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13 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 western coastline 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. You can head to the seaside towns by land or by sea, and you’re guaranteed to be awe-struck by the coastline’s 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 boat 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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OUR PICK: The BEST Amalfi Coast Tours from Sorrento

▶️ Enjoy a magnificent experience by joining this Amalfi Coast Full-Day Trip from Naples or Sorrento. Accompanied by a professional local 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, and get 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, you can explore on your own or opt for a boat trip along the coast to admire the shoreline from a different perspective. As the tour draws to a close, journey to the picturesque town of Ravello, known for its enchanting streets and delightful gelato shops.

📝 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

▶️ 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: the awe-striking Amalfi Coast. 

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

You’ll indulge in a delightful light lunch onboard, and get off at the picturesque port of Amalfi to explore the town. Then, set sail toward the famed Positano, the Pearl of the Amalfi Coast, for some 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

Other Great Amalfi Coast Tours from Sorrento by Car/Bus

▶️ Uncover the allure of Italy’s iconic coastline on this Amalfi Coast: Positano, Amalfi & Ravello Tour from Sorrento. Hop aboard an air-conditioned mini-coach for a scenic journey along dramatic coastal roads, and marvel at the sheer cliffs and pastel-colored fishing villages.

You’ll have free time to explore the three most enchanting seaside towns: Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi, taking in their vibrant atmosphere, historical charm, and glamorous locations. From Positano’s Spiaggia Grande and charming boutiques to the striking architecture of Amalfi and the views from Ravello, there’s a lot to discover!

An expert guide will join you to provide insights and assistance, ensuring you have the best possible experience.

Tour to the Amalfi Coast Positano, Amalfi & Ravello from Sorrento

📝 This tour includes: Roundtrip transportation, tips to visit the three towns, free time in each of them, and live commentary. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ 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. Known for its ancient port and historical buildings, it’s truly a gem in the famous coastline. 

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

Amalfi Coast Tour from Sorrento

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

Other Great Amalfi Coast Boat Tours from Sorrento

▶️ Hop on this epic Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour by Boat for an experience of a lifetime! Cruise along the Sorrentine Peninsula and the striking Amalfi Coast, taking in the sights of rugged cliffs, colorful towns, and picturesque beaches. 

Get ready to take a dip in the crystal-clear water of the Tyrrhenian Sea for a swim or snorkeling session, and roam the enchanting towns of Positano and Amalfi. 

Plus, savor the delightful Italian limoncello, a staple of the region, and brace yourself for great views of Li Galli Island and villages like Nerano and Praiano as you glide past them. It’s a tour that promises adventure and coastal bliss in equal measure!

📝 This tour includes: Boat trip, snacks, limoncello tasting, and stops at Amalfi and Positano. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Set sail on an epic Amalfi and Positano Boat Tour from Sorrento to cruise along the striking Amalfi Coast, witnessing the surreal beauty of the Li Galli islands along the way. You’ll also glide past astounding landmarks such as Fiordo di Furore and Crapolla, and step ashore in the charming Amalfi. 

You’ll have 3 hours to explore its historic landmarks, including the Cloister of Paradise, at your leisure, and chill at the beach before making your way to Positano. Positano is known as the vertical city, home to irresistible boutiques and souvenir shops, panoramic vistas, and narrow alleys going up and down. You’ll also enjoy free time there 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

▶️ Treat your friends or family with a Full-Day Private Amalfi Coast Tour from Sorrento, which accommodates up to 8 people.  A knowledgeable driver/guide will take you through winding roads to the town of Positano, offering interesting commentary before granting you free time to explore on your own. 

After doing some shopping, checking out the beach, and snapping pictures of every corner (trust me: they’re all photo-worthy!), continue to Amalfi. This historic town is smaller and not as popular, but incredibly charming, so make sure to check out its astounding landmarks and museums, and try the local cuisine. 

The final stop of the tour is Ravello, a hilltop town renowned for the gorgeous views it boasts. Other optional visits include Villa Cimbrone in Ravello and the mesmerizing Emerald Grotto. 

Full-Day Private Amalfi Coast Tour from Sorrento

📝 This Amalfi Coast drive tour from Sorrento includes: Roundtrip transportation with hotel pick-up and drop-off, bottled water, free time in each town, and a driver/guide. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Embark on a VIP experience with this Private Amalfi Coast Day Tour from Sorrento. Say goodbye to transportation troubles and the comfort of traveling in your own vehicle, exploring picturesque villages and awe-striking locations in a hassle-free manner. 

