Salita Fra Gerardo Sasso, 4 Amalfi
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Amalfi is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
Every year thousands of tourists flock to discover Amalfi and are enchanted by it’s beauty. The unique panorama of the Amalfi Coast and its attractions make a vist to Amalfi an absolute must. If you stay at the Residenza Luce we will help you discover the wonders of the coast.
Places not to miss in Amalfi start with the Duomo which was built in the IX century and is where the remains of St Andrew the Apostle are kept. At the top of a majestic staircase, the Cathedral of Amalfi dominates the main square. Housed inside the Cathedral are high ceilings painted by artists from the School of Naples and a silver statue of Saint Andrew. Also situated near the Cathedral is the Basilica del Crocifisso where the treasures of the Duomo are exhibited, and the Chiostro del Paradiso, the last resting place for the influencial people of Amalfi.
Traces of the Marine Republic’s past are still present in the streets of Amafli but the most important trace is the Antico Arsenale. This is now a museum and hosts exhibitions and cultural events. It’s beautiful cross vaults and architecture have remained unaltered from medieval times.
Nature has been generous with the inhabitants of Amalfi and has rewarded the town with another marvel not to miss: La Grotta dello Smeraldo. This is a natural grotto situated a few kilometres away from Amalfi, in Conca dei Marini. It has cristal clear waters and amazing emerald reflections. It’s splendid limestone formations resemble the shapes of animals and people. In the Christmas period you can see a a nativity scene on the sea bed.
Try traditional dishes from the Campania region and local area which are made according to our mother’s recipes.
The local cuisine is one of our strong points, above all for the quality of local produce, such as mozzarella made in Agerola and Tramonti.
Try our parmigiana di melanzane, fish dishes and the many variations of the famous Amalfi lemons.