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Cinque Terre or Positano and the Amalfi Coast

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Cinque Terre or Positano and the Amalfi Coast

I'm having trouble fitting both southern and norther Italy in my two week vacation.

In your opinion if you had to visit one of these areas, which would it be?

I really want to visit Tuscany, Venice and Rome and don't have enough time to get from there down to Positano. Is Cinque Terre similar to Posatino and the Amalfi Coast?

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1. Re: Cinque Terre or Positano and the Amalfi Coast

The Cinque Terre villages are much much smaller than the main villages of the AC - the landscape is less dramatic in CT - both are beautiful. You don't say how many days you have. From Rome, it would take about 3.5 hours plus to reach Positano - personally, I wouldn't go for less than 3 full days.

I suggest you look at photographs of each, read the forums here for each to help you decide.

Some info about the AC villages (nothing really substantive, but snippets):

www.positano.com

A daily photo Facebook page by someone who lives in Positano:

https:/…240194169415355

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2. Re: Cinque Terre or Positano and the Amalfi Coast

If that's Dartmouth UK, perhaps simplest to leave the south of Italy for another vacation?

You'll find that there's plenty more than just the Amalfi Coast to see down in this part of the country - list available on request!

Peter

http://www.pbase.com/isolaverde

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3. Re: Cinque Terre or Positano and the Amalfi Coast

Hey Peter....I'm from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada..so trying to do what I can in the two weeks that I have to spend there. Really want to see Tuscany, Venice , Rome and Positano..but Positano is so out of the way. Decisions...decisions. :)

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4. Re: Cinque Terre or Positano and the Amalfi Coast

Peter..thanks for the link to your pictures and information! Very interesting.

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