We had several stops, but none stood out as vividly on my mind as Italy and the island of Capri. Just getting to the island ... Vesuvius had destroyed Pompeii, our guide Enrico shared the local sentiment that the eruption had actually preserved the city.
SORRENTO, Italy — When people think of Italy and romance, most think of the Tuscany region or Rome. But Sorrento and Capri remain for me among the top spots for lovers. Why? This corner of Campania has a romantic sensibility to sway even the least.
Serene Sorrento, wedged on a ledge under the mountains and over the sea, is a great springboard for sightseeing along ... and Capri have been attracting holiday-goers for centuries. Rick Steves (www.ricksteves.com) writes European travel guidebooks and.
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Vincent Copeland, 51, is general manager of the Villa Le Scale, a boutique hotel in the town of Anacapri on Italy’s Capri. Here is an edited chat with him: Capri is off the coast from Naples but must seem quite different from that bustling city.
To get an in-depth look at the island, I teamed with Aprea, a local guide (http://www.caprileisure.com ... home to gracious gardens and spectacular panoramic views of Capri's coastline, the Sorrentine Peninsula and Mt. Vesuvius. The complex, on a ledge.
Lee Marshall offers a guide to Capri for cruise passengers, featuring what to see and do, and where to eat. It’s the dual nature of this butterfly-shaped island in the Gulf of Naples that has long fascinated travellers. On the one hand it’s a chi-chi.
Serene Sorrento, wedged on a ledge under the mountains and over the sea, is a great springboard for sightseeing along Italy ... and Capri have been attracting holiday-goers for centuries. Rick Steves (ricksteves.com) writes European travel guidebooks.
STAY: I love Hotel La Scalinatella on Via Tragara. For me, it is like “coming home” each year to the island of Capri, off the Amalfi Coast. The staff know past guests by name and remember all the details to make a stay perfect. The charming maitre-d.