Amalfi (Campania)

Amalfi is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the region of Campania, on the Gulf of Salerno. It lies at the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto, surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. The town of Amalfi was the capital of the maritime republic known as the Duchy of Amalfi, an important trading power in the Mediterranean between 839 and around 1200. In the 1920s and 1930s, Amalfi was a popular holiday destination for the British upper class and aristocracy. Amalfi is the main town of the coast on which it is located, named Costiera Amalfitana (Amalfi Coast), and is today an important tourist destination together with other towns on the same coast, such as Positano, Ravello and others. Amalfi is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A patron saint of Amalfi is Saint Andrew, the Apostle, whose relics are kept here at Amalfi Cathedral (Cattedrale di Sant'Andrea/Duomo di Amalfi).

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Recipes From Campania

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This week Amy Gulick shares a recipe that takes inspiration from the classic 'vongole'(clam) dish from the Campagnia region. A hearty clam soup with beans that will make anyone's mouth water.
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Beat the heat with this refreshing summer sorbet recipe made with fresh limoncello
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A summer recipe that will blow your mind, hailing from typical Neapolitan street food.
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Classic Neapolitan pastry

What others are saying about Campania

@DeborahT asks:

Continuing the questions regarding buying a property in Italy - the Seller does not want us to use the bilingual Notary in Naples because he wants to use the Notary & Geometra in the local area.  We are paying the Notary costs (and apparently have to pay the Geometra).  Our problem with this

@DeborahT asks:

Dear All.  Thank you for your responses.  Your help is appreciated.  We do not know whether or not to use a bilingual solicitor for the purchase.  It will cost €4k more than if we don't.  So the purchase costs will be €8k rather than €4k on a purchase price of €25k.  There are no estate agents in

I need some help with ancestry.  I am applying for Italian citizenship.  When I located what I thought was my grandfather's birth certificate (Same mother and father on the certificate as the ones with which he came to the United States in 1901), it stated that he was presented to the commune off