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Amalfi Coast  
Bases for Amalfi Coast
Castellammare di Stabia
Milazzo
Naples
Nettuno
Porto Romano
Procida
Rome
Salerno
Stabia Marina
 
Boats for Amalfi Coast
Addoremare (Sailing Yacht - Max 9 P.)
Alchimia (Sailing Yacht - Max 8 P.)
America (Catamaran - Max 12 P.)
Angels and Demons (Motorboat - Max 6 P.)
Anne Marie (Motorboat - Max 10 P.)
Arenui (Sailing Yacht - Max 8 P.)
Aum Aum (Sailing Yacht - Max 10 P.)
Azimuth 68 (Motorboat - Max 6 P.)
Benetti 45 (Motorboat - Max 10 P.)
Bianca (Sailing Yacht - Max 11 P.)
Chiaiolella (Sailing Yacht - Max 10 P.)
Cinzia (Motorboat - Max 8 P.)
Dammi Sole (Sailing Yacht - Max 8 P.)
deniz (Gulet - Max 12 P.)
Don Quijote (Sailing Yacht - Max 6 P.)
Ebb Tide (Sailing Yacht - Max 6 P.)
Francesca (Sailing Yacht - Max 10 P.)
Gnomo 2 (Catamaran - Max 10 P.)
GRG (Motorboat - Max 6 P.)
hana (Motorboat - Max 11 P.)
Lola (Catamaran - Max 8 P.)
Maria Giovanna (Gulet - Max 15 P.)
Marianna (Sailing Yacht - Max 12 P.)
Marshmellows (Motorboat - Max 8 P.)
Maysha (Catamaran - Max 10 P.)
Mercedes (Sailing Yacht - Max 150 P.)
Ora o Mai Più (Motorboat - Max 12 P.)
Oxigen (Motorboat - Max 8 P.)
Pacifier (Sailing Yacht - Max 10 P.)
princess (Motorboat - Max 6 P.)
Rex Siciliae (Gulet - Max 12 P.)
Riviera (Motorboat - Max 8 P.)
Sail Friendly (Sailing Yacht - Max 10 P.)
Sail More (Sailing Yacht - Max 10 P.)
Silver Star (Gulet - Max 8 P.)
Stella Oriens (Sailing Yacht - Max 8 P.)
Tonnado (Sailing Yacht - Max 9 P.)
victoria (Motorboat - Max 12 P.)
Zuccarelle (Sailing Yacht - Max 10 P.)
 
Amalfi Coast - Destinations
Amalfi
Cetara
Furore
Maiori
Minori
Positano
Praiano
Punta Campanella
Ravello
Sorrento
Vietri sul Mare
 
 

The Amalfi Coast Costiera Amalfitanahas become famous throughout the world for the unique beauty of its landscapes. The twisting road squeezed between the rocks reveals tantalising glimpses of small villages, secluded bays, and inlets, all looking out over a clear blue sea in stark contrast to the lush green Mediterranean flora which colours the slopes of the hills and cliffs. A journey which leads the traveller not only to towns of world wide fame such as the picturesque Positano, the one time Marine Republic of Amalfi, and the superbly elegant Ravello, but also to lesser known, yet exquisitely beautiful, places such as Nerano, La Marina di Furore, Conca dei Marini, and Praiano. Continuing further along the coastal route one comes upon a series of fascinating towns facing the Gulf of Salerno - Maiori, Minori, Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, and Paestum. The fascinating Costiera and Gulf of Salerno form part of a territory which unites various Mediterranean cultures and where the local traditions are steeped in an ancient past. This is a land where nature and history embrace to create a magical atmosphere, where peace reigns supreme over the shimmering sea, and visitors are left quite simply spellbound.

Costiera AmalfitanaLife here still revolves around the sun and sea, the enjoyment of simple pleasures - and immediately calls to mind those heady days of wine and roses when carefree summers rolled on endlessly. Amalfi coast is a Perfect destination to enjoy your yacht charter in Italy. Sailing along the coast, past the green terraces of grapevines, the groves of lemon and olive trees which sweep down the slopes to the clear blue water below, you are presented with a panorama of breathtaking beauty.


Amalfi
At the mouth of Valle dei Mulini (Mills' Valley),Amalfi Amalfi overlooks the sea with its characteristic set of white houses on the rocks, narrow streets among arches, ancient towers to guard the town. Amalfi is a very picturesque town, characterized by enchanting panoramic views and cliffs rising sheer from the sea: a real Eden with a gentle climate, delightful beaches, buildings clinging to the rocky slope. The architectural value of its monuments, the beauty of the landscape and of the seaside, its traditions and food have made it an incomparable place, so that Renato Fucini said: "when people from Amalfi will go to Paradise, it will be an ordinary day for them". This wonderful town is a must to be seen for your sailing vacation on the Italian sea.

