Castel San Lorenzo
Cava de' Tirreni
Island of Capri
Isle of Ischia
Mercato San Severino
Meta di Sorrento
Piano di Sorrento
is definitely less dangerous than Naples. I duly recommend it to use it as a base for touring around the area (1 day in Pompei, 1 day on the Amalfi Coast, 1 day in Capri). Salerno has nothing really special to offer, but is quieter than Naples and from the train station to the hostel is a nice walk. From Salerno Harbour leaves boats to the Amalfi coast and Capri (2 different boats leaving from 2 different parts of the harbour). The train to Pompei is a 20 minute journey.
I met up with a load of guys who were going down to Willys Pub in
. We had a fantastic night people there from all over the world and the drinks were reasoably priced. I would recommend the pub to anyone who likes a good night out and a drink.
If you are travelling on your own, do ALL you can to avoid staying close to the station - it is an extremely seedy area. The rest of
is beautifully chaotic, and feels much safer. Great food and great people.
I have visited
twice. I absolutely love it there, it is one of my favourite places in the whole world. I would strongly reccomend anyone to visit Sorrento and the surrounding area, as it is beautiful and the culture is fantastic! I can't wait to go back!
is glamorous -- just as it is in the movies.
… If you want to use this as a base to explore Naples and Capri, you will spend one to two hours on challenging roads, and summer is probably worse.
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