Amalfi Coast

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40° 37′ 39″ N, 14° 29′ 17″ E

The Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana), on the south of Naples, extends from Positano in the west to Vietri sul Mare in the east.

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Main Sights

The towns lying on the Amalfi Coast are:

  • Positano: The small fishing village (Population 3,900) lies in an enclave with vertiginous slopes to the sea.
  • Praiano
  • Conca dei Marini
  • Amalfi: The town is the largest on the coast (Population 5,500). The Duomo still houses some relics of the apostle Saint Andrew’s brought from Constantinople in 1210.
  • Scala
  • Ravello: The Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo provide the best views on this coast. In the latter Richard Wagner was inspired in 1880 for his opera Parsifal.
  • Minori
  • Maiori
  • Cetara
  • Vietri sul Mare


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