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Cetara
CetaraCetara is a fishing town built at the feet of Monte Falerzio a natural paradise made up of a mixture of green citrus orchards and arid inaccessible areas, which then descends towards the sea. Sailing along the Amalfi Coast is not possible to miss a stop in this enchanting little town of fishermen. To see Cetara is like being catapulted back in time. The hamlet is, even today, reliant on the fishing, from which its name "Cetaria" then "Cetara" derives. The entire economy of the village revolves around its maritime traditions: the fleet of Cetara is one of the most active of the Mediterranean Sea, specialized in fishing, processing and preserving tuna and anchovies.

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Furore
During a perfect Furoreluxury motor yacht charter or a romantic sailing cruise in Amalfi Coast you definitely should not miss Furore. Hidden away in the mountains, Furore is particularly striking because of its unique urban structure. The town is completely bereft of squares and open spaces, and is a maze of alleyways and flights of steps which clings to the hillside. Furore was built on terraces carved into the rock face. The town is divided into an internal part, where the village can be found, and a crevasse, which plummets into the sea known, as the "Fiord of Furore". The village is known as a small center of popular culture, and for being chosen as the set for films such as "Il Miracolo", "Paisà", "La Macchina Ammazzacattivi", and "Viaggio in Italia". These films brought personalities such as Federico Fellini, Roberto Rossellini and Anna Magnani to Furore. It is a town which lives among the memories of the past and a love for cinema, within a landscape which is itself a natural film set, a perfect destination for a romantic sailing yacht charter in the Amalfi Coast.

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Maiori
Maiori is locatedMaiori in the deepest inlet of the Amalfi Coast, between Amalfi and Capo d'Orso (Bear's Cape), on what was once the mouth of the river Reginna Maior, so named to distinguish it from the adjacent Reginna Minor, where rose Minori. This small river has for centuries influenced the life of the town, until the last ruinous inundation of 1954, after that Maiori had to be almost completely rebuilt, so the general aspect of the town is today modern and only few historic buildings remain. However these troubles have always been balanced by the great advantages procured by the location of Maiori, point of contact between the sea and the valley behind, which had been for centuries the main line of communication between the Amalfi Coast and the inland of Agro Nocerino and all Vesuvius area. Even the actual prosperous tourist activities are a consequence of the tons of debris amassed in centuries by the river and that have formed the largest beach in the whole Amalfi Coast.

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Minori
The town of Minori Minoriis a seaside town frequented by tourists both from Italy and from abroad. It is a prized location on the Amalfi coast and is characterised, apart from its beauty, by the warm hospitality of its inhabitants. Amongst the more interesting monuments, there is an ancient Roman Villa which dates back to the first century A.D., itself characterised by numerous narrow, vaulted alleys in which it is possible to admire excellently preserved mosaics and paintings. Minori like the others towns of the Amalfi Coast is a must to be seen for your sailing vacation on the Italian sea.
Minori The beautiful beach of Minori occupies the whole small bay comprised between the promontory which divides the town from Maiori and the opposite cape, all covered by the houses and noble palaces of the historic centre, with some fortified towers on the sea. In the middle of the beach there is a small quay built as landing point for hydrofoils. On its extremity towards the open sea there is a platform for the landing of helicopters. Behind the beach, the beautiful tree-lined promenade. Minori is a good destination for relaxing during your luxury motor yacht charter in the Amalfi coast and a good mooring for your yacht sailing cruise among the Partenopean islands.

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Positano
Positano, characteristicPositano town of the Amalfi Coast, known for its beauty and architecture, where little white geometric shaped houses, which might look like cubes with small openings and arches form a vertical town. Positano is a must to be seen for your sailing vacation on the Italian sea In the past Positano’s geographical formation saved the life of many during the Saracen’s invasions. Born as a fisherman town, and a rival to Amalfi, Positano is today a classy and elegant place perfect for the holiday of a life time. Positano's little streets and stairs all end up on via Pasitea, where many boutiques and stores are located. Following via Pasitea down you will reach the main beach where our main Cathedral is located. The S.S. Maria Assunta church is known for its mosaic made of majolica. A stop in Positano is obligatory for who loves refine extravagances: here great hands covert unbleached materials into beautiful clothes, rich of fantasy and colours, between a sailor and Arabic style.

