The Amalfi Coast stretches for about 50km from Sorrento to Salerno. Its sheer cliffs overlooking the sea , picturesque villages and romantic views, have always inspired the most unforgettable italian love songs. Its coastal villages, including Amalfi, Positano, Ravello and Vietri, are famous for their colorful houses with sea view. The area is also famous for its architectural heritage , with Baroque churches and Saracen towers defining its landscape.
Amalfi, one of the brightest gems on the Amalfi Coast, is famous for its historic charm, architectural majesty and vibrant Mediterranean atmosphere. At the heart of this coastal town stands the majestic Cathedral of Sant'Andrea, an icon of Arab-Norman architecture overlooking the Piazza del Duomo. History lovers can immerse themselves in its centuries of past exploring the Cloister of Paradise and the Arsenale Museum, full of historical finds. For those looking for a shopping experience, the narrow streets of Amalfi offer a wide range of characteristic boutiques and art shops. Local products, such as hand-painted ceramics, carved wooden objects and artisanal limoncello, are unique souvenirs that capture the authentic spirit of this charming coastal town. In addition, the lively promenade and picturesque squares are ideal places to relax, enjoy local delicacies in the characteristic restaurants and cafes, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of this charming town. Amalfi, with its rich history and welcoming atmosphere, is a destination that enchants visitors with its timeless beauty.
Ravello, nestled in the hills of the Amalfi Coast, is a jewel that captures the hearts of visitors with its timeless beauty and beautiful gardens. Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone, two of its main attractions, fascinate visitors with their breathtaking gardens and panoramic views overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. The Ravello Cathedral, located in the Piazza del Vescovado, is an example of sacred architecture, embellished with frescoes and artistic details.
Positano, with its pastel houses clinging to steep cliffs, is an icon of coastal beauty. Positano’s main beach, Spiaggia Grande, welcomes visitors with its crystal clear waters and offers the opportunity to relax under the warm Mediterranean sun. The Church of Santa Maria Assunta, with its characteristic majolica dome, is a historical landmark and offers a spectacular panoramic view of the city. The charm of the Italian "Dolce Vita", will make you fall in love with this magical place.
Less known than other places, Vietri sul Mare is renowned for its production of handmade ceramics. Visitors can stroll through its picturesque streets, admiring the ornate facades and shop windows of the artisan workshops, or why not, participate in a pottery class! The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist is another place of interest, with its imposing bell tower and sacred works of art inside.
BY TRAIN: The trains with which you can reach the Amalfi Coast from Naples, are "Circumvesuviana" that reaches Sorrento, or the "Frecciarossa" that reaches Salerno. From here, you can take a taxi or a bus to get to the various locations. BY BOAT: Ferries and hydrofoils connect Naples, Salerno and Sorrento with the main towns of the Amalfi Coast. Please note that not all the places on the Coast are equipped with marinas, so the alternative would be to use a private boat. BY CAR: Driving on the Coast can be very stressful, especially for those who are not used to driving in Italy. The streets are really narrow and overlooking the sea, often very crowded. Some areas are inaccessible to cars, so we recommend that you opt for a private driver who knows the area perfectly, and has licenses to access restricted traffic areas.