Many visitors have heard of the Blue Grotto on Capri — indeed, it’s one of the island’s top attractions. But not everyone knows of a similar grotto on the mainland called the Emerald Grotto.
There are so many amazing destinations in Italy to choose from when you’re planning a trip, it’s hard to narrow down your options. One way to maximize your itinerary is by taking day trips, but sometimes that’s not even enough. Which is why taking a long weekend from Naples on the Amalfi Coast is such a great idea.
Sorrento is a popular destination on the coast of Italy, but it’s also a popular launching-point for trips to nearby sights like the Amalfi Coast and the gorgeous island of Capri. Here’s what you need to know about day trips to Capri from Sorrento.
Positano is one of the most popular destinations in Italy, a terraced vision on the Amalfi Coast. It’s not exactly easy to reach, however, especially if you’re used to traveling Italy by train. Here’s what you need to know about getting to Positano.
The towns of the Amalfi Coast are magnets for sun-seeking holiday-makers during the summer months. Beaches are full to capacity, shops are busy and restaurants do a brisk business. But what is the nightlife like on the Amalfi Coast?
Food is central to Italian life, and differs substantially enough from region to region that taking food tours in different cities is always a great idea. In Naples, a food walking tour gives you a chance to try – and learn more about – a few Neapolitan culinary classics.
Eating the local specialties of the Amalfi Coast is a great way to get into the culture. But an even better idea is to learn to make those dishes with a cooking class in Sorrento, so you can bring home some new skills.
Imagine how challenging it can be for young children to understand the age and significance of Roman ruins like the ones at Pompeii. If you’re traveling with kids, it’s helpful to find a family-friendly Pompeii tour so everyone is engaged and interested.
Many don’t know that all of the twenty regions of Italy produce wine. The Campania region, with Mt. Vesuvius looming over the landscape, produces wine grapes grown in rich, volcanic soil. Get familiar with some of it on a wine tour from Naples.
We all love to bring home a memento or two from our travels, and it’s even better when that souvenir is truly representative of the place. On the Amalfi Coast, you’ve got several great choices for what to bring home, and an organized shopping tour can help you find the best gifts.