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9 hour tour of coast with these stops?

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9 hour tour of coast with these stops?

Greetings to all. My boyfriend and I have booked Sorrento Silverstar for a one day (9 hours) tour of the Amalfi coast with suggested stops in Positano, Conco Dei Marini for Emerald Grotto, Amalfi and Ravello.

However, we plan to spend the day before our tour in Positano so we will not be needing to stop there again the next day.

Would appreciate any suggestions for one other town to stop in for an hour. We wanted to see Paestum, but I don't think we can squeeze it into one day, it looks too far! Is that true?

Another option is to skip both Positano and Ravello and head to Paestum and then take a boat over another day to spend the day in Ravello.

Also, does anyone know how long the drive is from Ravello back to Sorrento including traffic jam time during first week of August?

Many thanks!

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1. Re: 9 hour tour of coast with these stops?

my only suggestion is:

"a good travel gum"

ps

de gustibus non disputandum.......but all the Amalfi coast in nine hours

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2. Re: 9 hour tour of coast with these stops?

We are staying 8 days in Sorrento! We are spending one day in Positano, one day at Pompeii and Vesuvius, one day in a boat around Capri, one day on the island of Capri by foot/bus. We don't want to drive Amalfi Coast ourselves, so we hired a service that will stop in Positano for an hour, but since we will already have spent the day there, we can tell them to skip it and take us elsewhere. I asked TA for recommendations of another town. Got it?

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3. Re: 9 hour tour of coast with these stops?

What about Praiano ??

EM.

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4. Re: 9 hour tour of coast with these stops?

Hi

Paestum is about 2 hours from Sorrento, I would say it would be too much to try to squeeze it into your day. You could maybe book an organised tour to take you there another day, maybe with http://www.aponteviaggi.com/sorrento.asp or www.goldentours.it/en/daily_excursions.php

The tour also includes a stop in Salerno to visit the cathedral.

I'd do your first plan of the Amalfi Coast in one day visiting Amalfi,Ravello, Conca dei Marini. If you're going to Positano the day before I wouldn't go again unless you really want to of course. Maybe the day before you could take the boat to and from Positano to see a bit of the Amalfi Coast from a different perspective.

Ellie

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5. Re: 9 hour tour of coast with these stops?

Thank you Ellie, what a great idea!! go straight to Paestum on an organized tour!! We were planning to travel to Positano by boat and back, that is the first thing we are doing on our first day in Sorrento.

Does anyone know of changing facilities at the beaches on the Amalfi coast. I hate sitting in a swimsuit the entire day in and out of a car, esp a wet suit!

Thanks again!

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