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Week in Amalfi Coast - Itinerary Help

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Week in Amalfi Coast - Itinerary Help

Hi - Heading to Italy for our honeymoon and arrive in Naples on June 4 and leaving out of Rome on June 12. Idea is to arrive in Naples and head to AC.

Now trying to decide the details. We get in at 11am on the 4th to Naples, and was thinking of going to Sorrento from the airport, staying there night one, then to Positano the next morning for 2 or 3 nights, then Praiano for 2 or 3 nights then head to Rome on the 10th and leave on 12th.

Questions: Should we skip Sorrento and go straight to Positano? or because most transportation goes to Sorrento should we spend the first afternoon/night there? Should we do Praiano first, then Positano (making our way back towards Sorrento to get transportation north to Rome)?

We are the type that likes mixing relaxing on the beach with moderate excursions (a hike, seeing Pompeii).

Welcome any and all thoughts! Thanks so much.

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1. Re: Week in Amalfi Coast - Itinerary Help

It doesn't really make sense to split the time between Positano and Priaino. It would make more sense to choose one since they are so close to each other. If you are talking about arriving June 4 of 2013 your options will already be limited as to what is available. Seeing which hotels have availability might help you decide.

If you want to add a second place into your week you might consider a few nights in Capri. There is so much to explore there. The scenery is stunning and you could do some nice hikes or walks in many different areas of the island.

Depending on your budget if you take a private transfer you do not need to stop in Sorrento to get to the Amalfi Coast. You can also visit Pompeii on the morning you're heading to Rome because they have luggage storage there.

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2. Re: Week in Amalfi Coast - Itinerary Help

If you want to see Pompeii, you could do it right after you arrive (if you aren't just coming in from the US...) or you might go to Sorrento that day and do it the next morning. I agree there's no point in moving between Praiano and Positano - they are only a couple of miles apart. So choose one and stay there.

If you are going to Rome on the train, take the ferry from Positano to Salerno and catch the train there for an easier route than back via Naples.

Happy honeymoon!

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