It’s been just about a month since MJD and I returned home from a trip of the lifetime, our amazing honeymoon in Italy. We spent the first week of our trip in charming Positano. We had the best time laying on the beautiful beaches, visiting the many lovely towns of the Amalfi Coast, eating lots of seafood and drinking limoncello! We loved every second of our stay in Positano at Hotel Poseidon. If these pictures don’t give you a serious case of wanderlust to take a trip to the Amalfi Coast, I don’t know what else will! Over the next several days I’ll be blogging our restaurant recommendations from our trip, as well as a photo diary of our time in Rome. I hope it inspires you for an Italian adventure of your own!
You are right about the Amalfi Coast. It’s easy to remember and hard to forget.
Dan, thanks for stopping by! You are completely right- I have been dreaming about how soon I can go back! 🙂
The Amalfi Coast is one of the nicest ones in Europe. I’d love to go there way more often. Thanks for the nice post with these awesome photos 🙂
Glad you liked it! Thanks for visiting my blog! I’ll be adding some photos from our time in Rome over the next few weeks which I hope you will enjoy just as much!
Sounds great! I’ll be back for sure 🙂
Do you have any advice on planning a honeymoon to the Amalfi coast from Boston? Your photos are gorgeous!
Jessica, we had the best honeymoon there! You’ll love it! Luckily for me, my hubs was the planner for the honeymoon since I was super focused on the wedding planning 🙂 We did use a service in Italy that helped organize our hotels, transportation in Italy and also private tours there. I’d highly recommend it- here is their site: http://discoveryouritaly.com/
I’d be happy to share more details about our specific itinerary too if you wanted!
I am also from Boston, and my boyfriend and I were looking to take a vacation (in May) to the Amalfi Coast, specifically Positano. Our main concern is how we would get from Naples/Rome to Positano. We would also like to take a trip to Pompeii! Would you be willing to share a detailed itinerary of your travels? We are also worried about driving a car around this area since it seems crazy! How did you guys get around from city to city? Would it be weird to stay just in Positano or do you recommend staying in another city? Your pictures are beautiful!! -Heather
Heather, you are going to love love love it! I’d be happy to share a more detailed itinerary and details about how we arranged our drivers. We flew into Rome and had a driver that took us down to the Amalfi Coast. We stayed in Positano for 6 nights and then went to different towns around the coast from there. We had a driver every where we went on the coast. I would be terrified driving myself around there! We did take the train back from Naples to Rome which was quick and easy. Feel free to send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and I can share way more specific details!
There are a few options getting from Naples/Rome to Positano involving train/s + bus(es). I would suggest landing in Naples if possible as that would short your trip to the Amalfi Coast by half and save you at least a few hours.
Here are some detailed instructions on ways to reach the Amalfi Coast: http://www.ravello.com/how-to-get-to-ravello/ (disclaimer: I’m affiliated with ravello.com)
You don’t need a car on the Amalfi Coast. I would suggest not to due to limited parking space, high traffic. The public transportation does a great job. You have to know that there’s one road that goes through (almost) all towns on the Amalfi Coast. You just hop on the bus and get down wherever you want.
There are buses that go straight to Pompeii from the Amalfi Coast.