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A Southern Italy itinerary : Part 2 – Nocelle and Naples

Continued from A Southern Italy itinerary : Part 1 -Atrani, Ravello and Amalfi Day 4 – Nocelle Morning A typical Italian breakfast of breads, spreads, canned orange juice and coffee was served in the cozy dining room at Casa Cuccuro. On a sunny day, you can eat on the terrace with stunning views of the coast. Dina and Peppe  also serve some extras which are charged for, such as boiled eggs, fresh orange juice etc. The personal attention which they give to each guest is immense. One of the things you must try and do in Amalfi is the “Path of Gods” trek, which offers amazing views of the coast and is set in scenic natural beauty. The trek runs from Nocelle to Boomerano, and you can start it at multiple points, depending on where you are stationed. Luckily for us, it started right at our doorstep! Consider three hours one way at least (a bit more if you stop in between), most people do it one way and catch the bus back. If you have a …

A Southern Italy itinerary : Part 1 -Atrani, Ravello and Amalfi

The mister and I recently spent 6 days in Southern Italy, out of which four days were at the Amalfi Coast and two days in Naples. We used Naples as a base, you can use Rome too as both cities are well connected to the coast. Below is a day wise itinerary, including where we stayed and ate, and an indication of the budget. Highlights Food, food and more food – you probably know by now that food is a very important part of travelling for me. And even if it’s not the same for you, Italy is one place that WILL convert you. The quality of food is pretty high, no matter where you eat and the variety is immense. A trip to Southern Italy is incomplete without trying Limocello – traditionally had as an after dinner digestive liquor, I loved it as a cocktail with loads of ice. Another favorite was the Limoncello sorbet which tastes wonderful on a sunny day. The Path of God’s trek offers spectacular views of the coast (plus it’s …