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Swirl the Glass Wine Experiences

It doesn't get any better than this... swirling a glass of gorgeous red or white while exploring an Italian vineyard!  Swirl the Glass offers you the opportunity to experience the unique and delicious Campania wines, set amongst the stunning backdrop of the...
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Positano and the Amalfi Coast: 10 Surprising Things First-Time Visitors Should Know

The natural beauty, alluring charm and ancient history of the Amalfi Coast places this region at the top of many travelers' must-see lists. Is this the year you plan a once-in-a-lifetime trip to experience this extraordinary coastline of pastel villages, cascading cliffs and azure seas? The most popular holiday destinations are...
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How to Get to Positano

A question our guests frequently ask us is, "What is the best way to get to Positano from ....?"The answer to that question is not simple, so it's good to have an open mind and remember that the most beautiful places on earth are often the ones most difficult to reach! Here are some tips and facts from a local's...
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10 Things to Pack for your Trip to the Amalfi Coast

Traveling to a new place and trying to pack lightly for the journey can be daunting. What to bring? What to leave behind? Beyond the obvious passport and camera, here are a few items that will serve you well when vacationing on the Amalfi Coast. 1.    Comfortable walking shoes Th...
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FAQs about Traveling to the Amalfi Coast

Preparing in advance for your vacation to the Amalfi Coast is a great idea! Below are some frequently asked questions that you may find useful in your preparations. As always, we're available to our guests to answer any questions or concerns. We're locals who live here full time and have a unique perspective on the area. Expect peace of...
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Carrington Italia Home Office in Positano

When in Positano, stop by our home office in Positano to say ciao!  We're here to assist you during your holiday and look forward to meeting you in person.  The office is located at Via Pasitea, 96 - in the heart of Positano.
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The Arrival Process

We take great pride in the personal attention and professional services we provide our clients.  Guests will be personally greeted at the villa on arrival.  Therefore it's very important we know your arrival details well in advance to prepare our schedules and create a smooth check-in process for everyone. YOUR ARRIVAL...
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Festa del Pesce - Positano's Annual Fish Festival

Italians enjoy outdoor dining and celebrating the culinary traditions of their regions. The Amalfi Coast towns have numerous food festivals — called sagre — with outdoor stalls to sample local specialties and music, entertainment and other festivities.   If you visit in late September, just about all of Positano turns out to cele...
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MarMeeting Mediterranean Cup

Just passed the town of Praiano is Furore, where once a year in July a world-class diving event takes place. A small bridge overlooking a tiny beach inlet serves as the backdrop for what's considered a very dangerous competition. Diving competitors gather from all over the world, and their dives are executed from a small platform on the...
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Luminaria di San Domenico

Each year during the first few days of August, Praiano’s community celebrates a miracle related to their patron saint. In the heart of town, in the cathedral’s central piazza, thousands of lit candles follow the pattern of the mosaic design, beautifully illuminating the square. During the evenings, fireworks, impressive fire-themed...
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10 Italian Phrases to Know When Visiting the Amalfi Coast

Why not make the most of your time traveling to the Amalfi Coast and learn a few Italian key words? Not only will they likely be useful but very appreciated by the locals. Remember, a buongiorno and a smile will go a long way! Here are ten handy words and phrases to put to memory before you go: 1. Grazie -...
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St. Andrew's Cathedral & the Cloister of Paradise

Undisputed symbol of Amalfi is certainly the Cathedral of St. Andrew that with its majestic staircase dominates the main square.   Among the numerous beauties of the monument in Norman Arabian style, a particular mention goes to the top of the bell tower, dating back to 1276, whose motif with majolica is a distinctive feature...
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Festival of Sant'Andrea

Since the arrival of relics in 1208, the Apostle Sant’Andrea has been designated the protector of Amalfi and its people. Each year on June 27th, a huge festival takes place, celebrating an event in 1544 in which the townspeople believe Sant’Andrea protected them from a sea invasion. Celebrations begin in the heart of Amalfi at the...
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The historical regatta of the ancient Maritime Republics

The historical Regatta recalls the ancient splendor of the four Maritime Republics: Amalfi, Pisa, Genoa and Venice. In June of each year, since 1956, it occurs in one of the four republics. The competition takes place over a distance of 2 km, in Amalfi and Genoa on the Tyrrhenian Sea, in Venice in the famous lagoon and in Pisa on the...
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The Compasso and the Duchy of Amalfi Museum

