“Sorrento Coast is lemon and orange groves, jagged cliffs and solitary beaches, pastel-colored fishing villages and houses wedged between the rocks, medieval monasteries and terraces.” (Fabrizio Caramagna)
The magic of this land has always enchanted visitors, intellectuals, men of power, rich Roman senators who built their luxurious villas on the shores overlooking the sea, artists and poets of the eighteenth century, who completed their intellectual formation with a tour of one of the most fascinating areas.
Liveliness, color and “noise” are all components of the Neapolitan character that makes this city something unique and special.
Naples is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Founded in the seventh century B.C. from the Greeks, it was then conquered by the Romans and, from the XI century from the Normans, then from the Swabians, the French Anjou, the Aragonese, the Spanish , the Borbone, for a short period from Napoleone, until the unity of Italy. Foreign dominations have left their mark on art, in cooking, in the language, in character. Nowadays Naples is experiencing a moment of great re-evaluation, regaining its reputation as a city of art, thanks to its fascinating historical center, its museums and its churches.
It was a small village with houses built in the rock, today it is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Italy.
Positano is famous for the fashion created by local stylists and sold in typical shops. The village must be visited on foot going up and down through characteristic alleys. The coastal road passes above the village, infact in evert excursion to the Amalfi Coast there is a panoramic stop at the Belvedere, to admire one of the most beautiful views in the world. Generally this visit is combined with Amalfi or Ravello.
The Amalfi Drive is one of the most spectacular routes in Europe, for the incomparable beauty scenarios that can be admired along the route and for Amalfi itself, one of the oldest maritime republics and home of Flavio Gioia, inventor of the “compass”.
Pick up will from Hotel with a local guide. First stop in Positano. Then proceed to Amalfi and Ravello. Coach back to hotel in the afternoon.
Capri island, with its almost inaccessible coastline,
rich vegetation and the fabulous cobalt blue sea, is one of the most famous international tourist destinations. Visit the famous “Blue Grotto”, Villa San Michele, the gardens of Augustus, the remains of Villa Jovis and Anacapri, the highest part of the island.
Do not miss a romantic boat ride around the island and shopping along the typical narrow streets!
Caserta is notoriously known as the “Versailles of Naples” for its Royal Palace built by Carlo di Borbone in the 18th century.
The palace is considered one of the most sumptuous in Italy, with its 1,200 rooms full of furnishings, frescoes, tapestries and history. The marvelous gardens, which surround the 75-meter waterfall, create a 3-km-long boulevard.
Pompeii attracts visitors from all over the world to the discover the ruins of the ancient splendor of the Roman Empire!
After the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, the city remained forgotten over the years. In the 18th century began excavations that led to the discovery of fabulous villas with frescoes, an amphitheater and other evidences of the prosperity of this city in the past. The excavation works go on to discover other treasures of the past.
Mount Vesuvius is an active explosive volcano located on the eastern side of the province of Naples, in the territory of the homonymous national park established in 1995.
Vesuvius dominates all the “Gulf of Naples” and is reachable , up to 1,000, by bus; from this altitude, climb up to the crater, with the authorized mountain guides.
Save the date!
Events and food festivals along the Coast