Amalfi topics of interest and background information to help you learn more about it

Free things to see and do in Amalfi

A ceramic mural depicting scenes from Amalfi history (located near the tourist office) (Photo Public Domain)

The glorious, powerful, rich medieval city-state of Amalfi—and what happened to it


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The Eva Prima Pandora (c 1550) by French Renaissance painter Jean Cousin, in the Louvre Museum

Art and architecture in Italy


From ancient Romans, Greeks, and Etruscans to the Renaissance to World War II, a brief primer on Italian history


The mysteries of the metric system


Famous people throughout Italian history