Amalfi is the soul of the coast, full of charm and history. Ever since devoted to the sea, it is the first of the 4 "repubbliche marinare". Amalfi was the place where the first itlian sea statute was written, the amalfi tables can still be visited at the town museum. This statute was used for ages in the mediterranean sea operations. All the repubbliche marinare Amalfi, Pisa, Genova e Venezia, are represented each 4 years in a show where old XII cent. vessels surf the sea. Amalfi is also world famous for manufacturing its paper. Though the most famous and well known amalfi wonder is the Duomo: voted to St. Andrea it has a marvellous front wall decorated with old bisanzio mosaics. You can reach amalfi in 30 mins by the sea avoid long streets and traffic jams during peak season.