Far away from the frenzy mundane life, Tramonti is the ideal place where you can find quietness and well being among the ?Lattari mountains?.
As its name tells, it is surrounded by woods but what makes its landscape unique, is the alternation of mountain with sea views, and along an irregular line, its lemon terraced cultivations with olive groves, vineyards, chestnut groves, and all this makes this town similar to a painter?s palette.
Echoes of a Medieval past survive in the ruins of castles, towers and churches.
Nature has been really generous with Tramonti, because its fertile soil produces all the typical products of the Amalfi Coast.
Besides wines famous at an international level, dairy products, chestnuts, spelt, honey, the delicious ?concerto? liquor, made from aromatic herbs, Tramonti has helped pizza to become popular all over the world (together with its famous toasted bread). Pizza makers from Tramonti are more than three thousand in the world.
Of the old artisan tradition of plaited basket hand-making in Tramonti, a market still exists today. Working the young chestnut plants, stems are obtained which, baked into the oven, are transformed into thin rushes under clear knife shots. Then you can go on shaping the frame of these thick plaited branches, thus creating typical oval shapes...