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Salerno and the Amalfi Coast

Salerno and the Amalfi Coast are pure magic: It is the charm of ancient traditions, the wonderful coastline full of beaches, the cobalt blue of the sea, the intense scent of lemons, the green of the olive trees and the intense multicolored vineyards and bougainvillea in bloom.

Exploring this breath-taking region will take you along small bays and inlets, unspoiled coasts and picturesque, colorful villages clinging to the rock and caressed by gentle sea breezes. Amalfi coast is a welcoming land which gives its guests aromas and flavors, intense and brilliant colors, the perfect balance between the spontaneous beauty and generosity of nature and respect for the territory by man.

The list of must see locations is long, starting from Salerno with its medieval castle guarding the city, Atrani squeezed between daring rocky peaks that impose on the picturesque bay below, Ravello with its splendid ceramics, the imposing Cathedral and Villa Rufolo, Praiano the ancient fishing village with its rugged coastline overlooking the sea, Amalfi the oldest maritime republic that opens out from the mountains to the sea and Positano between breathtaking landscapes and social life.

Finally, Sorrento attracts its visitors with the impressive landscape, perched on a monumental base of tuff overlooking the sea, surrounded by the beautiful green of orange and lemon groves. In this variety of landscapes unique in the world, everyone can choose their ideal holiday between nature, silence, culture and relaxation.

There are two NephroCare dialysis centers “NephroCare - Emodial srl Salerno” and “NephroCare – Salerno” being located directly in Salerno and the three centres “NephroCare – Lancusi”, “NephroCare – Battipaglia” and “NephroCare - Oliveto Citra”  being located across the closer surrounding region. Our doctors and nurses in the centers are constantly available to patients. Therefore, you can focus on enjoying your vacation visiting the beautiful locations along amalfi coast while your regular dialysis treatments are taken care of in one of our centers.

Activities & Sights

The Amalfi coast between modernity and tradition

With its mild climate all year round, Salerno is the ideal holiday destination with a combination of tradition, modernity, sea and good food. The face of the city is constantly evolving with extraordinary works of contemporary architecture like the futuristic maritime station, the urban parks of Mercatello and the convents of San Lorenzo and San Nicola della Palma.

You should not miss to visit the Arechi castle with its breathtaking view, the Medieval aqueduct and the Minerva Gardens, a magnificent botanical garden. Salerno is also respect for the traditions and love of the territory and its craftsmanship with Vietri sul Mare being world famous for its wonderful ceramics.

The Amalfi coast for relaxation and well-being

The province of Salerno is one of the favorite destinations for lovers of spas and relaxation with Turkish baths and spas exploiting the natural sources of sulphurous water being available throughout the territory from Salerno to Positano and Amalfi. Not far from Oliveto Citra, a fortified town with its mighty Castle overlooking the Sele valley below, you can spend unforgettable moments of absolute relaxation at the famous Terme di Contursi.

The Amalfi coast: from jet set to fashion stepping into Sorrento! 

Nestled in the mountains, with its pastel-colored houses overlooking the clear sea, Positano welcomes visitors by wrapping them into the magical atmosphere. Being an undisputed destination of international tourism, every year thousands of tourists choose it for the numerous beaches like Marina Grande, Fornillo, Arienzo and Fiumicello.

Not far from the Sorrento peninsula, the magnificent archipelago of Li Galli or "Sirenuse" is part of the marine protected area of ​​Punta Campanella with its islets considered in ancient times the refuge of the sirens who enchanted Ulysses.

Positano is also an ideal destination for high fashion enthusiasts: colorful boutiques wind through the narrow alleys exposing the famous dresses and sarongs dyed with the blue of the crystalline sea, the yellow of the fragrant lemons, the green of the Mediterranean scrub and the red of the fiery sun hugging the cliff.

From Positano, moreover, it is possible to reach by boat the wonderful islands of Ischia and Procida. Between gossip and great loves, Positano and the Amalfi Coast have always been confirmed as the undisputed destination of the international jet set.

Around 50km away from Salerno, Sorrento stands out being located on a terrace overlooking the sea, nestled between rocky walls and surrounded by fragrant citrus groves. This magical place can be explored by walking through the characteristic alleys of the historic center, between the numerous shops artisans who make delicious handmade leather goods and topped by sipping a refreshing limoncello during sunset in the lively Piazza Tasso. And for a moonlit dinner accompanied by the lapping of the waves, the enchanting Marina Grande, a typical fishing village animated by picturesque restaurants and romantic clubs overlooking the sea, is the perfect choice.

The Amalfi Coast of parks and natural oases

Campania is a region full of green areas where you can enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature. With different parks, oases and nature reserves, the area offers numerous special places for a trip out of town or a nature walk. In addition to the most famous areas like Sele river park, Valle della Caccia Oasis with its famous waterfalls, or the WWF oasis of Persano, do not miss the path of the Valle delle Ferriere, which will lead you to discover wonderful natural places that not everyone knows. And for the more adventurous the Caves of Castelcivita, one of the largest speleological complexes in southern Italy, can be explored.

Furthermore, Salerno is the ideal starting point for visiting the main tourist resorts of the Amalfi Coast. The offered activities are innumerable: Options range from excursions in the mountains, to organized boat trips, visiting the sea caves, trekking along wonderful nature trails and water sports such as snorkeling, windsurfing, canoeing and scuba diving.

In addition, there will be opportunities to participate in food and wine festivals or musical and cultural events that animate places and streets of this welcoming land. For art lovers, do not miss the Ravello Festival, a musical summer event that every year attracts internationally renowned musicians, the acclaimed Giffoni Film Fe-stival film, which takes place in July in the town of the same name and the International Award of dance organized in Positano, which sees the participation of authoritative and emerging figures in the field of dance. Also suggestive is the historical regatta of Amalfi which revives the ancient rivalry between the four maritime republics. And if you can't resist shopping, indulge yourself in the original souvenir shops and the very colorful Positano fashion boutiques.

Concluding, the evocative "Luci d'Artista" event is the highly anticipated and unmissable appointment of Salerno's winter tourism with events ranging from gastro-nomia, cinema, concerts, lights and artistic exhibitions.

Accommodation

The province of Salerno covers a vast area, ranging from the most famous tourist centres on the sea, to the delightful ones in the hinterland. Therefore, choose accommodation based on your travel plans and your desires. If your ideal stay is by the sea, you will find quality hotel facilities in Salerno while if you love nightlife and the social life Amalfi and Positano are right for you.

And if you want peace and relaxation, move to the hinterland where well-equipped spas, farmhouses and delightful hotels will be a convenient starting point for trips to any location.

Culinary & Culture

The great variety of products and dishes offered by these lands reflects the passion, cheerfulness and hospitality of the locals. Tasty fish dishes such as the anchovies alla cilentana or the scialatielli from Amalfi; among dairy products, the famous "zizzona di Battipaglia" and caciocavallo Silano and to follow the delicious desserts made with Giffoni hazelnut. Extra virgin olive oil, limoncello and the full-bodied wines of such a generous land will never be missing on your tables.

Festivals, parties, and events dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of food and wine excellences will brighten your holidays making them unforgettable. And to find in the flavors the breathtaking sensation of the landscape, nothing better than the picturesque clubs and restaurants shining on the cliffs overlooking the sea.

Despite we know that all of these specialties would be very tempting, please do not forget to stick to your diet, having just small bites or sips of these succulent temptations!

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