Sorrentine peninsula

It is a stretch of coast famous all over the world for its naturalistic, scenic and gastronomic beauty, as well as the site of important tourist settlements. The stretch takes its name from the city of Sorrento, the most important city in the area and the central nucleus of the coast. Behind the coast there are the Lattari mountains and immediately after it there is the Amalfi coast. The Sorrento coast is also known for some typical products, such as limoncello, a liqueur obtained from lemons from the Sorrento or Capri area, which overlooks Massa Lubrense, provolone del Monaco DOP, buffalo mozzarella from Campania DOP and many other products. typical.

Finally, on the tip of the coast there is the natural area of ​​Ieranto Bay and the protected marine natural area of ​​Punta Campanella.

Massa Lubrense

Massa Lubrense, the last municipality of the Sorrento peninsula, extends over a vast territory consisting of 18 different villages. This territory has been inhabited since prehistoric times, as documented by the archaeological remains of the Neolithic period found in the Grotta delle Noglie in the bay of Ieranto. The vast necropolis of Vadabillo, in the locality, dates back to a later period

Meta

The foundation of Meta dates back to around the XNUMXth century AD, as evidence of this ancient origin is the presence of Greek and Roman remains and traces, albeit fragmentary. The Greeks with the adjective "αλιμυρειξ" indicated one of their five landing points in the Sorrento Peninsula. There are different interpretations on the origin of the name "Meta". Some scholars argue it derives

Piano di Sorrento

Lively town and active commercial center, it extends along the central part of the peninsula between the Gulf of Salerno and that of Naples. Its origin is very ancient, in fact it dates back to the upper Paleolithic period as evidenced by the numerous and interesting finds found in the cave called "La Porta" in Colli di S.Pietro Planities for the

Sant'Agnello

The municipality of Sant 'Agnello is a small agricultural and tourist center of the Sorrento Peninsula, located on a tuffaceous terrace about 60 meters above sea level. The origins of Sant'Agnello are common to those of the entire Sorrento Peninsula and date back to ancient times. The first to arrive in the peninsula were the Osci and the

Sorrento

Sorrento is an Italian town of 16.592 inhabitants in the province of Naples in Campania. Splendid sea with blue and green reflections, in a thousand different shades according to the play of the sun with the scents of lemon and orange trees, with olive trees with dark twisted trunks and silver leaves that move slowly, with

Vico Equense

Vico Equense stands on a tuffaceous and limestone block, at an average height of 90 meters: it overlooks the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the southern part of the Gulf of Naples, at the beginning of the Sorrento coast, to then reach a maximum height of 1.444 meters with the top of Mount Sant'Angelo, the highest of the entire chain of the Lattari mountains; for a