Ancient Plagianum, from the Latin “open sea”, looks like a delightful and quiet fishing village, not surpisingly chosen by ancient patricians as a resort. Indeed, its position allows to easily reach all the destinations of the Amalfi Coast, while enjoying the tranquility that this place can convey.
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History & Culture
The village original name shows how ancient is the history of Praiano, only in the Middle Ages Praiano officially emerges between the boroughs as part of the Republic of Amalfi (Duchy of Amalfi). Since then, the town has been “divided” [...]
It is no coincidence that its greatest wealth are held or coincide with the numerous churches spread throughout the territory: in fact Praiano has always had a great votive tradition, proved by the characteristic votive niches that enhance and protect [...]
LUMINARIA DI SAN DOMENICO The first week of Augustwww.luminariadisandomenico.it “Luminaria di San Domenico” is an annual event taking place the first week of August. From around 1600, during the week of devotion to saint, the whole town is filled with light by thousands [...]
The summer season is plenty of local tradition events, including the “Luminaria di San Domenico”, annual event taking place the first week of August. From around 1600, during the week of devotion to saint, the whole town is filled with [...]