- 08:00 meet the driver and move to Positano
- 09:30 Positano
- 10:45 drive to Sorrento
- 11:45 Sorrento
- 12:30 lunch time
- 14:30 Pompei
- 16:30 drive to the port
- 17:00 arrive at the ship
It is one of the most interesting tours that you might choose: running this schedule you’ll have the opportunity to admire natural beauties of Sorrento coast and Amalfi coast with stops in the charming little town of Sorrento The beauty of location it was an attraction and inspiration for so many poets and artists. Legends like the greatest tenor of all time, Enrico Caruso, elected Sorrento as the favourite location. A very lively places in Sorrento is the main square of “Piazza Tasso” dedicated to the author of “Jerusalem delivered” born in Sorrento in 1544, Torquato Tasso.
Near by the square is located the San Francesco cathedral, dates back to the 15th century; from the church you can get to the Villa comunale, a public garden on the edge of a cliff that offers spectacular view. From the villa a nice and characteristic road takes you to the “Marina piccola” with numerous bathing establishments and the small port where the boats for Capri and Naples leave. Talking about the sorrentine strolls, We can’t talk missing mentioning the incredible local handicraft.
The works of genuine leather (shoes, handbags, belts, etc.) and above all the secular tradition of the inlaid wood art. What makes this unique sorrentine inlay so special is not just the mastery and inventiveness of the artist, but is profound knowledge of the material. Workmanship of unique beauty: complete furniture, music box, jewellery box, frames, grandfather clocks. These are some of the beauty and attraction of this splendid e sweet place.The picturesque village of Positano (the earth of Amalfi Coast) that’s not just about the sea.
On the main square, for example you can admire the parish church of Santa Maria Assunta dated back to the year 1000 with a beautiful e coloured majolica cupola visible from all over town, or interesting walks to visit and discover the areas around named “Lattari mountains”, like Montepertuso so called because the legend said that Madonna appeared in hole of the Montepertuso (Pertuso stands for hole). After this, a stairway of 1700 steps takes you to Nocelle, and from here the trail of the gods (sentieri degli dei) begins, with a breathtaking views over the entire coast.
Shopping in Positano that is “quite” famous for another feature: the narrow streets lined with boutiques, which create the well know Positano style.
Boutique which show their summer clothing, textiles of bright colours for beach, pareus, bikinis and also the hand-made leather sandals can be ordered to size, at the moment. You’ll find on sale the paintings from many artists that propose views of the beautiful bay, colourful local ceramics, and wide selection of typical products. In few words, if you like the glamorous style.. the perfect place for you is on the Amalfi coast, touring Positano. in the same day you will see the most important archaeological site in the world. Pompeii A walk amongst the excavations of Pompeii is a unique experience that captures the feeling of life in ancient times, in fact the most surprising aspect is the number of homes, luxurious or humble.
Even more surprising is the amount of furnishings that have remained intact, permitting us to see into the personal aspect of the life of the inhabitants.
Homes like the Menandro house, the house of Vetti, house of the Faun, Villa dei Misteri (this last is one of the most important villa of Pompeii for its paintings). all this, with so many other findings, gives you the occasion to know a civilization still unmatched, a civilization of over 2500 years. Our services are completely private and customizable, this means that you will have some options to schedule the various sites, even thanks to best tips given by your driver at beginning of tour.