Amalfi Coast Defensive Towers

Amalfi Coast Defensive Towers There are about thirty defensive towers built along the coastal strip that goes from Vietri sul Mare to Positano and that tell the story of eight hundred years (from the IX to the XVII century) of struggles supported by the local populations against the frequent and bloody Saracen raids and corsair…

Conca dei Marini and the Emerald Grotto

Conca dei Marini and the Emerald Grotto Conca dei Marini is the fourth smallest country in Italy and its name derives from its particular “Conca” shape. It was formerly colonized by the Romans and played a fundamental role in the Second Punic War. The town is spread over three kilometers and its typical white houses…

The Positano’s Roman Villa

The Positano’s Roman Villa An unknown treasure on the Amalfi Coast.  The excavations confirmed that not only did the eruption arrive to the Amalfi coast, and the Lattari Mountains offered no shelter to the numerous settlements with large villas that existed on that stretch of coastline, but there came with a destructive force not Dissimilar…

Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast Amalfi Coast is well known all over the world for the breath-taking views that fascinate millions of tourists, and that’s way a lot of people choose these amazing spots for a romantic and unique wedding proposal. This’ll be an experience that will remain in your heart forever. A romantic Sunset cruise is the…

Ravello

Ravello Ravello was founded in the 5th century as a shelter place against the barbarian invasions which marked the end of the Western Roman Empire. In the 9th century Ravello was an important town of the maritime Republic of Amalfi. It was a producer of wool from its surrounding country that was dyed in the…

Praiano

Praiano Praiano (Italian pronunciation: [praˡjaːnɔ]) is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. It is situated on the Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana), a prime tourist location for the region and Italy alike, between the towns of Amalfi and Positano. In 1997, the Amalfi Coast, including Praiano’s…

Amalfi

Amalfi Amalfi is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the region of Campania, Italy, on the Gulf of Salerno. It lies at the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto (1,315 metres, 4,314 feet), surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. The town of Amalfi was the…

Capri

Capri Capri is one of the most charming and exclusive island of the world. The history of the island is ancient it was first settled by Phoenicians. The Island is divided in two important towns, Capri and Anacapri. The first one is glamorous and for renowned its five star hotels, and its famous “Piazzetta”. In…

Positano

Positano Positano was a port of the Amalfi Republic in medieval times, and prospered during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. By the mid-nineteenth century, however, the town had fallen on hard times. More than half the population emigrated, mostly to America. Positano was a relatively poor fishing village during the first half of the twentieth…