One of the most beautiful cities famous for belonging to the Amalfi Coast. Many tourists consider Positano one of the most picturesque coastal resorts of all of Italy.
Positano is a city with steep streets and numerous stairs, with many pastel colored houses lined up on the hill next to the beach, competing with each other for the best view of the sea.
According to legend, Positano was founded by a group of inhabitants of Paestum fleeing from the attacks of some Saracens.
The first official information about the existence of the country comes from some ancient Roman documents, but some of the Palaeolithic artifacts were also found in Positano. These finds prove an even more ancient origin of the settlement.
The city of Positano is located in one of the most beautiful valleys of the Amalfi Coast, and the valley opens up to an equally beautiful stretch of coast. In the middle of the city you can see the colorful “majolica” dome of Santa Maria Assunta, the main church of Positano.
In addition to completing the charming view of this southern Italian city inside, the church presents a collection of intriguing works of art from the thirteenth and sixteenth centuries, which is worth visiting.
Positano has a very glamorous side, due to the famous “Positano fashion” style, this is one of the many reasons why tourists from all over the world flock to the streets and boutiques of Positano every summer.
With its beauty, luxury hotels, bars, restaurants and shops, Positano is definitely an excellent starting point for discovering the Amalfi Coast.