Positano Tourism

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.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Positano

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

    • Air Pollution 72.16 (High)
    • Water Pollution 58.11 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.39 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 82.43 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 77.27 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 65.24 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 74.31 (High)
  • How safe is Positano for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Positano.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.85 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 56.35 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 56.19 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 74.04 (High)
    • Car Stealing 54.01 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.6 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 46.1 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 59.18 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.03 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 34.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.53 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.42 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60.82 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Positano is 106.63 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 45.66 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.76 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 78.43 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.58 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 60.84 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.3 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.57 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.96 (Low)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.82 USD

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

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