The Amalfi Coast, Italy is a beautiful and renowned stretch of mountainous coastline south of Naples, in Campania. The southern end of the Bay of Naples stretches out in a steep and rocky peninsula that reaches towards theIsle of Capri. The southern side of the peninsula is dotted withpicturesque villagesand towns clinging giddily to cliffs: this is what is known as the Amalfi Coast.
The tour starts from Piazza Duomo in Amalfi at the foot of the stairs of the Cathedral at 10.30 in the morning. Along the main street of the old town, Via Pietro Capuano, passing through the ancient walls that defined the boundaries of the town, Arch of Faenza, comes the Museum of the Paper, to continue to the Mills Valley.At the height of the old paper mill Amatruda you enter the terraces cultivated with lemon.
Here along the dry stone stairways, we will see the famous "gardens", a succession of places rich in trees of "sfusato amalfitano", the most famousAmalfi lemon, arrived centuries ago from the East, which now boasts the recognition European Protected Geographical Indication.
Take a small break in the shade of an area equipped with tables and chairs and taste this amazing fruit: insalta citrus, sweet lemon, lemonade, cookies and .... Much more!
From here, coming out of the lemon, you will go to visit theMuseum of Rural Life Arts and Crafts, a small collection of historical pieces and documents that tell of a glorious past, which has helped to renew the glories of the ancient Maritime Republic.
Enter in the adjacent room used for the processing of these fruits, where, after the drawing on the procedure for obtaining the famous elixir,limoncello, you finally taste other delicious products.
Enjoy this amazing special jouney with your friends and family!