Sorrento & Amalfi Coast from Naples by tour or independently
Make the right decision for you on a day tour to Sorrento from Naples
Popular resort: on a day tour that includes Sorrento you can see so much more
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Sorrento & Amalfi Coast from Naples
If you’re staying in Naples, or docked there on a cruise ship, the Amalfi Coast is little more than an hour’s drive away, making it the perfect day tour.
You can also travel independently direct to Sorrento either by hydrofoil or train.
Sorrento itself is the major resort town in terms of numbers of hotels and visitors and is a popular resort destination for Europeans. Many will be staying one or two weeks and seldom leave the resort.
On a day visit to Sorrento there are no blockbuster attractions. It's a pleasant town which, despite the number of European visitors, retains its Italian feel. It's ideal for a low key day in between hardcore sightseeing.
The town centre is a maze of alleyways to be explored and the waterfront (a steep hill below) has its quaint spots with fish restaurants and a laid-back feel. There are hop-on hop-off sightseeing buses around the town and peninsular.
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UNESCO World Heritage city: Pompeii
On a day tour you can see much more. Sorrento is just a stop of a couple of hours in between visiting Pompeii or the Amalfi Coast.
On the other (southern) side of the peninsular that Sorrento stands on, is Amalfi and Positano, a much more dramatic coast where villages cling onto an almost vertical cliff face. The road along the coast is truly memorable and a highlight of any trip to the area.
Circumvesuviana trains linking Naples, Pompeii and Sorrento
Cheap and frequent trains run between Naples and Sorrento (which is the terminus). Trains are always very crowded and you may well have to stand for a good part of the journey. Pompeii is halfway between Naples and Sorrento so you could include Pompeii in your day trip to Sorrento.
Hydrofoil fast link between Naples and Sorrento
A faster link between Naples and Sorrento than the train are the Hydrofoil services direct across the Bay of Naples. Faster and more comfortable than the train but less frequent and much more expensive. In Naples the main ferry port is at Molo Beverello in the city centre, next to the cruise terminal.
Public day tours from Naples to Sorrento & Amalfi Coast
If you want to do more than just chill out, people watch and take in the atmosphere of Sorrento then a tour is going to be able to accomplish much more in a day than striking out independently.
As such tour options to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast are geared around either a visit to Pompeii on the way or taking in the delights of touring the dramatic coastline and villages around Amalfi and Positano.
Private day tours from Naples to Sorrento & Amalfi Coast
All private tour options come with English speaking driver, comfortable touring vehicle, very flexible itinerary options and door to door service. There is flexibility to start and finish your tour at Naples airport, cruise port or its hotels or a combination of both.
We offer two well proven itineraries exploring the best of the region. If you have your own alternative itinerary in mind, use our custom itinerary service, using the enquiry form at the bottom of this page.
Visit Pompeii and tour of Sorrento, Positano and the Amalfi Coast
Your driver will collect you from your hotel in Naples at the pre-arranged time and you can relax in your comfortable vehicle during the short drive to the ancient Roman remains at Pompeii where you will have two hours to explore the amazing ruins of the town.
This is followed by a short drive to Sorrento and Positano, two beautiful towns on the delightful Amalfi coast.
Your driver will be at your disposal throughout your trip and will ensure you have plenty of opportunities to take photographs of landscapes and scenery you admire while en route. Your return journey from Positano to Naples takes around 90 minutes.
Pompeii tickets are not included in the tour. You can pay on the day or you can pre-book a guide with us to show you around the highlights of Pompeii so you do not miss anything. You can also pre-book Pompeii fast track tickets in the reservation process.
Tour of the pearls of the Amalfi Coast: Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello
Your driver will collect your hotel in Naples at the pre-arranged time and you can relax in your comfortable vehicle during the one hour drive to Sorrento.
You'll have an hour to explore Sorrento and admire the views across the Bay of Naples to Mount Vesuvius and the Isle of Capri. After leaving Sorrento you will be taken on a short drive to the pretty fishing village of Positano which nestles next to the azure blue sea and is surrounded by towering mountains.
Amalfi is the next major town along the coastline and a popular tourist destination. After a brief stop in Amalfi you'll be driven to Ravello, another historic town with plenty of architectural monuments dating back to the 5th century.
Your driver will be at your disposal throughout your trip and will ensure you have plenty of opportunities to take photographs of landscapes and scenery you admire while en route. On leaving Ravello your return journey to Naples takes around 75 minutes.
Custom private tour enquiries and quotations
If the above tour options don't quite fit your requirements, don't worry we normally meet most people's requirements. Please use the form below to set out your unique requirement and we will normally be able to provide a proposal within a day or two.