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Cool and weird at the same time

I bought a traditional amalfi flower pot for 35e thats probably 1/4of the cost in a store... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sofia C
via mobile
Great selection of ceramics, great prices, a working factory inside

We highly recommend Ceramica Solimene, but reset your expectations before you arrive. This is a... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
collinstw
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2 weeks ago
“Cool and weird at the same time”
12 Nov 2017
“Great selection of ceramics, great prices, a working factory inside”
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Via Madonna Degli Angeli 7, 84019, Vietri sul Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautiful and historic building houses an incredible array of ceramics at the factory where they are made.. The staff are only to willing to advise and help you find exactly what you are looking for to make your Mediterranean table look complete. Ask for...More

Thank iain s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bought a traditional amalfi flower pot for 35e thats probably 1/4of the cost in a store. Experience was weird since you didnt really feel welcome, its more than a factory that a store and you have to find someone to ask for prices. I...More

Thank Sofia C
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We highly recommend Ceramica Solimene, but reset your expectations before you arrive. This is a working factory. not a retail store. It is a bit of a mess. The service is not the best. But the incredible variety and unbeatable value of the ceramics offered...More

Thank collinstw
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My companion wanted to go here first as it's //one// of the oldest in town. They were impatient, and while the selection was huge, in my opinion the quality is consistently poor. My companion was bent on getting a few plates to match some she'd...More

Thank Nomadic2000
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Impressive building with huge room full of nice pieces of hand-made ceramics, all sort of ceramics - cups and plates, kitchen stuff, vases, etc. Beautiful colours and drawings. I wished I could see also the process of making ceramics but I didn`t dare to ask...More

Thank eni t
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Finally the nightmare is over, with 2 of the most expensive pieces arrived broken, but, from what follows, I wont even try to have them replaced. Here is my story.  I live abroad and speak Italian (so that you understand that language is not a barrier),...More

1  Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were very impressed by the ceramic tiled exterior of this large building; much art and craftsmanship must have gone into the design and construction. Likewise, for the nearby walkway under the street. Inside, we got just what we expected - a factory warehouse. We...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting Solimene for years and have bought many pieces. I dislike the negative comments re the staff and factory shop. This is not a flash store in US where someone is there to meet and greet and pamper. It's a working factory...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I can see that the reviews of Ceramica Solimene span a continuum from very positive to very negative. Here's the thing: If you visit Ceramica Solimene with appropriate expectations, you will not be disappointed. It is a factory warehouse, albeit with a very colorful and...More

7  Thank Christy V
Reviewed 4 July 2016

First I never write reviews but I felt compelled in this case. My friends and I all love Solimene ceramics and have had a few pieces in the States. So despite the negative comments on this site, we ventured to Vietri Sul Mar last week...More

3  Thank Poligirl1960
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