1,061
trips planned today
4.6
out of 5
Trustscore rating
©

Praiano trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Praiano

4.3
Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. It is situated on the Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana), a prime tourist location for the region and Italy alike, between the towns of Amalfi and Positano.In 1997, the Amalfi Coast, including Praiano's "Vettica Maggiore" frazione was inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. As of December 1, 2009, the town's population constitutes 2,069 inhabitants.HistoryThe town's name derives from the praia, or beach, from the Latin word pelagium, meaning "open sea." During the 10th-11th centuries, Praiano was once the summer residence of the doges of the Duchy of Amalfi.During the Angevin period, a fortified tower, the Assiola, was constructed to defend the town. Praiano had an important local silk industry, however, it disappeared during the 19th century. With the discovery of corals in the vicinity around the 1800s, Praiano's economy was revitalized, mainly focusing on the fishing and tourism industries ever since.Main sightsAttractions include the Church of San Luca Evangelista, dating back to 1123. On the inside, there are paintings by Renaissance painter Giovanni Bernardo Lama dating to the 16th century. Another attraction is the Church of San Giovanni Battista, featuring a well-preserved maiolica tiled floor, dating back to the 12th-13th centuries.
Praiano is in Amalfi Coast. Use our Italy trip planning tool to arrange your visit to Praiano and other destinations in Italy.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Praiano

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Praiano

5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Praiano

4.8
Duration: 4 hours
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

Where to stay in Praiano

Hotel options are available for those who prefer a little more security with advanced booking. If you wish to experience something less ordinary and don't mind paying the price, consider renting an apartment with a balcony.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Praiano

14 days in Istanbul, Italy & Paris BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, teens, popular sights Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 43 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 45 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Italy BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Southern Italy & Rome BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM TURKEY July, teens, popular sights Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM TURKEY September, teens, popular sights Preferences: September, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Italy BY A USER FROM TURKEY September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Italy BY A USER FROM TURKEY September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans