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The Amalfi Coast is a wonderful 'scenario' and many tourists come every year to enjoy a stay in the elegant and nice hotels, in a residence or a bed & breakfast. Couples even choose the Amalfi Coast to celebrate their wedding in Italy. Creeks, coves and cliffs on the sea, a breathtaking landscape enchants all the visitors coming to visit all its towns, Praiano, Positano, Amalfi, Atrani, Ravello, Scala, Tramonti, Furore, Agerola, Minori, Maiori, Cetara, Vietri sul Mare.

The Amalfi Coast consists mainly of cliffs. For example, the town of Amalfi, which is located in the Gulf of Salerno, near Naples, is built on the walls of the Amalfi Coast and the bottom of a gorge that opens the port. It is a paradise to come and the time to stay on the Amalfi Coast is relax and forget the daily stress. Come explore its spectacular cliffs, coves and beaches, Mediterranean scrub, monasteries...

Whether you are visiting, Amalfi, Ravello, Positano, .... AMALFI COAST, is a paradise.It is located along the entire length of the Gulf of Amalfi from the Sorrento peninsula to Salerno and is perhaps part of the coast of Campania where beautiful residences complement the beauty of the landscape. The chain of Mount L attari overlooks the sea and form a jagged coastline made of cliffs and coves. [+]

In this region, the gardens of the houses coexist with natural vegetation that is typical of the Mediterranean region and that this still intact.The Amalfi Coast is a World Heritage Site since 1997. The Amalfi coast is an area of great natural beauty. It has been intensively settled since the early Middle Ages. It includes a number of towns such as Amalfi and Ravello with architectural and artistic works that are particularly noteworthy. The rural areas show the adaptability of its inhabitants who have taken advantage of the diversity of land to cultivate, from vineyards and orchards on terraces on the lower slopes to wide upland pastures.

Amalfi is a town da province of Salerno (Salerno) in Campania and is located on the Gulf of Salerno about thirty miles southeast of Naples. Amalfi is located at the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto (1,315 m) and is surrounded by cliffs. Amalfi was the capital of the Maritime Republic of Amalfi. The town of Amalfi is mentioned since the sixth century. She quickly became a maritime power with the trade of cereals, salt and slaves. They were sailors Amalfi were the first in the West, used the compass and made ​​the fortune of the city. In the ninth century, the Amalfi merchants already using a gold coin while the greater part of the Italian peninsula was still in a barter economy. The doors of the Cathedral of Amalfi were cast in 1066 and brought to Constantinople by sea merchants Amalfi established in Jerusalem were behind the founding of the Order of Malta. In 1131, the city had 70,000 inhabitants when it was conquered by King Roger. In 1173 the Pisan ruled over the city. This was the beginning of its decline. However, Tables Amalfitaines, which were the first maritime code, served to regulate navigation in the Mediterranean basin until 1570.

 

Atrani is located near Amalfi. The city lies between the rock walls at the entrance to the valley of the dragon. Atrani may be the fraction of the Amalfi Coast that has best preserved its topographical features. At the time of the Amalfi Republic, Atrani was inhabited by the most noble families. The bronze door of the church of Saint Sauveur (such as the Duomo of Amalfi) was cast in Constantinople in 1087. The view of Atrani is really suggestive. All the houses seem to be built on each other.

 

Maiori is a town of 5,800 inhabitants in the province of Salerno. Maiori is located halfway between Amalfi and Salerno. After World War II, Maiori was considerable urban development. The town boasts one of the best standards of living of the entire Campania. The climate is pleasant and knows little rainfall. View from Ravello to Maiori: The origins probably date back to the Etruscan Maiori. Although other experts attribute the foundation of Maiori to Greek, the Roman, and the other Lombard. The beach of Maiori: Maiori is primarily a tourist town and can also count on a wonderful view, also the longest beach in the whole of the Amalfi Coast.

 

Positano is a little less than 20 km from Sorrento. According to legend, Positano was founded by the god Neptune when he fell in love with the nymph Pasitea. It is a vacation spots best known in the world. Positano is a charming way perched on a hillside on the steep rocks of the Monte Comune. The city has earned its worldwide reputation not only for the beauty of its surroundings, but also because shops that produce custom clothing on the "model of Positano" well distinctive. Positano hosted many well-known artists (Seminov, Zagarouiko, Essad Bey, Clavel, Kovaliska, Massine ...). If you are at sea, you never get tired of contemplating Positano.

 

Praiano is not integrally on the coast. The houses are scattered and Praiano is even cut in two by the road. History of Praiano is not exceptional. It was still the seat of the University of the Dukes of Anjou and a summer residence of the Doges of Amalfi. It was also a place of production of precious fabrics, such as silk. The decline of the Praiano Amalfi precipitate. A bitter poverty settled and lasted until the early twentieth century. Tourism, both Italian and foreign force gave back to the economy of Praiano. It is a pleasure to walk between houses. A steep staircase providing access to the coast, leaving you breathless. On the terraces of lemon make you want to taste the famous limoncello. According to tradition, the church of Saint Luke houses within relics of the Evangelist.

 

Ravello is a little less than 10 kilometers south of Amalfi, 350 meters above sea level Famous artists (Greta Garbo, André Gide, Boccaccio, DH Lawrence, ...) were seduced by Ravello. André Gide was described as between heaven and earth. It was founded by a colony of noble patricians in the sixth century AD. Artitisque Boccaccio described the beauty and landscape of Ravello in the Decameron. He immortalized as a rich merchant of the city under the name of Landolfo Rufolo. The houses are built of Ravello in the Arab / Sicilian style. The prestigious cathedral of the twelfth century, the magnificent Villa Rufolo the thirteenth century, the belvedere of the Villa Cimbrone and not forgetting the hotels are ideally situated in breathtaking surroundings. In summer, the "Ravello Festival" takes place on the terrace of the Villa Rufolo Garden. Terrace that inspired Richard Wagner to compose the piece of Klingsor in Parsifal.

 

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Hotel Villa San Michele Ravello

Amalfi Coast Villas - Amalfi Coast

A selection of villa rentals, including apartments and residences for any need and taste, in Positano, Amalfi, Sorrento, Ravello, Praiano. Stunning locations, breathtaking views are guaranteed for your Amalfi Coast vacation rentals...

Hotel Villa San Michele Ravello

Hotel Villa San Michele, Ravello

The Hotel Villa San Michele located in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast boasts wonderful and comfortable rooms with balcony overlooking the sea and a restaurant in surrounded by a charming park...

Hotel Olimpico Salerno

Hotel Olimpico, Salerno

The Hotel Olimpico is halfway between the Amalfi Coast and the National Cilento Park and boasts a private beach and a stunning swimminpool in the middle of a tropical garden. The ideal place t rest and to get easily around...

Hotel Bellevue Suite Amalfi

Hotel Bellevue Suite, Amalfi

The Hotel Bellevue Suite in Amalfi enjoys a convenient location being situtaed on the main road and at few minutes from the centre of Amalfi and its cathedral. Completely renewed in 2007its rooms boast Mediterranenan colurs ...

Hotel Margherita Praiano

Hotel Margherita, Praiano

The Hotel Margherita is a romantic three-star hotel in Praiano on the Amalfi Coast with a terrace pool boasting a breathtaking sea and coastal view. Its bright rooms are fully inspired by the Mediterran atmospheres of the whole area...

Hotel Argine Fiorito Atrani

Hotel Argine Fiorito, Atrani

The Hotel Argine Fiorito is located in Atrani, the 'gate' to Amalfi coming from the South and boasts wonderful spacious and elegant rooms named after flower names. Completed in 2003 is a a gracious family conducted hotel...

Hotel Toro Ravello

Hotel Toro, Ravello

The Hotel Toro in Ravello is a charming small hotel located in the fascinating historical centre of the town built near the Church 'San Giovanni in Toro' at the end of the 19th century by the Schiavo family...

Hotel Palazzo Ferraioli Atrani

Hotel Palazzo Ferraioli, Atrani

The Hotel Palazzo Ferraioli offers its guests all the necessary facilities to make their stay as pleasant as possible including the rich breakfast buffet, room for meetings and conferences, exclusive spa, wine bar, solarium, wifi...

Hotel Santa Lucia Minori

Hotel Santa Lucia, Minori

The Hotel Santa Lucia in Minori is positioned in a perfect location on the Amalfi Coast to visit the immediate surroundings, such as Amalfi, Ravello, Positano and other spots. Comfortable rooms and local kitchen...

Hotel Marmorata Ravello

Hotel Marmorata, Ravello

The Hotel Marmorata is situated on the coastal area of the Ravello town and boasts a breathtaking location towards the seaside and the coast. A romantic hotel ideal for Italian getaways and relaxing stays on the Amalfi Coast...

Reginna Palace Hotel Maiori

Reginna Palace Hotel, Maiori

Reginna Palace hotel in the heart of Maiori offers an elegant and stylsh atmospehere. Its rooms face the charmimg bay of Maiori boasting stunning terraces and sea views...

B&B Amalfi Residence

B&B Amalfi Residence, Amalfi

The B&B Amalfi Residence is located in a wonderful corner of the divine Amalfi Coast facing the sea, halfway between the heart of Amalfi and the picturesque Positano. Its apartments are bright and well furnished...

Residenza Del Duca Amalfi

Residenza Del Duca, Amalfi

The Hotel Residenza del Duca is located in Amalfi, at few meters from the Cathedral and therefore easily accessible from Piazza Duomo. It is a small hotel located in an ancient noble palace of the XVI century built on a Medieval construction...

Hotel Graal Ravello

Hotel Graal, Ravello

The Hotel Graal is located in the centre of the historic Ravello and only at few km from the beach. It is an ideal starting point for excursions to the near places. The hotel overlooks the sea of the beautiful Gulf of Salerno and all rooms boast a stunning sea view....

Villa Maria Luigia, Amalfi

Villa Maria Luigia, Amalfi

Elegant and modern bed and breakfast overlooking the sea and with the services of a hotel. Villa Maria Luigia, belonging to the Amendola family, is the result of a careful and refined renovation of an elegant villa dating back to the 900's....

Al Barilotto del Nonno in Positano

Al Barilotto del Nonno, Positano

Il Barilotto del Nonno rises like a pearl amid the eternally green gardens of the delightful Amalfi Coast. A splendid view of the isolated crags in the sea of Capri and of the “Isola dei Galli” make this oasis of peace even more attractive...

Hotel Il Pino in Praiano

Hotel il Pino, Praiano

The Hotel Il Pino is an elegant and comfortable hotel located in the picturesque village of Praiano, in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, close to Positano. It enjoys a panoramic position between the green of the Coast and the blue of sky and sea...

Villa Scarapariello Relais in Ravello

Villa Scarpariello Relais, Ravello

The Villa Scarpariello Relais is a 'Relais of Charme' situated in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast. It disposes of nice apartments and rooms with B&B treatment, all with stunning views on the Amalfi Coast ...

La Dolce Vita residence in Maiori

La Dolce Vita Residence, Maiori

La Dolce Vita Residence is situated in Maiori on the Amalfi Coast. It overlooks a small bay with a little beach, called Salicerchie, and is only few hundred metres far from the town of Maiori. A totally relaxing and peaceful stay is guaranteed...

Rainbow Limos transfers Amalfi Coast

Rainbow Limos - Tours & Transfers, Positano

Rainbow Limos arranges private limo service since 5 generations. Tours of the Amalfi Coast, trips to Pompeii, transfers from Naples airport to Positano or Sorrento are just few of their wide range of services...

Camere con vista Residence Amalfi

Camere con Vista - Room rental, Amalfi

The residence ‘Camere con Vista’ (meaning ‘Rooms with a View’) is situated in prime position on the seashore of Amalfi. Each room boasts a stunning 180-degree view on the sea and the hilly region of the Amalfi Coastline...

