Luminaria di San Domenico 2014, from 30th July to 4th August 2014

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In Praiano, Santa Maria a Castro, Piazza San Gennaro…

It is an ancient tradition that dates back to 1606. The inhabitants adorn terraces, windows, gardens, streets of houses with lights and Piazza San Gennaro is illuminated with thousands of candles. The happening offers numerous cultural, religious and gastronomic events.

For more information: www.luminariadisandomenico.it

21-23 March 2014 – Second edition of the Amalfi Coast cycling event ‘Gran Fondo Costa d’Amalfi’

Two days of important events from the sporting and socio-cultural point of view: cyclists and their companions become citizens for several days of the Amalfi Coast and will be involved in the program prepared by the organizers for the discovery of the territory.

The following two initiatives will strengthen this discovery and even the bond with this land :

- The project “Playing on our heartstrings” lasting from 24 October 2013 to 31 May 2014, in which this cycling event is included: a program rich in concerts, guided tours of the monuments and to unusual places, demonstrative workshops on local building techniques, arts and crafts, tastings of typical products, conferences, pottery workshops.

- The route of the ‘Gran Fondo Costa d’Amalfi’ includes two regional parks of the province of Salerno , the Mounts Lattari Park and the Mounts Picentini Park where cyclists will ride along a succession of spectacular coastal landscapes and a bucolic hinterland.

For more information: www.granfondocostadamalfi.com

THE CHESTNUT FESTIVAL in Tramonti, Scala – 19th and 26th October 2013

Two weekends (October, 19-20 and  26-27) will be dedicated to the Chestnut Festival, one of the most popular events of the Coast and its province.

Autumn is coming on the Amalfi Coast and like every year it  carries many culinary delights. The geographical  position of ​​the Amalfi Coast, joined to the good climate to which the benevolent sea contributes too, offer different products for each altitude. The small medieval town of Scala, acknowledges his chestnut as the most important product of the area and every year, during the month of October a veritable feast is dedicated to it, to celebrate autumn and its colors, flavors, traditions.