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Set in a wide cleft in the cliffs, AMALFI, a mere 4km or so further east, is the largest town and perhaps the highlight of the coast, and a good place to base yourself. It has been an established seaside resort since Edwardian times, when the British upper classes found the town a pleasant spot to spend their winters. Actually Amalfi's credentials go back much further: it was an independent republic during Byzantine times and the city's traders established outposts all over the Mediterranean, setting up the Order of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem. Amalfi was finally vanquished by the Normans in 1131, and …
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Hotel Luna Convento

An ex-convent founded in 1222 by St. Francis of Assisi, the Luna Convento was the first hotel opened on the Amalfi Coast in 1821, and since then managed by Barbaro Family. The hotel has ...

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Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast also known as Costiera Amalfitana is a scenic shoreline running along the Mediterranean Sea and various small towns. It provides stunning views of the ...