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8 BEST Amalfi Coast Tours from Sorrento (by an Italian)

Looking for Amalfi Coast Tours from Sorrento? I’ve done the research for you and compiled this post with the very best experiences. Check them out!

Get ready to experience a scenic paradise that attracts visitors from around the globe! Nestled on the west coast of Italy, the Amalfi Coast is renowned for its dramatic cliffs, colorful fishing villages, and azure waters that stretch as far as the eye can see. 

Although it’s often confused with Positano and Amalfi, the charming town of Sorrento is considered the gateway to the Amalfi Coast.

It’s a great starting point to explore this picturesque destination, as it’s located merely 19 miles (31 km) from the coastline. You can head to the seaside towns by land or by sea, and you’re guaranteed to be awe-struck by the its breathtaking beauty.

Featuring rugged cliffs, colorful houses perched on them, and the sparkling waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Amalfi Coast is a treat to the eyes

In this post, we’ll explore the best Amalfi Coast tours from Sorrento, which offer experiences for every taste and promise a memorable day.

Once you’ve decided if you want to go on a shared or a private tour, you’ll also have to consider if you prefer a boat tour or a trip by car/van.

It’s a completely different experience to explore this region by driving or from the sea, so we present a few tours of each kind. Check them out, and prepare to be captivated by Italy’s favorite coastline!

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Limited time? These are the best tours

THE BEST TOUR Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip from Sorrento
BOAT TOUR Amalfi and Positano Full-Day Trip by Boat
PRIVATE TOURPrivate Amalfi Coast Day Tour from Sorrento

Wondering why you should trust me? I was born and raised in Bologna, Italy, and have spent the last 10 years helping millions of people plan the perfect Italian trip. Whether it’s activities or tours, I’ll make sure you experience the real Italy, minus the clichés. Just genuine, memorable experiences.

OUR PICK: The BEST Amalfi Coast Tour from Sorrento

▶️ Enjoy a magnificent experience by joining this Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip from Naples or Sorrento. Accompanied by a professional guide, you’ll explore the charming towns of Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello. 

In Positano, you’ll arrive at Amerigo Vespucci Square, which has panoramic beach views. Enjoy an hour to wander along the town’s streets and soak up the charm of its shops. You can alternatively relax on the pebble beaches before hopping on a boat and making your way to Amalfi. 

In Amalfi, either explore on your own or opt for a boat trip along the shoreline. As the tour draws to a close, journey to the picturesque town of Ravello, known for its enchanting streets and delightful gelato shops.

Why is this the best tour? This full-day excursion offers an affordable way to visit the three most iconic towns on the Amalfi Coast. You’ll have time to explore each of them, and even get to enjoy a boat tour along the coastline (a highlight in this area!)

Plus, your roundtrip transfers are covered, so there’s nothing for you to plan.

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”This trip was worth the money and then some, we had such an amazing tour guide, Roberto, who was beyond helpful, and had incredible history knowledge of Positano, Amalfi & Ravello! He also gave us great tips on where to eat & the wines to buy in Ravello. I would definitely recommend this trip, we bought the coast boat tour around Amalfi when we got to Positano, which was a perfect addition to the tour already.”

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This tour includes: Roudntrip transportation, boat ride to Amalfi, and a local guide. You can upgrade the tour to include lunch and a boat trip from Amalfi. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Amalfi Coast Tour by Van with 3-Course Lunch

Welcome to an unforgettable Amalfi Coast Tour from Sorrento, which offers a full day of adventures. You’ll get to stroll along Positano’s charming alleys, admiring its colorful houses and boutiques, and spend time in Amalfi.

You’ll also enjoy a stop in Ravello, and relish a scrumptious 3-course meal paired with wine. Make the most of the small group setting to have a personalized experience, and marvel at the striking beaches, cliffs, and sea caves along the way. 

This Sorrento day trip to Amalfi Coast includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, lunch with wine, and an informative driver. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Amalfi Coast Boat Tours from Sorrento

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▶️ The Amalfi and Positano Full-Day Trip by Boat from Sorrento is an amazing tour. With 15 spots available, the experience ensures an intimate encounter with a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Sail through the Bay of Salerno, passing by the mesmerizing Nerano, the Emerald Grotto, and the Li Galli Island. Bask in the sun on the boat’s deck, and dive into shimmering waters during swimming stops. 

