On the Amalfi Coast,
you can immerse yourself in the Italian vacation of your dreams. Amid the vistas of cliffside villages including Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, you can bask in the sun alongside the Mediterranean, sipping on the locally-made limoncello. You can rest easy knowing that you are in one of the most iconic vacation locales in the world. The Amalfi Coast is a place to explore, a place to relax, a place to indulge.
Where to begin
Start your visit to the Amalfi Coast by flying into Naples International Airport. As you travel to your accommodations, be sure to take in the scenery that has made the Amalfi Coast such a famed region of Europe.
Among the pleasures of visiting the Amalfi Coast is staying at one of the many fine hotels that line the beaches, providing you limitless access to the shore and hours of relaxation. The iconic Hotel Santa Caterina has over a century of history and has hosted legendary actors such as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. It remains a glamorous and luxurious hideaway today. At Luxury Italian Tours, we can help you find accommodations that meet your vacation dreams – whether a beachside hotel or the privacy of a villa from the collection offered by Luxury Italian Villas.
When visiting the Amalfi Coast, you can explore one town, or travel around. Positano is an iconic cliffside village; a place to explore history, art, and natural beauty. Here, you can spend time on the beach, then take a boat trip or go on a hike to other coastal villages. The Path of Gods offers spectacular scenery along paths that wind the coast and take you through lesser-known but no less beautiful villages.
Sorrento, another iconic cliffside town, offers sweeping views of the Bay of Naples and the opportunity for enjoying the charm of a historic Italian Piazza. Explore the 14th- Century Chiesa di San Francesco, then explore the work of local craftspeople as you wander the village. Perhaps the most notable feature of Sorrento is the lemons which are often mistaken for small grapefruits. Book lunch at a lemon farm and savor lemon-flavored pasta drizzled with lemon-spiked extra virgin olive oil and a lemon-flavored dessert. Or, learn the tricks to making creamy mozzarella cheese and pizza, one of the region’s most famous specialties.
you’ll find the islands of Capri and Ischia. Glamorous Capri offers opportunities for high-end shopping and perhaps even celebrity sightings. For a truly luxurious, high-end vacation, stay at one of Capri’s upscale hotels and immerse yourself in the island’s peak Mediterranean lifestyle. Slip into a pair of handmade sandals crafted by Canfora, a favorite of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, or bring home the scents of Capri from the Carthusia perfumery.
For local charm, Ischia is the place to be. A fishing village where locals will welcome you to experience a bit of authentic Italian living, Ischia is a must-stop for any traveler hoping to get intimately acquainted with the local culture. Here you can escape the crowds and immerse yourself in nature, in part by indulging in the thermal waters at Negombo Thermal Gardens.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site with beachside glamour, the Amalfi Coast truly has something to offer every traveler. The best time to visit is between mid-May and mid-October. At Luxury Italian Tours, we can help you craft an itinerary for your ideal Amalfi Coast excursion. Contact us to start planning your trip today.