Positano is perched along the stunning cliffs of Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Once a powerful port used by the ancient Greeks and Romans, Positano is now an upscale getaway spot with picturesque views worthy of a postcard. Unwind with a trip to one of Positano’s beautiful beaches before exploring its charming boutiques. You’ll also want to work up an appetite, perhaps with a hike along its scenic mountains, to savor an array of fresh seafood and top-shelf wine. Positano is a dreamy destination that’s also a convenient gateway to other popular Amalfi Coast towns such as Capri, Naples, and Salerno.
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The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise that includes Positano, Italy. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:
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These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.
A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.
Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.
The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.
These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.
On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.
Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).
Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.
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On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.
All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.
These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Positano, along with a brief description:
♦ Marina Grande
Positano's main beach is popular for its picture-perfect view of the Amalfi Coast. Admire the colorful hillside buildings from the foot of the mountain at Marina Grande, which spans nearly 1,000 feet (300 meters) long. Its perfect vantage points of Positano's scenic village have turned this beach into a booming hotspot for locals, tourists, and celebrities alike.
♦ Path of the Gods
Hike the famous five-mile trail for superb sites of the Amalfi Coast. Despite its name, the Path of the Gods offers accessible routes for all skill levels. The majestic path can take around three to five hours to complete, but it's worth it to admire one-of-a-kind views.
Come hungry, as Positano boasts a variety of delicious restaurants. Taste authentic Italian pizza, or take advantage of the port's access to fresh seafood. Pair this heavenly cuisine with limoncello, the region's refreshing signature beverage.
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