Kings Residence Hotel
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Yesterday left Positano. We took a shuttle to Salerno then picked up a car from Avis. The coast road from Positano to Salerno was truly breathtaking and the driver quite friendly and tried to explain a few sights along the way. Headed south and stopped at some Greek ruins in Paestrum which dated back to BC. Weather a little cold and rainy or we probably would have stayed longer. Took the scenic root to Marina di Camerota. Stopped at Bascillicata and had a late lunch at a little pizzeria. ...
Camping Athena near Paestum south of Salerno Vernedi Ottobre 24th 2013
We are in relaxed mode. After Venice, Tuscany, Rome, Naples and the Amalfi coast in just over a week, we have found paradise, a campsite with its own private beach on the Mediterraneo. All three of us agree, now is the time to visit Southern Italy. The stifling heat and crowds have long gone but it is still warm and sunny. It is wonderful, we scuff along the sandy beach, ...
... knuckles up to see the Cristo statue above us and through the village of Maratea. The feat of building this thing where it is blows the mind and converts one's legs to jelly. I have great respect for Italian engineers - not so the kamikaze drivers.
On our drive to Sorrento we called in to Paestrum to view what remains of a 6th century Greek town with forum and agora in pretty good condition. We are in Sorrento ...
... environment is composed of "Maquis", typical of mediterranean countries. It is strongly receptive to tourists, principally because it has gained a national fame due to the quality of its water, which give it the "Blue Flag beach" area and the "5 sails" of Legambiente (an Italian environmentalist association every summer from many years. Some years after World War II, the place was one of the stays of the writer Ernest Hemingway, during his Italian ...
Today we decided to see the similar ruins as Pompei's at Paestum just past Salerno. Tim cooked poached eggs and ham and we all piled into the car.
As you will see from the photographs the roads are very windy wind narrow and coaches were a worry, Tim was driving today and did very well in fact they both have. We got to the site ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking