A tour in Costiera Amalfitana means a voyage in one of the 50 Italian World Heritage Sites of UNESCO. Costiera faces the Tyrrhenian Sea and alternates between beaches and terraces, villages with flowered balconies; all immersed in an amazing Mediterranean landscape.
The area of Costiera Amalfitana extends from the Gulf of Naples and the Gulf of Salerno and includes 16 communities of the Salerno Province: Amalfi, Atrani, Cava de' Tirreni, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, Furore, Maiori, Minori, Positano, Praiano, Raito, Ravello, Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino, Scala, Tramonti, and Vietri sul Mare.
What to see in Costiera Amalfitana: there are too many interesting sites to count, among the most celebrated are Torre Saracena di Cetara, Amalfi Positano, Villa Rufolo, and the Ravello Cathedral, Vietri, famous for its buildings, monuments, and majolica production, the “painted town” of Furore, the fishing villages of Maiori and Conca dei Marini, with its white houses and the Grotta dello Smeraldo (one of the most beloved attraction of Costiera), and Atrani and its small square on the sea.
Among the beaches of Costiera Amalfitana, the most famous are those of Cetara and Maiori, the characteristic beaches of Spiaggia Grande and Fornillo in Positano where you can also find the coves of La Porta, Arienzo, and San Pietro Laurito, accessible mostly by sea, and the Saraceno Beach in Conca dei Marini.
Be sure to also visit the mountain villages of Scala, Tramonti, and Raito which can only be reached by a stairway, the enchanting Ravello, famous for its villas and the gardens, and the view of Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone.