Sorrento, also known as the city of Sirens, is a town rich in history and legend and has been a popular destination since the Gran Tour of two centuries ago. It still preserves the charm and atmosphere that made it famous worldwide, and continues to be an ideal destination if you are looking for a holiday offering both glamour and natural beauty, with picturesque squares and lanes lined with luxury boutiques to be explored in the evening, and a dramatic coastline, lovely beaches, and scenic mountain trails which beckon by day. Among the most well-known attractions, you can visit the Correale Museum, the ancient Cathedral, the old walls of the city, and the Dominova seat. If you want to experience a timeless atmosphere, you should not miss the fishermen’s village of Marina Grande, with its history and breathtaking view. The Church of Sant’ Antonino, patron saint of the city, and the Church of San Francesco with its ancient cloister, are also worth a visit. If you come to Sorrento during the Easter holidays, don’t miss the religious processions on Good Friday!
An explosion of colours, winding staircases, and narrow lanes that lead downhill to the blue sea: Positano is the pearl of the Amalfi Coast, the heart of its glamour and elegance since the 1960s when the fabulous Jackie Kennedy spent her holidays wandering these picturesque lanes.
Amalfi is one of the most ancient Maritime Republics and still preserves its charm, a mixture of an authentic fishermen’s village and the elegance of the town centre overlooking the sea. The symbols of Amalfi are certainly the impressive St. Andrew’s Cathedral, with its spectacular central staircase, the local beaches, and the Emerald Grotto that can be reached by boat from the port.
Ravello is the parlour of the Amalfi Coast as it dominates the coastline from above with its gardens overlooking the sea. Over the centuries, it has been a destination for European intellectuals and travellers attracted by its beauty and the peaceful atmosphere of its villas, such as Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo. Nowadays it’s still a popular destination for music lovers thanks to the Ravello Festival, which takes place every year at Villa Rufolo.
The Island of Capri is a mixture of glamour and nature: hidden beaches and rocky cliffs overlooking the sea, the lively Piazzetta, center of the island life in the summer, the silent mountain trails leading to the blue sea. A trip to Capri is a must for those who want unforgettable holiday memories of the Mediterranean’s most historic, lovely, and luxurious island.
Ischia, the biggest island in the Gulf, is famous all over the world for its thermal centres and its luxurious vegetation. For this reason, it’s also known as the Green Island. Walking along the village roads on this island is particularly charming, with the ever-changing views.The symbol of the island is the Aragonese Castle, built on a rocky islet off the coast.
Herculaneum together with Pompeii are the most important and tangible remains of Roman domination in Campania. Before being buried by the eruption of the Vesuvius, this area was rich with Roman villas whose magnificence can still be admired thanks to the frescos and the objects recuperated from the ruins over the years.
Visiting Pompeii is like diving into the past and living the atmosphere of a rich Roman city before its destruction caused by the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 a.d. Visiting the houses and villas, walking along the roads among shops, brothels, and squares, and standing in the middle of the great Amphitheatre gives the visitors the unique experience of imagining and living the glorious past of this Roman city.
Going on an excursion to Mount Vesuvius is a unique experience: hike the path up to the crater for an amazing view over the Mediterranean and its coastal cities and observe how the mountain changes as you get closer to the top. Once you reach the peak, you can feel all the power and magnificence of this place.
The city of Naples is an open-air museum, a labyrinth of alleys, squares, and churches with a rare and unique charm. Walking through Naples means being inebriated by different smells, sounds, and tastes. The historical centre with its artisan shops, pizzerias, and market stalls lining the roads, the shopping streets, the historical buildings and churches…all bordering the Gulf coast and dominated by the city’s castles.
One day is not enough, but it will give you an idea of the beauty of Rome with stops in the most important and famous sites in the Eternal City: from Villa Borghese to the Tiber banks, from the Colosseum to the Imperial Forum, from Sant’Angelo Castle to St Peter’s square.