Amalfi Coast, between picturesque landscapes and untouched nature, a place to visit
Discovering the "Divine", among the beauties of the Path of the Gods, the Vietri ceramics, fashion Positano and the Amalfi Cathedral
The Amalfi Coast, with its panoramic views, a sea of dreams and ancient palaces and gardens as Villa Rufolo or Villa Cimbrone, ranks among the top destinations most appreciated by Italian and foreign tourists.
This piece of land so loved by travelers, gives prestige to cities such as Amalfi, Positano and Ravello. Today the Amalfi Coast is the emblem of natural landscapes best preserved in Italy.
Overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Amalfi Coast is one of the most famous Italian sites included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Amalfi appears as a huge terrace suspended between the cobalt blue sea and the slopes of the Lattari mountains, in a succession of valleys and promontories between coves, beaches and terraces where citrus, grapes and olives planted.
The entire area covers more than 11,000 hectares between the Gulf of Salerno and the one of Naples and it includes 15 small and beautiful towns in the province of Salerno: Amalfi, Atrani, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, Furore, Maiori, Minori, Positano, Praiano, Raito, Ravello, Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino, Scala, Tramonti, Vietri sul Mare.
Why take a trip to the Amalfi Coast?
The Amalfi Coast has the typical characteristics of a "cultural landscape". The territory offers to its visitors and local people a cultural and artistic heritage represented not only by large testimonies of architecture , but also by important natural elements, gastronomy, handicrafts . All that is the result of the interaction between man and nature that has greatly affected the lives of the inhabitants of the coast.
Headlands, fjords, caves, are some of the superb features of the well-known "Divina", so called in many texts. But beyond the scenery and the sea, there's more: la sensazione mistica di un compimento estetico completo, infatti alcuni versi storici recitano: " land beyond the sea, where the waves meet with the mountains " by H.W. Longfellow).
The perfect place to spend your holidays: relaxation, nature and beautiful landscapes
The success and reputation the whole Amalfi Coast not only rely on the sea, sunsets and the beautiful landscapes, but also the soul and the influence of men who populate it. Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, Minori, Maiori, Praiano, would not be so famous without the help of men who over the years have helped to improve this land in order to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy and experience the atmosphere that the only Amalfi Coast can offer.
The feelings aroused by the majesty of the Coast have inspired many of the most famous artists of all time, just think about Ibsen, Steinbeck, Boccaccio, Fubini and Gregorovius.
The artistic taste for decorations, from the simplest to the most complex shapes, the traditional music and the cuisine are some of the most tangible evidence of the culture of the Amalfi Coast. Also, they are still handed down from generation to generation, many folk traditions this way it made recipes, remedies, legends and customs ancient, an intangible heritage of inestimable value.
Amalfi Coast what to see, do and experienceArt and Archeology
Regional Park of the Lattari Mountains, the Valley of the Mills, Natural Park of Ferriere, the Ziro Tower, Emerald Grotto, Path of the GodsLocal Products and Shopping
Vietri Ceramics, DOC Wine, Lemons from Amalfi Coast, Limoncello.