The Amalfi Coast includes the coastal areas ranging from Vietri sul Mare to Positano and interior countries, over a distance of about fifty kilometers.
It takes its name from the town of Amalfi, the central nucleus of the Coast not only geographically but also historically. The Amalfi Coast is known for its diversity: each of the countries of the Coast has its own character and its traditions.
The heyday of the Coast has had in ancient times in various places in Rome where the Roman patricians decided to establish their residence.
Then a second period of historical significance has had with the Republic of Amalfi Maritime Republic, together with Pisa, Genoa and Venice, which still is history relived every year with the famous races, historical folkloristic famous throughout the world.
The Amalfi Coast is one of the most sought after by people around the world, just to mention Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, places from superb scenic beauty, as well as treasure chests full of history, countries of the Amalfi Coast are that half bottle of tourists, also of artists, is half of people in search of sun and sea of peace that the young seeking entertainment and nightlife.
Local tradition has it that during the eighteenth century, the Convent of Santa Rosa, located in the upper part of Conca dei Marini, the well-known Neapolitan dessert was invented the "puff", built by the patient hands of the pious nuns of the convent. According to the original recipe, the pastry was filled with a soft filling of ricotta and candied fruit, topped with sour cherry jam.
Unesco World Heritage Site and make it part thirteen municipalities: Amalfi, Atrani, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, Furore, Maiori, Minori, Positano, Ravello, Scala, Sunsets and Vietri Sul Mare.
CAVA de' TIRRENI
Cava de 'Tirreni is an ancient and historic city, now inhabited by 50,000 residents in the village and distributed in more than twenty villages, giving in Cava de' Tirreni feature "Star City".
Cava de 'Tirreni is a tourist destination selected: offers culture, history, architecture, art, environment, forests and pleasant green hills overlooking the sea, mountain hikes and routes between the green and the sea.