Amalfi Coast (Italy) – Most Beautiful Coastlines In The Universe

Positano Village at Sunset (source: amalficoast-italy.com)

 

Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana) is a huge coastline on the southern coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula in the Province of Salerno (Southern Italy). Amalfi Coast is a popular tourist destination in Italy. Bill Pitzer in Geoweek column (from The New York Times Syndicate) refer Amalfi Coast as “one of the most beautiful coastlines in the universe

Not only the natural beauty, the Amalfi coast is also rich with cultural and historical heritage. There we can still see the remnants of the glory of the Roman Empire, the Asian influence of the silk trade, blend of Oriental and Western architectural style called Arab-Norman. In 1997 UNESCO gave recognition to the Amalfi coast as a World Heritage Site.

Geographically Almafi Beach located in steep coastal location. There are many towns and beautiful villages along the Amalfi Coast. One of location which considered the most beautiful town/village in this area is Positano.

Positano is a small town which has population about 4,000 people, located on the edge hill and facing the Amalfi Coast in the province of Salerno, Campania. Positano is worth mentioned as the crown of the Amalfi Coast because of its amazing topography and the beauty of the buildings that decorate it. Having vacation in Positano is a spectacular unforgettable moment, just like living a dreamland (read also: Burj Al Arab, The Most Luxurious Hotel in the World).

The roof of the church of Santa Maria Assunta made of yellowish green majolica ceramics became one of the icons of the city of Positano. The villas are sticking on a hill and facing the clear blue Tyrrhenian Sea. Positano became the shoting scene location for several films, such as Only You (1994) and Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) and Kath and Kimderella (2012).

Map to Amalfi Coast

Capture The Beauty of Amalfi Beach in Pictures

 

Positano View from a Balcony (source: casasusy.com)

Positano View from a Balcony (source: casasusy.com)

 

Positano and church of Santa Maria Assunta (source: italymagazine.com)

Positano and church of Santa Maria Assunta (source: italymagazine.com)

 

Fisherman boats at Amalfi Coast (source: backgroundwallpapershd.com)

Fisherman boats at Amalfi Coast (source: backgroundwallpapershd.com)

 

Houses on steep hills (source: vividscreen.info)

Houses on steep hills (source: vividscreen.info)

 

Positano Village at Sunset (source: amalficoast-italy.com)

Positano Village at Sunset (source: amalficoast-italy.com)

 

Night at Positano (source: mondoguide.it)

Night at Positano (source: mondoguide.it)

 

Amazing Scenery of Positano-Amalfi (source: lisaballtraveldesign.com)

Amazing Scenery of Positano-Amalfi (source: lisaballtraveldesign.com)

 

Amazing Scenery of Positano-Amalfi (source: nicheitaly.com)

Amazing Scenery of Positano-Amalfi (source: nicheitaly.com)

 

Amazing Scenery of Positano-Amalfi (source: am-charter.com)

Amazing Scenery of Positano-Amalfi (source: am-charter.com)

 

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