View from the hills of Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy. Photo by Jimmy Harris under the CC BY 2. 0 terms
A malfi Coast lies in the southwestern region of Campania, Italy. For its extraordinary beauty and its iconic medieval cliff-side Mediterranean fishing villages, the Amalfi Coast was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a cultural landscape.
Amalfi Coast Top Attractions
Amalfi Cathedral – is a 9th-century Roman Catholic structure in the Piazza del Duomo, Amalfi, Italy. It is dedicated to the Apostle Saint Andrew. Predominantly of Arab-Norman Romanesque architectural style, it has been remodeled several times, adding Romanesque, Byzantine, Gothic, and Baroque elements.
Fiordo / fjord di Furore, in fact a ria created by the Schiato torrent which flows here from Agerola.
Villa Cimbrone – Villa Cimbrone is a historic building in Ravello, on the Amalfi coast of southern Italy, dating from at least the 11th century AD, although little of the original structure is now visible.
Interesting facts about the Amalfi Coast
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards from The Rolling Stones wrote the song «Midnight Rambler» in the cafes of Positano while on vacation.
In 1997, the Amalfi Coast was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a cultural landscape.
The city of Positano featured prominently in scenes of the film Under the Tuscan Sun.
It is also referenced in the Beyoncé song «Upgrade U» ft Jay-Z.
There are buses and ferries along the Amalfi Coast. Also there are possibilities for boat excursions from Positano and Amalfi.