This itinerary, ideal to follow in June, taking advantage of good weather with stunning views of the clear sky, it makes you go from the Sorrento Peninsula to the Amalfi Coast up to Salerno. Following a road really nice, where you never lose sight of the sea, crossing the real pearls of Campania, stopping in the most popular places to get lost in their streets or admire breathtaking views.
From the A3 motorway exit at Castellammare di Stabia and follow the directions for the SS 145, known as Sorrento state motorway. Enjoy the pleasure of driving on this road, which for long stretches runs alongside the Gulf of Naples up to the center that gives its name to the Sorrento peninsula. Once in Sorrento, you reach the first stop on the itinerary to walk the streets of the old town overlooking the sea, focusing on the Cathedral dedicated to Saints Philip and James, with a medieval layout. From the old town to the beauty of its streets and go down to the sea to enjoy the beautiful beaches, now sandy now overlooking the sea, that characterize this coast.
From Sorrento you restart the journey continuing on the SS 145 up to Massa Lubrense, almost on the tip of the Sorrento peninsula, where you can enjoy some of the most beautiful natural landscapes of the coast and where the waters of the two bays meet. From here you take the coast road, SS 163 to Positano, the second stop of this tour. Positano is one of the most famous of the Sorrento peninsula. Here you must leave the bike at the parking arranged in the upper part of the town and getting lost down the alleys in the heart of Positano to the historic square of the marina to discover the many shops ranging by local artisans, to the luxurious boutiques with a beautiful view towards the seafront.
Always following the SS 163, where driving becomes a real pleasure thanks to the many switchbacks that alternate without ever losing sight of the Gulf of Salerno, you continue to Amalfi. In the ancient Maritime Republic is certainly worth making a short stop to visit the cathedral dedicated to St. Andrew and search through the various shops of local products, the best place to taste and buy the limoncello, made with lemons Amalfi Coast IGP. For history lovers, it can also be interesting to visit the area of the marina, near the marina, the Arsenal Museum which tells the story of the ancient Maritime Republic of Amalfi.
Vietri sul Mare
Remount the bike and we take the Amalfitana road through Maiori and Minori, two pearls of the Amalfi Coast and continuing to Vietri sul Mare. Famous for its production of ceramics, Vietri sul Mare houses an interesting museum dedicated to this production. If you already want to take a break, you can visit in addition to the Museum of ceramics, the cathedral dedicated to San Giovanni.
After passing through the Sorrento and Amalfi peninsula, the ideal is to stop visiting Salerno. Really nice city and that in spring lives a veritable explosion of color and that, with the passing of time is taking more and more the characteristics of European cities, with the latest amenities and a multitude of reasons to visit. In the city, where it was founded the first medical school, you can enjoy a lunch of seafood or enjoy an excellent pizza.