AMALFI COAST PRIVATE TOUR
THE BEST TOUR TO DISCOVER AMALFI
HISTORY OF AMALFI
Amalfi is the ancient maritime Republic. From the 6th century until the 14th century Amalfi has been considered a very important port town, one of the richest port towns in Italy for commercial exchanges. Its decline began in the 12th century and Amalfi was completely hit, later, because of a tsunami and earthquake that decimated the population, turning a city into a village of hundreds of inhabitants. Amalfi conquered again its importance in the 20th century with the arrival of tourism.
SAINT ANDREW CATHEDRAL IN AMALFI
Located just below Mt. Cerreto, Amalfi is well-known for its marvellous Cathedral dedicated to Saint Andrew the apostle, founded in the 9th century, with its majolica amazing roof, bronze doors coming from Constantinople, the inside of the cathedral style is baroque, and we have various paintings and statues in marble and bronze, but also 12th century mosaics.
THE CLOISTER OF PARADISE
The Cathedral is connected to the Cloister of Paradise composed of slender columns and arches that recall the Norman/Arabic architecture. The cloister contains a selection of remains dated back to Roman times, where the noble families of Amalfi were buried.
ARSENAL AND THE MUSEUM OF PAPER IN AMALFI
Have a visit to the Arsenal near the waterfront and the Amalfi Paper museum founded in 1969 in an old paper mill. You will have the opportunity during your private tour to see the production of handmade paper and the operation of the old water mill moved by the river.
SHOPPING AND STROLL IN AMALFI
Have a stroll along the attractive streets, full of alleys bordered by white small houses, steeped of boutiques, restaurants and artisan shops.
AMALFI COAST PRIVATE DAY TOUR
Full day tour Amalfi coast
The typical Amalfi coast tour includes three sites such as POSITANO, AMALFI AND RAVELLO.
Amalfi coast is one of the most popular area all over the world with its stunning scenery and for centuries has been a recall for famous and reach people like Tiberius (the Roman emperor) , Sofia Loren (the actress), Richard Wagner (the classic German musician) and many more...
*Our tours are very flexible and we consider your likes and needs, that's why you can tour and choose other destination like the following proposed:
- Positano - Amalfi - Ravello
- Positano - Amalfi - Minori
- Positano - Ravello - Minori
- Amalfi - Ravello - Minori
- Pompeii - Sorrento - Positano