If you are a devoted social media person, you probably already know that 40% of those under 33 prioritize ‘Instagrammability’ when choosing their next holiday spot. Well, it seems you’re up for a timely stroke of luck! The Amalfi Coast in southern Italy is just so stunning, one wonders whether if it’s not been set up for social media. Check out our favorite spots and our dos and don’ts to make the most of your road trip.
Don’t shy away from the perfect shot because you are prone to sea-sick
Next, from Sorrento, head east for 10 miles (16 km) to reach Positano. Then, hop on a boat for the picture-perfect glamorized shot thanks to the colorful landscape as a backdrop. Our advice? Sit on the boat with your back to the camera, so your followers can marvel at the stunningly beautiful town and its cliff-clinging houses.
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Glamour Score: Off the charts #chillwitheuropcar #seaside
Be generous, and each time you strike a pose, do it in a different outfit
You’ve rented your car (preferably with a large boot space) in Naples. From there, an hour drive heading south will take you to Sorrento. Picture N°1: you, admiring the Vesuvius across the bay. Picture N°2: you, standing on the little balcony outside the Bellevue Syrene hotel. Picture N°3: you, gazing at the city colorful and its vibrant bougainvillea framing your shot. #likesonthemove #summervibes
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Feel like a million bucks score: 100%
Never ever miss out on a gorgeous sunset
Praiano, about 14 miles (23 km) from Sorrento, is a very small but beautiful fishing village filled with pastel-colored cottages, picturesque mazes and steep flight of steps. During the day, walk your way up to Piazza San Gennaro where you can enjoy a sweeping view of Capri. Then, check out one of the coast best sunset spots at La Cala Gavitella, the only beach kissed by the sun until it goes down. Likes goal: 69
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Ex-boyfriend jealousy score: 100% #naturelover #bestsunsetintheworld
Thank your travel companion for being such a sport
Only 8 miles (13 km) from Praiano, the Furore fjord (the only one in Italy) is a tailor-made Instagram hotspot for your documented adventure. Once you have convinced your boyfriend to follow you down the steep steps, lie down on the sand for a candid shot of your make-up free face and tousled hair.
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Off the beaten track score: 90%
Sacrifice your beauty sleep for a perfect sunrise
Just 15.5 miles (25 km) from Nocera Inferiore is Ravello, a gorgeous little town perched up high in the hills above the Amalfi Coast. Your #picoftheday absolutely needs to happen at The Terrace of Infinity. Get there in the morning so your followers can moan about the endless turquoise water they can’t swim in.
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Worth getting up at dawn score: 95% #hatersaregonnehate #nomakeup
Be confident enough to exit the picture
End your 79 miles (128 km) road trip in the colorful streets of Vietri Sul Mare, a quaint waterfront small town known for its beautiful earthenware. This time, we recommend you don’t get to feature in the shot. Let each picturesque blue, green, orange ceramic shop be the star of the story.
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Not to be missed score: 89% #europcarpicoftheday #whatsyourfavoritespot