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Villa Scaramellino - Luxury Accommodation Sorrento Coast

Villa Scaramellino
Via Roma, 10;80069 - Vico Equense (Na) - Italy

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Position

Vico Equense is in the center of the Sorrento Peninsula, well connected by public transportation and just 20 minutes away from Pompeii and Herculaneum, Sorrento and Positano. Its coast is full of beaches with clear sea, all equipped with the most modern bathing facilities.

The town has two harbors: the Vico Equense Port, mainly used by fishing and tourist boats and the Seiano Port, larger and used by ferries.

During the summer, you can take the ‘Metrò del Mare’ ferry to Naples, Sorrento, Capri, Amalfi and Positano. Both harbors are easy to reach by bus from the historical center. Vico Equense offers also nice restaurants and cafes, among which there are some the most prestigious in the entire Sorrento Peninsula. If you like hilly and mountainous tourism, it is the town for you as it is dominated by Mount Faito.

Vico Equense is a town in the province of Naples and it is located in one of the most beautiful touristic areas in Europe. It really offers everything you can wish for in a tourist destination: sea, 1400 meter-high mountains (Mount Faito summit), culture with historical and artistic heritage, clear blue sea, mild climate all year round and one for the most suggestive and breathtaking panoramas.

Furthermore, its location allows you to reach in a short time both the Sorrento Peninsula and the Amalfi Coast, cities like Naples, Pompeii and Herculaneum or the romantic islands Capri and Ischia.

How to reach Us

Airport
The nearest airport is Capodichino, from which you can reach Vico Equense with a convenient bus service.

 

Port
Vico Equense can be reached from the port of Sorrento through the service Circumvesuviana.

 

Autobus
From Rome. Bus Service from Tiburtina station.

 

Train
From the Railway Station Napoli Piazza Garibaldi, you can get to Vico Equense with the local Circumvesuviana train (journey time 50 min.). Once you arrive at Vico Equense is possible to reach our B&B via a short walk through the town center. The B&B Villa Scaramellino is a 5 minute walk from the train station.

 

Car
The exit is Castellammare di Stabia on the A3 highway, continue towards Sorrento. After about 10 min. take the detour Vico Equense. Once you reach the historical center, follow the signs.

 

Places of interest

Positano

One of Italy’s most well known and picturesque tourist towns, Positano is also famous for its highly original fashion clothing in distinctive fabrics sold in many of the charming boutiques. You need to visit the little town on foot to appreciate its pretty narrow streets, pastel-coloured houses and endless steps carved out of the rock.

Positano
21Km
 

Amalfi

The Amalfi Drive is one of the most spectacular coastal roads in Europe and passes through some absolutely stunning scenery. Starting from Sorrento, it winds its way along the cliff edge offering breathtaking views. In the centre of Amalfi stands the imposing IX-century cathedral with its famous striking façade decorated with gilded XIX-century mosaics.

Amalfi
35Km
 

Capri

One of the world’s most beautiful islands and an internationally famous tourist resort. Summer retreat for the jet set, the island is awash with designer boutiques and picturepostcard views wherever you turn: lush Mediterranean vegetation with purple bougainvillea climbing over the whitewashed villas and the celebrated “Faraglioni”.

Capri
15min
 

Royal Palace
of Caserta

Caserta is known as the "Versailles of Naples" because of the fabulous royal palace built here by Charles of Bourbon in the XVIII century. The palace is one of the most sumptuous in Italy with 1,200 rooms full of rich furnishings, frescoes, fabrics and works of art.

Royal Palace of Caserta
68Km
 

Pompeii

One of the most famous archaeological sites in the world. Every year millions of visitors come to see the spectacular ruins of this ancient Roman town destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in A.D. 79. Excavation work began only in the XVIII century but has brought to light the splendours of an ancient civilization, including magnificent villas and an amphitheatre.

Pompeii
17Km
 

Mt Vesuvius

Mt Vesuvius is one of Naples’ most well-known landmarks, and one of the largest active volcanoes in the world. The mighty mountain standing forebodingly over the city and the bay is accessible by bus up to a height of 1,000 m. From there on the visit continues on foot with licensed guides to the edge of the crater.

Mt Vesuvius
32Km
 

Naples

A unique and very special city, famous the world over for its warm and friendly people. Naples is one of the oldest cities in Europe, founded in the VII century B.C. by the Greeks and later conquered by the Romans. From the XI century onwards it was ruled by the Normans, Swabians, Angevins, Aragonese, Spanish and the Bourbons.

Naples
40Km
 

Herculaneum

Unlike Pompeii, Herculaneum was not buried by lava and lapilli (burning fragments of pumice stone), but was submerged by thick mud which then solidified into soft tufa rock, thus preserving the many frescoes and artefacts you can still admire today. The excavation work since has brought to light sumptuous villas, baths and theatres.

Herculaneum
30Km
 

Sorrento

Sorrento has always been a typical turistic destination of Campania Region for its natural and artistic beauty and its traditions. Sorrento is the main center for number of services offered and also the best known and appointed town of the Sorrento Peninsula.

Sorrento
11Km
 

Paestum

Paestum is one of the most important archaeological sites in Italy. The Greek city of Poseidonia was founded here in the VII century B.C. and developed into a rich and flourishing centre of trade. You can visit the Temple of Poseidon, the Temple of Ceres, the so-called Basilica dating from the VI century B.C.

Paestum
92Km
 
 
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Weather Sorrento

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Tuesday
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