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The Medieval Crypt is located just below the altar of the Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta. It was built in the 12th century. a. C. with parts of a Roman Villa that was in Positano in the 1st Century A. C..
We went to the front door where we saw some entering in shorts and tank tops then we saw a couple leave and discard the blue shawls the church provides at the front door- except while we were just standing there deciding whether or not...More
Nice church with great views across the town of Positano. Beautiful inside with fabulous ceiling. Make sure you take a look into the crypt downstairs. I really liked the small picture of St Christopher looking down on a sailing boat. All very peaceful compared to...More
Despite its small size, Positano has several churches. This is the main church. It is not an architectural gem but it is well-maintained with marble mosaic surfaces throughout. It is a great place to go to Sunday mass to rub elbows with locals.
We visited the Church of Santa Maria Assunta in late May 2018 as part of our 3 day stay. It is an oasis in an already beautiful picturesque coastal gem of a town. The church was built on the site of a buried Roman temple,...More
This dome of this church is covered with multi-colored ceramic tiles and is a symbol of Positano. You will pass by this church each time you go up and down from the main beach. We were lucky enough to see a bridal party heading through...More