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- The Amalfi Coast was declared one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites for it's beauty of natural landscape.
- Amalfi Coast is a collection of quaint seaside towns, located on steep cliffs where the mountains meet the sea. Some of the more popular towns are Capri, Positano, Ravello and Amalfi.
- Coast road, also known as Amalfi Drive, is one of the most beautiful drives in Europe and a must do thing to do on the Amalfi Coast
- There are plenty of things to do on the Amalfi coast whether it is cooking classes, scenic kayaking along the cliffs, or simply enjoying the million dollar views.
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- Amalfi attractions include the gorgeous Emerald Grotto, the Cathedral of St. Andrew and rich lemon sorbet and Limonchello.
- In Ravello, make sure to see both Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone with dramatic views and spectacular gardens.
- Sorrento is the largest town on the Amalfi Coast and the most flat, so the best for walking and historic Palazzos and Villas.
Things to do in Amalfi Coast
Sorrento is a charming resort to the south of Rome in a spectacular setting. The town is known as the base for exploring the famous Amalfi Coast. Patrician villas adorn its picturesque old city streets. The Marina Grande, a traditional fishing harbor and popular destination for a stroll, will enchant guests every step of the way. The town is surrounded by orange and lemon groves and lush thickly wooded hills where vines and olives are grown.
At the center of Sorrento is Piazza Tasso, a bustling and typical Italian square filled with several bars and restaurants. The view from the public gardens above this square is spectacular. Near the square is the church of San Francesco, a major landmark of the town where evening concerts are staged.
Shopping in Sorrento is a real treat, featuring inlaid wood boxes, hand-made lace, designer clothes, antiques and jewelry being the most popular items, together with Italian wines, aperitifs and liqueurs in festive bottles. The town has a number of excellent pizzerias, trattorias and restaurants, with an emphasis on Southern Italian cuisine. Local specialties include seafood, almond cakes, smoked cheeses and limoncello, a sweet-sour liqueur fermented from the lemons that grow in the area.
Guests can explore the grand Amalfi Coast with its crystalline waters, sunny days and delectable food. Sorrento is the ideal base for visiting other nearby sights in the region. There are frequent ferry departures to Capri, Amalfi and Naples, and Sorrento. Also, within easy reach of the Amalfi Coast by car or train, are Pompeii and the city of Naples. The drive along the dramatic serpentine coast road that leads to the picturesque towns of Amalfi, Positano, and Ravello is not for the faint of heart.
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- Temperature: 17 °C
- Wind: West-Southwest, 24.1 km/h
- Pressure: 1009 hPa
- Rel. Humidity: 68 %
- Visibility: 10 km
- The official currency of Amalfi Coast is the Euro
- Western European Daylight Time, Europe, UTC + 1 hour
- The official language of Italy is Italian
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