Fornillo, Positano

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Sheltered by rocky, brush-covered mountains curving into the sea, Fornillo offers the chance to escape nearby Positano's crowds. You can drive from the scenic Amalfi Coast road. Or, from Positano, you can walk ten minutes from the ferry dock to this quiet beach, where you can rent lounge chairs and umbrellas inexpensively. A few restaurants offer pizza and other snacks. Our Positano trip planner makes visiting Fornillo and other Positano attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Fornillo Beach is a short walk (maybe 7-10 minutes or so from the main beach/ferry dock in the town of Positano. The walk there has incredible views and if you prefer not to walk, you can also take a ...  more »
  • This beach is the entry by sea of the city. All boats bringing tourists arrive here. The trade is done, full of shops and restaurants and is on the "low" of the city. Get ready to walk and climb or descend too. Is one of the steepest coast cities and larger. This beach has a good structure, including with exchangers and well-maintained and clean public toilets. Many shops and restaurants make the place nice and well packed. Who stay here it's good to have small handbag, you can load, otherwise will have to pay about 20/25 euros for the Chargers go up with them to the hotel and believe you will need. But certainly worth visiting, it is very cute.
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  • The beach was rocky but the view was beyond beautiful. Shops, the church, and homes overlooked the coastline and the blue water that lapped the shore.  more »
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  • Smaller pebbles beach in Positano. A few beach bars around to pick from. We had come for a lunch at La Marinella and went to their part of the beach as we were offered reduced price cos it was 4 pm. There were not that many people around and we enjoyed our time there very much.
  • Scenic, DIFFICULT to access (one has to deal with lots of stairs), but water was quite dirty from so many boats. Not a great place to swim...
  • Pretty beach. Long way down, but what do you expect when you’re staying in a town built into a cliffside :)
  • It was ok but still just as packed as main beach
  • A smaller, much less busy beach in Positano. Clear water stone beach with various restaurants and bars.
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