Articles Tagged ‘Amalfi Coast’

Happy 150th Birthday Italy!

Happy 150th Birthday Italy! March 17, 2011 | Events | Read More
This year March 17th is a national holiday celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy in 1861. Happy birthday to Unified Italy! The 17th will be a bank holiday and since it falls on a Thursday may turn into a “ponte” – or long weekend – for many Italians. With...

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in the Winter

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in the Winter January 11, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
One of the questions I’ve been asked time and time again is about visiting the Amalfi Coast off season and during the winter months. While I highly recommend traveling to this beautiful coastline in the spring and fall – when the weather is at its best and the summer crowds (and prices!)...

Family-Friendly Christmas Activities on the Amalfi Coast

Family-Friendly Christmas Activities on the Amalfi Coast December 9, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Christmas is a magical time to visit the Amalfi Coast. Many of the towns along southern Italy’s famous coastline celebrate with colorful displays of Christmas lights, concerts, grand firework displays for Capodanno (New Year’s) and events throughout the holiday season. Christmas centers around...

Upcoming Event: Coast to Coast Marathon – Sorrento to Maiori

Upcoming Event: Coast to Coast Marathon – Sorrento to Maiori December 5, 2010 | Events | Read More
The second annual Coast to Coast Marathon on the Sorrento Peninsula will take place on December 19th. The marathon starts in Sorrento and will go through the towns of Sant’ Agnello, Piano di Sorrento, Meta, Positano, Priano, Amalfi, Atrani, Minori and finish in Maiori. If you’re up for the...

Christmas Lights in Minori

Christmas Lights in Minori November 26, 2010 | Events | Read More
Tonight the first Christmas lights of the season were inaugurated on the Amalfi Coast in the town of Minori just east of Amalfi. At 9pm the festivities for “Le Notti della Tradizione” began with the lighting of the holiday decorations throughout town, including the large albero di Natale...

Souvenirs on a Shoestring in Amalfi

Souvenirs on a Shoestring in Amalfi November 24, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
One of the best parts of visiting the Amalfi Coast this time of year is eperiencing the holiday atmosphere leading up to Natale (Christmas) and Capodanno (New Year’s). The little towns – with their small shops, Christmas decorations and colorful christmas lights – are festive spots...

Amalfi Coast Travel Tips on Twitter

Amalfi Coast Travel Tips on Twitter November 16, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
  If you’re interested in more Amalfi Coast Travel Tips, you can find me on Twitter @ciaoamalfi!  

Maltempo in Amalfi

Maltempo in Amalfi November 5, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
  This year November arrived on the Amalfi Coast with a strong scirocco wind that stirred up very rough seas and strong storms, or maltempo. The scirocco are warm winds that blow from the southwest and often bring big waves that crash against the rocks and piers of Amalfi. It is quite a show to watch...

Welcome to the Amalfi Coast Local Flavor Blog!

Welcome to the Amalfi Coast Local Flavor Blog! October 26, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Welcome to the Amalfi Coast Local Flavor Blog on NileGuide! Here’s where you’ll find more information on visiting the Amalfi Coast, navigating and using the NileGuide Amalfi Coast destination pages, helpful travel advice and, of course, plenty of photographs of the beautiful Amalfi Coast....