The stretch of coastline on the Sorrentine Peninsula in southern Italy is a popular tourist destination, and a perfect mix of charming villages and towns that cling to picturesque cliffs, Mediterranean beaches, coves and beautiful, balmy weather.
Here at Avventure Bellissime – we’ve used our specialist knowledge from our work as Italian tours specialists to give you an insight into why holidays to the Amalfi coast should be on your travel bucket list:
World Heritage Site
The Amalfi Coast Italy is a UNESCO World Heritage site owing to it being an ‘outstanding example of Mediterranean landscape’.
The coastal road
The Amalfi coastal road connects all the beautiful towns that populate the coast. It is so stunning that it alone justifies the trip. It’s like being delivered into another world. And then there’s the added excitement of the Mediterranean being a dramatic drop of 500ft below. Visit Avventure Bellissime’s site at tours-italy.com for information on their tour of the coast.
This town has given its name to the Amalfi coast. It is home to beautiful views and dramatic cliffs, atmospheric alleyways and refined architecture – like the beautiful Cathedral of Saint Andrew (Duomo di Sant’Andrea Apostolo). Interestingly, it is one of the first European centres of paper manufacturing – which is still exported worldwide. With Avventure Bellissime you can visit Amalfi from Rome with their one-day Rome to Pompeii and Amalfi road trip.
PompeiiWhen Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD it destroyed the city of Pompeii. By taking a trip to the Amalfi Coast, you can visit the ancient ruins today. With Avventure Bellissime, you can join an expert guide an explore the city where excavations have revealed houses, markets, baths, temples, theatres and even streets with chariot tracks. It is an amazing example of Roman engineering. Avventure Bellissime offer a variety of ways to help you experience Pompeii, including private and semi private tours and one day to 9 day long trips. You can find out more at tours-italy.com