Ten things to do on the Amalfi Coast and Capri
Things to see from Vietri sul mare to Capri, follow these tips to experience it as a local resident and live an unforgettable experience
Welcome to the Amalfi Coast, Welcome to Capri, one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, known for its landscapes, beaches, crystal clear sea, the historic villas of Ravello, the path of lemons and limoncello and not least for the Positano fashion made of Hamalfitè dresses, sandals and swimsuits.
The Amalfi Coast is located in the province of Salerno, between Positano and Vietri sul Mare. The most convenient airport is Naples. To travel the Amalfi Coast from one end to the other and explore all the bays and villages, the best solution is to travel by boat, rent a car or a scooter and then reach the island of Capri by ferry from Positano.
1. Boat excursion
Sailing along the coast starting from Salerno, visiting all the coves and harbors from Cetara to Punta Campanella up to the island of Capri will give you new perspectives, glimpses and magnificent details every moment. Choose the view or the cove that you like best for an unforgettable dive in the deep sea of the Amalfi Coast. You can choose to book a Ferry with Travelmar or rent a boat with skipper or drive it with Barrella Rent Boat Salerno or if you are in Praiano with PLAGHIA CHARTER
2. Vietri sul Mare
Vietri is known for its original ceramics made in a typical post-war palace where some rooms are used as a museum dedicated to ceramics. To visit the church of San Giovanni Battista, the Archconfraternity of the Annunciation and the Rosary with its façade in painted ceramics. In the center of Vietri sul Mare it is mandatory to take a leap into the store of precious ceramics "VIETRI IN ITALY", the first two-level ceramics store with a boutique of swimsuits in Amalfi.
3. Path of Lemons
Lemon Tour on the Amalfi Coast, a walk through the terraced lemon groves is a unique experience in the world, you will be able to live it in often different scenarios; by the sea on the "lemon path" between Maiori and Minori, for example, or in the enchanting Valley of the Mills in Amalfi, a canyon with an "Amalfi character", surrounded by timeless works, scents and suggestions.
Starting from Minori, the first and pleasant part of the Sentiero dei Limoni is undoubtedly the stop at the kiosk of AGRICOLA RUOCCO'S run by Giovanni, who will offer you the delicacies of his land and fresh lemonade.
4. Minori and Maiori
Just a few kilometers from each other, in Minori there is the Cathedral of S. Trofimena and the beautiful ancient Roman Maritime Villa of the 1st century AD with frescoes and mosaics decorating the Nymphaeum. To taste the lemon delight of the pastry Sal De Riso.
In Maiori instead, there is the fortress of S. Nicola de Thoro-Plano, Palazzo Mezzacapo, the Collegiate Church of S.M. a Mare and the Monastic Complex of S. M. Olearia. For shopping in Maiori, on the seafront, Amalfi clothes and swimsuits recommend the "Nuova Dimensione" store
5. Ravello, the divine terrace on the sea
Stop, finally, suspended between earth and sky on the Terrace of the Infinite of Villa Cimbrone or at the Belvedere of Villa Rufolo in Ravello and, immersed in an Olympic calm, breathe deeply the fragrant air of the Amalfi Coast.
Walking in the square and among the narrow alleys full of typical shops you can stop in one of the most prestigious and assorted, from BLU MEDITERRANEO clothing and swimwear made in amalfi coast you will surely find an exclusive garment suitable for you.
From the terrace of the Infinito that, instead, opens up among the exotic plants of the garden of Villa Cimbrone, you can admire the entire Gulf of Salerno and beyond, for a natural spectacle without equal. Inevitable, if you are a fan of the genre, attend the "Ravello Festival", a music festival held every year in the coastal town.
Amalfi is said to take its name from that of the woman loved by Hercules and who, on the banks of this enchanting city, buried her to rock her with the waters of the Tyrrhenian in eternity. Legend or not, the incredible history of Amalfi, the glorious Maritime Republic, continues to fascinate even today and enchants visitors who pass here every year. From the Duomo, to the paper museum (the Amalfi card, or Bambagina card, is a very special type), from Vallone delle Ferriere to shopping in the little shops in the center, you'll be spoiled for choice. Let yourself be captivated by the scent of Amalfi's lemons, savoring a sorbet or a treat in front of one of the most romantic landscapes of the Boot. Is there anything better in life?
Defined as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, in Furore there is one of the most evocative places on the Costa, much loved by directors and actors: the Fiordo di Furore.
Praiano, the town that greets the sun. The country of the most romantic sunsets on the Amalfi Coast and its beaches, the jewel of Marina di Praia and Cala della Gavitella. Sunset in Praiano is considered one of the most romantic on the Amalfi Coast. A suggestive record that tells the charm of this picturesque town between Positano and Conca dei Marini.
The panorama from Praiano ranges from the bay of Positano to the islets of Li Galli up to Punta Campanella and Capri in the background.
Here you can eat at the typical restaurant "TRATTORIA SAN GENNARO" with a wonderful view of Positano, Li Galli and the Faraglioni of Capri.
From Poseidon, God of the Sea, this splendid city is known worldwide for its incredible beauty and its profile, of a mermaid lying on a breathtaking stretch of coast. First stop on the Amalfi Coast in Positano, with the majolica dome of Santa Maria Assunta already shining at the first light of dawn. Fry in the sun on the beaches of Fornillo and Spiaggia Grande, visit the Grotta La Porta, be captivated by a lemon delight and then walk along the Path of the Gods, a scenic walk that will leave you speechless. You will lose yourself in the colors of the houses, the alleys full of small shops and the spectacular descents to the sea, but then you will find the way ... Basically it is here that the compass was invented!
10. Capri Island & Anacapri
Your fascinating journey to discover Capri and Anacapri will last about 10 hours, departing by vaporetto from the port of Amalfi, Positano, Praiano, Ravello, Scala, Maiori and Minori. And if you wish, you can also request a withdrawal at your hotel.
Capri is a jewel set among the rocks, in the Gulf of Naples, famous for its beautiful scenery and its glamor.
The first thing to do, once here, is certainly a walk in the famous Piazzeta (Piazza Umberto I), defined as "the living room of the world", the place where they walked, and continue to walk, movie stars and characters famous, since the "Dolce Vita", in the Fifties and Sixties. Here you can relax and enjoy a good cup of coffee outdoors, fully immersing yourself in the Capri atmosphere.
You can take a walk on the famous Via Camerelle, the street of luxury and shopping, where you'll find the sparkling high-fashion boutiques.
We also recommend a trip by car or taxi that will take you to discover the most true and wild face of the island. Going through suggestive hairpin bends, you will reach Anacapri, the second town of the island, characterized by its graceful and colorful historic center, full of narrow streets adorned with geraniums and bougainvillea.
From Piazza Vittoria it is possible taking Via Giuseppe Orlandi, a road paved with small artisan shops, through the historic center of Anacapri you will be tempted to buy a souvenir, a Hamalfitè swimsuit or Capri sandals custom-made by "SISA BOUTIQUE ANACAPRI"
The Amalfi Coast and Capri will leave a mark in your lives, many will decide to live there for life and others will surely remain a joy in the heart ...
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