ESPLORARE LA CULTURA NAPOLETANA

CON “IL VIANDANTE”

a book by stefania Borrelli

COMING OUT IN 2019

A book created for students of Italian to help them explore and understand the Neapolitan culture through the mind, heart and soul of Raffaele Ferraioli, Mayor of Furore ( a beautiful town inf Amalfi Coast) and author of the book: Il Viandante.

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SOME CHAPTERS FROM THE BOOK

VIANDARE - Traveling on foot

IL LABIRINTO DELLA MEMORIA The Labyrinth of Memory

VIVI A COLORI - Living in colour

FACCIAMOLO OGGI - Let’s do it now

L’OROLOGIO? NO, GRAZIE - The watch? No , thanks

L’ORGOGLIO DI ESSERE NAPOLETANO -The pride to be Neapolitan


VOLARE SOPRA IL FIORDO - Flying over the Fjord

LA PROMESSA DI FELICITA’ - The promise of happiness

UNA NOTTE LONTANA - A distant night

LA VALIGIA  INVISIBILE - The invisible suitcase

VIAGGIARE AL BUIO - Traveling in the darkness

GLI ANNI DEL CINEMA - The years of cinema


In 2014 the Mayor of Furore, Raffale Ferraioli received the Mediterranean Award "Medal of Honour" for the realization of the "Totem of Peace" . On this occasion Furore has been designated by the International Committee of the Award "Village of Peace"

TERRA DI PASSIONI ESTREME - Land of extreme passions

IL VERO AMORE - True love

LA RICERCA DELLA FELICITA’: UN DOVERE_
The search for happiness: a must

LA PELLERINA - Walk garden “Pellerina”

ASCOLTARE IL SILENZIO - Listening to the silence

LA DIVINA: PRENDILA ALLE SPALLE - “The Divine”: get it from behind


FURORE, A SORT OF NEVERLAND: “ Don’t look for a ring of houses standing round a square here. You won’t find it. Furore, the village that isn’t a village, with its houses scattered on the slopes of the mountain, dropping sheer down to the sea, offers tiny samples of itself, allowing itself to be discovered with flirtatious bashfulness. You will walk along paths and “petingoli”, squeezed between small plots of land claimed miraculously from the rock and cultivated with age-old love, almost stubbornly. You will drink fresh and lively wines – both red and white, “capable of filling you with all the sunshine and joyfulness possible”. You will admire vineyards and gardens, terraces and pergolas, hillocks and bending roads that plunge down to the sea. And walls: dry stone walls, painted walls, illustrated walls. Speaking walls. Artistic walls. And churches, tall bell towers and Arab-influenced domes. A vortex of panoramas bathed in silent light, suspended, unreal and secret, just like a fairy tale. You will listen to the silence. You will capture the breath of the universe in the distant voice of the sea. You will sense the perfume of myth in the breath of a nymph who’s in love and has always inhabited these ravines. You will live in a dreamy, yet disturbing atmosphere, where every glance is an emotion and every thought a dream.

Raffaele Ferraioli


BOOK PRESENTATION OF “IL VIANDANTE “ AT PIAZZETTA AFRODITE - GIARDINO DELLA PELLERINA IN FURORE

1948, Furore: Director Roberto Rossellini with Anna Magnani and Federico Fellini .

The movie ‘Amore” was filmed in Furore and directed by Roberto Rossellini

FURORE LIKE ACAPULCO

Marmeeting High Diving World Cup

In September the international sport event gathering divers from all around the world. This year, the 32nd edition will took on September, Sunday the 2nd, 2018. A platform is set in the middle of the road bridge overlooking the fjord. An impressive 28-metre high jump. The divers have just 3 seconds to coordinate their movements before entering the water at a speed of 100 km per hour!
Every year it hosts the best international divers“.A rich program full of shows, guided tour, food festivals