Italian town of 2,500 inhabitants in the province of Salerno in Campania. It belongs geographically to the Amalfi Coast. It is situated on a steep cliff at a latitude of 315 meters overlooking Maiori and Minori and enjoys a famous panoramic view of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of Salerno. It was founded in the fifth century as a place of refuge from the incursions of the barbarians that marked the fall of the Western Roman Empire. It is a famous touristic centre and it was discovered and visited by many celebrities, attracted by its intellectual appeal and charm of its architecture and its famous villas which, suspended between sea and sky, enjoy exceptional views.