Amalfi’s oldest cloister , that of the Capuchin monastery, has been restored and is now the site of an accommodation facility, theAnantara Convento di Amalfi Grand Hotel. Located just a 10-minute walk from the center of Amalfi, the ancient, 13th-century building retains its distinctive historical features intact, including a striking Baroque church...

In the past, it was considered an excellent remedy for headaches, and some even say for stomach disorders too. However, the tradition of lemon coffee is very ancient, and if we focus on the renowned Amalfi Coast, we understand that there is much more to discover. Have you ever heard of lemon gardens? Along the Amalfi Coast, between Amalfi, Cetara, ...

The pastel-painted villages and cliffs terraced with lemon groves of Italy’s Amalfi Coast attract some five million tourists a year. But while the coastline is dreamy, the journey there is not. The easiest way to reach cities like Amalfi and Positano is to fly into Naples airport and then take a time-consuming combination of trains and buses to rea...

Basking in the sunny beach breeze by the Amalfi Coast. Touring the Caseificio Michelangelo mozzarella cheese factory in Piano di Sorrento and Barlotti Caseificio in Paestum to taste an ancient Greek tradition. Hiking Mount Vesuvius to learn about its historic eruptions and enjoy breathtaking views of the Gulf of Naples. These are a few of the adven...

The ribbon of coastline known as the Costiera Amalfitana (Amalfi Coast) attracts some five million tourists annually. The towns of Positano and Amalfi get the lion’s share of visitors and offer five-star hotels, beach clubs, and myriad souvenir shops. There are 13 localities along the shore or clinging to the cliffside, each with a different charac...

Furore, a little village along the Amalfi Coast between Amalfi and Positano, is almost hiding in plain sight. Known as il paese che non c’è (“the village that isn’t there”), it is a collection of scattered houses and unique natural spots that make it seem like a place out of a fairy tale. Indeed, this unique geography and layout make Furore blend i...

In short, if you’re looking for gloss – high-end boutiques, haute cuisine and a nightlife as polished as the cliffside views – Positano is the place to go. It’s an enclave for the jet-set, with Instagram-ready moments around every corner. But if you’re more flip-flops than stilettos, the town of Amalfi is your ticket to sprawling historic ruins, an...

Most people who visit the Amalfi Coast come in search of sun, sea, seafood, and a sunset Spritz. What they don’t realize is that the famous coastline is home to rare, local grape varietals and beautiful vineyards. Which means you can go wine tasting on the Amalfi Coast. Limoncello isn’t the only thing on the menu in Positano! With more than 500 reg...

The Amalfi Coast has been chosen as the backdrop for some of the most famous films of all time. From 'Journey to Italy', starring the wonderful Ingrid Bergman, to 'Mr and Mrs Smith', starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, the list is long and spans different eras and film genres. Accomplice the Hollywood echo, combined with the actual beauty of the...

La dolce vita, or "the sweet life" – popularised by Federico Fellini's eponymous 1960 film – is the single phrase that sold Italy as a rainbow-coloured land where dreams are made. It's an ephemeral term that immediately evokes an unmistakable aesthetic: neon-orange Aperol Spritzes, Vespa scooters, cappuccinos in the piazza, Mediterranean expanses o...