CAMPANIA - AMALFI COAST
The Amalfi Coast Towns
Map of Amalfi Coast
The Amalfi Coast is one of the most important visiting tourist resort of the South Italy, it attracts many visitors every year from worldwide nations like United States, Japan & Europe.
A beautiful, striking holiday destination full of natural breathtaking beautiful views, history, art and culture, with its little towns, rooked in the mountainous coast all facing the Mediterranen Sea. At times may not be possible to find accommodation in the small towns of the Amalfi Coast, the suggestion is to choose an area o town nearby and make the area of the Amalfi Coast and peninsula a visiting destination whilst staying in another holiday town resort. Amalfi. Positano, Sorrento, Padula, Atrani can be visited for the day with trips or excursions organized also by the hotels holiday accommodations or travel with your own car or transport whilist staying in another destination.
You may consider staying in the area between Maratea and Diamante central to the whole of the South Italy, so please check the availability below and book a Hotel accommodation by the sea or in the beutiful rural area and center point for other major South Italy destinations within a few hours of relaxing, discovering car drive.
Distances to the Amalfi Coast approx. Check Hotel Accommodation availability and book in these towns:
The Amalfi Coast is one of the
most beautiful areas of southern italy, that features just about everything
nature has to offer, with a wonderful stretch of the Mediterranean sea
that enjoys the most incredible shades of blue and green, attractive rugged
coastline, imposing high mountains with all their wonderful
specimens of Mediterranean flora and typical villages just
clinging off them, history, art...
This very well known peace of
heaven, comprises of various typical towns of the Campanian coast, starting
from Amalfi going to the attractive Isle of
Capri, the romantic
Positano, and many others.
coastal road along the Amalfi Coast is famous for its hairpin bends,
fantastic views and general scariness. The busy artery winds along the
cliffs, affording glimpses of blue sea directly below. The
characteristic towns are all built at a very steep angle, so streets
zigzag backwards and forwards. Many buildings, including hotels, are only
accessible by steep alleys and stairways. The views are
undeniably breathtaking, and away from the main road and the tourist
hot-spots you can still discover the peace that charmed earlier
This most beautiful and very
much praised stretch of mountainous coastline situated just to the south of
Naples was famous for decades as a group of
villages, stacked precariously above the sea. Nowadays this area has become
one of Italy's major tourist attractions and a staggering number of hotels
have been squeezed into the small towns spaces.
Well-accustomed to catering for affluent foreign tourists, the area offers a
generous selection of restaurants, bars, boutiques, boat
just about anything self-indulgent to make your holiday a most comfortable and
prices are generally high, there are affordable options in the area. Some find
the region over-developed and over-crowded, especially in the height of
summer, but for many the little boutiques, ceramic shops and the
welcome laid on for tourists is part of the coastline's charm.
The main town
of the coast is, of course, Amalfi, and this makes a good base for
exploring the area. Other popular destinations are
for its beautiful gardens perched high in the mountains above the sea, and for
its classical music concerts and
Positano, on the coast to the west of
Amalfi, a traditionally 'posh' resort, where incredibly well-dressed tourists
wander past exclusive boutiques before dining at even more exclusive
Set like an
incomparable gem in a precious diadem,
Amalfi gently overlooks the sea with its
scattered along the coast and the
typical houses clinging to the rocks bewitching every visitor.
colours shine with such different, clear tones as on the Amalfi Coast,
attracting thousands of visitors even of the greatest prestige.
land that has been depicted, described and
immortalised in song by
artists, poets and travellers from every period of history.
rugged coast, with inaccessible cliffs that soar upwards between
beaches, hidden caves, enchanting bays and sheltered coves.
Thousands of local cultural traditions that always offer
a special event any time of year.
Rich of monuments and natural beauties like the Roma
Cathedral and the antique architectural buildings.
The beautiful Isle of Capri, is
located at the mouth
of the Gulf of Naples facing the breath of the Tyrrhenian Sea and
boasting natural beauties that bewitch any visitor even of the highest
prestige. Its innumerable sea caverns, rugged terrain of terraces
and precipices, the unspoilt beauty of Monte Solaro, all enhance the enchantment
that this Isle has upon everybody who visits it.
The Beauty of
this picturesque town set in
in a splendid panoramic position on
famous and world known
Amalfi Coast, is
stunning and fascinates each visitor.
Made up of three outlying wards, its greatest attractions
remain the Town and the Sea-suburb.
features the typical "piazzetta"
and cafe ideal for meeting up with friends and family or
even just to get to know other people in a friendly, calm and relaxed
atmosphere. Steep steps descend towards the bay in the heart of the
Mediterranean. Find great architectural buildings in Positano like the
S.Maria Assunta Church
with its splendid majolica dome.
The town also hosts other works of art from the 16th and 13th century.
one of the most
picturesque small towns on the
probably the only town of this most beautiful rugged coast
that kept in time,
it's antique character of a small fisherman's village. It features a town square "La Piazzetta", meeting point for it's
inhabitants and tourists,
isolated from traffic and surrounded by the flowery
stalls in a breathtaking posture
for a natural
on a rocky spur astride the Dragon's and Regina's Valleys
it offers to all it's visitors the relaxing panoramas from it's
natural terraces and gardens. It
is situated in a more elevated position than the other pearls of the
Amalfi Coast and boasts exceptional landscapes full of
colourful flowers that embrace one's soul.
Conca dei Marini
Conca dei Marini, one of the beauties of the
Amalfi Coast is set just
and Amalfi, and not
far from Sorrento
and Capri. With it's
small white houses spaced out between the "Fichi d'India" plants
and the olive trees it seems to be a place where sea and sky mix their
colours becoming a single thing. It
has many natural beauties
that one should never miss to see at least ones in a lifetime, like the
Emerald Sea Grotto and the wonderful panorama from Via Roma.
Torre Bianca, rides the promontory (Capo di Conca), jutting into
the deep water of an unreal cobalt blue and habitual route for cetaceans
like whales. This town also hosts
many architectural and
hystorical buildings like the
Dominican Convent of S.Rosa
and the Cathedral of S.Pancrazio.
is set like a diamond in an enchanting location,
an ancient fishing village, today a prestigious seaside resort, nestled
among the beautiful inlets of the
Praiano, known for its fine climate and excellent facilities, presents
itself to the sea as a cascade of white houses on a verdant, flowering
Today Praiano is a prestigious sunning, swimming and boating
destination, offering tourists from all over the world a tranquil
location to stay and "start point" for great interesting
excursions and visits to sample the joys of the coastline, with convenient
proximity to the main resorts like