Holidays in Maiori walkin...

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Holidays in Maiori walking and walking ... 2019
Maiori, on the Amalfi Coast, is the perfect location for all those who wish to combine relaxation on a sunny beach and the exploration of ancient routes, which through the cultivation of lemon, olive groves, chestnut groves, vineyards and woods lead to the discovery of peaceful villages and breathtaking panoramic points from which to admire the entire Amalfi Coast and the Gulf of Salerno. At the time of the Grand Tour, the English traveler Henry Swinburne reached Maiori along the path that leads from the Abbey of Cava dei Tirreni to the Sanctuary of the Avvocata and then to Maiori . ... In the afternoon I walked to Majuri, a town of five thousand inhabitants, situated on the beach at the mouth of a deep valley ... the highest parts of the mountains surrounding this valley abound in large evergreen oaks, and they are covered with coppice woods, lower down there are vineyards and hanging gardens of orange trees ...

Ferdinand Gregorovius , another traveler on the Grand Tour reached Maiori da Cetara:

.... The beach near Maiori and Minori is the most beautiful we found along the coasts of the Gulf of Salerno, Amalfi and Sorrento, risking being accused of heresy, I would say that their position is much more beautiful than that of Sorrento. Nowhere else have I found villages with such grace. First we arrived in Maiori, founded in the IX century by Sicardo of Salerno. The marina consists of a beach with fine white sand. At the top, on the terraces clinging to the mountains there are charming gardens with attractive white houses, each of which appears to be a villa. On a hill above the city there is an old castle. Graceful and peaceful paths and paths seem to get lost in the mountain, from which a gurgling waterfall springs. The spirit is grasped by this enchanted solitude and every traveler dreams of living here, or at least spending a summer there. And the "Nordic" in particular, feels and lives this "figiakasta" intensely. We sat in a beautiful tavern near the sea, decorated with paintings, accompanied by glasses of wine and a beautiful plate of dark figs and golden oranges. The warm air, the breath of the sea and the scent of flowers intoxicated us making us sleepy ...

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