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Coast Road

Italy
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Ranked #24 of 102 Attractions in Amalfi Coast
Type: Scenic Drives
Description: Also called the "Amalfi Drive," this coastal route south from Sorrento is one of the most beautiful in Europe.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

..but the views are spectacular. Went with wife , needed her to check passenger side space from wall to car frequently as i drive on other side in uk. Parking is a nightmare but we found valet parking as we got into positano. Some kimikaze bikers and drivers but after a while when you recalibrate things become easier. Road from... More

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Torcy, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Just going into second week of my stay on amalfi coast. We have a hire car and have driven on many of the roads in the area. I can not believe the driving it is a nightmare. First you have to compete with the aggressive italian drivers combine this with unbelievable amounts of traffic. You also have cars parked all... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We are currently on a European bus tour and leaving Sorrento this morning. We had a day trip bus ride to Positano. On the way their we encountered at least 3 near misses with buses, motor bikes and pedestrians. On our return trip the inevitable happened. 3 motor bikes had a major collision right next to our bus - 2... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is an amazing ride along the coast. I suggest taking the bus, its inexpensive and you can just relax and enjoy the views. In season you can get a hopper pass. Be sure to have a nice lunch on the water!

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Roskilde, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

The roads on the Amalfi coast are not as difficult as described by many. You must be aware, that you have to wait and let a bus or another large vehicle pass.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Just recovered from doing this - glad I wasn't driving! Amazing views going anti-clockwise. Set off at 10.30 and shd have set off sooner. Glad to be behind a coach which seemed to plough all other traffic out of the way for us! A few hair-raising moments as we entered tunnels behind it and passed other traffic. Definitely not helped... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

The Amalfi coast drive is a must do if you are visiting the area. The route is winding, picturesque and at times absolutely stunning. Personally, I wouldn't drive it myself as you would miss so much. We took an organised minibus tour which visited Positano, Amalfi, ravello, and another little village in the hills. We also had the opportunity to... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

You have to experience the Amalfi coast drive at least once in your life. It's not as breathtaking as shown on The Italian Job but is an interesting drive with good views at times. Always glad to get to our destination.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had Positano Drivers take us by private car from Naples to Positano and enjoyed the experience in comfort as well as the amazing views. We could stop at key vantage points and take postcard perfect photos. The road is very winding so if you get car sick I recommend sitting in the front seat.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Overall I would say that the road is not really worth the amount of stress I went through on that drive and I had an Italian driver. My lord, buses, trucks anything with wheels would drive down this road, on occasion to pass each other people would pull their mirrors in to fit through gaps. But, somehow that seem to... More

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