Rome to Amalfi – drive from Rome the Amalfi Coast

Rome to Amalfi

Rome to Amalfi guide leads you in a drive from Rome to the Amalfi Coast.

Subsequently it touches Bracciano, Civita Castellana, Tivoli, Subiaco, Montecassino, Capua, Benevento, Salerno, Vietri Sul Mare, Cetara, Erchie, Minori, Ravello, Amalfi.

Then passes by the Emerald Grotto, Furore, Positano to arrive in Amalfi.

It includes photos and descriptions of the attractions of all the localities touched.

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Rome to Amalfi
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Welcome to The Amalfi Coast

Above al deemed an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape by Unesco, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy’s most memorable destinations. Here, mountains plunge into the sea in a nail-biting vertical scene of precipitous crags, cliff-clinging abodes, and verdant woodland.

Its string of fabled towns read like a Hollywood cast list. There’s jet-set favorite Positano, a pastel-colored cascade of chic boutiques, spritz-sipping pin-ups, and sun-kissed sunbathers. Further east, ancient Amalfi lures with its Arabic-Norman cathedral. The mountaintop Ravello stirs hearts with its cultured villas and Wagnerian connection. To the west lies Amalfi Coast gateway Sorrento. It’s a handsome clifftop resort that has miraculously survived the onslaught of package tourism.

Turquoise seas and cinematic piazzas aside, the region is home to some of Italy’s finest hotels and restaurants. It’s also one of the country’s top spots for hiking, with well-marked trails providing the chance to escape the star-struck coastal crowds.

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Sorrento Farm Tour
Sorrento Farm Tour with Tastings, Pizza Making, and Limoncello

Above all discover the ins and outs of Italy’s classic culinary delights on this gastronomic tour from Sorrento. Go behind the scenes of a family-owned farm, cheese factory, and pizza restaurant and enjoy hands-on demonstrations and tastings of freshly made products including lemonade, extra virgin olive oil on homemade bread and provolone cheese with salami and wine. Then, make your own Neapolitan pizza, followed by dessert, coffee, and limoncello liqueur. Come with an appetite, as these tastings add up to a full meal!

Firstly a pickup from your Sorrento hotel in the morning (or afternoon), starts your day with a visit to a local farm, Limoneto Storico 1894.

Enjoy subsequently a walking tour of the citrus and olive groves, and learn about the farm’s history, production, and traditional farming techniques.

Then, head to the tasting room to sample the farm’s fresh products: lemonade, sliced lemons with sugar, fresh-pressed extra virgin olive oil and lemon, and orange oil on homemade bread.

After that, your next stop is Il Turziello cheese factory to watch a demonstration on how to make treccia (braided mozzarella-like cheese) and caciotta (a soft and mild regional cheese).

Meanwhile enjoy a tasting of fresh provolone with salami, accompanied by a glass of wine.

After that, teasing your palate, it’s time for some classic Italian pizza. Head to Da Francesco restaurant, in the historical center of Schiazzano, for a hands-on pizza-making class.

Learn how to make a typical Neapolitan pizza, and then sink your teeth into your creation, followed by homemade dessert and coffee.

Subsequently back at Limoneto Storico 1894, top off your gastronomic journey with fresh limoncello, the quintessential Italian liqueur.

You’ll even learn the family recipe!

In short, with a satisfied belly, relax on the journey back to your hotel.

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