There is something in Positano that will captivate you. It might be the friendly locals, the steep streets and stucco houses, the fashionable boutiques, its picturesque setting, or its laid back yet cosmopolitan atmosphere. Whatever it is, Positano is one of the most beautiful towns in Italy you must visit soon!
Once a sleepy fishing village, Positano’s beauty and charm was written about by John Steinbeck for Harper’s Bazaar in 1953, and to quote "Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone". This has been proven time and time again by travelers who have visited Positano. Located on the Amalfi Coast in Campania, Italy, the town is inhabited by a few thousand and covers a total area of 3 square miles. The nearest airport to Positano is the Naples International Airport, located in the city of Naples. It is 61 kilometers away and is served by a number of European carriers.
Once you step into the town, you will understand why John Steinbeck fell in love Positano. It is picture perfect. The town is an attraction by itself and you can just spend days walking through its narrow streets and be enthralled. The top attractions of the town include Grotta di Fornillo, Grotta dello Smeraldo, Spiaggia Grande, Palazzo Murat, Bagni d'Arienzo , Spiaggia del Fornillo, and Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale. You can also join wine and tasting tours, walking tours, cooking classes, cultural tours and historical and heritage tours.
Writers and artists will love Positano. You can draw inspiration from its beauty and charm. Spend a few days in Positano and you might just stay for good!