Composed of 13 municipalities, the Amalfi Coast is named after the town of Amalfi and it has a length of about 55 kilometers. It’s a stretch of coastline known around the world because of the beautiful scenery and the magical atmosphere that surrounds it. The most famous and popular resort of Positano, Amalfi, Maiori, Minori and Ravello alternate with a nature partly still wild and untouched. UNESCO has awarded the idyllic landscapes of the Amalfi Coast with the recognition of World Heritage Site, a very well deserved title.Composta da 13 comuni, la Costiera Amalfitana prende il nome dalla città di Amalfi e ha una lunghezza di circa 55 chilometri. E’ un tratto di costa rinomato in tutto il mondo per via degli scenari incantevoli e dell’atmosfera magica che l’avvolge. Le località più note e frequentate di Positano, Amalfi, Maiori, Minori e Ravello si alternano a una natura in parte ancora selvaggia e incontaminata. L’Unesco ha premiato i paesaggi incantevoli della Costiera con il riconoscimento di Patrimonio dell'Umanità, un titolo ampiamente meritato.
Gateway to the Amalfi Coast and world capital of ceramic art, Vietri sul Mare is located in the most protected spot of the gulf of the same name, between Salerno, which is just three kms away, and Cetara. In 1997, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with other villages and towns of the coast.
The Amalfi Coast is that stretch of Campania’s coast located south of the Sorrento peninsula, between Positano and Vietri sul Mare. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site both for its natural scenery and for its architectural monuments. The Amalfi Coast cannot be described with just one color of the photometric spectrum.
Furore is a typical town on the Amalfi Coast, particularly known for its fjord. The latter consists of a striking recess of the sea, located on the way out of an overhanging valley. This deep cleft in the rock was originally formed by a usually dry stream, the Schiato, which swoops down from the edge of the plateau of Agerola.
The dates and the program of the Byzantine New Year 2014 in Amalfi have been announced. This historic-cultural event takes place since 1997, with fascinating folklore shows, meetings and conventions; every time it brings the beautiful coastal town back to 1000 years ago, when it was one of the most powerful and feared maritime republics of the Mediterranean.
Parco del Fuenti is nestled in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, which was recognized as a World Heritage Site well before UNESCO placed its seal in 1997. The name refers to the environmental restoration project, which was conceived for the area between Vietri sul Mare and Cetara, where once stood the infamous Hotel Fuenti.
Villa Cimbrone consists of a historic building built on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Amalfi Coast, surrounded by a six hectares large park, filled with statues, fountains and various antiques. Villa Cimbrone as we know it today was built in the early years of the Twentieth century, thanks to the English gentleman Lord Grimthorpe. He enlisted the help of Nicola Mansi, a barber-builder from Ravello, and they worked on the remains of a patrician villa of the Eleventh century; they mixed styles and eras, creating in the end a magnificent and stunning building.
Praiano is a delightful town located on the Amalfi Coast, in the province of Salerno. The city's name means “offshore” according to some, while others would say it simply means “beach”. In any case, this place is a little paradise on Earth, situated midway between the sea and the mountains.
Greco di Tufo is a white wine made exclusively from Greco grapes and totally cultivated in the territories of Montefusco, Santa Paolina, Petruro and Tufo, in Irpinia. Both the winemaking and the aging must take place in stainless steel tanks.
Great expectations for the races of the Rolex Capri Sailing Week 2014, scheduled for May 18 to 24, the second appointment after the Gaeta Maxi Regatta of the season of Maxi Yacht, the big racing boats that have a large number of fans all over the world.
Not only beaches on the Amalfi Coast: the state reserve of Valle delle Ferriere, reachable in one hour's walk from Amalfi, is a beautiful natural area with protected plant species of great interest and a large colony of aquatic and terrestrial animals.
A holiday on the Amalfi Coast allows you to discover wonderful places both from the point of view of history and landscape. However, between a visit to the historic center of Amalfi and a dip in the clear waters of Positano, there is also room to play golf in one of the courses located in the coastal resort or nearby.