Amalfi Coast region has long been a top destination for Italians
in the summer time with its warm blue Mediterranean waters,
white sandy beaches and stunning panoramic views from atop
its high, jagged and mountainous coastline. Its geographical
vicinity to other great places of interest such as Mount Vesuvius,
Pompeii, Ercolana, the city of Naples and the islands of Ischia
and Capri make it a choice destination for a driving holiday
or a diversion on a cultural tour-de-force of Italy.
Primarily a summer destination, visitors to Amalfi can expect
to find great restaurants in even the smallest hotels –
and the food culture in this part of the world is exceptional
even by Italian standards. The region is also famous for its
Limoncello – a sweet liquor made from the finest sun-kissed
lemons in the world.
Towns on the Amalfi Coast
Amalfi The town that lends its name to this whole coastal region and once the centre of a small yet powerful seafaring republic, Amalfi's Cathedral is home to the remains of St Andrew.
Praiano This less touristy yet very beautiful town sits between Positano and Amalfi on the winding coast road and is home to the regions only nightclub, as well as spectacular sea views.
Positano This famous coastal resort has been one of southern Italy's top destinations for many years and offers a stunning backdrop to the relaxing holiday of your dreams here on the Mediterranean Coast.
Sorrento The largest town on the Sorrentine peninsular, the small city of Sorrento is famous for many things, among them its beautiful white beaches an coves and great accessibility to the surrounding areas.
Salerno The administrative capital of the region, the city of Salerno is home to the world's first ever school of medicine and offers a wealth of cultural/historical interest as well as a relaxing summer holiday.