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The Valle delle Ferriere is a nature reserve with unique flora in the mountains around Amalfi and Scala.
The Valle delle Ferriere is a nature reserve with unique flora in the mountains around Amalfi and Scala. There are two popular hiking paths – the sentiero basso (lower trail) from Pontone, and sentiero alto (upper trail) from Pogerola. The trails run along forests, lemon trees, waterfalls on the Rio Canneto, abandoned mills in the Paper Mill Valley, streams and bridges.
Riserva Statale Valle delle Ferriere, Italy
Stretching from the Porta dell'Ospedale to the Salita dei Curiali, the Ruga Nova Mercatorum, also known as Via dei Mercanti, is a covered tunnel-like street that ends in a neighbourhood with gardens and churches
The Museo della Carta or Paper Mill Museum, housed in a 15th century mill, traces the history of paper production since its invention by Chinese minister Ts’ai Lun in 105 AD, with a focus on the small scale traditional paper mills that once flourished in Amalfi
The Cappuccini Convento is a 13th century monastery founded by Cistercian monks which was taken over by the Capuchin Friars in the 16th century
Torre dello Ziro is a 15th century watchtower on the mountains along the Amalfi coast, as part of the Castrum Scalelle fortress
The Valley of the Mills in the Lattari mountains has hiking trails through verdant forests, waterfalls, lemon trees, and streams
The Baroque style Fontana di sant’Andrea or Fountain of St
The magnificent Duomo di Sant’Andrea, better known as the Amalfi Cathedral, is a 9th century Roman Catholic church that includes the Basilica of the Crucifix
The Porta della Marina is the gateway to the harbor, with a huge blue and sepia ceramic panel by Renato Rossi depicting a nautical chart of the trade routes of the Republic of Amalfi in the Mediterranean during the Middle Ages
The Arsenale was Amalfi's shipbuilding hub, known during the Middle Ages for its trading ships and large war-galleys which were up to 80 feet long