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AMALFI COAST

AMALFI COAST

Amalfi coast, with its Mediterranean landscape and its picturesque towns, is a unique place that has been included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites.                                                        Sorrento, a wonderful city in the homonymous gulf of the Tyrrhenian Sea, is the gateway of the Amalfi coast.  Vietri sul Mare is the cradle of majolica artwork. The dome of the splendid church of San Giovanni Battista is covered with these colourful ceramic works of art.  The picturesque fishing village of Cetara is famous for the strong anchovy essence known as “colatura di alici”Ravello, with the gardens and panoramic viewpoints of Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone, is one of the coast’s most enchanting towns.  Positano is a holiday resort since Roman times. Its white houses head down towards the sea and its colourful streets and steps are lined with hotels, smart restaurants and fashionable boutiques.  Minori is the town of great food and “limoncello”.       Amalfi is the town whose name blesses the entire coast and  is the most frequented by travelers. Dominated by the majestic cathedral dedicated to St. Andrew with its remarkable collision of various styles of architecture and materials, Amalfi shows innumerable testimonies of its glorious past as a Maritime Republic.

Where: Costiera Amalfitana

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