Palazzo Santa Croce 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. 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.
You can enjoy shopping, dining and the discothèque in Positano itself. The famous beach of Nerano and the town of Sorrento are within 30 minutes. Montepertuso and Nocelle above Positano are charming destinations for a fine meal and an even more breathtaking view along the coast. Fine dining at Don Alfonso can be arranged for any evening.
INTERESTING TOWNS AND CITIES
Palazzo Santa Croce is the perfect location for discovering the hidden beauty of the Amalfi Coast, whether by land or sea. 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. Amalfi and Ravello are an hour away by private car, and a worthwhile destination by day or night.
GUIDED EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
EXPERT AND SELF-GUIDED TOURS
We can arrange walking, biking, boating and driving tours to almost anywhere, including the coastal areas, neighboring islands and ceramic towns. A bit further afield await Naples and the Catacombs, as well as Pompeii, Herculaneum and Paestum.
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.
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 fabulous shopping opportunities in the area’s many boutiques and shops. We are happy to guide you to the better boutiques for custom-designed sandals and one-off fashions from handmade linen.
Perhaps no villa has more toys than Palazzo Santa Croce. Particularly for guests taking advantage of the lovely spring and fall weather, or those wanting a truly memorable holiday retreat, a private spa is the ultimate in relaxation. The professional kitchen can be transformed for any type of cooking class or demonstration, and local aficionados of regional wine and produce can prepare interesting tastings to really understand the history and culture of this unique landscape. Personal trainer can be made available as well.
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