Amalfi Coast Travel Guide
In February we decided to take a girls trip to the Amalfi Coast and it was so relaxing and amazing. We ate, shopped, ate, took a tour, and ate some more. So if you’re interested in taking a trip to the Amalfi Coast or already have a trip planned for there, here’s your Amalfi Coast Travel Guide.
We bought our tickets on Ryanair, flew out of Germany on a Sunday evening and flew back on Thursday night. So here’s a guide to the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy.
THINGS TO DO
- Mount Vesuvius & Pompei ruins – this was at the top of my friend’s list of things to do and I am sooooo thankful we made it a point to see such a historical location. we booked a guided tour through Airbnb Experiences. He walked us through with a small group of 8-10 people. It was in English, he was thorough and answered so many questions, and we genuinely enjoyed the experience.
- Ferry boat to Capri, Naples, Sorrento, etc. The ferry leaves at different times throughout the day. Our hotel gave us the ferry boat schedule (which runs less during off season [November-February]!). So if you’re staying at a hotel, definitely ask them for details on ferry schedules!
- Shopping! We got to explore several shops and stores while we were staying in Sorrento. We found an incredible leather store that had amazing bags, purses, wallets, etc.
- Explore – explore the Amalfi coast if you can. Because we went in February, a lot of things were closed but we still made the best of it. We spent a day in Pompei, two days in Sorrento, and about half a day in Naples.
THINGS TO EAT
- Queens Chips – fries galore. They have some wurst, hot dogs, and so many varieties of fries! [Sorrento]
- Meating – We had finished up with happy hour at the hotel and headed here for “small” meal. Splitting the steak and lemon pesto pasta was the best idea. [Sorrento]
- Ristorante Zi ‘Ntonio – WOW. This was the 2nd best place we visited. We got to try such amazing Italian food, the service was incredible, and the vibes were perfect. [Sorrento]
- Pizzeria Vincenzo Capuano Pompei – After our tour at the ruins in Pompeii, we walked about 20 minutes to this delicious pizzeria. The wine was crisp, the pizza options were fresh [Pompeii]
- La Basilica – This restaurant is a Michelin restaurant and we did not know that until we were paying our check. We ordered some delicious food, pizza and pasta. Before our ordered entrees came out, the owner came out and brought us each a completely different meal. He wanted us to try something new on the menu in addition to our ordered meals. We ate so much that day. The experience alone made this the best meal in my opinion. [Sorrento]
WHERE WE STAYED
The Palazzo Marziale – This location was incredible. A boutique hotel with great customer service, in a prime location, stunning rooms, and happy hour! Don’t let me forget to rave about their breakfast. Wow wow wow wow. Fritattas, bacon, meat and cheese platters, roasted veggies, scones, cakes, muffins, fruit, 3 or 4 juices, coffee, tea, and delicious infused waters. Breakfast was something I looked forward to every single day because it was always fantastic.
We really had the best girls trip to Italy. Eating our way through Sorrento, learning such interesting information in Pompeii, and flying for only an hour and a half from Stuttgart. I hope I can go back to the beautiful country of Italy to explore more of the Amalfi Coast!!
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