Vietri is the most Southern
village of the Amalfi
Coast and is famous all over the world for the
fabrication of the ceramics. To the ancient
tradition has been placed side by side the expression more
innovative brought by some foreign artists arrived
here from the North Europe in the first part of the
City with Etruscan origin, Vietri subsequently
was conquered from the Samnites, the Lucans
and finally by the Romans after the victory
on the italic alloy with the Samnite Wars.
Its name seems to derive from the latin Veteri,
as the Romans called the city.
Characteristic is the Parocchiale of San Giovanni
Battista (XVII cent.) with a coloured dome
made of majolica. Another monument of Vietri is the
Arciconfraternita dell'Annunziata e del Rosario
(XVI sec.), also decorated with majolica.