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Gallery 2 > On Location (Abroad) > Amalfi Coast, Italy 2

01.  Romantic Moment, Amalfi Bay

 

02.  Positano

 

03.  Secluded Cove, Positano

 

04.  Positano

17.  Table For Two, Island Of Capri

 

18.  The Marina, Island Of Capri  

 

19.  Amalfi Bay

 

20.  Amalfi Bay

13.  Amalfi Cathedral, Piazza Duomo

 

14.  Piazza Duomo, Amalfi

 

15.  Amalfi Cathedral At Night

 

16.  The Marina, Island Of Capri

09.  Dawn Breaks Over Salerno

 

10.  Moonlit Sands, Amalfi Bay

 

11.  My Space, Amalfi Bay

 

12.  Minori & Maiori, from Ravello

05.  Statue, Amalfi

 

06.  Calm Waters, Amalfi Bay

 

07.  Porto Di Sorrento

 

08.  Browsing, Sorrento Back Streets

21.  Villa Cimrone Gardens, Ravello

 

22.  Main Stage, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Ravello

 

23.  Minori & Maiori, from Ravello

 

24.  Amalfi Bay

The Amalfi Coast (Italian: Costiera Amalfitana) is a stretch of coastline on the southern coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula in the Province of Salerno in Southern Italy. The Amalfi Coast is a popular tourist destination for the region and Italy as a whole, attracting thousands of tourists annually. During the 10th–11th centuries, the Duchy of Amalfi existed on the territory of the Amalfi Coast, centered in the town of Amalfi. The Amalfi coast was later controlled by the Principality of Salerno, until Amalfi was sacked by the Republic of Pisa in 1137. Since then the Amalfi coast has experienced a crisis. In 1997, the Amalfi Coast was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a cultural landscape.

 

Like the rest of the region, the Amalfi Coast lies in a Mediterranean climate, featuring warm summers and mild winters. It is located on the relatively steep southern shore of the Sorrentine Peninsula, leaving little room for rural and agricultural territories. The only land route to the Amalfi Coast is the 40 kilometres (25 mi) long Strada Statale 163 which runs along the coastline from the town of Vietri sul Mare in the east to Positano in the west. Thirteen municipalities are located on the Amalfi Coast, many of them centered around tourism.

 

The Amalfi Coast is known for its production of limoncello liqueur as the area is a known cultivator of lemons, known as sfusato amalfitano in Italian, which are grown in terraced gardens along the entire coast between February and October. Amalfi is also a known maker of a hand-made thick paper which is called bambagina. Other renowned local products are a particular kind of anchovies (local Italian: alici) from Cetara, and the colorful handmade ceramics from Vietri.