Maiori is a magnificent pearl of the Amalfitan Coast, an astonishing beauty. Its ancient name was "Reghinna Major" and it brings our thoughts back in the days thinking about the founders of this land, the Etruscans. One certain thing is that the Romans built in this place splendid villas leaving evident trails of their transit.
Festival, religious feast and cultural events are important part of Maiori, closing this splendid panorama around a bright village that every year improve itsself offering an international high quality tourism.
This territory is full of churches and ancient sanctuary where is possible to see important pieces of sacred art, many '300 and '500 paintings that everybody needs to watch and enjoy carefully.
If your idea of holiday is to lay down on a sunbed, there are no problems, it's possible to choose between a lot of seaside structures along the sandy beach of Maiori, you will find all the comforts needed. If you want to enjoy the unique sea of this village you need to move a little far from the crowded center finding little creeks not far away from the village, like the "Spiaggia del Cavallo Moroto" (dead horse's beach), where you can get only by boat understanding the name watching the shape on this beach that seems a horseshoe. Weird name which found its meaning in the ancient costume of the inhabitant of the zone that thrown away the dead or useless animals from the rocks.