SORRENTO & POSITANO & AMALFI




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.


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.


Amalfi, quaint and picturesque town near the center of Amalfi from which it takes its name, is one of the nation's most famous resorts for the beauty of the landscape, the historical and artistic memories, the uniqueness of the architecture, and the mild climate, sloping down to the sea ​​on a slope at the end of the valley of the Mills.


Of Roman origin, it was Byzantine in 839 and became the first Italian maritime republic, which around the Thousand reached its peak. He passed, then, under different feudal lords, until part of the Kingdom of Naples (1461).


You should visit the Cathedral of St. Andrew, the most important monument of the whole coast, which dates from the ninth century and was rebuilt at the beginning of the thirteenth century in Arab-Norman style, and a second time in the eighteenth century. From the left atrium area of ​​the cathedral leads to the Cloister of Paradise, built in 1266-68, surrounded by an elegant portico with intertwined arches, held up by flimsy double columns.

Departure time: 08:00
Include:
  • Vehicle
  • Driver
  • pass for Positano
  • Parking Positano, Sorrento and Amalfi
  • Toll and petrol
Not include: Entrance fees and lunch
On request: Tourist guide