Fully revised and updated for 2017. Now with new Discovery Tours chapter. Marco Polo Naples & the Amalfi Coast: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips Experience all of Naples & the Amalfi Coast's attractions with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with 'Best Of' recommendations.
You'll discover nice hotels, restaurants and night spots; there are also ideas for shopping and tips for those on a low budget plus information on festivals and events and sports and activities. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Travel with Kids, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, Italian phrase book and a comprehensive index. Naples is full of surprises the bustling city is a place of adventure and provides a perfect contrast to the Gulf Coast: the Mediterranean, the light, the warmth, the magnificent scenery, the scent of the sea and the pine trees, the colors. With MARCO POLO Naples & the Amalfi Coast you will experience a veritable paradise: bright yellow lemons glowing from the dark lemon groves of Sorrento and Amalfi, and the intoxicating scent of white blossoms. In the deep grottos along the rocky coast the sea is cobalt blue and emerald green. This practical, pocket-sized guide takes you through the narrow alleyways and colorful markets of Naples. Meander across the broad and elegant squares, or descend into the city's subterranean world of tufa (volcanic rock). Savour the world's best pizza, and go surfing in Palinuro or hike the Amalfi Coast along old mountain tracks with magnificent views of the sea. The most important highlights lead you to places that should definitely not be missed on your visit to the Gulf of Naples. The 'Best Of' pages point out some experiences unique to this part of Italy, recommend things to do for free, and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and unwind. The Insider Tips reveal where you can enjoy Naples' best Espresso or experience a tonic for the senses. Discovery Tours lead you from mighty monuments to mountain solitude: a day trip takes you to the enormous palace of Caserta complete with ancient legends and more recent splendor. To discover the mountainous hinterland of the Cilento you should allow at least two days: on horseback or by bike, in a canoe or on foot, you can explore its wildly romantic scenery. The Sport & Activities chapter will give you some more sporting tips. Finally the Dos & Don'ts highlight a few things you need to be aware of when visiting the country. MARCO POLO Naples & the Amalfi Coast provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the region. To help you find your way around there is a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Naples in the cover, plus a separate pull-out map.