Event location:

The Positano Léonide Massine Award for the Art of Dance takes place on the Spiaggia Grande of Positano, accessible only on foot along via dei Mulini, a small street that starts from Piazza dei Mulini in the center of Positano.

How to get to Positano

By plane:

Naples International Airport “Napoli-Capodichino” ( aeroportodinapoli.it ). There are daily or multi-day connections to Naples from all major European and Italian cities. From the airport there is the Alibus shuttle that connects the city center and stops at
Napoli Centrale (15 minutes) and the maritime terminals (35 minutes) from which, for Positano, you must continue using one of the solutions proposed below ( train and bus, car rental or taxi, hydrofoil or ferry).

By train (and bus):

The train is a valid alternative to the plane;
There are several direct connections from all the main Italian cities to Napoli Centrale, operated by Trenitalia (trenitalia.com) and Italo (italotreno.it); These are some of the approximate travel times:

From the North

  • Milan-Naples in 5 hours
  • Bologna-Naples in 3 hours and 45 minutes
  • Florence-Naples in 3 hours
  • Venice-Naples in 5 hours and 30 minutes
  • Rome-Naples in 1 hour and 15 minutes

Once in Naples , if you want to continue by train, follow the signs for the Circumvesuviana ( eavsrl.it ), the local line located on the lower floor of the station, where you can take a train that, in an hour approximately, leads to Sorrento . SITA buses (sitasudtrasporti.it)
depart from the immediate vicinity of the station, connecting the Sorrento Peninsula with the Amalfi Coast, line 5070 Sorrento – Positano – Amalfi. The fare is € 2 and the journey takes 50 minutes.


As an alternative to the bus, you can rent a car or take a taxi.

From the South

With arrival in Salerno there are direct connections from the main Italian cities operated by Trenitalia.

From Salerno , to reach Positano, SITA makes numerous connecting trips ( sitasudtrasporti.it ) departing from the Bus Terminal located in via Vinciprova , line 5120 Salerno – Maiori – Amalfi. It is necessary to change in Amalfi to continue towards Positano. The fare is € 3. Also in this case, as an alternative to the bus, it is possible to rent a car or take a taxi.

By hydrofoil:

From the North

Once in Naples , you can consider the option of reaching Positano by sea via ferries and hydrofoils in about two hours (active from May to October ).
The companies are:

They guarantee 2 daily connections, NLG twice a week, Alilauro from Monday to Sunday.
They leave from Molo Beverello which is two kilometers from Napoli Centrale, easily reachable by taxi or bus.

From the South

Those arriving from Salerno can take the ferries ( ferrettilines.it ) or the hydrofoils that depart from the two piers of the city. The best known is the pier located near Piazza della Concordia , convenient for those arriving by train. A few kilometers away is the Molo Manfredi active , interesting from a tourist point of view for its shell shape.
The duration of the trip is just over an hour.
Both airports are operational from April to October .

By car:

From the North

From Naples it takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach Positano in normal traffic conditions. Proceed on the A3 motorway taking the Castellammare di Stabia exit ; continue towards Sorrento on the SS 145 , then take the SS 163 “Amalfitana” at Meta up to Positano.

From the South

From Salerno continue on the SS 163 “Amalfitana” which runs along the Tyrrhenian Sea. From Salerno in about an hour you can reach Positano without paying any toll.

Once you arrive in Positano , follow the signs for the center; along the internal one-way street after about 2 kilometers you will find the car parks in the historic center from where you continue on foot to the Spiaggia Grande .