Amalfi Coast itineraries: Conca dei Marini

Conca dei MariniThe small village of Conca dei Marini is a hamlet of the ancient Republic of Amalfi, made from a single piece of land located directly on the sea and enriched by the small uncontaminated bay known as "Marina di Conca”, which is the seaside centre of the village, once the centre of the most important country’s activities.

Conca Dei MariniToday, the real center of Conca dei Marini is located in the highest and most scenic area, where there is the urban agglomerate and where is possible to enjoy unique views of the sea and the coast.

Conca dei Marini is also famous for its "Grotta dello Smeraldo" (Emerald Grotto) renowned all over the world for its amazing emerald-green waters, and its under sea "Presepe" (the scene of the birth of Christ). The Grotto is reachable by both land, and ferry. Once you reach the Grotto, you are taken on a guided boat tour of the interior cave.

Other worthy sites to visit in Conca are: the Church of San Pancrazio (it has an amazing view of the Amalfi Coast from its courtyard), San Antonio of Padua, San Michele Arcangelo, and the Monastery of Santa Rosa.