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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...
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The Carrington Italia home office

When in Positano, stop by our home office to say ciao!  We're here to assist you during your holiday and look forward to meeting you in person. 
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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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