Hotel La Pergola Amalfi

Hotel La Pergola, Amalfi

The Hotel La Pergola, a very charming hotel in Amalfi, is an oasis of peace in the heart of a lemon grove. Its rooms, nearly all with private terraces, afford wonderful views of the magnificent Bay of Santa Croce, of the Amalfi Coast...

Residence Due Torri Maiori

Residence Due Torri, Maiori

The Residence Due Torri is located in Maiori and overlooks the whole Amalfi Coast offering stunning sea views. Each apartment has ceramic tiles from Vietri sul Mare in the typical Mediterranean colours and is well cared in every detail...

Hotel Restaurant Garden Ravello

Hotel Restaurant Garden, Ravello

The Hotel Restaurant Garden in the centre of the historic village of Ravello is only at few steps from the main Square and Cathedral, named after the famous garden of the near Villa Rufolo, where R. Wagner found inspiration for his work "Parsifal"...

Riviera Hotels Maiori

Riviera Hotels, Maiori

The Hotel Riviera is positioned in the centre of Maiori, only 20 mt. away from the beach, and offers a friendly family service. All rooms are spacious, sunny and furnished in ‘Saracen’ style...

Residence Hotel Casa Amalfi

Residence Hotel Casa Amalfi, Amalfi

The Residence Hotel Casa Amalfi is located in the historic centre of Amalfi at a short distance from the Arabic-Norman Cathedral. Its comfortable apartments still maintain the typical architecture of the Amalfi Coast...

Amalfi Sails Boat Rental

Amalfi Sails - Boat Rental, Minori

Amalfi Sails is in Minori and proposes motor & sail boat rental, charters for the islands od Capri and Ischia with embarkment from any point on the Coastline, water taxi/transfer services between Naples, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coasts...

Hotel Villa Felice, Amalfi

La Dolce Vita Lifestyle, Amalfi

La Dolce Vita Lifestyle proposes yachts & wedding cars. A charter service for sailings to Capri, Ischia, Procida, Amalfi Coast or Sorrento Coast ...on the routes of Ulysses. Luxus cars for special occasions, celebrations, anniversaries...

Agriturismo Il Campanile in Minori

Agriturismo il Campanile, Minori

The country house Il Campanile in Minori is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, at full contact with nature. It is only 900 mt far from the sea...Enjoy there your breakfast under a pergola, surrounded by lemon groves...

 

The Amalfi Coast is a wonderful 'scenario' and many tourists come every year to enjoy a stay in the elegant and nice hotels, in a residence or a bed & breakfast in Amalfi o Positano, and others. Some couples even choose the Amalfi Coast to celebrate their wedding in Italy. Its history, the beauty of the landscape, the sea, the stunning views, the monuments are all charming attractions and food 'alla amalfitana' is very appreciated.

 

Accommodation on the Amalfi Coast is a real 'mission' for the owners of hotels and any other type of structure. Visitors coming to the Amalfi Coast can admire the architectural beauties while staying in well-cared hotels, in elegant resorts, in a comfortable residence or a tipycal bed & breakfast.

 

Amalfi Coast offers many possibilities to arrange a customized holiday according different needs: there are many comfortable hotels for those looking for a thoughtless holiday, a choice of residences or bed & breakfasts for those who prefer to be more independent. A solution for any taste!

The Amalfi Coast has always been a perfect elegant destination for rich people looking for luxury in elegant hotel, but also for those who prefer cheaper accommodations in residences and bed & breakfasts, which are preferred by all those people who prefer having a more familiar relationship with people living in the place where they travel. In fact, bed & breakfast owners in Amalfi Coast like having breakfast together with all their clients and talk with them, who can so live a perfect “amalfitana” life, and know more about. To enjoy all the beauties of the Amalfi Coast, it is important to leave own problems at home while staying in the hotel room, in the residence or in the bed & breakfast and only focus on the natural beauties of the divine Coast, on its colours, enjoying food, wine and limoncello.. Visitors arriving to Amalfi Coast will live a unique experience that they will never forget: once at home they will still think again to the landscapes, the flavours, the colours and also the names of hotels, residences, bed & breakfasts and restaurants, where they spent memorable moments.

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