The Amalfi Coast is the stretch of Campanian coast located south of the Sorrento Peninsula, overlooking the Gulf of Salerno. It is bordered by Positano to the west and Vietri sul Mare to the east.
It is a stretch of coastline famous worldwide for its natural beauty and is home to some major tourist attractions.
Considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site , it takes its name from the town of Amalfi, the key town on the coast in both a geographic and historical sense.
The Amalfi Coast is known for its diversity: each of the towns on the coast has its own character and traditions.
The Amalfi Coast is also known for some of its traditional products, such as limoncello, a liqueur made from local lemons (the Sfusato Amalfitano variety), anchovies andand canned fish produced in Cetara, as well as ceramics hand-made and painted in Vietri.