Hotel Antica Repubblica
Travel Blogs from Amalfi
... Undeterred, we boarded the boat to Amalfi. What a spectacular coastline it is between Positano and Amalfi (in fact the entire coastline in this part of the world is stunning. Roads go where roads shouldn't be allowed to... perched on the outside of rock faces - just hanging (we are so glad that we never attempted to drive.... two way streets exist where there is less than room for two Vespas to pass safely (it appears that "safety" is a word ...
... for dinner and the other night our Skipper Nico cooked a traditional Italian pasta dish for us - Delizioso (delicious in Italian). From Sorrento we caught the train to Pompeii and had a guided walking tour of the Pompeii ruins. Pompeii is like a labyrinth and covers a total of 170 acres and our two hour tour only scraped the sides of the fascinating archeological site. The city of Pompeii was an ancient Roman town destroyed by the Volcano Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and was buried under ...
... the best possible place for lunch. We would stop at a few and he would look around and then say nope, not this one, but finally he said okay, this is it and it was the perfect spot. Priceless views were included without even having to make advanced reservations for that special seaside/cliff side table. Location, location, location! When we finally reached Positano it started to rain. We grabbed that reward, a gelato and inquired about a bus back to Amalfi. We found the ...
... some exaggerations about all that we had done.
Ravello nr. 2 - Having sworn to the heavens that I would not climb such heights ever again, I simply followed Gwenn as she gently suggested we "explore" the alleys between sumptuous homes south of Amalfi... gently climbing and so much so that I hardly noticed that we were indeed climbing until... there was no mistaking: we were going up steep concrete and ancient steps seriously uphill. ...
... espresso may blow my head off, so we settled on cappuccino.....not bad. Macchiato tomorrow. Bouncing, we booked a bus to Ravello and prepared for a bit of exploring...Amalfi style. Ravello sits up the hills above Amalfi, and is a peaceful area with a small population, offering stunning views of the Mediterranean. In 1996 it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town is just beautiful, with a peaceful piazza, tiny alleyways filled with ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility