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Boat-Hopping On The Amalfi Coast: Day Trip from Rome

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13.5 hours

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Why Take This Tour?

This indulgent day trip to the Amalfi Coast from Rome offers you a comprehensive experience of the Italy's most beautiful stretch of coastline. From the buzzing streets of Positano to peaceful boat rides through crystal clear water and a limoncello tasting at a private lemon grove; you'll get all the highlights during this mini-vacation.

Take A Glass: An incredible day of town-hopping & limoncello.

Step off the well-trodden tourist path on the Amalfi Coast and see it from a whole new perspective - the water. This day trip from Rome gives you the best views of both the dramatic coastline and the beautiful towns of the Amalfi Coast, with an innovative mix of car and boat travel. Don't worry though, there's still plenty of time left for walking.

Your day starts early in Termini train station, where you'll meet your expert guide and catch the train to Naples. From there you'll board a private, air-conditioned minibus for one of the day's first highlights. The drive along the Bay of Naples to Positano is absolutely beautiful (and not accessible to larger buses!) so be sure to grab a wind...

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Step off the well-trodden tourist path on the Amalfi Coast and see it from a whole new perspective - the water. This day trip from Rome gives you the best views of both the dramatic coastline and the beautiful towns of the Amalfi Coast, with an innovative mix of car and boat travel. Don't worry though, there's still plenty of time left for walking.

Your day starts early in Termini train station, where you'll meet your expert guide and catch the train to Naples. From there you'll board a private, air-conditioned minibus for one of the day's first highlights. The drive along the Bay of Naples to Positano is absolutely beautiful (and not accessible to larger buses!) so be sure to grab a window seat.

In Positano town your guide will give you a short intro tour and then leave you to explore the town on your own. Shop in the fashionable boutiques, enjoy a lunch of fresh, local seafood, and maybe even take a quick dip in the sea.

When you reconvene, you'll board a small boat for a lovely ride down the coast, passing jewel-box towns clinging to high cliffs. Few non-locals ever see the Amalfi Coast from this vantage point so don't forget to take plenty of pictures.

You'll disembark in Amalfi Town and follow your guide up a steep hill. It's a tough climb but well worth it, as you end up at a spectacular lemon grove overlooking the sea. Here you'll sit among the lemon trees and sample locally-made limoncello, along with some other homemade treats like lemon cookies or cake.

After some more free time to explore Amalfi Town you'll hop on another boat for a lovely ride to Salerno where you'll catch your train back to Rome. You should arrive back in the city by 8:40pm, just in time for dinner.

  • Sites Visited
  • Amalfi Coast
  • Positano
  • Amalfi Town
  • Private Lemon Grove
  • Salerno (briefly)
  • Tour Includes
  • Private transport (with air-con)
  • boat tickets
  • limoncello tasting
Boats are one of the best ways to see the Amalfi Coast
Driving the Amalfi Coast affords people some amazing views
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We loved the tour guide, she had so much enthusiasm and spunk, from her knowledge to her uplifting spirit, we enjoyed the entire day

We absolutely loved this tour! Georgia was knowledgeable, funny, and cool. The weather happened to be perfect for that day so we were able to enjoy the boat rides as well as the limoncello tasting. I’d highly recommend this trip and Georgia to everyone.


FAQ

Is it free to swim on this trip?
Yes! The beach is public but the changing facilities cost 50 cents to use.
How difficult is it to reach the lemon grove for the limoncello tasting?
There are aproximately 180-200 steps to climb in order to reach the lemon farm (you can opt for free time in Amalfi town instead). If weather conditions don't permit the visit, we will do a limoncello tasting in Amalfi Town instead.
What if the sea is very rough on the day of the tour?
If sea conditions don't permit comfortable boating, you will move between towns in a private, air-conditioned transport car/van.
Is lunch included?
No. Your guide will give you a few great recommendations for lunch spots and give you plenty of time, but where and what you eat is up to you.
Is this tour wheelchair accessible?
No. Unfortunately, due to site restrictions we cannot accommodate wheelchairs on this tour. If you use a wheelchair and book this tour by accident, we are happy to offer you credit for a future tour that is wheelchair accessible anywhere in the world, or a full refund.
What if the weather is bad (rain, snow, hail, etc.) on the day of my tour?
Our tours run rain or shine so please dress for the elements. We also ask you to please remember hats and sunscreen if you are taking this tour in the summer as it might be very hot.
If I bring a swimming suit can I go for a dip in the sea?
Yes! Although be aware that there is not always a lifeguard on duty in the areas you might want to swim so you will be getting in the water at your own risk.