* Completely updated, Frommer's Amalfi Coast clues you in to the region's best experiences, from enjoying secluded beaches and fine seaside dining to exploring history, art, and archaeology. * Our local authors hit all the highlights, from the ruins of Pompeii to the iconic hillside towns of Amalfi, Ravello, and Positano. They've checked out all the area's best hotels and restaurants in person, and offer authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find choices to suit your taste and budget. * You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of shopping and nightlife; accurate maps; advice and tips on planning a successful family vacation; in-depth coverage of Naples, including a detailed walking tour, and side trips to islands like the well-known Capri as well as to undiscovered towns outside the city.
Table of Contents
List of Maps. 1 The Best of Campania & The Amalfi Coast. 2 Campania & The Amalfi Coast in Depth. 3 Planning Your Trip to Campania & The Amalfi Coast. 4 Suggested Campania & The Amalfi Coast Itineraries. 5 Naples. 6 Pompeii, Herculaneum, Vesuvius & The Campi Flegrei. 7 The Land of Sirens: Sorrento & Its Peninsula. 8 The Amalfi Coast. 9 The Jewels of the Gulf of Naples: The Islands of Capri, Ischia & Procida. 10 Salerno, Paestum, Padula & The Cilento. 11 Campania's Well-Kept Secrets: Caserta, Benevento & Avellino. 12 Fast Facts & Websites. 13 Molto Italiano. Index.
Bruce Murphy has lived and worked in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Dublin, Rome, and Sicily. His work has appeared in magazines ranging from Cruising World to Critical Inquiry. In addition to guidebooks, he has published fiction, poetry, and criticism, most recently the Encyclopedia of Murder and Mystery (St. Martin's Press). Alessandra de Rosa was born in Rome and has lived and worked in Rome, Paris, and New York City. She did her first cross-Europe trip at age 2, from Rome to London by car. She has continued in that line ever since, exploring three out of seven continents so far. Her beloved Italy remains her preferred destination.