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Positano 12m, lies at the Gulf of Salerno at the Amalfi Coast in the south of Naples in the province Salerno in region Campania. Panoramic view in west direction over the beach to the houses of the village and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Positano 12m, liegt am Golf von Salerno an der Amalfiküste südlich von Neapel in der Provinz Salerno in Kampanien. Blick über den Strand Richtung Westen auf die Häuser im Ort und das Tyrrhenischen Meer.
Positano is a small town on the Amalfi Coast ("Costiera Amalfitana"), in Campania, Italy. The main part of the city sits in an enclave in the hills leading down to the coast. History: Positano was a prosperous port of the Amalfi Republic in the 16th and 17th centuries. But by the mid-19th century, the town had fallen on hard times. More than half the population emigrated, mostly to Australia. Positano was a relatively poor fishing village during the first half of the 20th century. It began to attract large numbers of tourists in the 1950s, especially after John Steinbeck published his essay about Positano in "Harper's Bazaar" in May, 1953: "Positano bites deep", Steinbeck wrote. "It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone." Main sights: The church of" Santa Maria Assunta" features a dome made of majolica tiles as well as a 13th Byzantine century icon of a black Madonna. According to local legend, the icon had been ... Read more about Positano on Wikipedia