Amalfi coast is one of the most tourist destinations and one of the must see places in the whole of Italy. This mountainous coast is between Naples and Salerno and you will be surprised by gorgeous towns, sublime beaches and stunning landscapes. To enjoy the coast at its best don’t miss to visit Islands such as Capri and Sirenusas.
Cities to See Once in the Amalfi Coast
The cities of the Amalfi Coast are known for their historical landmarks loved since ancient times. Here the best thing to see and do once in the Amalfi Coast.
Vietri sul Mare
Vietri sul Mare also called as Vietri is one the most known cities of the Amalfi Coast and it is knows as the Gateway to Amalfi Coast. Here you can find its famous polychromic ceramics, a tradition that has been continued since 15th century. Take your time to visit the heart of town, Via Madonna degli Angeli and the Duomo, with its cupola adorned with painted majolica.
Cetara is probably the most authentic villages on the Amalfi Coast. Infact, this town has not been effected by tourism.Here you can find Cetara also has a range of high quality restaurants to try the fresh seafood.
Erchie is a small village with a population less than even a hundred. Its natural scenery and picturesque landscape makes it an ideal place for a romantic holiday. Moreover, it is also a place of historical significance. The preeminence of historical sites makes one feel you have step back in time.
Historically, this city was the shelter place against barbarian invasions. Hence, due to its rich heritage, UNESCO listed it as a World Heritage Site in 1997. The main attractions of this city are Villa Cimbrone, Villa Rufolo, San Giovanni del Toro and the Duomo (Cathedral)
The town is surrounded by the high cliffs and coastal belt, it lies in the mouth of a deep ravine. During 1920s and 1930s, this town was a popular holiday destination for the British elite and aristocracy. UNESCO has included this town as the World Heritage site. Popular attractions of this town are Amalfi Cathedral, and its Chiostro del Paradiso).
Positano was a part of Amalfi republic in 16th and 17th century. Known for its historical and cultural sites, the town has been featured in many Hollywood movies such as Only You, Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), and more recently in Kath & Kimderella (2012). A visit is not complete without a boat trip to the Blue Grotto in Capri Island.
Famous for its ‘Fiordo’ or fiord, Furore is a fantatica place to visit in the central part of the coast with its settlement of old fishermen’s houses climbed to the side of the rocky gorge. It is a good place for Amalfi Coast walk. Here you will find spectacular roads and dramatic limestone cliffs.