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Stunning coastal resort famous for its spectacular mountain roads
At the heart of this famous stretch of Amalfi coast lies the stunning resort of Amalfi which perches dramatically on a cliff, overlooking enticing blue seas. The glorious setting boasts spectacular jagged cliff lines, traditional fishing villages, white-washed villas that cling precariously to the cliff face and lovely hotels with some of the most spectacular views in the region.
Amalfi holiday highlights
Amalfi sits at the heart of the UNESCO-listed Amalfi Coast and has breathtaking views out over the Gulf of Salerno. Take time to absorb the natural beauty of the region and soak up the history of the town with visits to the stunning Cloister of Paradise, the Church of St Antonio and the Romanesque Cathedral of St Andrew which features ornate carvings and a mosaic, and also houses the relics of St Andrew the Apostle.
Wander up the steep, winding alleyways, head to one of the four public shingle beaches and enjoy authentic Italian cuisine al fresco. The colourful town centre is bursting with designer boutiques, restaurants and streetside cafés offering mesmerising views. Those with a sweet tooth should not miss out on a visit to Dolceria dell'Antico Portico, a luxury patisserie that offers a mouth-watering choice of delicious and traditional handmade desserts.
The gorgeous landscapes of the Amalfi Coast are ideal for hiking. Enjoy the captivating scenery – follow steep coastal footpaths, stone steps and tranquil trails through lemon and olive groves as you make your way up to the enchanting town of Ravello, famous for its majestic gardens and outstanding views.
Experience one of the world's most breathtaking drives along the renowned Amalfi Coast where a thin ribbon of road zig zags up and down the steep coastal hillside offering mesmerising views. Hire a car to discover this beautiful region at leisure – speak to one of our Personal Travel Experts to find out about our car hire options.