The steep coastline of Italy

The place that most impressed me in Europe was Amalfi Coast, located in southern Italy. Why? Besides the spectacular landscapes that the coast has it is architectural highlights, the inhabitants have built houses on the steep coast. The whole coast is seen only as colored houses. Very impressive.

Naples, is the city closest to Amalfi, which has an airport and port. It’s about 2 hours by bus to get there with the car faster. The whole coast is divided into several villages: Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi Coast.

Sorrento is the starting point of an escape on the coast of Italy. The narrow streets of the city reflect the old city of Surrentum with many buildings dating back hundreds of centuries. I could not leave Sorrento until I tried their special drink, limoncello, Italian lemon liqueur.

Carlos Mansi, the most famous Italian for the manufacture of limincello and is headquartered on the coast in Minori, located on Amalfi Coast. In this village are found the place of the ruins of a Roman villa, they are well preserved so that today they are open for tourists visits.

After, is Positano followed by another structure and architecture of the very spectacular city and started to become steeper coast, as when arriving in Amalfi Coast to be very steep.


The streets are very narrow, must be driven with care. Still and now I remember, as I was on a bus, we intersected with another bus coming from the opposite direction in the curve and we were just down the rock and the water. It was so strained emotion, I closed my eyes and waited for it to go well.

Though the streets are very high and terrible serpents, they are considered to be the most beautiful streets in the world called Nastro Azzuro. The name was associated with the calm, serenity and spirituality of both the locality and the locals who are very calm, open, ready to help at any time. We also know that blue is found in waters and in heaven, which signifies peace.

On the entire coast is a single road, where you can find shops and everything you want. So the people who live at the top of the coast have to descend a very high stairs and then climb them back, there is no other way.

Is not a cheap but not exorbitant area. You can find affordable accommodation only if you want a hotel at the cost just above the water and the pool, then yes, it pays.

Besides the famous limoncello, they also boasted their famous ceramics from the big splinters. Paolo Soleri, born in Torino, was the designer of the aristocratic ceramics factory. The one who commissioned the architect in Torino, who was a craftsman from Vietri Sul Mare, was Vincenzo Solimene.
For over half a century, many ceramic artifacts have been made, many of which are creations of unique or limited series in collaboration with designers, architects and international artists. Besides these, dozen of thin mugs await their decoration at the Soliman Artistic Ceramic Factory in Vietri sul Mare, after which they will begin their travels in the world.

Is an area that must be visited at least once in life, whoever remains amazed at how beautiful nature is and what the inhabitants have done to develop it naturally and not artificially.

Amalfi Coast

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