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  • Lungomare Trieste di Salerno: One of Campania's best-kept secrets may be the seaside promenade of laid-back Salerno. A splendid and completely pedestrian walkway lined with palm trees, it offers views encompassing the whole bay from Capri to Punta Licosa in the Cilento.
  • Deserto: From the terraces of this Carmelite hermitage near Sant'Agata dei Golfi, you can enjoy a unique, 360-degree panorama encompassing both the Gulf of Naples (with Sorrento and the islands) and the Gulf of Salerno (with the Amalfi Coast). On a good day, you can see almost the entire region, from the Cilento -- way off to the south of Paestum -- to Capo Miseno, to the islands of Ischia and Procida, and to Capri.
  • Belvedere dello Schiaccone: This is the best lookout along the whole Amalfi Drive, located immediately west of Positano and accessible from the road; the views are superb.
  • Lake Fusaro: In the once picturesque Phlegrean Fields, not far from Pozzuoli, this beautiful lake was chosen by the Bourbon kings as the site for the Casina Reale, a structural jewel designed by the architect Vanvitelli. Today, the Casina Reale still commands picture-perfect royal views.
  • Monte Cervati: The highest peak of the Cilento massif, Cervati is famous for its beauty in summer -- when it turns purple with lavender fields -- and for the magnificent views from its top.
  • Agropoli: From the walls of the medieval citadel you can look down on vast stretches of coastline -- a view that helped the Saracens hold onto Agropoli as the base for their incursions until the 11th century.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.