Flourishing commercial and productive center, the favorite dwelling of ducal aristocracy, Minori was in competition with Amalfi and held the supremacy in the whole district for lemons, writing paper and pastries.

Since the beginning of the 20th century Positano has been the favourite place of many famous people from all over the world, especially artists. All guidebooks will offer you the long list of famous writers, musicians, dancers, painters, sculptors, photographers and actors who have lived or spent their holidays here, being inspired by the magic of the spots. Nowadays not only businessmen, politicians and TV stars but also a lot of common people are guests of the town all year long.