The heart of the Amalfi coast, Positano

Spoke them of Sorrento and Capri. Today following on the Amalfi Coast will tell you it about Positano, and more forward will do it about Pompeii and Amalfi, that are the most important localities of the Amalfi coast, both in summer and winter tourist attraction, located in the South of Italy, bathed by the waters of the Mediterranean sea and Tyrrhenian.
clip_image001Positano is one of the most characteristic of the Amalfi Coast, it is behind the Lattari, that protect it from the winds of the North, making its climate mild and dry.
Its location, between the cliffs and the mountains, did have an own and original architecture of white houses with flowers hanging from balconies, with no conventional streets in its interior, but narrow alleys, often formed by small steps, which makes Positano pedestrian.
To the narrow road which leads to the village, hung on the cliff, it contributes to the charm of the place. When you reach Positano, from the beginning of the pedestrian zone there is a goal, which delivers your luggage to hotels. The car can be left in parking lots of the Piazza dei Mulini.
The fate of the people began to change in the 1950s of the century XX thanks to tourism. A soft climate coupled with a beautiful environment, orchards, olive groves and gardens that reach the sea, making the "village of the stairs" really beautiful and fascinating, led to the arrival of wealthy tourists from Europe and United States
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From the perspective of historical and archaeological heritage, there are thousands of unique places, such as the Roman Villa, built in the 16th century, with the Cathedral of Santa María la Asunción, which is characterized by an impressive tile Dome, visible from any point of the city, and which is divided into three naves.
Interesting is the cave of the door that they found remains of prehistoric settlements, such as the bridge of books, in a picturesque valley.
To far you can see them the small archipelago of "Li Galli", that contact of three islands: the Gallo Lungo, Rotonda and Casteluccio, which always has been dwelling mythical sirens, and recently in refuge of artists. Positano is also rich in landscapes like the beaches including that of Marina Grande, the small port of Fornillo, Arienzo.
In terms of fashion, the white colors, floral prints, fabrics and textile products are the "Fashion Positano". In addition to clothing, Positano is known for its accessories such as sandals, slippers and clogs of Cork and wood, made by shoemakers capable of creating handmade, even at the moment, waiting in front of the store.
With regard to the food, we can find restaurants specializing in fish and seafood, as well as all the typical cuisine of the place.
Ristorante Saraceno d'Oro Da Vicenzo, Ristorante Mediterraneo, Next2, Ristorante Scirocco, Ristorante Di Constantino, Ristorante Max, Ristorante Covo Dei Saraceno, Il Ritrovo, La Taverna del Leone, Le Terrazze, Il, Grottino Azzurro, etc...

And hospitality we can find from the lodging house to first hotels:
Hotel Palazzo Murat, Hotel Buca di Bacco, Hotel Miramare, Hotel Covo the Saraceni, Hotel Eden Roc, Le Sirenuce Hotel, Hotel Poseidon, Villa Grabisa, Hotel Marincanto, Villa Rosa, Hotel California Positano, Hotel Punta Regina, II San Pietro di Positano, Casa Maresca, Hotel Pasitea, and many more.
Via: visitandoelmundo

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