Naples / Amalfi CoastDestinations Charter
The Gulf of Naples is a 15 km wide gulf located in the south western coast of Italy, (province of Naples, Campania region). It opens to the west into the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered on the north by the cities of Naples and Pozzuoli, on the east byMount Vesuvius, and on the south by the Sorrentine Peninsula and the main town of the peninsula, Sorrento. The Peninsula separates the Gulf of Naples from the Gulf of Salerno.
The islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida are located in the gulf. The area is a tourist destination with the Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum (destroyed in the AD 79 eruption of Vesuvius) nearby.
Naples / Amalfi Coast : Points of interest
Composed of thirteen villages ringed along the panoramic and winding road that connects the Gulf of Naples to Salerno, the Amalfi Coast, World Heritage Site since 1997, is one of the most beautiful places of Italy, renowned worldwide for its wealth of enchanted views, earthy products and traditional foods and wine. Thirteen beautiful locations, each with its own peculiarities and characteristics, but all rich in history and culture and framed by a charming and arrogant nature, will satisfy the most varied needs.