Trip to Postiano, the Gulf of Naples and the Amalfi coast - Departing from Rome

Trip to Postiano, the Gulf of Naples and the Amalfi coast - Departing from Rome

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Departing from Rome, head off to explore Positano, the Gulf of Naples and the Amalfi Coast

Buffalo mozzarella tasting at a regional cheesemonger's

Amalfi's UNESCO-certified coastal landscapes

Anecdotes and commentary from a local guide

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Duration
13 hours

Languages

English

Starting time
7:10 AM , 8:10 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

Departing from Rome, head off on a superb tour of Positano, the Gulf of Naples and the  Amalfi Coast 

You'll hop on a morning train from Rome's main railway station and head to Naples. You guide will meet you when you arrive in Naples, where you'll board a people-carrier tour.

You'll then head to the Gulf of Naples, passing Mount Vesuvius and lemon tree orchards along the way. There will be a quick stop in Campania, so you can take plenty of Insta-worthy snaps.

The Amalfi coast is famous for its hilltop villages and UNESCO-classified landscapes You'll get to see plenty of these towns, perched at 1,000m above sea level,  as if clinging to the mountain directly above the sea's turquoise waters.

Your guide will then take you on a tour of Positano. You'll stroll around its typical colourful houses,  narrow alleyways, cafesé, restaurants... This former fishing village' produces the country's best limoncello!

Afterwards, you'll hit the road again and go to the medieval town of Amalfi. You'll love the town's unique architecture and the Duomo Cathedral. You'll have some free time to enjoy a stroll and have lunch in  a typical restaurant (lunch not included).

You'll then head off to the mountains to visit a specialist buffalo mozzarella cheesemonger. Enjoy a tasting of this national speciality. You'll learn how mozzarella is made and also sample other regional cheese such as Caciocavallo.

Towards the end of the day, you'll return to Naples in time to catch your train back to Rome.

Departure place

Good to know

  • Seasonal activity: from April to October
  • Availability: every day, in high season (from April to mid-November),
    Fridays and Sundays (from mid-November to March), a few additional days depending on the time of year (except exceptional days)
  • Departure: Piazza del Popolo, Rome. It is imperative to be present 20 minutes before departure time
  • Return time to Rome is estimated at approximately 8:10 p.m.
  • PLEASE NOTE: due to heavy traffic on weekends, the Positano tour may be replaced by the Sorrento tour on Saturdays from June to September (as well as August 15)
  • Maximum group size: 25 participants We advise you to bring comfortable walking shoes, as well as sunscreen and a hat.
  • This tour is not suitable for people in wheelchairs
  • Please note that the tour may vary depending on the seasons and availability without ever changing the inclusions

Price includes

  • The day trip to Positano, the Gulf of Naples and the Amalfi Coast from Rome
  • Round-trip train tickets: Rome - Naples (designated seats)
  • The services of a professional guide
  • Fast-track admission to the site of Pompeii

Price doesn’t include

  • Round-trip transport from your hotel in Rome
  • Meals
  • Admission to the monuments seen
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras

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