Amalfi Coast

In popular culture

The Amalfi Coast is a popular destination among tourists. It was featured in "Positano," a short story written by American author John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck
John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden and the novella Of Mice and Men...

 in 1953. It was also the setting in "Finding Positano, A Love Story" written by author William James in 2010.

The Amalfi Coast also serves as a setting for fictional tracks in the Forza Motorsport 3
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and Gran Turismo 4
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The city of Positano featured prominently in scenes of the film Under the Tuscan Sun.


The nearest airport is the Salerno-Pontecagnano Airport. However the most used airport to reach the Amalfi coast from abroad is Naples' airport (Napoli-Capodichino).
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