Amalfi Coast (in Italian called Costiera Amalfitana) is a stretch of coastline on the south coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula in the Province of Salerno, southern Italy. Amalfi Coast is the most popular tourist destinations of the Italian territory, where the city has a beauty that is truly amazing. There are gardens steep, accompanied by trees lemon, terrace houses around its shores are decorated with colorful attractive, coupled with a great view of the blue sea, then with this, the city is able to attract thousands to millions of tourists annually , In 1997. The Amalfi Coast is listed by UNESCO as a world cultural landscape.
Amalfi Coast is located in the Mediterranean climate, featuring warm summers and mild winters. It is located on the south coast and relatively steep of the Sorrentine peninsula, where the city left little room for rural areas and agriculture. Thirteen cities are located on the Amalfi Coast, mostly centered around tourism.
Amalfi Coast is known for the production of limon cello liqueur as an area rich in lemons are grown in terraced gardens along the coast between February and October. Amalfi is also known as a maker of heavy paper that is formed from handmade, called bambagina. Other famous local products is a particular type of fish that comes from Cetara, and handmade pottery from colorful Vietri.
Most trips to Amalfi is done by boat, and usually people using Naples as a transit point. If you are prone to seasickness, or just likes to travel by bus, there are regular services by SITA Coach to Amalfi. Amalfi Coast is very well known by tourists coming from Germany and America.
On a variety of beauty and uniqueness of the Amalfi Coast, it has made it as a suitable location for the making of such films starring some big name Hollywood stars, including Cate Blanchett, Tom Cruise, Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, Jude Law , etc.