WHERE WE ARE


The Bed & Breakfast Dimora del Podestà is situated in the heart of Positano, the Pearl of the Amalfi Coast!

In the center of Fornillo (a 5 min walk from the town center), the Dimora del Podestà is located along Via Pasitea in the same building of the Restaurant Saraceno d’Oro and can be reached by foot, by car or by a small local bus.


  • From the Grande Beach or from the pier, walk to the Piazzetta dei Mulini. From here one may continue by foot in the opposite direction of the cars or take the local bus Interno Positano and get off at stop Grotta di Fornillo. From the bus stop follow the road downhill and after 2 min you will meet a red Pompeian façade the B&B Dimora del Podestà.
    • It is the same building as the restaurant SARACENO D’ORO very visible and well-known.
    • Useful info: if you arrive with a lot of luggage there is a luggage transfer service, very convenient on the pier of the Grande Beach. One may leave their bags with a fee and they will be transported to your room.
  • From the entrance of the town/Bar International proceed towards the town center on foot or take the small local bus to the stop "Grotta of Fornillo” and head for the SARACENO D’ORO Restaurant (which is very visible) and next to it is the entrance of the B&B.
  • From the exit of the town/SPONDA junction, continue on foot (in the opposite direction to the cars) or take the small local bus Interno Positano to the stop "Grotta of Fornillo and head to the restaurant SARACENO D'ORO (which is very visible), and next to it is the entrance to the B&B.

To visit the Amalfi Coast, during certain periods of the year, it is not advisable to use ones car, especially from May to September!!!!

  • From Salerno and the South one may take the Amalfi Coast from Vietri sul Mare and follow highway 163 until you reach Positano, upon entering the town continue to the center and stop 30m after the “Grotta di Fornillo” with a miniature nativity scene. It’s a scenic route and full of curves
  • From Naples and the North: take the A3 Napoli-Pompei-Salerno, exit at Castellammare di Stabia, then follow highway 145 to Sorrento and then to SS 163 to Positano, upon entering the town continue to the center and stop 30m after the “Grotta di Fornillo” with a miniature nativity scene.

Naples Central Train Station/Piazza Garibaldi:

We can organize a Private transfer. (90 min approx.)

  • From the Naples station one may take the “Circumvesuviana” to Sorrento and from the Sorrento station take a SITA bus until Positano and get off at stop Chiesa nuova/BAR INTERNAZIONALE. (approx. 160 min)

Salerno train station:

We can organize a Private transfer. (approx. 90 min)

  • From the Salerno station take the ferry for Positano, then see section: BY FOOT or take a SITA Bus from Positano, get off at stop Chiesa nuova/BAR INTERNAZIONALE (approx. 160 min)

Roma Termini Station

We can organize a Private transfer. (approx. 200 min)

Reach Naples or Salerno by train.

 

Roma Tiburtina Station:

We can organize a Private transfer. (approx. 200 min)

Reach Naples or Salerno by train.

Take a bus for Sorrento (only during summer season-view online MAROZZI or CURRERI), from Sorrento bus for Praiano (approx. 380min)

To get to the Amalfi Coast we suggest flights to Naples and/or Rome

Capodichino Naples Airport:

  • From the Naples Airport one may organize a private transfer to Positano…Travel time approx. 90 minutes
  • From the Naples Airport take bus Curreri to Sorrento. From Sorrento take a SITA bus from Sorrento to Praiano, Travel time approx. 180 minutes

Rome Airport:

  • From the Rome Airport one may organize a private transfer to Dimora del Podestà …Travel time approx. 200 minutes

From Rome Airports to Naples or Salerno by train: Use the indications Train to get from these stations to Positano

 

By boat it is possible to arrive to Salerno (the port is near the train station), from Amalfi and from Capri… Sorrento is not well connected!

From Salerno:

  • Boat from Salerno port to Positano. At Positano go to Piazza dei Mulini and take a local bus for Praiano. Get off at stop no. 13 and continue 100 meters by foot, then go left on Via Casacinque.
  • Boat from Salerno port to Amalfi. At Amalfi take a local bus for Praiano. Get off at stop no. 7 named Bivio di Vettica. We are about a 5 minute walk …Travel time approx. 180 minutes
  • Boat from Capri to Amalfi, then a SITA bus from Amalfi to Praiano and get off at stop no. 7 named Bivio di Vettica. We are about a 5 minute walk
  • Boat from Capri to Positano, then a local bus to Praiano. Get off at stop no. 13 and continue 100 meters by foot, then go left on Via Casacinque.
  • From Sorrento, Salerno, Amalfi one may reach Praiano with the “SITA”, public transport connects all the towns of the Amalfi Coast! For more information on timetables for departures it is possible to download the PDF files with the departure times:
  • From Salerno to Amalfi :PDF 
  • From Sorrento to Amalfi:PDF
  • From Naples airport to Sorrento Station in PDF
  • From Rome Tiburtina with bus lines Curreri e Marozzi

Private Transfer


Our favorite option since public transportation during some seasons don’t always follow timetables and are very crowded, and traveling with backpacks and luggage may result in being uncomfortable and very tiring.

From Naples train station and/or airport and from Salerno station the prices are as follows
  • Use only Mercedes with air-conditioning and drivers who speak English
  • Costs vary depending on departure location and number of passengers
  • For further requests, different locations of departure or more passengers please contact us for an estimate.

From Naples Station airport

  • 110 euro sedan car for 1 to 3 people
  • 145 euro Station Wagon  for 1 to 4 people
  • 170,00 euro Minivan for 1 to 6 people

From Salerno station:

  • 110 euro sedan car for 1 to 3 people
  • 145 euro Station Wagon  for 1 to 4 people
  • 170,00 euro Minivan for 1 to 6 people

From ROME station airport

  • 430 euro sedan car for 1 to 3 people
  • 450 euro Station Wagon  for 1 to 4 people
  • 485,00 euro Minivan for 1 to 6 people


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