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SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSION
Sorrento to Amalfi
Wander Through The Beautiful Seaside Resort Town Of Amalfi

DURATION: UP TO 5-HOURS

 

Private half-day excursion with a knowledgeable English-speaking driver from Sorrento to Amalfi for independent sightseeing.

 

 

Set in a wide cleft in the cliffs, Amalfi is the largest town and perhaps the highlight of the coast. It has been an established seaside resort since Edwardian times, when the British upper class found the town a pleasant spot to spend their winters. Actually, Amalfi's credentials go back much further. It was an independent republic during Byzantine times and the city's traders established outposts all over the Mediterranean, setting up the Order of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem. Amalfi was finally vanquished by the Normans in 1131, and devastated by an earthquake in 1343, but there is still the odd remnant of Amalfi's past glories around today. The town has a crumbly attractiveness to its whitewashed courtyards and alleys that makes it fun to wander through. 

 

 

Pick-up/Drop-off: Our driver will pick you up from your Sorrento Hotel. At the conclusion of the excursion you will be dropped back off at your hotel in Sorrento.

 

Includes: Private knowledgeable English-speaking driver for 5-hours.

 

Excludes: Driver Gratuity, Extra Hours, Extra Kilometers.

  

 

NOTE: 

  • The driver, while knowledgeable, is not a licensed guide, and may not leave the vehicle to guide on foot.


 

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