Positano – Glamorous Town on the Amalfi Coast, Italy

Positano – Glamorous Town on the Amalfi Coast, Italy

Positano, the Amalfi Coast, Italy. Located on the iconic Italian coast, Positano is a picturesque and desirable holiday destination, attracting movies and rock’n’roll stars. It was ancient Romans who started building elegant villas here. Today they can be seen among the pastel houses, soaring up the precipitous rocks, defining the glamorous town.

The pace is really slow and laid back here, offering a tranquil retreat. You can admire the coast from water on a boat trip to Capri, Paestum, Ischia or simply around the precious Amalfi Coast. There is a range of restaurants, that spoil their guests with ravishing Italian cuisine, hotels, shops and the biggest beach on the Amalfi Coast.

Why to go there?

A beautiful coastal town, a popular holiday destination.

When to go there?

Climate is mild all year round. On the 2nd of July a huge religious festival takes over Positano.

How to get there?

The nearest airports are the Napoli-Capodichino and the Salerno-Pontecagnano. Get there by bus from Sorrento and Salerno, by ferry from Naples.

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