Do you wish to make your next trip to Italy totally different and unique? Are you planning to grab the best family Italy tours package that ensures to deliver a uniquely thrilling experience to you? If yes, then do consider adding a driving trip to it because that is one of the unique but thriving tourist activities in the nation. If you have less time, here are the two most contrastingly exciting routes to consider for enjoying a drive with family and kids. What is the contrast? Let us find out now!
Along the Shore of Amalfi
Amalfi is one of the popular Italy shorelines known for its Blue Flag beaches and water sports. While the beaches and water sports make you explore only a part of the coast of south Italy, a coastal drive along its blue rim can make you explore the entire shore.
For those who are unaware, Amalfi in the southern area of Bay of Naples is believed to be the nation’s most scenic shore with crayon colored hamlets slashed into the hillside, breathtaking panoramic vistas over the Tyrrhenian Sea, and its succulent gardens.
These are the gems you get to explore along with the blue sea for driving on a 30-mile narrow route engraved into the rock with bends and hanging stretches over the sea, which is challenging for even the most skilled drivers. During the drive, you pass through Sorrento, Salerno, and Ravello towns along with the chic medieval marina of Positano.
However, during the peak season, this route can be congested with tourists and partygoers. Therefore, consider driving here in a quieter months.
Along the Italian Riviera
While Amalfi marks the coastal beauty, the Riviera marks the glamorous landside but coastal beauty. Driving along this charming stretch via Aurelia is truly a mesmerizing experience, as it takes the tourists to a glamorous angle of life. The narrow, twisting route spans the Liguria shore, right from the Riviera di Ponente to Genoa’s west area and the Riviera de Levante in east.
The route is a historical one, as it was first built in 241 B.C for linking Rome to what is currently known as France. Today, it is the way to enjoy the views of northern Italy’s deluxe landscapes that are diversely comprehensive. The most fascinating part of the drive is experienced when you reach to the east of Portofino, as you move across the cliff tops and ‘Cinque Terre also known as Five Lands featuring a rocky array of hamlets into the rock faces and terraces suspending sharply above the sea.
As a tip, spend some time in the chic Santa Margherita resort featuring a palm-lined port, astonishing Basilica di Santa Margherita, and a castle of 16th century. You can even be in a high-end hamlet of Portofino for appreciating the opulent yachts from a waterside cafe. The village also grabs your attention with its green scenery contrasting with the rugged hills and quaint pastel houses.
However, congestion is also a problem on this route during peak time and season. Therefore, an off-season drive can be right decision!