OUR ACQUA DI PARMA SUMMER FAVORITES
“SWEET THE MEMORY IS TO ME OF A LAND BEYOND THE SEA, WHERE THE WAVES AND MOUNTAINS MEET, WHERE AMID HER MULBERRY-TRESS SITS AMALFI IN THE HEAT, BATHING EVER HER WHITE FEET IN THE TIDELESS SUMMER SEAS” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Check into the best address on the Amalfi Coast, the 11th century palace turned luxury spa resort Belmond Caruso for an unforgettable island escape experience.
Cantine Marisa Cuomo:
Book an exclusive wine degustation and tour at Cantine Marisa Cuomo where the vineyards are terraced on rocky cliffs overlooking the coastlines of Amal .
Ceramica Artistica Solimene:
Visit Ceramica Artistica Solimene in Vietri sul Mare where expert craftsmen produce artisanal tableware by hand using traditional techniques and bring some wares home as the perfect Italian souvenir.
Explore the splendour of Villa Cimbrone in Ravello, a historical site and botanical garden where sculptures and well-preserved remains frame the breathtaking view of the Mediterranean sea.
“NOWHERE IN THE WORLD ARE THERE SO MANY OPPORTUNITIES FOR DELIGHTFUL QUIET AS ON THIS SMALL ISLAND” – Charles Dickens
Giardini di Augusto:
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the peaceful and unspoiled Giardini di Augusto, a quiet oasis with mesmerizing views of the legendary Faraglioni rocks.
Wander into scenes from the famous lm Contempt (Le Mépris) by Jean-Luc Godard shot at Villa Malaparte and admire from the outside the exemplary structure of modern and contemporary Italian architecture.
Watch the sun set over dinner at the most coveted table on the island in Il Riccio, the iconic cliff-side restaurant.
Saunter the day away at La Fontelina, a secluded and magical beach club set amidst rocky enclaves lapped by crystal-clear waters.
“WHAT MAKES SICILY UNIQUE IN THE WORLD IS THE FACT THAT FROM ONE END TO THE OTHER IT CAN BE DESCRIBED AS A STRANGE AND DIVINE MUSEUM OF ARCHITECTURE” – Guy de Maupassant
Stay at the exclusive and chic Raya Hotel, perched on a hillside overlooking the sparkling azure sea and dance the night away at the famed Raya disco.
No trip to Sicily is complete without a pit stop here for the best pistachio gelato on the island.
Stromboli at night:
One of the most active volcanoes in the world, Stromboli at night is a magni cent spectacle of glowing and erupting lava best admired from a distance by boat.
Bask under the sun on the unique red-sanded Zimmari beach and dip into the cobalt blue sea for a leisurely swim.
Trattoria “da Paolino”:
For the best Stromboli-fronting view, grab a table at Trattoria “da Paolino” for lunch and savor typical Sicilian dishes.