one of the villages of the Amalfi
Coast separated from Maiori only through a spur of rock.
Known in imperial age as Reghinna minoris
it was already an appreciated locality of holiday like demonstrated
from the finding of a villa of remarkable dimensions happened
It became episcopal center in 987
in obedience to Pope Giovanni XV will and was main shipyard
of the Maritime Republic of Amalfi,
as testified from the presence of many doges' tombs inside
In the sphere of the the fights between the Maritime Republics
Minori endures also the pillage by the Pisans
Minori were flagellated from a terrible
storm in April 11th 1597 which,
as the historical reports says, “were so terrible,
that all the walls of the city with the doors were taken away.
It (the water) reached the door of the greater church entirely
covering the public public square and part of the gardens”.
In 1656 population of Minori practically
was decimated from the plague, died the third
part of the inhabitants.
The rebirth of the village happened thanks to the production
of the lemons during the '800 and with the birth
of the modern tourism in the XX century.
In 1943 it was hit from the bombing of the
Minori nowadays is one the most appreciated locality of the
Amalfi Coast, unique for the beauty of its beach embraced
from the small bay.
To be visited in Minori the Basilica of Saint Trofimena
built in the XI-XII centuries but completely restored in the
XIX cent., the Arciconfraternita of the SS. Sacramento (XVI
cent) and the Medieval church of San Giovanni del
Also worthy of a visit the Roman villa, developed
on 2 levels with a great swimming pool to
the center and thermal system. The atmospheres are perfectly