The Ultimate Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Tour

We dive into this Amalfi Coast tour by starting on the amazing island of Ischia for 2 nights. The remainder of this 12 day journey takes us to the incredible vistas of Sorrento and Positano. We’ll also visit the must see sites of the area like Pompeii and Vesuvius, as well as a wonderful boat ride to the island of Capri. With plenty of free time to explore to your heart’s content, this is a must for anyone wanting to enjoy the beauty of the Amalfi Coast and Sorrentine Peninsula.

The Ultimate Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Welcome to Italy

As a welcome to Italy and Ischia we will meet at 5pm and embark on a walking orientation of the town of Ischia. Our walk will end with a group welcome dinner to get to know each other and get ready for an amazing tour. Sleep 2 nights in Ischia. Activity Level - Moderate

Day 2 - La Mortella Gardens

After breakfast we will hop on the local bus to see Soccorso Church in Forio, and La Mortella Gardens where we enjoy a light lunch in the tea house. After lunch we head back to the hotel and the remainder of the day is free for you to explore. Activity Level - Heavy

Day 3 - Boat To Positano

Today is a travel day. Mid afternoon we will catch a boat over to Positano. We have a quick stop on Capri (just enough time for lunch) before our final boat to our destination. Sleep 4 nights in Positano. Activity level  - Light

Day 4 - Views From Amalfi and Ravello

Today is long, but beautiful day. We start with a bus ride down the coast to the town of Amalfi. We will visit the cathedral and have some free time. Next we head up hill to Ravello and it's amazing views and villas. Activity Level - Heavy

Day 5 - Exploration Day

Today is yours! You can relax at the beach, go shopping, head out on a hike or take a picturesque ride around town on the bus. Do as much or as little as you like. Activity Level - Up To You

Day 6 - Island of Capri

 A wonderful boat ride out to the Island of Capri starts our day today. On Capri we will be exploring the island by car, with stops in Capri and Anacapri, a chairlift ride to the top of the mountain and some breathtaking views. Activity Level - Light

Day 7 - Transfer to Sorrento

We have some free time this morning before we head on to Sorrento. Our private drivers take us up along the winding coast and over the Sorrentine Peninsula before we arrive at our destination. Sleep 5 nights in Sorrento. Activity Level - Light

Day 8 - Walking Tour of Sorrento

We will be spending half the day together, taking a walking tour of the area with stops at key churches, piazzas, views and finally ending up in Marina Grande for Lunch. You will be free after lunch to explore the remainder of the day. Activity level – Moderate

Day 9 - Exploration Day

Enjoy your day off today. You can explore the shopping streets, go to the beach, head out of town, go for a walk and more. It's up to you! Activity Level - Up To You 

Day 10 - Pompeii and Herculaneum

A journey back in time is where we are heading today. We will meet our private guide at the gate to Pompeii where we will spend the morning. Next, is some well deserved lunch. After lunch we continue on to Herculanum, for the afternoon, to see the ruins of another town buried by Mt. Vesuvius.  Activity Level - Heavy

Day 11 - Cooking Class

What trip would be complete without a hands on experience. This afternoon we will be escourted out to a family farm and take a cooking class. At the end (and during) we will enjoy some wine and eat our homemade meal. Activity Level - Light

Day 12 - Arrivederci Italia

 After breakfast the tour is over and we say our goodbyes as we head on home or to further explore Italy and Europe. 

What's Included

Group Size

We are committed to keeping our groups to no more than 10 tour participants. This makes it perfect for immersing into the city and enjoying family run hotels and restaurants.


During your tour you will have a full-time Ultimate Italy Tour Guide. We also work hard to find the best local guides for sights like the Pompeii and Herculaneum.


More than 13 activities, attractions and tours are included in the price of your tour. No need for expensive add-on sight-seeing.. We take you (mostly guided) to all the major sights.


Meals are an important part of your Italian experience. We include as many meals as possible, except when we aren't together as a group. We will give suggestions though.


The Amalfi Coast is an amazing place to see... especially from the crazy small 2 lane road hugging the cliffs. We provide all transportation between towns, including bus, boat and private car. 

Airport Transfer

Indcluded in your tour price you will also get an airport transfer by boat to the Island of Ischia. This way you don't have to worry about finding your way the airport in Naples to the port and to the Island.

Tip and Gratuities

Since we will be taking many guided tours and eating many meals as a group, we will cover all tips and gratuities. Also, you don't have to worry about paying our guides. No tips necessary.

VIP Website Access

Once you register you will have access to a private website just for your tour. This is also where I will send announcements and updates about the tour, so you don't miss anything.

Private or Custom Tour

This tour can be booked as a private tour or you can customize it to fit your needs. Using the suggested Itinerary above, you can see sample pricing below.

Private Guided Tour:  10 people - $3697* per person 

Private Tour: Email [email protected] for pricing


*Airfare NOT included