The Ancient Arsenals of the Maritime Republic, once the place where ships used by Amalfi for the trade in the Mediterranean were built, today host the Compasso and the Duchy of Amalfi Museum.   In the two naves surmounted by cross vaults, the visitors attend to the representation of the splendor reached by the oldest Maritime...
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The Natural Reserve of Valle delle Ferriere

The Amalfi Coast never stops being amazing and it is always full of wonderful surprises. One of these is the Natural Reserve of Valle delle Ferriere.   It is amazing that just a few steps away from the sea of ​​Amalfi, the nature has managed to create a warm-humid microclimate that has allowed the survival of very old fern s...
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The Paper Museum

The Paper Museum in Amalfi is an example of inestimable value of the production techniques of handmade paper, for which the town is still known throughout the world.   The museum was born in 1969 froman ancient paper mill on the initiative of Nicola Milano, descendant of an ancient lineage of masters of paper. It preserves the...
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One of the watchtowers on the Coast: the Ziro Tower

The Ziro Tower is a testimony of the many towers built to defend the Amalfi Coast from Saracens (pirates) raids. However, it’s famous also for the history of the Duchess of Aragon.It is said that at the beginning of 1500 Giovanna d'Aragona and her two sons were locked up here and then killed by the duchess's brothers. Her downfall was...
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A not to be missed event: Ravello Festival

The city of music, Ravello, owes its name to one of the oldest Italian music festivals: the Ravello Festival.   It takes place every year between the end of June and August and it is made special not only by the noumerous artists coming from all over the world who perform, but also by its magnificent setting: the gardens of Vill...
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Ravello Concert Society 2018

The Ravello Concert Society's 2018 schedule and tickets are now available online. We encourage you to visit this romantic town and take in one of the concerts at the Annunziata Historic Building or the new Ravello Art Centre at the former...
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Minori’s Maritime Archaeological Villa

A small treasure of the Amalfi Coast, not very well known, as it deserves, is Minori’s Maritime archaeological Villa, dating back to I century A.D. From what historians understand, this villa was already known in the 800s, when the area was known with the name of "Caves", but the archaeological excavations began only in 1932, when t...
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The Abbey of Santa Maria de’ Olearia

The extraordinary beauties of the Amalfi Coast have not only attracted artists, merchants and navy over the centuries, but also monks who have decided to live and pray in what has been defined by many as a "Paradise on Earth". It is what the hermit Peter with his nephew Giovanni decided to do between 973 and 978, when they gave...
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The Path of lemons

The path of lemons is dedicated to the product that makes the Amalfi Coast famous all over the world: the lemon. Like other paths scattered along the Coast, it was the ancient way of travel between the villages of Minori and Maiori. It is in fact possible to follow it in both directions with a pleasant walk of about an hour.
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Carnival on the Amalfi Coast

A thousand year old festivity, known all over the world, a day when everything is possible or almost ... we are talking about the Carnival. From Rio de Janeiro to Venice it is a festivity that involves everyone, from children to adults. Carnaval, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Karneval or in any other language you want to call it, this...
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Enjoy a special evening and “TASTE MINORI”

Every year for about a week, the entire town of Minori is involved in the eno-gastronomic event called “Gusta Minori”, which we may translate as “Taste Minori”. For more than a decade, this event gives hundreds of audiences the opportunity to “taste” Minori, both from an artistic and culinary point of view. A new t...
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Spend the Afternoon on an Organic Vineyard

Treat yourself to a special day inside a boutique organic vineyard along the spectacular Amalfi Coast. Le Vigne di Raito, owned and run by Patrizia Malanga, is a hidden treasure located just outside of Vietri sul Mare in the...
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The Emerald Grotto

Discovered by chance by a fisherman in 1932, the Emerald Grotto today is a must for many tourists.   It is located in Conca de Marini, a small town on the Amalfi Coast, also known for the famous sfogliatella Santa Rosa inventedby the cloistered nuns in 1681.   Once inside the visitor is surrounded by sparkling colo...
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Limoncello recipe

When life gives you lemons, make LIMONCELLO! Lemons are considered the yellow gold of the Amalfi Coast and the limoncello the nectar that the gods gave to its inhabitants and visitors.   This is why we are happy to share the recipe with you!   8-10 lemons 800 g of sugar 1 l of alcohol
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