Visit Positano - Best of Positano

A small, beautiful and charming village located at the edge of the Amalfi coast in Campania, Italy, stands Posatino. The picturesque coastal view, stacked up houses with earthy colours on it, descended down to the sun kissed beach, has managed to attract thousands of photographers from all over the world. According to many travel guides, Positano is considered as ‘the most photographed fishing village’. As John Steinbeck has stated in his experience while travelling to Positano, Italy, the first impression of the village turns out to be like an illusion. However, taking a tour around Positano makes you come back to the real world. Because of these features, this village remains crowded almost all round the year. However, if you are still planning to visit Positano, it’s best to plan your trip during spring. This is because; many tourist guides state that during this period Positano experiences a pleasant climate making it suitable for travellers to travel around.

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Facts and Stats for Positano*

  • Pollution Statistics in Positano

    Know the pollution level of Positano before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 77 (High)
    • Water Pollution 65.79 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.95 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 84.21 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 81.25 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 71.74 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 79.17 (High)
  • Positano: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Positano for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Positano.

    • Burglary and Theft 49 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 61.86 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 77.37 (High)
    • Car Stealing 59.95 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 64.39 (High)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 63.25 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 29.75 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 49.49 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.83 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 67.25 (High)
  • Living in Positano - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Positano is 96.03 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 40.9 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 84.61 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 56.14 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.36 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 48.53 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.3 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 68.17 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Positano

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Positano

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.05 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.2 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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