A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Amalfi coast takes its name from this age-old city, the only one of Italy’s four historic maritime republics found in the south. Its most famous monument is the Arab-style cathedral which still forms the heart of town.
Built on the remains of an ancient basilica, it underwent numerous reconstructions through the centuries. Additions dating to the Middle Ages and to the Baroque era include the bell-tower, the Saint Andrew altar with statues by Bernini, the Paradise Cloister, the bronze doors with silver panels and the coffered ceiling in pure gold.
We advise a boat trip along the coast to enjoy the unique landscape and also to spot the charming homes nestled on the terraced slopes of the Lattari Mounts with characteristic rows of lemon trees. The mix of tangy citrus scent, brisk salt