What to See & Do In Maiori, Italy
March 1, 2012| Italy | Maiori| Cities
Maiori is a world-class tourist destination and is situated in Italy; to be much more precise about the location, it lies in the costal area of Amalfi, which is an outstanding province of Salerno. For entering this region you can either take the SITA bus that runs through the Salerno-Maiori-Amalfi route or you if you prefer the ferry journey, you can take a boat to Amalfi from Naples and cover the rest of the distance by a SITA bus.
The emergence and significance of this place as a magnificent tourist centre is not a recent development; in fact, the tourist inflow to this place had started much earlier and the available historical evidences trace the roots of this development to the Roman period. One of the charming traits that attract a lot of tourists to this place, is the long stretch of coastline. By all means, Maiori is a right choice to spend your hard earned annual holidays; you can surely earn a whole lot of memorable holiday moments. As far as the accommodation scene of the place is concerned, there won’t be any dearth of holiday rentals; you will be able to find a whole bunch of excellent holiday homes.
Some of the nearby places where you can visit while having your holidays are Salerno, Sorrento, Positano, Napoli, Capri, Ischia, Pompei, Vesuvio and Ercolano. Commutation will be very easy, as the place is having good connectivity with all the nearby important locations. SITA is the local bus company and the way it runs through the different routes is really appreciable. Another option for traveling within the area is the ferry ride and the major operator is Coop Sant’Andrea. It has to be mentioned here that the ferry ride across the region is indeed extremely enjoyable and you must not miss to take at least some of such rides. Another attractive possibility of exploring the region is by scooter and of course if you are on a family holiday-tour, such a ride is not practicable.
Some of the places which you must not miss to visit are Basilica of Santa Trofimena, Campanile, Villa Romana, Villa Marittima, Collegiata di Santa Maria a Mare, Museo d’Arte Sacra Don Clemente Confalone houses and the exceptionally of Capo d’Orso, which is an attractive promontory worth visiting. The important festival of this place is Santa Maria, which falls on the 15th of August and the festival is indeed a grand one; you can see a high level participation in that. Generally many people try to take their annual holidays to Maiori during this time. Another import festival is the famous ‘Eggplant Festival’, which also comes in the first week of August; you can enjoy the local gastronomical delights during this time. Sea-fish dishes are very popular here. Some of the popular restaurants from where you can enjoy local dishes are Ristorante Mammato, Pascalo Art Restaurant, Dedalo, Masaniello, Osteria Reale, Pasticceria Napoli and Paisa.