In one of the wonderful interior valleys of the Lattari mountains, with the Satrono River flowing, surrounded by forested hills and the buzzing of clear water one can find Tramonti.
If you want visit all the Amalfi Coast, you have to know all village near Amalfi.
According to the historian Philip Cerasuoli Tramonti was founded by Etruscans around 200 A, who, defeated by the Romans, took refuge in the valley and built the first houses, as evidenced by numerous archaeological findings.
Tramonti is closely linked to the town of Amalfi and had a great importance in the birth of the Amalfi Republic.
Tramonti is made up of small villages each having their own speciality.
Pucara, formerly known as Pocara, has the St. Erasmus church and the Royal Monastery of St. Joseph and Santa Teresa, the latter, once a conservatory that welcomed girls, boys and orphans. It was transformed into a monastery on the 8th of December 1723 by Mother Serafina.
Novella, is a small village where an ancient parish church, now dedicated to St. Bartholomew, was once dedicated to Saint Antonio because it belonged to the homonym brotherhood.
Gete, whose name comes from a local noble family has its parish church dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel and a beautiful XIII century Shrine.
Ponte, a town of modest size. It has a parish church dedicated to St. Felix commonly called the Madonna del Ponte.
Campinola, was a home to a group of soldiers in ancient Nola. It is the largest village in Tramonti with a parish dedicated to Our Lady of Carmine.
Corsano, the ancient Cupersanum, with the parish church dedicated to St. Peter the Apostle.
Cesarano, has a large parish church with three aisles dedicated to the Assumption where it preserves the precious relic of St. Tryphon’s arm, founded during the extension works of 1514.
Pietre, named after the rocky nature of the place, has the parish church dedicated to St. Felice of Tenna, but is also dedicated to the Madonna delle Grazie whose feast day takes place on the July 2nd.
Capitignano, named after a local noble family has its parish church dedicated to S. Maria della Neve from the XVI century, originally dedicated to St. James the Apostle.
Figlino’s church dedicated to the SS. Annunziata, protector of anyone’s children. Of particular importance is the church of St. Peter that has all interior spaces decorated in a Baroque style.
Paterno S. Arcangelo, houses a church dedicated to the Assumption, in the Romanesque style, dating from the IX-X century, recently restored and enhanced, after the collapse of the St. Michael parish destroyed by the earthquake on the 23th November 1980.
Paterno S. Elia, formerly called St. Elias of Satrone, has a parish church dedicated to St. Elias; there is a deeply felt devotion to Our Lady of Mercy whose feast is celebrated on the 8th of September each year.
What to do in Tramonti
The Pizza in Tramonti: a masterpiece that enchants the world
Among the many variants of the Neapolitan pizza, Tramonti has become masters in making an excellent pizza.
Since the war many locals left the Amalfi coast to migrate to the rich north were the pizza was not well known.
So many inhabitants of Tramonti, now firmly embedded in the northern social fabric, bring the particular recipe made in Amalfi Coast to the North.
Tramonti, the land of wine
The Amalfi mountains are characterized by its extremely favourable climate. In addition to lemons, that characterize the coast, the countryside is characterized by flourishing vineyards.
Different wines are created in Tramonti and today are famous and exported throughout Italy. You can visit the many locations of wine tours and tasting in Tramonti.
Craft beer in Tramonti
Tramonti recently became involved in a major gastronomic experiment: the first beer to be created on the Amalfi Coast, in fact it was born here.
One of the two types, in fact, echoes the thirteen surroundings of the town whose arms are indicated on the bottle. Try the beer in many different bars on the coast and enjoy!