Amalfi Coast Sightseeing from Sorrento

From Sorrento, including several stops along the way at the best view spots for memorable pics we will then drop on the Amalfi Drive, the famous windy 163 state road that takes us first to Positano, the best known town of the area.

We will descend the winding one-way road that leads to the heart of Positano, a pretty village of seaside villas, covered in orange blossom and roses.

Here you will enjoy a pleasant walk along the narrow pedestrian streets that lead to the seafront passing by many typical Mediterranean styled boutiques selling the Positano fashion clothing, outdoor cafes, restaurants and hotels and wine bars that make of the town such a unique location.

Not to be missed the lovely Church of Santa Maria of the Assumption, with its characteristic majolica tiled dome and bell tower.

From Positano, reaching the main road high above we will proceed south east towards Amalfi passing by other fishing villages of the area such as Praiano, Furore and Conca Dei Marini where it is suggested the visit to the Emerald Grotto, the Amalfi Coast Version’s of Capri’s Blue grotto.

At the grotto an internal boat ride offers the possibility to see many internal stalactites and stalagmites, a submersed nativity scene plus to enjoy the view all around of intense green color which is available thanks to the natural sun light reflection on the water that filters through an underwater cavity.

Once in Amalfi, not to be missed a lovely stroll around Piazza Duomo ( central Square ) dominated by the magnificent Cathedral of St. Andrew with its many styles of decoration, the historical building and stores, the fountain plus, on the waterfront, the ancient dockyards, the port area with its rocky beaches and the statue of Flavio Gioia considered the inventor of the sea compass for navigation.

For lunch ,If you wish we will be pleased to arrange for you to have lunch at a friendly family run restaurant off the beaten path where just the locals go.

Here you will have the possibility to try the local gastronomy, local wine and limoncello all according to the typical, delicious, healthy & exquisite  Mediterranean diet & flavors while being surrounded by a magical and relaxing atmosphere.

In the late afternoon we will drive back to Sorrento.

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