Your private driver will whisk you away for a full day of adventures, starting in the town of Positano. Explore its streets and stylish boutiques, and 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, visiting St. Andrew’s Cathedral and the Museum of Handmade Paper, and end your trip in Ravello, home to medieval beauty and breathtaking views of the bay. 

Private Amalfi Coast Tour from Sorrento

📝 This Amalfi Coast trip from Sorrento includes: Roundtrip transportation, bottled water, and an English-speaking driver. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Uncover the Sorrentine Peninsula’s gem without the hassle of a group tour or driving on treacherous roads thanks to this Full-Day Private Amalfi Coast Driving Tour by Luxury Minivan

Explore the iconic town of Positano, regarded as the quintessential Amalfi Coast village, and indulge in some souvenir shopping at its irresistible boutiques and shops. 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, taking your time to fully experience each location. 

Private Full-Dat Amalfi Coast Driving Tour by Luxury MiniVan

📝 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 these lovely towns, world-renowned for its narrow streets, striking viewpoints, and colorful houses and cafés. 

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

You’ll also enjoy a stop near Li Galli to snorkel among vibrant marine life, and be treated to beer, Prosecco, soft drinks, and limoncello onboard. 

📝 This Amalfi Coast excursion from Sorrento includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off, boat trip, free time in Amalfi and Positano, a swimming stop, beach towels, and refreshments onboard. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Are you ready for a memorable adventure with your favorite people? Join this Private Boat Tour from Sorrento to Capri and Positano to marvel at the staggering coastline from the sea, and cruise the Gulf of Naples toward the most fashionable island. 

Go for a swim in turquoise coves and hidden inlets, and admire the stunning grottoes and rock formations surrounding Capri. You’ll then sail to the village of Nerano, which you can explore at your leisure and grab a tasty lunch (own expense) before heading to the Li Galli islands. 

You’ll cap off your day by strolling along the cobblestone streets of Positano, taking in the breathtaking views of the bay, and snapping pictures of its every corner. Finally, cruise back to Sorrento after a fun-filled day of pure bliss and relaxation. 

📝 This tour includes: Boat trip, towels, beverages, snacks, and snorkeling gear. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Join this Private Boat Tour of Amalfi Coast from Sorrento in an Acquamarina 848 Coupé for a stylish day out. Marvel at the picturesque houses clinging to the mountainside as you sail along the Amalfi Coast, and swim in the crystal-clear waters of Marciano waterfall. 

You’ll also discover the hidden coves of Punta Campanella and Mitigliano, which are perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Customize your itinerary to include a stroll through Positano or Amalfi, or relax onboard as you cruise back to Sorrento.

Amalfi Coast Private Boat Tour from Sorrento - Acquamarina 848 Coupé

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

 ▶️ Would you rather be in control of your own tour? This Amalfi Coast Self-Drive Boat Rental is just what you need! You can rent a boat in any port along the famed coastline or in Sorrento and set sail with up to 4 friends to explore the region at your leisure. 

For up to 6 hours cruise along the Amalfi Coast, stop to visit some of its beautiful towns, take a dip in hidden coves, or make your way across the Gulf of Naples toward Capri: the choice is yours! You can bring your own food and drinks aboard, or treat yourself to lunch in one of the seaside villages. Fuel will also be at your own expense. 

Amalfi Coast Self-Drive Boat Rental

📝 This tour includes: Boat rental. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Amalfi Coast Tours from Sorrento FAQs

How far is Amalfi Coast from Sorrento?

The Amalfi Coast is 19 miles (31 km) east of Sorrento.

What are the best Amalfi Coast tours from Sorrento?

In my opinion, the best tours of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento are these: 
Full-Day Trip to Amalfi Coast from Sorrento
Amalfi Coast Boat Tour from Sorrento: Positano and Amalfi Full-Day Trip

What are the best private Amalfi Coast boat tours from Sorrento?

If you’re looking for a private Amalfi Coast day trip from Sorrento by boat, these are the best options: 
Private Sorrento to Amalfi Coast Boat Tour
Private Boat Tour to Capri and Positano from Sorrento
Private Boat Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento 
Private Boat Tour from Sorrento to Capri and Positano

What is the best affordable tour to the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento? 

This Amalfi Coast Bus Tour from Sorrento is the best budget-friendly excursion to the striking coastline. 

  • 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.