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The Village of Amalfi: Your Base For Exploring the Italian Coast

The port town of Amalfi is the perfect home base for exploring the rest of the Amalfi Coast, but it’s worth some time by itself. Though smaller than Positano, Amalfi contains the Coast’s signature pastel buildings that almost look like they’re floating down the cliff face toward the Mediterranean Sea. It’s busy during the tourist season, but it’s still a small village with its own tiny beach and hilly pedestrian streets.

Melanie Votaw

A full-time freelance writer and photographer based in New York and the author of 13 non-fiction books. She has written travel articles for such publications as Travel Savvy, Woman's Day, the South China Morning Post, Luxury Web Magazine, and Minerva Place. Her photographs have been published in magazines and the books, The Ultimate Bird Lover, Hummingbirds: Jewels On Air, and The Exultant Ark....(Read More)

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