The famous popular tour "CARMINE'S SECRET TOUR OF THE AMALFI COAST" is filled with breathtaking views to die for. This tour breaks away from the tour bus experience and traverse small roads overlooking the most beautiful coast on the Mediterranean Sea. With this tour you will enjoy a true "FARM TO TABLE" lunch experience. You will have the opportunity to walk the terraced hillside and see where your food and wine come from. You will feel what it is like to be welcomed into the home and restaurant of an Italian family. This is the culture experience you are looking for. Carmine has been sharing his hometown for over 27 years now. You will experience the true meaning of being part of the Italian culture.True essence of Naples and the Amalfi Coast filled with culture, great food, wine, history, music and architecture.
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The Amalfi Coast has much to offer, such as small shops selling local products like the renowned limoncello. It contains wonderful historic sites such as the Cathedral of Amalfi, and, most importantly, the dramatic coastal scenery that surrounds the area. The Amalfi town is an extremely popular tourist attraction due to its' dramatic cliffs and stunning waterscape and embodies the beauty of Italy.
Ravello is located at the top of the Dragone Valley and features endlessly breathtaking views. One of Ravello's most famous architectural pieces is Villa Rufolo, which contains luxurious hotels, culture and cuisine. You will walk through a rural village which is perched on the top of the cliff situated above Amalfi and Minori. Ravello is famous for its natural beauty, ancient monuments as well as the Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo gardens. It is also known as the city of music and is where Richard Wagner composed his opera, Parsifal.
Italy is known for many things, but perhaps one of its most dominating features as a culture-oriented country is the marvelous and undeniably stunning colors embedded within the eccentric walls and quaint towns. Positano offers exactly that - warm, hospitable houses clinging to cliffs which are visually spectacular. It is a perfect place for sightseeing, shopping, or just taking in the pleasant scenery. Known to be the jewel of the Amalfi Coast, Positano is guaranteed to present you with a warm, genuine and authentic Italian experience.The driver will reach the furthest part of the town which is accessible by vehicle, at which time you will walk through the narrow streets and alleys.Here you will see various local arts and crafts, galleries and a bougainvillaea flower shelter which will lead you to the beach. Here you can take a stroll along the boardwalk. Many celebrities are known to vacation here, so it could be your lucky day!
This itinerary is from the starting point of Naples Area (port / hotel / train station). Drive along the milky mountains to get to Ravello. To find out about this gems you will need to take the tour to see for yourself. As words can not describe or provide it justice how beautiful and magical it is.
Spend time exploring the Amalfi town and Positano. Have lunch at a family owned restaurant. In Italy people prefer to be paid in cash (euros). A typical Italian lunch at La Tagliata Restaurant can consists of the following:
Starters: Parma ham and melon, bacon, homemade salami, eggplant / aubergine parmigina, steamed peas, chickpeas and beans, home-grown broccoli.
First course: homemade fresh pasta such as gnocchi with a choice of sauces, ravioli with provola cheese, rugola / rocket and mozzarella, fusilli with pumpkin, cannelloni with meat, manicaretto.
Second course: grilled steak, fillet chicken, grilled veal, rabbit, sausage, lamb.
Desserts: homemade cakes
La Tagliata is distinguished by the authenticity of its products directly derived from their grounds, the primary source for the kitchen of the restaurant. Very simple ingredients and a passion for cooking create a strong bond to create a delicious and tasty dishes, this is an ideal restaurant for discovering the authentic tastes of Positano's land.
The view from La Tagliata is absolutely to die for. It is built on 3 terraces respecting the environment in which it is situated. On each terrace are organic vegetable gardens. On another level you have panoramic view of Positano, the Galli isles and Capri below. It is a must see site! What makes this tour so unique, is that you will see hidden gems off that the Amalfi Coast offers. You will be brought to a fascinating quest. An adventure through the most exciting and suggestive locations on the magical Amalfi Coast. This will be an ideal tour for all those individuals who want to be mesmerized by the secret gems and beauty that the Amalfi Coast has to offer. Guided by a knowledgeable, professional local guide
Back to the pick up location between the hours of 4-5pm or what was agreed upon.
Pick up time: 8 am or as for your confirmation.
Return time: 4-5pm or as for your confirmation.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE RESERVE ALL RIGHTS TO CHANGE THE ORDER OF ITINERARY. IF NECESSARY AT OUR DISCRETION DUE TO NATURAL CAUSES (ENVIRONMENTAL) OR POLITICAL REASONS (STRIKE / PROTEST)
One of our professional, knowledgeable English speaking driver guides will be waiting at pick up location (where you will be tendered) or location agreed at 8 am, or according to the agreed time. Your driver will be holding a sign with your or your party's name on it.
Ports (Pick up is normally 8am or otherwise agreed upon)
Our escort driver will be waiting at the gangway of your cruise ship or outside the cruise ship terminal. The escort driver will be holding up a sign with the group's name on it. The email that accompanies the voucher you receive at the time of booking will indicate the meeting point for each specific port. We recommend that you meet onboard before exiting the ship. This way you are all together when meeting your escort driver and the tour can commence much more efficiently. Otherwise, the wait time for others will be 20minutes, after which time the tour will proceed.
The escort driver will be waiting at the arrival lobby holding a sign with the name in which the reservation was made under or otherwise stated.
Escort driver will be waiting at the lobby of the hotel. Normally pick up is 8:30 am or otherwise stated.
Resident / B & B
The escort driver will be waiting outside the main doors of the building.