Travel Inspiration: Romantic Amalfi Coast
Rome—where so many things began—or Naples are both perfect spots from which to launch into a sublime few days on the inimitable Amalfi Coast.
During our 4-day Romantic Amalfi Coast itinerary, we explore Naples, Pompeii, Positano, Amalfi, and Capri.
No matter the starting point, it’s essentially mandatory to visit the National Archaeological Museum of Naples to see the extraordinary treasures removed from Pompeii for safekeeping (and other remarkable tidbits). Colorful mosaics and frescoes are the closest we’ll get to color photos of life during the Roman Empire.
Next, to Pompeii, founded in the seventh century B.C. and destroyed in A.D. 79 by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. See the ancient ruins including the amphitheater, homes, ancient shops, and a tavern with a walk-up brothel. Pompeii has recently received some much-needed attention to maintain this ancient ruin…
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