About Positano

Positano is a beautiful town that resides along the famous Italian Amalfi Coast. Many tourists consider Positano to be one of the most picturesque coastal resorts in Italy. Tourists visiting this town should note that this is a town with steep streets and more than its fair share of stairs. There are many pastel-colored houses on the hillside near the beach. When you arrive in Positano for the first time, consider visiting the tourist information office. It is in via Saracino, next to Via dei Mulini and central Piazza Flavio Gioia. This tourist information point is conveniently close to one of the most famous places in the city.


Useful information about Positano

Although tourism become an integral part of Positano’s nature today. The city manages to preserve elements of its past, when it was little more than a small fishing village. Without a doubt, the city is a very special, unique and “real” part of Campania with famous beaches, and the best views you can probably experience. In addition, tourist attractions include cruises along the Amalfi Coast, the beautiful bay of Salerno and a selection of hiking trails. There are some very attractive side paths connecting the beaches of Grande and Fornillo.

Away from the beaches of Positano there are a number of very different tourist attractions. The Town Hall is a central landmark of the city and features a large balcony overlooking the sea. Many people choose to get married every week here. This place is famous for its majolica-clad dome and tall stone pillars. The Church of Santa Maria Assunta is one of the oldest monuments there. The famous sea cave such as the Emerald Grotto is always very popular with tourists and vacationers.  Guided tours through the illuminated rooms are carried out on boats.

Interesting facts

Moreover, there are no noteworthy museums within the town of Positano. There is a lot of history, particularly in the vicinity. Naples is home to an impressive selection of museums, with lots of historical information about Campania. You may take a short excursion to Pompeii and learn more about the Roman culture that once flourished in these ancient Roman cities.

Image of Positano beach showing summer tourists Campania is a very popular part of Italy and has a lot to offer tourists. During the summer people love to go nearby destinations such as Amalfi, Naples, Ravello, and Sorrento. The island of Capri is particularly close to Positano and is a very worthwhile day trip. It is offering from beautiful sandy beaches and Mediterranean “sea caves” to historic sites around central Piazza Umberto.