Italy in Bloom: The Top Gardens of Campania

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Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi

<p>The surest way to escape the thousands drawn by the medieval ambience of Amalfi is to book a room at this famed hotel, situated atop a hillside just far enough away from the thronging crowds. The hotel&rsquo;s miniature garden of Eden that drapes the hillside like a woven tapestry is home to tiny villas and romantic chalets, many with hypnotic views of the coastal areas, all nestled among paths perfect for dallying. Famous pairs of lovers who&nbsp;felt the first lightning bolt of connection in Caterina&rsquo;s garden include Taylor and Burton and Jolie and Pitt. No wonder the Amalfitani say &quot;Heaven can wait, we&rsquo;re already there.&quot; </p><p> <strong>Learn More: </strong><a href="http://www.fodors.com/world/europe/italy/amalfi-coast-and-capri/review-30630.html">Fodor's Hotel Santa Caterina Review</a></p>

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