Living in Capri and the Amalfi CoastSotheby's International Realty
Located in the heart of the Mediterranean, Capri and the Amalfi coast owe their undoubted charm and international fame to a mixture of history, culture, mild climate and the unquestionable beauty of the area. For this reason, it has always been chosen as a location to retreat for intellectuals, artists and internationally renowned writers.
Capri was the historic residence of the emperors Augustus and Tiberius who built their imperial residences here. History tells us how all the great artists of the various eras, particularly the painters fascinated by the enchantment of Capri had their hearts taken away by the island. Anacapri and Capri, rich with historical insights have over the years become an exclusive destination for the international jet set. From the most famous "piazzetta" in the world, a living room for the jet set, to the noteworthy Via Camerelle and Via delle Botteghe. A mix of luxury shops, restaurants and exclusive hotels. But Capri is also Tragara, Tuoro and Pizzolungo places of peace and tranquility immersed in the extraordinary beauty of the landscape. Vegetation and natural limestone cliffs, the Grotta Azzurra, the Faraglioni and the Monte Solaro make Capri the most fascinating island of the Mediterranean.
The Amalfi Coast with its rugged coastline gives rise to enchanted landscapes. Set into the rocky mountains, between sea and lush greenary benefiting from an illustrating series of breathtaking scenery. Amalfi, an ancient maritime republic, still retains all the charm of its history through its many unique villages. Positano is located in a natural crib overlooking the island of Li Galli, Praiano, Atrani, Vietri and the fjord of Furore directly overlook the sea and tell a story of charm and beauty from another time. Whilst Ravello is a true pearl of the coast, towering above the cultural center, it is still internationally notorious today for its culture and concerts. The views extends to Maiori and Minori, lesser-known but equally unique.
The Sorrento Coast, Ischia and Procida with their blend of history, culture, climate, vegetation and social life make the Bay of Naples and its islands one of the most extraordinary places in the world.