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How to Visit Paestum, Italy: Photos, Tips & Tours

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Paestum is one of the best places in Italy to see Greek ruins. Home to three ancient Greek temples dating back to 450 BC, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is often an overlooked destination in Italy. The ancient city of Paestum sits just to the south of Salerno and the Amalfi Coast. For those with an interest in history or …

Things to Do in Sorrento

Best Things to Do in Sorrento, Italy

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Sorrento is one of the best places to stay if you have plans to visit Pompeii, Capri, and the Amalfi Coast. From this town, you can easily get to each of these places, since Sorrento is a hub for public transportation. And with its marinas, beach clubs, shopping streets, and long list of great restaurants, you’ll want to make sure …

Amalfi Coast Itinerary

Amalfi Coast Itinerary: 5 Ways to Plan Your Trip

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Visits to beautiful coastal towns, wine tastings, dinner and drinks with a view, shopping, boat tours, relaxing on the beach…these are all the wonderful experiences that you can have on the Amalfi Coast. If you are planning your Amalfi Coast itinerary, there are multiple ways to do it. For those on a whirlwind tour through Italy, you just may have …

Where to Stay on the Amalfi Coast

Where to Stay on the Amalfi Coast in 2024: Best Hotels & Locations

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When deciding where to stay on the Amalfi Coast, there are a few things you need to consider. The first is location. Do you want to stay in a town that is easy to get to and easy to get around using public transportation, such as Sorrento? Or do you prefer to stay in one of the smaller, more scenic …

One Day in Capri

One Day in Capri: How to Plan the Perfect Capri Day Trip

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If you have plans to visit Naples, Sorrento, or the Amalfi Coast, it is very easy to add on a day trip to Capri. With one day in Capri, you have just enough time to hit the highlights…take a boat tour around the island, visit the Blue Grotto, ride the chairlift to Monte Solaro, and explore the town of Capri. …

Things to Do on the Amalfi Coast

15 Best Things to Do on the Amalfi Coast of Italy

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What do you look for when picking the perfect vacation spot? Beautiful beaches? Charming towns to explore? Shopping? Restaurants with a view? Colorful sunsets? Romance? What if I told you that you could get all of these in one place…the Amalfi Coast. In this article, learn about the best things to do on the Amalfi Coast with tips to have …

Amalfi Coast October

Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast in October | Weather & What to Expect

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What is it like to visit Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast in October? We have the answer in this guide. To cut right to the chase, October is a beautiful time to visit the Amalfi Coast. We spent 10 days on the Amalfi Coast in mid to late-October. With warm temperatures and mostly sunny skies throughout our visit, the weather …

Driving the Amalfi Coast

Driving the Amalfi Coast: What’s It Like & Is It a Good Idea?

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Driving the Amalfi Coast is popular bucket list experience. To drive this winding road, past dramatic coastal cliffs, some of the most beautiful towns in Italy, and famous beaches, it sounds like a wonderful thing to do. But does driving the Amalfi Coast live up to the hype? We drove the entire length of Amalfi Drive in October 2022. We …

Ravello Italy

7 Wonderful Things to Do in Ravello, Italy

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Ravello is a cliffside town on the Amalfi Coast. With its villas, beautiful gardens, and extraordinary views along the coast, Ravello is one of the most enchanting towns to visit on the Amalfi Coast. In this guide, we cover the best things to do in Ravello with tips to have the best experience. Interesting Facts about Ravello Ravello is located …

Best Amalfi Coast Towns

17 Beautiful Towns on the Amalfi Coast (+Map & Photos)

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Dotting the dramatic coastal cliffs of the Amalfi Coast are small, colorful towns that are a delight to explore. Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello are some of the most famous, but some of the smaller, less known towns, such as Tramonti and Nerano, are well worth some of your precious time. In this guide, we list 17 beautiful towns on the …

How to Get to Amalfi Coast

How to Travel from Rome to Sorrento, Capri & the Amalfi Coast

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How to travel from Rome to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast can be a little confusing. You can’t simply hop on a train in Rome and ride it all of the way to Sorrento or Positano. In this post, we explain your different options for getting around this region. Rome to Naples By Train Whether your final destination is Sorrento, …

Pompeii

How to Visit Pompeii when Traveling Between Rome and Sorrento

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A visit to Pompeii is one of Italy’s most fascinating history lessons. Pompeii can be visited as a day trip from Rome, Sorrento, Naples, and the Amalfi Coast. For those in transit between any of these cities, Pompeii makes a nice, quick side trip. Here’s how to do it. Traveling from Rome to Pompeii to Sorrento If you are traveling …

Sorrento Itinerary

Three Days in Sorrento, Italy | Sorrento, Capri & the Amalfi Coast

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Spending three days in Sorrento is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to visit the Amalfi Coast region. Sorrento is a great home base for exploring this part of Italy, as it is well connected to the island of Capri, the Amalfi Coast, and the historic ruins of Pompeii. This Sorrento itinerary is perfect for those with limited …

Blue Grotto Worth It

How to Visit the Blue Grotto (and is It Worth It?)

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While in Italy, we spent three days in Sorrento and devoted one of these days to visiting the island of Capri. Tim and I couldn’t help but wonder is the Blue Grotto worth seeing? The Blue Grotto is the island of Capri’s biggest tourist attraction. It is not a cheap excursion and just paying for transportation from Sorrento to Capri …