Positano is the pearl of the Amalfi Coast, also known as the “Vertical City” for its characteristic houses arranged along the mountain. The houses, the narrow streets, the shops with local handicrafts create an almost fairytale atmosphere in which the visitor is transported to a timeless place.
The church of Santa Maria delle Grazie with its characteristic majolica dome is the characteristic symbol of Positano in which one comes across before reaching the characteristic Grande Spiaggia di Positano, which attracts thousands of visitors every year.
A characteristic “Sentiero degli Innamorati”, with a unique scenery, connects the Spiaggia Grande to the Spiaggia di Fornillo, at whose ends the two towers dominate: “Torre Trasita” and “Torre di Fornillo”.
Amalfi is the oldest of the Maritime Republics, in addition to the beaches and promenade, offers visitors many attractions to spend a wonderful day. The Cathedral, dedicated to Sant’Andrea, a characteristic and representative monument of Amalfi, which attracts thousands of visitors every year from around the world. The Diocesan Museum, the Paper Museum and the Museum of the Arsenal of the Republic offer the visitor the opportunity to travel back in time and learn about the history of Amalfi. For lovers of excursions not to be missed “Valle delle Ferriere” a hiking route where you can admire the ruins of the ancient ironworks, the characteristic vegetation up to the spectacular waterfall.
Ravello is located in the upper part of the Amalfi Coast, offering a panoramic view of the Gulf of Salerno, Maiori and Minori. it is known for the “Ravello Festival”, a musical and cultural event held every year during the summer, with an evocative stage mounted on the Terrace of the Infinite, by Villa Cimbrone.
To see in Ravello: Villa Rufolo, Villa Cimbrone and the Museo del Corallo.
PATH OF GODS
The Path of the Gods is one of the most beautiful trails in the world. The Path connects Bomerano, a hamlet of Agerola, with Nocelle, a hamlet of Praiano, offers a unique point of view to admire the Amalfi Coast from the top. Praiano, Positano, the Galli Islands, Capri are just some of the beauties you can admire along the Path.
BEACHES IN POSITANO
Starting from Piazza dei Mulini, take the characteristic narrow road that leads to the Spiaggia Grande di Positano, passing by colorful boutiques and small shops, real treasure chests of local traditions.
The Spiaggia Grande is the longest of Positano, located at the base of the pyramid and guarded behind the imposing Church of Santa Maria Assunta, in a setting of unmistakable beauty.
Full of shops, bars and restaurants and starting point for boat trips along the coast, it shows in the evening its most glamorous face, with several alternatives to spend the evening.
A favorite place for those who love tranquility, Fornillo Beach is the second beach of Positano, reachable through the romantic promenade that part of the Spiaggia Grande and passes next to two of the three ancient Saracen towers.
The characteristic pebble beach has a free area and several establishments with adjoining restaurants.