of free time to discover the streets, the shops, the restaurants, monuments, churches, and beaches.

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What people are saying about Positano

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 444 reviews

Our kind, hearty and funny guide Alexandra, teamed up with the best driver in Amalfi- Claudio, provided a perfect day for us in Pompeii and Versuv. Full of knowledge and witty fun facts, Alexandra amazed us with details from the best sites in Pompeii, which would be overwhelming to discover on your on. I couldn’t give a warmer recommendation to tour with Alexandra and Claudio! They absolutely made our day

Chiara, our main guide was sweet, had so much knowledge and took good care of all of us. Bruno was an awesome driver, especially with the narrow roads in Positano. Ilaria, our guide at Pompeii was incredible. She had so much to share from her experience as an archeologist there and as a professor. Amazing experience and such a nice time in Positano. Exceeded expectations and so memorable.

This was an amazing day with two super nice, fun & confident guides that kept us feeling safe & comfortable which for us was so important as we were a little nervous before and within 5 mi tires was loving life. Perfect for any traveller and travelling style. 100% recommend!!

Long but well worth it day. The beauty of the Amalfi Coast is worth it. We had a wonderful guide on our trip as well as a wonderful guide for our tour of Pompeii. Definitely recommend this tour.

We had an amazing experience. Totally worth it the price. Our guide Sandra was great. We really appreciate all the organisation and the tour overall.