POSITANO & SORRENTO & POMPEII




The beautiful town of Positano belongs geographically to the Amalfi Coast.


To visit the famous Church of Santa Maria Assunta and the charming old town, in fact the gardens, citrus groves and the palm trees introduce a green note between the white of the houses, many of which retain the typical cubic shape, with vaulted spherical cap. Features are also the narrow streets with stairs, that come from the country to the beaches. Crossing them you can not help but notice the many shops with the sea Positano fashion, in fact, the square is a short descent to Marina Grande, west lies the Fornillo Beach, in eastern beaches La Porta, Ciumicello (Fiumicello) and Arienzo. Today Positano is one of the most popular and elegant seaside holiday resort of the Amalfi Coast and Italy.


Sorrento is one of the obligatory steps of the Italian and international tourism for its natural beauty, scenery, culinary and artistic. The city is the central core and best known of all the Sorrento Peninsula, the stretch fact takes its name from the city. The peninsula stretches from south to close the Gulf of Naples and ends in Punta Campanella, opposite the island of Capri, which in the past was linked to it.


The famous archaeologist Amedeo Maiuri, considers the Correale Museum of Terranova "the most beautiful museum in the province of Italy", located in the tranquil, tree-lined street Correale and in which there are exhibited classical and medieval works and paintings of the Neapolitan school.


Walking through the streets of Sorrento, which still retain the old charm of the past thanks to the parks and fragrant gardens of villas and hotels and the lush orange groves and olive trees, you can shop from Piazza Tasso, crossed by Corso Italy, where there is a monument dedicated to Torquato Tasso, who was born here, and then access via Pietà and find the Cathedral of Sorrento, built in the year one thousand four hundred and rebuilt in. The Sorrento roads winding in alleys dotted with a myriad of workshops and shops where you can find all the typical products of the Sorrentine gastronomic tradition, we think of the Sorrento lemon IGP from which it produces the famous limoncello, and even the provolone del Monaco. Known throughout the world, in addition to lemons, the production of oranges, nuts, olive oil, wine and spirits. Among the wines he is well known as Lacryma Christi. If required you can stop at the Belvedere, whose landscape is a seductive beauty.


In Pompeii, the tour takes about two hours. It is by far the most impressive archaeological site on the peninsula and the one that stands among the first in terms of number of visitors. The expanse of ruins of a locked city in the year 79 by the eruption of Vesuvius is capable of winning over everyone who visits. The archaeological site is located in the circumvesuviana plain to the right of the Sarno River.


In 62 A.D. the city was the victim of an earthquake, and as he tried to rise from the rubble, 24 August of the year 79 A.D. Vesuvius suddenly awakens and with a terrible eruption buried Pompeii under a blanket of ash and lapilli 7 meter high. At the time of the disaster, Pompeii was a city of about 15,000 inhabitants, surrounded by walls with eight ports for a perimeter of more than 3 km; It was divided into decumani from east to west and from north to south hinges.


From the entrance of Porta Marina, you can visit the Antiquarium, which exhibits various materials, including casts of Pompeii in the eruption died. To these are added other important buildings: the Temple of Vespasian, Diomede Villa, the famous Villa of the Mysteries, the house of the faun, the great and small theater, the amphitheater and much more.

Departure time: 8 am

Included: Children under 18 will not pay the entrance in Pompeii (Identity document needed). Guide, parking, toll and limited traffic area.

Not included: Entrance (ticket for Pompeii costs €13) and lunch

On requests: Tourist guide