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Praiano
Praiano is set like Praianoa diamond in an enchanting location, nestled among the beautiful inlets of the breathtaking Amalfi coast, a mere seven kilometers from Positano and six kilometers from Amalfi. Praiano is a perfect destination for relaxing moment during your luxury motor yacht charters or romantic sailing charter in Amalfi Coast. Once an ancient fishing village, today it is a prestigious seaside resort. Praiano, known for its fine climate and excellent facilities, presents itself to the sea as a cascade of white houses on a green, flowering slope. The coastal towers, dramatic symbols of the past, are characteristic of Praiano, one of the most famous resorts of the Amalfi coast.
PraianoIt is a favourite sailing destination for visitors who love to enjoy nature in all its original splendor. Praiano, originally known as Plagium or Pelagianum, was once the holiday resort of the Amalfitan Doges. Today it may lack the splendour of Medieval nobility, but it has maintained its timeless charm as a small fishing village perched on the cliffs between its more famous neighbours, Positano and Amalfi. Today Praiano is also a prestigious sunning, swimming and luxury motor yacht charters destination, offering tourists from all over the world a tranquil location from which to sample the joys of the coastline, with convenient proximity to the tourist towns of Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello.

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Punta Campanella
The establishment of the Punta CampanellaMarine Protected Area “Punta Campanella” has the aim to preserve one of the most beautiful and rich stretches of Italian coast from a naturalistic point of view, both for the terrestrial and for the underwater environment. The 40 Km of coasts of the Peninsula Sorrentina are a succession of green promontories and welcoming inlets: the Baia di Ieranto is famous, since it offers to the visitor a unique landscape, a perfect destination for real luxury sailing yacht vacation in the Italian coast among nature.
Punta CampanellaThe Area in fact is inserted into a landscape characterized by a high "biodiversity", object of scientific studies by researchers from all over the world. Its variety is favored by particular microclimates deriving from an uneven geomorphological asset, where dry and sunny slope alternate with deep valleys, wetlands where it is possible to find the rare phenomenon of the vegetational inversion and several botanical and faunistic endemisms. The Marine protected area of Punta Campanella and Amalfi coast cruising area is one of the best destination for your yachting holiday in Italy, and a paradise for diving lovers.

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Ravello
Between the Valley of DragoneRavello and the Valley of Regina, up a supremely panoramic narrow road, which twists up from the coast towards the mountains, rises Ravello. Its dominating position on the hill top offers the tourist a spectacular view over the whole of the Amalfi Coast. Ravello is definitely a must to be seen during a real luxury motor yacht charter or romantic yacht sailing cruise Amalfi Coast. The tranquility of the town greatly appealed to poets and writers such as Giovanni Boccaccio.
RavelloBut Ravello is not only beautiful Panoramas: The wealth of art works in Ravello is preserved in numerous ecclesiastical buildings such as the Cathedral of St Pantaleone, Patron saint of the town, a building which is striking because of its marble work; the adjacent bell tower, the Church of St Martino, the Church of St Angelo and the Church of St Giovanni del Toro. Villa Rufolo is a building which is home to much of the art of Ravello and surrounded by splendid gardens, where numerous musical and cultural events are held, one for all the “Chamber music on the Amalfi Coast “ happening.

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Sorrento
The town of Sorrento Sorrentooverlooks the Bay of Naples, and the views are what visitors notice first. Sorrento is a not to be missed destination during a perfect tour of the Amalfi Coast. The town has a unique panorama: Looking out from Sorrento you will see Vesuvius, the city of Naples, and the islands of Capri and Ischia. The town itself is pretty, with a well preserved old town. Narrow streets, ornate churches and medieval houses bring Sorrento’s history to life. The centre of Sorrento life is Piazza Tasso, built over a steep gorge, where tables and chairs crowd the central square. Spend hours people-watching while enjoying a coffee or local delicacy. Visitors should not miss the impressive 15th Century cathedral and its works of art. Sorrento is perfect base to sail towards Capri and Ischia, as well as to the bustling city of Naples. The remains of Herculaneum and Pompeii, on the slopes of volcanic Mount Vesuvius, make for a great cultural moment during your luxury sailing vacation in the Amalfi Coast.

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Vietri sul Mare
Vietri is just 3km Vietri from Salerno, the provincial capital. Overlooking the Gulf of Salerno, Vietri sul mare is a kind of terrace at the center of which rises San Liberatore mountain. Vietri is famous above all for its ceramics handicraft, that has always been very flourishing: a perfect stop to do shopping and buy souvenirs during you Amalfi Coast sailing cruise. Marina di Vietri, with its wide beaches and clear blue sea, stretches out at the feet of Vietri. Don't miss the 17th century Saint John the Baptist Cathedral, with its great majolica-tiled dome. Vietri has also others attractions. At Dragonea there are the Caves of San Cesareo, with characteristic rocky shapes created by water erosion; inside on of those caves there are the remains of an ancient chapel. Come to discover Vietri: Amazing environment, wonderful settings rich gastronomy and beautiful grottoes for you unforgettable sailing holidays in Amalfi Coast.

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