Category Archives: Amalfi Coast

Reason Six: Day Hikes in Italy

How do you enjoy all of that gelato and not gain weight? It’s easy—spend some time hiking or walking the scenic trails in Italy. There are several dramatic mountain ranges to choose from—the Alps and Dolomites in the north, the Apennines … Continue reading

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Small Museums & Workshops

Sorrento, Italy Throughout Italy it’s possible to stumble into an artisan’s workshop or find a small museum where you can meet some interesting people and learn about their passions. We’ve had some great encounters in several towns—both in the south … Continue reading

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Walking the Path of Lemons

A short and pleasant walk travels the Sentiero dei Limoni from Minori to Maiori. This walk was a gentle climb up into the lemon groves, called Limonaio, in Italian. Some of the lemons were still covered with green tarps to … Continue reading

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A Few More Hikes

Although the Path of the Gods is spectacular, our other two hikes were also scenic and fun. From the town of Minori, there are several hikes that lead to other towns. The first day, we walked uphill to Ravello, a … Continue reading

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The Path of the Gods

A dramatic name for a great hike on the Amalfi Coast… You can start this famous and scenic hike from several towns near Amalfi. Some people start in Praiano, on the coast or you can take a bus up to … Continue reading

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La Bella Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast After our adventures in Naples, it was a relief to arrive in the pleasant city of Salerno, the southern gateway to the Amalfi Coast. From there, we took the blue SITA bus to Minori, the lovely town … Continue reading

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Adventures in Naples

Piazza Dante We spent about 24 hours in Naples so we could visit the famous archeological museum and taste the real deal in Neopolitan Pizza. In my humble opinion, Naples is only for the intrepid traveler. Crossing the street is … Continue reading

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