Minori: the city of Sal de Riso

Minori Guide

How to get to Minori

Things to do in Minori

Tours in Amalfi Coast

Minori, was once a small fishing village, in the twentieth century tourism and considerable urbanization made Minori a pearl of the Amalfi Coast, from the 1997 World Heritage Site.

Guide of Minori, Amalfi Coast

In Roman times, it was known as Rheginna Minor, to differentiate it from Rheginna Maior, today Maiori. The ancient Rheginna Minor today houses a rare example of a seaside villa, considered one of the most important Roman monuments of the Amalfi Coast, the superb Roman Maritime Villa of the first century. A.D.
Minori, for centuries, was the only village of the Amalfi Coast to preserve the remains of a saint: Santa Trofimena, to whom is dedicated the Basilica. The Cathedral, dedicated to Santa Trofimena, was restored in 1800 and the lower basilica houses the remains of the patron saint of the town. Santa Trofimena was patroness of the whole Coast and of the Republic of Amalfi, as well as highly revered in the Sicilian town of Patti.
Once the town of Minori was full of mills, of this tradition today remains a strong vocation for the production of pasta, used in various recipes and menus proposed in small and typical restaurants of Minori.

TIP: For all the gourmands we recommend a short but delicious visit for your palate: the famous pastry shop of Salvatore De Riso, considered an authentic temple of sweet. The pastry shop is now famous not only for the invention of the ricotta and pear cake but also for the many assortments of desserts including the Delizia of Lemon by Amalfi Coast.


Tips on Minori

Ideal for:
  • those who want to enjoy a quiet holiday in the heart of the Amalfi Coast;
  • those who love dessets and pastries;
Not the best destination for:
  • for those who want a holiday enjoying shopping and nightlife.

How to get to Minori

How to get to Minori: Minori is situated in the middle of the Amalfi coast, it can be reached equally from both Salerno and Sorrento. The recommended route is that one from Salerno, taking the SS 163 at Vietri sul Mare, along the whole coast going through the towns of Cetara, Erchie and Maiori. The duration of the trip by car, in normal traffic conditions, is about 40 minutes.
Minori, like other cities of the Amalfi Coast is served by public bus service Sita Sud.
During the spring and summer season, so from April until September, there are ferry connections from Salerno to Minori. Minori is the second last stop of the ferry on the route Salerno-Amalfi.

For more detailed information: How to get to Amalfi Coast

Things to see in Minori

2 things to do in Minori

  1. Visit the Basilica of Santa Trofimena, the main place of worship in the city.
  2. Nearby Minori there is a very famous archaeological site, consists of the beautiful Roman Villa, dating back to the first century.

If you are in the beautiful city of Minori on the Amalfi Coast surely you will have a pleasant walk on the promenade, one of the most beautiful areas, characterized by a large number of restaurants and little places to stop and eat typical dishes of Campania. If you love relaxing and sunbathing on a beach of white sand and turquoise water, Minori is the ideal place. You may also be interested in:

Tour in Amalfi Coast

If the Amalfi Coast is a popular destination for its natural beauty, Minori then it is its ultimate expression thanks to the unparalleled beauty of its landscape. Minori is therefore a good starting point to discover the entire coast, here are some useful tips on routes on the Amalfi Coast from which to take inspiration for your tour in this corner of paradise.

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