Travel Blogs from Praiano
... ate since they didn't cook at home much, I like that idea! We saw the forum, basilica... We walked around for about an hour, the boys mostly whined, but occasionally showed interest. We ended at the brothel, which I knew had frescoes of the various..... Services.... That were offered. They had little rooms with stone beds... I told karl it was like a hotel. When we got out I told mark I thought it was interesting! Kurt said yes he saw the pictures of that man having sex.... So ...
... bus stop after a bit more therapy and caught the coach home. I sat on the wrong side of the bus and was glad when we got off, it's a long long way down and the driver was on the phone again. It was finally time to grab all the bits in the fridge and make dinner
with the last of the wine and watch the sunset going red for the last time on the Amalfi Coast, pack the cases and get ready to leave tomorrow morning for ...
... chiming until 7.00 am, and then it is all day on the quarter hour, so for the moment, the relative quietness was welcome. There was a signora somewhere in her house on the hill singing - I have heard her before on previous visits. There normally is a resident gato at the house we rent, but as yet, we haven't seen him. I wonder if it will be the same, friendly cat from last time we were here or a new gato? It is wonderful to be ...
... up lots of steps through the township of Praiano and we're heading towards the 16th century San Domenico convent, clinging dramatically to the cliffside, and the start of the track.
The festival of illumination, in honour of the saint of Santa Maria a Castro (from over 400 years ago) is celebrated by illuminating thousands of candles, including the Convent, which at this time of morning is a beautiful site, with the sparkling ...
... which I don't understand and say non comprehende...so he sits again. Another 5 minutes goes by before the other man comes and simply says 'Casa Privata', to which I say Ci (yes)....so finally we're on our way...down the many, many steps until we arrive at the huge wooden doorway.
As I step through I discover the villa is indeed as beautiful as I expected. I'm greeted by an Austrian lady, Patricia, who is running the villa, and we sit in the lounge bar ...
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Other places to stay in Praiano
Via Campo 5, Praiano | 4 star hotelfrom $238
Via Gennaro Capriglione 119, Praiano | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- A Little Bit of Heaven in Praiano
- Highlight of our Italian Holiday!
- Fabulous sunsets on Amalfi Coast
Via G Capriglione 147, Praiano | 5 star hotelfrom $543
- Couldn't ask for more
- Service, attention to detail and welcome second to none!!
- Beautiful spot and warm, attentive service
Via Umberto I, 70, Praiano | 3 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellent value
- Wonderful hotel
- Great Family Hotel
Via Terramare, 3, Praiano | 4 star hotelfrom $230
- Perfect Location, Friendly People
- Exceeded expectations!
Via Miglina 2, Praiano | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Via G. Capriglione 13, Praiano | 3 star hotelfrom $147
Via Umberto Io,105, Praiano | 2 star hotelfrom $133
Via Nazionale, no 190, Praiano | Hotelfrom $206
Via G. Capriglione 138, Praiano | 3 star hotelfrom $152
- Great Breakfast large and confy rooms
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Via Roma 52, Praiano | 2 star hotelfrom $99
Via S. Nicola 10, Praiano | Hotelfrom $110
Via Marina di Praia 6, Praiano | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Via G. Capriglione N.133, Praiano | 3 star hotelfrom $186
Via Roma, Praiano | 3 star hotelfrom $165