Seen from the sea Positano looks like a city that rises vertically, a pyramid of colored houses that stretches from the sea to the sky. Loved by the jet set and famous for its glamor, Positano also knows how to give flashes of rare beauty and moments of nature that are unique in the world. Discover it with us!

Church of Santa Maria Assunta

Its majolica dome is the symbol of Positano, you can see it from the city and in any photo or painting of Positano. Its origins date back to the 10th century on the foundations of a Benedictine monastery. The church to which the inhabitants of Positano are very attached is also very popular as a church where to celebrate Catholic weddings on the Amalfi Coast.

Useful info:
The Church is open every day and admission is free, during religious services it is not possible to visit it and appropriate clothing is recommended.

Arienzo beach and Fornillo beach

They are the two most famous beaches of Positano, both accessible via stairways carved into the rock (that of Arienzo can also be reached by sea from the port of Positano). Seen from above, they look like small pieces of paradise, framed by vegetation and obviously by the sea.

Li Galli Islands

They are a small archipelago of 3 islets located right in front of Positano, where according to legend, the men of Ulysses were bewitched by the songs of the Sirens. In more recent times, Li Galli was the home of the Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev who hosted many famous people, such as Queen Margharet of England, Onassis and Jackie Kennedy…
How do you get to Li Galli? By private boat or with boat rental services from the Port of Positano but the island is privately owned.

Alleys of Positano

The narrow streets that go up and down in Positano are a journey within a journey: every corner hides something beautiful to discover: a glimpse, a shop, a door. Three things to take home after a shopping trip in Positano: a pair of handmade sandals, a ceramic object, a bottle of limoncello.

The Path of God

The village of Nocelle, a mountain hamlet of Positano, is the arrival point of the famous Path of the Gods which starts from Bomerano, a fraction of Agerola. Once in Positano, after the sea, shopping, limoncello, this route is one of the things to do absolutely! We have already talked about it here

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