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Apartment Milena Tower – Maiori


  • Wi-Fi
  • Tv
  • Shower
  • Air conditioned
  • washing machine
  • dish washing machine

The apartment is located on a rocky promontory overlooking the largest watchtower on the Amalfi Coast, traditionally known as the Norman Tower.

You can reach the apartment from the parking space along the coast road, climbing a staircase of about 50 lava stone steps from Vesuvius. Going up, the view of the coast gradually opens up to the left in one of the most panoramic points, which allows you to see the stretch from Maiori to Conca dei Marini. On the left the stone wall recalls the structure of the sixteenth-century tower located lower, facing the sea.

Arriving at the entrance gate, and after passing the door, you enter a small vestibule. On the left the kitchen, equipped with dishwasher, electric cooker, fridge, small freezer and washing machine.

On the right there is the large living room, with a dining table for 4 people and a sofa that becomes a bed if necessary. The living room, with the characteristic wall of tiny stones, has two windows and a balcony, with a panoramic view of the Amalfi Coast.

The next room is the bedroom, with a large double bed, two traditional arched windows overlooking the sea, and a spacious wardrobe.

Finally, through a last door you enter the bathroom with shower, also here arched window with sea view.


Destination: Amalfi Coast

Location: Maiori

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 4

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Maiori was built in the 9th century by the Prince of Salerno Sicardo with the name of “Rheginna Major” to distinguish itself from the neighboring city of Minori, called “Rheginna Minor”. They both lied that name until the beginning of the Swabian name, and subsequently lost the word “Rheginna”, which derived from the name of two rivers, one larger and one smaller, which also subsequently continued to be called Regina and Reginella , while over the centuries the two cities took the names of Maiuri and Minuri. A possession of Amalfi and part of its history, Maiori resisted the surrender of Amalfi to the Normans for some time. It was sacked in 1268 by the Pisans, rivals of the Amalfi Republic. It had a thriving merchant marine and was able to build large-scale ships on its long and wide beach. Maiori, decimated by the plague of 1656 which reduced the population to 700 people, in 1852 had 4891 inhabitants. On 26 October 1954 the central area of ​​the town suffered the flood and the coverage of the Reginna Maior exploded causing the collapse of numerous adjacent houses. As Roberto Pane wrote, the storm has served as a pretext for a massive speculation of “second homes”, instead of constituting a proper hydrogeological arrangement in the area. The town lies in a beautiful plain, bordering north with Tramonti, east with Minori, west with the Arsiccia valley and at noon with the sea. It was surrounded and defended by walls and towers, which were built starting from the 9th century and whose remains can be seen in many parts of the town. On the Ponticchio hill are the ruins of the castle of San Nicola which, built under Piccolomini in 1468, cost the city about 6000 ducats. It has the shape of an irregular polygon with eight towers and occupies an area of ​​over 7500 square meters.