Sheer cliffs plunging into turquoise waters. Decadent villas. Pebbly beaches shaded by colorful umbrellas. Fragrant lemon trees, gelato stands, chic cafés, friendly faces. Spectacular hiking paths that few visitors find. Six days in the realm of Italy's elite. The Amalfi Coast makes an impression. It always has.
1 Explore gorgeous coastline and island treasures Stroll timeless trails through citrus orchards and terraced gardens high above the water It's a wonderful introduction to the cobblestone paths and rugged steps that make this area so delightful to hike Stunning views of the Bay of Naples escort you to the bustling port town of Sorrento.
2 From Positano, board a boat to Capri and tour the island by sea Capri's limestone peaks, flower-lined lanes and postcard-perfect panoramas have charmed visitors for centuries Ascend to the isle's highest point atop Monte Solaro and savor a superb vista of the iconic Faraglioni sea stacks.
3 From our hotel 1,000 feet above the sea, sip a limoncello and drink in views of Capri Amble through Villa San Michele and its gardens, called "the most fantastic beauty" by writer Henry James Looking for a keepsake? How about lemon-infused perfume or soap?
4 Take a walk in the coastal village of Positano, where pastel-colored villas cling to steep cliffs Boat along the magical Costiera Amalfitana, a World Heritage site Wander through Ravello, known as the "aristocrat of the Amalfi Coast."
5-6 Discover Amalfi's ancient archways, grand cathedral and atmospheric Arab quarter with a local guide Hike past gurgling streams through groves of chestnut, pine and olive trees Centuries-old paper mills set amid ferns and wildflowers dot the route to Amalfi The view of the Amalfi Coast from Belmond Hotel Caruso's cliffside infinity pool caps off an incredible week.