See Amalfi with an Italy limousine. Discover Amalfi with our private shore excursions and Amalfi Coast local driver and guide day tours. You will find Amalfi in the province of Salerno, which is part of the Campania Region in the Southern part of Italy. Located on the the Gulf of Salerno It is situated by the sea and also at the foot of Monte Cerreto surrounded by the high cliffs of the coast. The actual town of Amalfi was once the capital of the maritime republic best known as the Duchy of Amalfi. Where the town of Amalfi was the high point in the Mediterranean for trading during the period from 839 and around 1200. During the 1920s and 1930s, Amalfi was a holiday destination for the many rich Anglo-Saxon socialites and Autocracy. Amalfi is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. A significant and important part of the Amalfi Coast it was one of the five antique marina ports of Italy, the “Historic Regatta of the Marine Republics”. It was a strategic port for handling as far back as the Roman period. The 9th-century Duomo of Amalfi which has a steep of stairs, but once you reach the top, you can admire a wonderful View of the town. There are significant traces of the Middle Ages, which are found in the elegant Cloister of Heaven... From the cloister to the Crucifixion Chapel, where you can visit the Diocesan Museum. In the actual chapel is the entrance to the crypt, which dates back to the 11th century.
In addition, Amalfi has the Tabular Amalphitana, which is preserved in the Palazzo Morelli, where the council house is and the Civic Museum. It was where the first code of naval law was established during the Republic for the entire Mediterranean Sea.
Amalfi Itself as a town has its little side streets and over passes its medieval textures. During the Republican times, many Noble families would set up residency there.Also right next to Amalfi there is the town of Atrani , which faces the sea and has also the ruins of the ancient Benedictine Monastery of Saint Quiricio and Giuletta. In addition, you will find many Byzantine frescoes that date as far back as the 12th Century+ Read all +