Amalfi Coast Sights

Palazzo Murat

  • Via dei Mulini 23 Map It
  • Positano
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 05/05/2016

Fodor's Review

Past a bevy of resort boutiques, head to Via dei Mulini to view the prettiest garden in Positano—the 18th-century courtyard of the Palazzo Murat, named for Joachim Murat, who sensibly chose the palazzo as his summer residence. This was where Murat, designated by his brother-in-law Napoléon as King of Naples in 1808, came to forget the demands of power and lead the simple life. Since Murat was a Continental-style setter, it couldn't be too simple; he built this grand abode (now a hotel) near the church of Santa Maria Assunta, just steps from the main beach. Work is progessing to allow visits to the underground Roman villa.

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Address:

Via dei Mulini 23, Positano, Campania, 84017, Italy

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Phone:

089-875177

Published 05/05/2016

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