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Holidays in Italy: Explore the Amalfi Coast

Looking for a holiday that provides amazing scenery, welcoming locals, excellent cuisine and historic sites? Look no further than Italy’s Amalfi Coast. This fabulous coastline will dazzle you with its natural beauty. Enjoy the contrast of the dramatic mountains meeting the blue ocean waters.

The Amalfi Coast has an abundance of interesting towns and sights too see. With most the towns located close by each other a car hire is a great way to uncover this wonderful region’s delights.

Sorrento is a great pick for those who prefer a lively atmosphere, this cosmopolitan resort overlooks the lovely Bay of Naples and has many great restaurants and bars to choose from. You can also catch a ferry here to Capri and visit the famous Blue Grotto, a mysterious sea cave.

For something a little different visit the town of Furore. Situated along the slopes of Monti Lattari takes it name from the “sound of the raging sea pounding against the valley below”. The picturesque fjord is surrounded by the wild beauty of the Crevano cliffs where a cluster of old fisherman’s colourful houses cling to the cliff side.

Amalfi Town the gem of the Amalfi Coast is a large popular resort that has retained its history and values. The town has a 9th Century Cathedral which is one of the main attractions along with the Cloister of Paradise. Enjoy a cool drink in the towns centre where you can sit outside one of the many cafes and simply watch the world go by. You will find the locals very friendly in Amalfi.

Positano is a great spot to indulge in a little romance and luxury! Built into the cliffs this lovely town started as a fishing village and in the 1950’s became a popular choice for writers and artists. Now picked as a fashionable resort here you can treat yourself at upmarket Italian boutiques.

Amalfi Coast has a little bit of everything to satisfy any holiday taste. The coastal road along the region is famous for its sharp bends and amazing scenery, perfect for a soft top car, you may feel like you have just jumped straight into a James Bond movie set!

Naples Airport services the Amalfi Coast, with the journey taking around 1 hour 20 minutes with a car hire.

When you are planning your next holiday why not try Italy’s Amalfi Coast, you will not be disappointed!

Have you been to the Amalfi Coast? What was your favourite part? Would you go back there again? Would you like to go?

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