You’ll also indulge in a delightful light lunch onboard, and get off at the picturesque port of Amalfi to explore the town. Then, set sail toward Positano, the Pearl of the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy free time wandering around, shopping for souvenirs, and snapping beautiful pictures. 

This Sorrento to Amalfi Coast boat tour includes: Boat trip, stops at Amalfi and Positano, swimming stops, and lunch. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Set sail on an epic Positano and Amalfi Boat Trip with Transfer From Sorrento. You’ll cruise along the striking Amalfi Coast, witnessing the surreal beauty of the Li Galli Islets along the way.

You’ll also glide past astounding landmarks such as Fiordo di Furore and Punta Campanella, and step ashore in the charming town of Amalfi. You’ll have 1.5 hours to explore its historic landmarks and chill at the beach before making your way to Positano.

Known as the vertical city, Positano is home to irresistible boutiques, panoramic vistas, and narrow alleys. Here you’ll enjoy free time to wander around before returning to Sorrento. 

This Amalfi Coast boat trip from Sorrento includes: Boat cruise, free time in Amalfi and Positano, and crew assistance. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Private Amalfi Coast Tours from Sorrento by Car or Van

▶️ Embark on a VIP experience with this Private Amalfi Coast Day Tour from Sorrento. Say goodbye to transportation troubles as you explore picturesque villages in a hassle-free manner. 

Your private driver will whisk you away to Positano, where you’ll explore its streets and stylish boutiques. Then, move on to Amalfi, passing by the enchanting Praiano, Conca dei Marini, and Furore.

Since the itinerary is customizable, you can choose to stop for a visit there as well! Immerse yourself in Amalfi’s historic charm, and end your trip in Ravello, home to medieval beauty and breathtaking views of the bay. 

This Amalfi Coast trip from Sorrento includes: Roundtrip transfers, water, and a driver. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Uncover the Sorrentine Peninsula’s gem without the hassle of a group tour or driving on treacherous roads. This is possible with the Full-Day Private Amalfi Coast Driving Tour by Luxury Minivan

Explore the iconic town of Positano, regarded as the quintessential Amalfi Coast village, and shop at its lovely boutiques. The next stops are Fiordo di Furore and Conca dei Marini, from where you can access the Emerald Grotto. 

Afterward, immerse yourself in history in Amalfi and find tranquility in the town of Ravello. You’ll have plenty of time to fully experience each location. 

This Sorrento to Amalfi tour includes: Roundtrip private transportation, and stops at all the locations. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Private Amalfi Coast Tours from Sorrento by Boat

▶️ Set sail on this Private Amalfi Coast Boating Tour from Sorrento with up to 5 of your friends, ready to enjoy a full-day adventure. 

Marvel at the azure waters of Nerano’s Blue Flag Beach, and step ashore to stroll along the picturesque streets of Positano and Amalfi. Make the most of your free time in both towns, world-renowned for their striking viewpoints, and colorful houses.

When in Amalfi, be sure to indulge your taste buds with mouthwatering sfoglia delicacies paired with local limoncello. You can also dive into the ancient Roman ruins of Villa Pollio Felice. 

Enjoy a stop near Li Galli to snorkel among vibrant marine life, and be treated to beer, Prosecco, soft drinks, and limoncello onboard. 

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This Amalfi Coast excursion from Sorrento includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, boat trip, towels, and refreshments. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Join this Amalfi Coast Private Boat Tour form Sorrento – Acquamarina 848 Coupé for a stylish day out. Marvel at the picturesque houses clinging to the mountainside as you sail along the Amalfi Coast.

Swim in the crystal waters of Marciano waterfall, and discover the hidden coves of Punta Campanella and Mitigliano. You can customize your itinerary to include a stroll through Positano or Amalfi, or simply relax onboard as you cruise back to Sorrento.

This Amalfi Coast boat tour from Sorrento includes: Boat trip, snorkeling equipment, snacks, and fuel charges. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

  • Stefania Guglielmi

    Stefania Guglielmi is the founder of Every Steph. Originally from Bologna, Italy, she's been traveling full-time since 2016 and has visited over 50 countries across 6 continents. She believes sustainable travel and luxury travel can go hand in hand and has been advocating for responsible tourism since 2014. Stefania's advice and travel experiences have been featured in important publications such as Business Insider, Refinery29, and Yahoo Money.