Positano On the RoadPositano, Italy
Laid at the southern feet of the Mount “Lattari”, It is surrounded by green mounts, which form a sort of crown. towards south and east the gaze sweeps over the sea up to Punta Licosa and Capri .
Three miles away from the coast a little arcipelago rises from the sea - "Li Galli" the legend says that the island was home of bewitching Sirens.
Myths tells us that Positano was founded by Poseidon - the Latin Neptune, the god of the sea - for the sake of the nymph Pasitea, whom he loved.
Thanks to the innate sense of hospitality of its inhabitants Positano became one of the most famous tourist places all over the world.
Our village is also internationally known for its clothing production: many little, and elegant boutiques, which are almost everywhere on both sides of streets and lanes, can satisfy all the requests of a cosmopolitan clientele.
During the summer there are several feasts to celebrate local saints - among which we can remember that on the 2nd of July in Montepertuso and that on the 15th of August in Positano - and cultural events - like the International Award for the Art of Dancing to the memory of the great dancer-choreographer Leonide Massine
Positano offers easy access for day trips to Amalfi, Ravello and the island of Capri