Naples and the Amalfi Coast
Naples Capodichino: 5 Km from the city center and 50 km from Amalfi Coast
Passionate and chaotic but also mysterious and fascinating: Naples is the capital of the Mediterranean.
Its historical centre is the biggest in Europe and is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yet Naples is also hills, islands, bays and peninsulas rising steeply from the sea.
Just outside Naples are two of the most famous testimonies to Ancient Rome, the imposing ruins of Pompei and Herculaneum. Overwhelmed by the enormous eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D, Pompei and Herculaneum today offer a wonderful glimpse into Roman life 2000 years ago.
The Gulf of Naples is bejewelled with the islands of Capri and Ischia. The symbol of Capri island is the famous square, the haunt of Italian and international celebrities, with the little tables of its elegant bars and the shops in the surrounding side streets.
The gulf of Naples is embellished by the islands of Capri and Ischia. Ischia island is the biggest island of the archipelago, and is famed for its thermal waters, which have been widely-known and used since antiquity.
A truly unique landscape where sea and mountain are counter-posed and blend into sights of rare beauty.
Sorrento has a spectacular position on a rocky spur about 50 metres high, a delightful "balcony" from where to admire the whole of the Bay of Naples, the island of Capri and the unmistakable profile of Vesuvius.
The ancient Marine Republic of Amalfi is a treasure facing the sea, just waiting to be discovered, with its narrow streets, stairways and tortuous ravines exuding a magical atmosphere.
The International festival of Ravello has turned this little town into the kingdom of classical music, cinema, literature and art in its widest sense.
The tiny, coastal town of Positano is particularly loved by writers, poets and film directors. Daughter of myth - the story tells of how Poseidon, god of the sea, shaped Positano in tribute to his love for Pasithea - today Positano is the most famous of the towns on the Amalfi coast.
In the homeland of the pizza, showcooking events reveal the secrets of the original recipe created to satisfy the taste-buds of Queen Margherita. Then, to immerse yourself in the true culture of this area, don’t miss a Tarantella show, crowning your experience of a journey into the heart of things that are made with passion.