Anyone used Maiori as a base for experiencing and exploring the Amalfi Coast? How was it? Would you recommend it? Did you feel like you were THERE or just nearby?
We are a 70 year old full time, low budget, slow style, traveling couple. Considering Maiori for 3 nights in late May primarily because the room rates are lower but seems to have easy access to the rest of the Amalfi coast by ferry or bus. Probably one day exploring Maiori and Minori, one day Amalfi and one day Positano.
Alternative possibility is two nights Maiori and two nights Amalfi. Would that be much better?
RS forum members like a little background so:
We will be coming from the south by train. No intention of renting a car. After about a month of traveling through Sicily we will take the overnight sleeper train from Palermo to Salerno. 3 nights in Salerno. One day for Salerno, one for Paestum, one for Pompei. Ferry (preferred?) or bus to Maiori.
After Maiori going to Sorrento for 3 nights. What would be the most pleasant way to get to Sorrento? We have just one carryon size wheeled bag each. From Sorrento we plan day trips to Capri and Herculaneum. Then just one night in Naples primarily for the Archeological Museum, but also to break up the long train ride to Bari, which will be our next destination.
Any feedback is appreciated.