Bay of Naples: Insider guides (Ultimi inserimenti)
DONNA SOFIA RESTAURANT
Donna Sofia is situated in quiet, elegant and intimate position. Our menus are based on local dishes of both fish and meat. The restaurant is dedicated to the wonderful Neapolitan actress Sofia Loren.
Archeological site of Pompeii
Pompeii is an ancient Roman town, whose inhabitants died after a devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The city, buried under the ashes, is perfectly preserved and is now one of the most visited archeological sites in the world.
Far just one km from Villa D'Armiento, the city of Sorrento stands in all its beauty. Land of orange and lemon groves (and of the famous limoncello). Land of colours and tastes to discover strolling in its streets, between art and modernity
Procida castle, built on a cliff directly above the sea, dominates the historic center.
Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo
It is the masterpiece of baroque art in Naples.It was built up during the XVI century by the order of Jesuits on the same place of the renaissance "Palazzo Sanseverino",of whose preserves the ashlar facade of daimond tip shape.
Bagni della Regina Giovanna
Spend a queen-day at the beach: down a curvy path you can reach a white cliff with Roman ruins. Here Queen Giovanna D'Angiò used to bathe with her lovers. Today is one of the most popular beaches of Sorrento Peninsula.
The Amalfi coast is a unique environment, a balcony suspended between a sea of cobalt blue and the feet of the Lattari Mountains, in a long stretch of hollows and promontories, cultivated terraces, vineyards, and citrus and olive groves.
POMPEII - HERCULANEUM
The ruins of the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 B.C., but they still offer an unparalleled window into the quotidian life of classical antiquity where the time stopped forever.
Gino Sorbillo and pizza
Gino Sorbillo is a Neapolitan pizzaiolo appreciated for its verve and its eclecticism.
Walking through the Sentiero degli Dei
An unforgettable three-hour trip through paradise: The Sentiero degli Dei is an extraordinarily panoramic footpath above the Amalfi Coast that connects the tiny hill top town of Agerola, with Nocelle, a fraction of Positano.
Villa Rufolo - Ravello
One of the most enchanting place of the Amalfi Coast: a dream location for a wedding, with a spectacular breathtaking view. During summer Villa Rufolo hosts the Ravello Festival: concerts and live performances on its panoramic terrace.
The King Carl II d'Angiò started its construction beginning in 1294 on the place of ancient religious buildings, some of these were destroyed and others were preserved and inserted in the "angioina" structure.
The procession held each Good Friday is the most important on the island; at Terra Murata there's a permanent exhibition which recounts the history of the event
The island of spas and wellbeing has a wealth of treasures hidden under soil. In terms of density of sources, it is the most important in Europe: 103 sources, 69 fumaroles and 29 hot springs.
It was built up between the 1310 and the 1328,by the King Roberto d' Angiò and of his wife Sancia, in gotich-provencal style.It began quickly the favorite church of the Neapolitan nobility.
Capri one day long
What about going to Capri? From the near port of Sorrento it takes only 25 minutes to go to the famous Blue Island, enjoy strolling in the streets of the famous Piazzetta, with all its boutiques, and sunbathe near the "Faraglioni"
In roughly half hour you can reach the amazing Capri island. A mix of history, nature, worldliness, culture and events that daily blend together and bring the Legend of Capri to life; a legend that sees no comparison anywhere in the world.
Museo del Mare
Housed inside the Istituto Tecnico Nautico F. Caracciolo, which has been training sailors since 1833, the museum provides a fascinating illustration of the island's seafaring tradition.
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PABLO PICASSO IN SORRENTO
Do not miss the exhibition "Picasso. Eclecticism of a genius" to be held in Sorrento at Villa Fiorentino from 30 May to October 12,2014. 240 graphic engravings, oils and unique works will help us to appreciate more and more his talent.