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»» Celebrating August 15 with Historic Festival in Positano, Amalfi Coast

In Italy August 15, the Ferragosto Day, is the major feast of the Summer holiday season. The day is celebrated in the sea resorts accross the Peninsula with games in water and on the beach, fireworks, and various events.

Positano-Amalfi Coast

The town of Positano on the Amalfi Coast celebrates August 15, with a historic festival, the re-enactment of the landing of the Saracens. A battle dating back to 1558, on the night of August 15, when a pirate attack took place on the beach of Positano.
To remember this day, Positano offers events involving actors in historic costume, music, and great seafood.

A festival to not be missed for those who are vacationing on the Amalfi Coast or in the surroundings of Positano.


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