The Amalfi coast is nothing short of stunning. Being one of the most sought-after holiday destinations, the Amalfi coast will be sure to steal your heart, if it hasn’t already!
There is so much to do there, but sometimes we are pushed for time, trying to get as much seen and experienced as possible. With this in mind, we have planned out the perfect 48 hours for you to get the most out of your trip to the Amalfi Coast.
AM – Sorrento
There are so many wonderful things to discover in Sorrento, and for your first morning, this is the place to be. The Museo Bottega della Tarsia Lignea makes a fascinating way to start the day. This museum specialises in showcasing marquetry furniture which has been made with intricately designed wood. Proudly displaying exquisite examples of this, the Museo Bottega della Tarsia Lignea building itself is something to behold. This palace dates back to the 18th century, and along with the furniture is also home to paints and prints of the surrounding areas, which creates a great cultural experience. When you’ve finished and grabbed a spot of lunch, head off on a magical excursion to the Vallone dei Mulino, a deep mountain cleft that dates from a volcanic eruption over 35,000 years ago. The ruins are absolutely beautiful, and this is also the last remaining gorge of Sorento, definitely a sight not to be missed.
PM – Le Sirenuse
What better time is there to have cocktails in a gorgeous setting than the evening? Le Sirenuse will exceed your expectations when it comes to dining in style. After a day of exploring, it’s time to give your feet a rest and opt for a luxurious sundown complete with delicious food in an outstanding restaurant with views that are the stuff of fairy tales. It’s also worth mentioning this hotel is situated on a cliff’s edge, creating a magical vibe.
AM – Positano
This enchanting, colourful village sure is a talking point when it comes to visiting the Amalfi coast, and it’s clear to see why. Positano is full of gems just waiting to be explored, and the Church of Santa Maria Assunta is one of them.
Church of Santa Maria Assunta was deeply bound with the Benedictine monastery and held a Byzantine icon of the Virgin Mary. This makes a beautiful place to spend some of your morning in Positano. For the rest of it, why not have a stroll down the winding alleys and peek your head into the boutiques and small, charming cafes for a bite to eat for breakfast.
If you fancy brushing off the cobwebs, then a hike with some incredible views may be the one for you. The name of the footpath is The Path of the Gods, and it definitely earned its title. As you stroll along it, you will notice the spectacular scenery, giving you a panoramic view of the Amalfi Coast.
There is nothing quite like taking a special little boat trip just off where you are, and this is where Sirenuses comes in. Sirenuses is a collection of little islands just off the Amalfi coast, with its name being an enchanting reference to the mythological sirens that are said to have lived there. Why not book a professional boat tour to take you around three major islands of this archipelago, La Castelluccia, Gallo Lungo and La Rotonda.
Gallo Lungo is one of the more popular destinations when it comes to Sirenuse, predominantly because of its rich, historical roots. Gallo Lungo was previously home to a monastery and also a prison later on. Despite the island being re-developed into accommodation, Gallo Lungo is still fascinating to tour around, and the beautiful clear waters that surround the island are the perfect spot for swimming in.
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