Escursioni da Positano

tours in Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Peninsula

Positano

PositanoThanks to the mild climate and the beauty of the landscape, Positano has been a place of vacation since the epoch of the Roman's empire , as they attests the recovery of a villa and further recent recoveries.
Typical the many "stairways" that from the tall one of the country they come in low, to the beach. The principal beaches are: the "Spiaggia grande" and "Fornillo", both attainable afoot. The other ones are: "La porta", "Arienzo", "Laurito".
The "Spiaggia grande" is dominated from the Paris Church devoted S.Maria Assunta.
The country is punctuated of boutiques that produces and they sells her " Moda Positano", famous all over the world.


Amalfi

AmalfiIts foundation is let to the Romans go up again. In the IX century became one of the Republics to marinate being in rivalry with Pisa, Venice and Genoa for the control of the Mediterranean.
The Maritime Code in Amalfi, better known with the name of Tables
Amalfitane, had a great influence up to the XVII century.
The most famous monument in Amalfi is certainly the Cathedral in style Arab-Sicilian and currently devoted patron Saint Andrea.


Ravello

AmalfiIt is found in a small impending highland Maiori and Minori and it enjoys of a panning on the gulf of Salerno that enchanted Richard Wagner.
Around halves his tourists are English and U.S. citizens,
mainly attracted from his famous villas (as the "Villa Cimbrone"and his famous Terrace, appreciated by the president J. F. Kennedy).
The town has international tourist fame and together with the near Maiori has been immortalized in various films of Roberto Rossellini of the second postwar period.


Sorrento

AmalfiThe center is harmoniously stretched above a tall volcanic balcony , that dominates to peak the sea from a height of 50 meters, in mean to a luxuriant vegetation.
The center historical show still the ortogonals layout of the roads of Roman origin, while toward mountain is surrounded by the sixteenth-century boundaries. In the center stay the Cathedral, rebuilt in the XV century, with neogothic façade and the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, with a notable fourteenth-century cloister. In the "Correale Museum" are exposed collections of Greek and Romans finds and porcelains of Capodimonte, with a section of art of the XVII-XIX century; from the park of the museum a magnificent sight enjoys besides him on the gulf. Near the "Capo di Sorrento", 3 west km, Roman rests are found held of the villa of Pollio Felice (The I century AD).


Capri

AmalfiThe island introduces a complex morphological structure, with tops of average height (Mountain Solaro 589 ms and Mountain Tiberio 334 ms) and vast inside plateaus, among which the principal is that motto of "Anacapri."
The coast is jagged with numerous caves, coves that are alternated to steep bluffs. The caves, hidden under the bluffs, were used in Roman epoch as ninfei of the sumptuous villas that was built here during the empire. The most famous is without doubt the "Grotta Azzurra" with magic bright effects.
Characteristic of Capri are the famous "Faraglioni", small rocky islets to little distance from the shore that they create a spectacular scenografic effect and landscape.


Pompeii

PompeiPompeii has as ancient origins those of Rome in fact the gens Pompeia it came down from one of the first italic people, the "Oschi".
Only after halves the VII century a.C., a primitive installation you are had to establish on the place in the future Pompeii.
Famous all over the world him "Scavi di Pompei", that bring the rests of the ancient city to the light, destroyed with Ercolano and Stabia from the 79 A.D. Vesuvius eruption.
As many famous it is the Sanctuary of the "Beata Vergine del Rosario", founded by the blessed Bartolo Longo, destination of pilgrimage from the whole world.

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