Positano, Italy

Positano is at the center of the famous Amalfi Coast and south of Naples.



The view of Positano from the beach is unique and offers a perspective of just how precarious some of these buildings are as they cling to the side of the mountain, taking up every square inch of land.


Positano, Italy: 

Jewel of the Amalfi Coast 

Video by: Rick Steves, http://www.ricksteves.com

Specializing in scenery, shopping and sand, the resort town of Positano hangs on the most spectacular stretch of the coast. It's a pleasant gathering of cafes, galleries, and boutiques. There's little to do here but eat, window-shop, and enjoy the beach and views...and that's exactly the way its many visitors like it. 

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