An olive oil mill dating back to the 16th century, many of its original features, such as the cupola ceilings, the arches and even a built-in good-luck stone, have been retained. The décor mixes clean white walls and cool tiled floors with splashes of southern color and antique local wall tiles. From both floors, step out to a flower-framed terrace with stunning views of the sea, laze a while under the pergola shaded with lemon trees, or take a dip in the sparkling infinity pool which is located below the house on a private terrace.
No trip to the region would be complete without a day on this island. Capri is known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant town and stunning mountain views. Take the Ana Capri cablecar into the mountains for unforgettable vistas.
This is the perfect way to see the coastal towns such as Amalfi and Positano. On a boat you will see large sections of the unique splendor of the coast without schedules or walking the winding steps. Just relax and enjoy!
Incredible vistas of both the mountains and the sea are on offer aboard The Circumvesuviana Line. The train travels from Naples to Sorrento through some of the regions most unique vistas including a view of the brooding Mount Vesuvius.
At the beach - although known for its rugged cliffs that plunge into the sea, The Amalfi Coast is also blessed with spectacular beaches that dot the waterline. The beaches in Maiori are some of the best in the region. Relax where the sand meets the clear blue waters of the sea or stroll the promenades and visit the shops and cafes.
Take a boat tour through the stunning Blue Grotto Cave on Capri or visit The Grotta dello Smeraldo (Emerald) Cave near Praiano. The caves are bathed in natural blue and emerald light and the effect on the water is a photographers dream!
This protected area near Salerno is perfect for those who wish to escape the crowds of the coastal towns. The lush green forests and natural beauty are a must for those wishing to stretch their legs on one of the many hiking and cycling paths. The park is complete with superb views of the coast and stunning waterfalls.
Walk in the footsteps of the ancient Romans in the archeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum. See how the Romans lived their everyday lives before the towns were consumed (and preserved) by the ash of Mount Vesuvius.
Most of the towns along the coast have a festival that takes place during the summer months. Many of these are centered around Saints and can include processions, local food stalls and entertainment. Stick around because many of the festivals cap off the evening with a show of fireworks.
Nothing says Italy like pizza and Gelato. Sorrento offers various hands on lessons that will bring out the Italian chef in anybody. Learn the trade secrets passed down from generations of families and experience your very own "slice" of heaven.
A great way to spend the day. Although based on tourism, the region still boasts a rich history of papermaking, cheese production and the local art of lemon farming. Try a tour of the history of paper production at the Museo della Carta in Amalfi or The Michelangelo Cheese Factory in Sorrento.