Cetara is a fishing town built at the feet of Monte Falerzio a natural paradise made up of a mixture of green citrus orchards and arid inaccessible areas, which then descends towards the sea.
Sailing along the Amalfi Coast is not possible to miss a stop in this enchanting little
Town of fishermen. To see Cetara is like being catapulted back in time. The hamlet is, even today, reliant on the fishing, from which its name "Cetaria" then "Cetara" derives. The entire economy of the village revolves around its maritime traditions: the fleet of Cetara is one of the most active of the Mediterranean Sea, specialized in fishing, processing and preserving tuna and anchovies. Historicaly, Cetara shared the fate of the Amalfi Republic. Since it was on the border between the Amalfi Republic and the Dukedom of Salerno, it was also used as a Saraceni pirates navy base to attack the Amalfi Coast and Paestum. After the Amalfi domination, Cetara was under the control of Erchie Abbey, and later of the Cava Abbey, that used the Cetara harbour for their trade in the Mediterranean. Nowadays Cetara is an enchanting little town immersed in an amazing natural environment away from the crowded tourist routes, an out of time town to enjoy in all her beauty, tasting his fish restaurant and sailing in her nature during your dreamlike sailing vacation along the beauties of Amalfi Coast...