Sun, sea and limoncello - la dolca vita is alive and well on the Amalfi Coast, Italy. This 40km strip of beaches, mountains and general good-times has been a major draw card for centuries. Everyone from the Ancient Greeks to the Romans, the Byzantines to the British Aristocracy, to Beyoncé and Jay Z have holidayed in this slice of heaven.
Whether you’re a history nerd, culture buff or a beach bum, our Amalfi Coast Travel Guide will give you a taste of the best of the Amalfi Coast.
What was once one of the global centres of trade, academia and the arts, the Maritime history of the Amalfi Coast is still alive and well. Dive deep to uncover ancient knowledge, from learning about medieval medical practices to delicate paper crafts in one of the Amalfi’s most famous museums.
When it comes to Amalfi Coast activities, we’ve got you covered. Be blown away by the intricacy of local ceramics and the decadence of old-world villas in Vietro sul Mare. Get lost in the manicured gardens and lemon-lined orchards of Ravello. Discover ancient Greek and Roman artefacts in Salerno.
There’s no better place in the world to eat than Italy and we’ve got the low down on all the best bites. Seafood off the back of a boat? Yes please. Handmade pasta with names we can’t pronounce? Why not. Drowning it all down with locally-made limoncello? Absolutely. The Amalfi Coast is bursting with fresh produce and we want you to try it all and more. From fresh pastries and coffee in the morning, to the mandatory twice-a-day gelato, you’ll be in a permanent food coma and loving every second of it.
For those wanting to work on their tans, Amalfi Coast beaches are some of the best in the world. Kick back on the sandy shores of Maiori or live it up in a beach club Positano – you’ll never run out of things to do in the Amalfi Coast.
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