Perched up from the sea to the hills, Positano is one of the loveliest cities in Italy. Shopping here is a wonderful way to spend the day. Look for marvelous items such as ceramics and liquor made from lemons.
Ceramics are a local specialty. The clay here is considered particularly good. When shopping, you’ll find items such as small, hand-painted tiles are easy to bring home. Many shops offer a wide variety of ceramics. Kitchen items such as serving platters, cups, and vases have colorful patterns and colors that call to mind the sea and sky with bright yellows and deep reds and blues. There’s a ceramics factory on the outskirts of town. You’ll find many different kinds of products including tables and picture frames. They will ship home if you can’t fit them into your luggage.
Lemon and Lime Products
Positano is surrounded by lemon groves. Fresh lemons are everywhere. Locals take advantage of the lemons to make all kinds of lemon-based products. Sample candies infused with lemons. Try limoncello. It’s the local alcoholic beverage and much cheaper here than anywhere else. Shops sell other products made with lemon and limes. You can try lemon marmalade, lime curd, honey with lemon and body creams and soaps with the scent of lemon. You can also try lemon and lime chocolates and pastries.
Another popular product are textiles. Lemon is also a common theme as well. You’ll see lemon themed tablecloths. dishtowels with lemons on them and items that include lemon zesters and bright yellow beach towels you can bring to the local beaches and then home again.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about shopping in Positano.