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4 days in Amalfi area---which town should I use as a base?

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Austin, Texas
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4 days in Amalfi area---which town should I use as a base?

I am traveling solo to Italy in May. I have 4 days to spend in the area and want to see Capri, Pompeii and just relax and people watch. Any suggestions on a place to use as home base

Warwick, Rhode...
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1. Re: 4 days in Amalfi area---which town should I use as a base?

We are doing the same day trips and were trying to decide where to stay. We couldn't decide between Positano and Sorrento. We went with Sorrento, but if you want to officially be on AC, maybe Positano would be ideal.

Barb

St. Marys, OH
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2. Re: 4 days in Amalfi area---which town should I use as a base?

Positano is very busy and full of tourists. Praiano is just down the road and is very quiet but has great hotels, restaurants, and the same great views. It depends on what you're looking for.

We prefer the quiet calm of Praiano and have stayed there on 5 trips.

Austin, Texas
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3. Re: 4 days in Amalfi area---which town should I use as a base?

I want a place that has easiest access to trains buses and ferries and is easily walkable

I have found some great options in priano....but it looks out of the way as a home base.

I am probably only going to book the first night and take it from there.

Dallas, Texas
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4. Re: 4 days in Amalfi area---which town should I use as a base?

Then Sorrento seems to be your best bet.

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5. Re: 4 days in Amalfi area---which town should I use as a base?

We stayed in Praiano & loved it.

6. Re: 4 days in Amalfi area---which town should I use as a base?

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