Sorrento, the city of Syrens, is a town rich of history and myths. This made it a famous destination since the time of the Gran Tour. It still preserves the charm and atmosphere that made it famous all over the world. Nowadays Sorrento is an ideal destination if you are looking for a holiday that offers natural beauty and glamour at the same time: on one hand there are the squares and little roads where you can enjoy your evenings, on the other hand the high coast overlooking the sea, the beaches and mountain paths that offer breathtaking panoramas. Among the topmost 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 an unique atmosphere you should not miss the fishermen’s village of Marina Grande, with its history and breathtaking panorama. From a religious point of view you can visit the Church of Sant’ Antonino, the Saint protector of the city, and San Francesco Church with its very old cloister. If you come to Sorrento during the Holy week do not miss the religious processions on Good Friday!
Ravello is the parlour of the Amalfi Coast as it dominates the panorama 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 topmost location for people keen on music thanks to the Ravello Festival, taking place every year at Villa Rufolo.
Capri island is a mixture of glamour and nature, a perfect 360 degree beauty: beaches and rocky glimpses overlooking the sea, its Piazzetta being a lively centre in the summer, the tranquillity of the mountain paths leading to the blue sea. A trip on Capri is ideal for those who want to be amazed and go back home with memories made of glamour, nature and history.
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 called the Green Island. Walking through the roads of the villages of this island is a charming experience as the panorama is ever-changing. The symbol of the island is the Aragonese Castle, built on a rocky little island.
Herculaneum together with Pompei is the most important and tangible proof of the Roman domination in Campania. Before being buried by the eruption of the Vesuvius it was rich of Roman villas whose magnificence can still be admired thanks to the frescos and the objects re-emerged from the ruins over the years.
The city of Naples is an open-air museum, a labyrinth of little roads, 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 crib and craft shops, the pizzerias and stalls all along the roads, the shopping streets, the historical buildings and churches…everything leads to the sea, right in the middle of the Gulf near the castles that dominate the panorama.
One day is not enough but it will give you an idea of the beauty of Rome with stops in the most important and representative places of 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.