Articles Tagged ‘Amalfi’

Getting Ready for the Regatta!

Getting Ready for the Regatta! February 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
Every summer the town of Amalfi competes in the Regata Storica delle Repubbliche Marinare, an annual boat race with teams from Venice, Pisa and Genoa. Along with Amalfi, these cities represent the four historic sea republics of Italy in the Middle Ages. Last year the race took place in Genoa and the...

Cioccolato Andrea Pansa – Amalfi

Cioccolato Andrea Pansa – Amalfi February 13, 2011 | Food | Read More
What better day than Valentine’s Day to tell you about the Ciccolato Andrea Pansa chocolate shop in Amalfi? If you’ve been in Amalfi’s lively Piazza Duomo, then you’ve likely spotted the Pasticceria and Café Andrea Pansa, which has been a fixture in the town’s piazza life...

Early Spring Beach Day in Amalfi

Early Spring Beach Day in Amalfi February 10, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
The water in Amalfi is beautiful throughout the year, but for me it always seems the clearest and most tempting in the early spring. Last weekend was splendid weather, warm enough even to have a sandwich outdoors and spend a few hours at the beach in Amalfi! The water temperature is only around 14°C...

Amalfi’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Amalfi’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day February 4, 2011 | Food | Read More
Valentine’s Day, or San Valentino as it is called here in Italy, is just around the corner. Do you have a date yet? How about a romantic dinner spot? If you’ll be traveling in Italy during San Valentino this year, the romance of Amalfi might just draw you to the Amalfi Coast to celebrate...

Winter Light in Amalfi

Winter Light in Amalfi February 3, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
The winter is one of my favorite times of the year to talk a walk along the port in Amalfi. Everything is so still and quiet. The light is so very different from the summer months, espeically late in the day. It’s like you can see everything in greater detail because it is so still. I love these...

Where to Eat in Amalfi

Where to Eat in Amalfi January 29, 2011 | Food | Read More
I’ve been hard at work customizing the Amalfi Restaurant Guide on NileGuide with the best restaurants in town, from fine seaside dining to great spots to pick up a quick and delicious lunch while out and about. There are so many wonderful restaurants to choose from … and I’ve only just...

Winter Views: On the Beach in Amalfi

Winter Views: On the Beach in Amalfi January 14, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Earlier this week I shared some travel tips for Visting the Amalfi Coast in the Winter, which is a time of year that many people might not think to travel to this beautiful part of Italy. Yet, it’s one of the quietest and most beautiful times of the year to explore the seaside towns and experience...

Amalfi’s Largo Scario Fountain Presepe

Amalfi’s Largo Scario Fountain Presepe January 6, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Just before Christmas I shared photos of a beautiful fountain presepe in Amalfi’s Piazza dello Spirito Santo, and promised I would share photos of the other nativity in Largo Scario.  Located just off the Amalfi Coast Road as it runs through Amalfi, the Largo Scario is a little piazza known for...

Buone Feste from the Amalfi Coast!

Buone Feste from the Amalfi Coast! December 23, 2010 | Events | Read More
As I was out finishing up my Christmas shopping in Amalfi on Wednesday morning, I noticed this festive Christmas artwork on the windows of the Ristorante and Pizzeria Lo Smeraldino, one of my favorite seaside restaurants in town. I love the freehand sketch of the Duomo of Amalfi on the right and the...

Christmas & New Year’s Events in Amalfi

Christmas & New Year’s Events in Amalfi December 21, 2010 | Events | Read More
The holiday season is an exciting time of year to be in Amalfi, and this year the town has an exciting series of events planned for Christmas, New Year’s and Epiphany. It’s fun to just walk through the town in the evening and enjoy the pretty Christmas lights in Piazza Duomo, the large Christmas...