Villa dei Terrazzi is centrally situated on the southern coast of the Pennisola Sorrentina. This location offers a variety of interesting day trips within an hour driving or boating distance, as well as other captivating destinations recommended for longer days of exploring. You can supplement your stay at Villa dei Terrazzi with the services of our professional staff to assist with all aspects of your Itinerary and Planning including Concierge Services for the duration of your trip. We can arrange custom self- or expert-guided tours to the area’s famous sites and best-kept secrets. Let us know what you like and we’ll use our insight, knowledge and comprehensive network of contacts to create memorable tours and activities, just for you.
The charming and famous mountaintop village of Ravello and the seaside village of Amalfi are the two closest towns. Both are suitable for simple days wandering, shopping and dining plus taking in cultural highlights, particularly the Duomo and Cloister of Amalfi and the Villa Rufolo in Ravello, with its spectacular summertime Chamber Music Series. The well-known tourist centers of Positano and Sorrento are easily reached for a day-trip by car or boat.
INTERESTING TOWNS AND CITIES
Villa dei Terrazzi is the perfect location for discovering the hidden beauty of the Amalfi Coast, whether by land or sea. Ferry or private boat service to Paestum is an option, as is a visit to Vietri sul Mare for their exceptional range of ceramics. For longer day trips, let us arrange private transportation and guides for some of the most spectacular locations in all of Italy, including Naples, Pompeii and Capri.
GUIDED EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
EXPERT AND SELF-GUIDED TOURS
We can arrange guided walking tours in the hills above Ravello, including the well-known Walk of the Gods. Skippered boats can pick you up at the Villa dei Terrazzi for a relaxing coastline tour or excursion to Capri. Registered guides to Naples and the Catacombs, as well as Pompeii and Herculaneum can provide a captivating introduction to these cultural centers and historic points of interest.
FOOD AND WINE EXPERIENCES
For wine and food aficionados, you can enjoy a variety of wine and limoncello tastings, private cooking classes in a traditional local restaurant, even a guided tour to Salerno and a bufala di mozzarella factory.
Getting out on the water is key to a full experience of the area. The owner makes his own private motor boat available for daily excursions in addition to the larger boats available for group excursions in power or sail boats. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy 'The Walk of Gods' along the mountain ridge of Positano above Montepertuso. For water lovers, rent a private boat with skipper and explore the coasts of Marina del Cantone, Li Galli and Capri, or enjoy sailing on a sloop in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Positano’s well-known 'fashion style' offers you an opportunity to go home with handmade sandals, crisp local linens and hand-painted ceramics. Capri has all of this plus designer shops worthy of Rome. Vietri sul Mare is particularly known for the range of ceramics and rivals better known Positano for the quality of the design work.
Villa dei Terrazzi is equally well-adapted to guests wanting a truly memorable holiday retreat and those who want to get out and explore this exceptionally beautiful coastline. The house -- with spa pool, sauna, ocean swimming and quiet bathing terraces plus on-site massage on request -- offers plenty of relaxation. On-site cooking classes and demonstrations and tastings regional wine and local products are a wonderful way to come to know the history and culture of this unique landscape.
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