The Amalfi Coast is a 50-kilometer stretch of coastline along the southern edge of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula, in the Campania region. It’s a popular holiday destination, a UNESCO-listed landscape, with steep cliffs and a rugged shoreline dotted with small beaches and pastel-colored fishing villages, precariously perched between mountains and the sea. The coastal road between the port city of Salerno and clifftop Sorrento winds past grand villas, terraced vineyards and cliffside lemon groves.
A vertical landscape, characterised by a picturesque labyrinth of stairways and narrow alleys, connecting the two main elements of this landscape: the sea and the mountains. A continuous succession of bays and fjords, interspersed with pebbled beaches and rocks on which you can still see the ancient viceregal towers, the first bulwark of the local population against the Saracen attacks.
There are 13 towns spreading across this strip of land between mountains and the sea, kissed by the sun and declared by UNESCO “World Heritage Site”: Amalfi, Atrani, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, Furore, Maiori, Minori, Positano, Praiano, Ravello, Scala, Tramonti, Vietri sul Mare.
A popular tourist destination, the Amalfi Coast receives large numbers of visitors. It has a Mediterranean climate that’s warm and dry in summer, June to September, and mild in winter, December to February. In the summer there is the Ravello Festival (Wagner Festival), that features classical music and dance in the cliffside village. In June and in November there are Catholic celebrations which include also the Festival of Sant’Andrea in Amalfi town. August as always is the most crowded period.
There are so many towns to see that I think the best way is to rent a car and just enjoy the entire coast and maybe finding my cottage by the sea 😉
See you one day Amalfi Coast!
The Amalfi Coast is beautiful. Driving is good but quite scary!! 🙂
great….your bucket list is awsome
Thank you 😊
And even if I don’t comment I’ve probably read it 🙂
Thank you very much 😊
I would so love to visit here. You make it look so stunning
It really is a wonderful place to see 😊😉
Oh no you can’t do that to me hahah
Place in Italy on your bucket list and you didn’t go yet? Do I kill myself now🙄🙄😂😂
What a beautiful place! Go and visit it and hope I will be able to visit all Italy one day 😊💕
Oh there are so many wonderful places in Italy that I did not see yet…I really hope that day when I’ll be only a traveler will happen soon 😊😉
Hopefully soon then 😊😊
Theese pictures look very good.I think it should be really nice there.😀😀🌸
Definitely a beautiful place to visit! 😊🌷
Wow, what a lovely enchanting place!
It really is! Thank you! 😊
You are most welcome🙏🙏🙏
This is such an amazing place – adding to my list too
It really is 😊 Thank you!
Go! it is wonderful and scenic and fun and interesting and last time I was there ( my third visit) still relatively unspoilt by tourism. You will enjoy it.
Thank you very much for your kind words! I hope I’ll be able to visit it one day 😊🌷
How beautiful ☀️
It really is! Thank you 😊
Beautiful pics! The water looks so inviting!
Yes, it’s really beautiful! Thank you for reading 😊
Wow, so scenic and serene 👌
Indeed 😊 Wonderful place to visit!
Such a beautiful place and your photography is amazing it adds more beauty.
Yes, wonderful and colorful place 😊 Thank you for stopping by 😊🌷
great photos! makes me want to go there now!
Thank you 😊Definitely a place to see 😉
Great bucket list destination!! We had it on our bucket list for years and just came back from visiting. Safe to say we fell in love with Positano and hope to return one day! If you ever visit, make sure to take a day trip to Ravello!
Thank you very much for sharing! I’ll hope one day I’ll be able to see it too😉🌷
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Thank you 😊 My home is in Italy, Padova, and definitely one day I’ll go back. Italian is currently my main language 😉 Sono stata in Firenze l’anno scorso in vacanza per qualche giorno e mi sono innamorata! Beh sono sempre stata una fan dei Medici, quindi 😊
Firenze è splendida, dovrebbe ritornarci ad ogni costo 🙂
Spero di avere’ l’occasione di ritornarci 😉
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I went here last year at the end of May and it was the perfect time. Gorgeous weather and not horrendously busy. I loved Positano so much I will definitely go back one day. I hope you make it there soon 🙂 x
Thank you very much for sharing! I’m really glad you like it! Italy is so beautiful and colorful! I hope one day I’ll be able to see it too 😉😊 My home is in Italy but I’m near Venice, so I never had the chance to go 😊🤪
Thank you for stopping by! Very appreciated! Have a wonderful day!
Awww I am visiting Venice in August! Italy is an amazing destination. You too, have a great week 💕 x
Enjoy it! It is really beautiful! 💕🌸
Thank you 😃 x
Cannot get over your captures. Wish we were there now 🤩
Thank you very much 🙂 Wish I could be there now too 🙂
Oh you must visit it soon! I had been there last SEP and loved it so much that I extended my stay by a day in Positano 😀
Great! I’m very glad you like it! Extending the stay is always awesome 🙂 I hope I’ll be able to visit it soon!
Thank you for sharing and for stopping by! 🙂
Have a nice day 😊
Thank you! You too 🙂