Sorrento and Positano
Sorrento and Positano - Local Tour
Sorrento from Syrentum, the land of the sirens, is a common symbol of Campania tourism and a pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Loved by patricians and Romans for the beauty of the sea, it has been an unforgettable film location and represents a timeless enchantment.
Homeland of Torquato Tasso, city of gardens, the smells and colors of Sorrento are the undisputed masters of each alley, while the cliffs and rocky ridges are the custodians of a thousand-year history.
Sorrento is a succession of events, manifestations, folklore, traditions, cuisine with land and sea products such as: fiordilatte, provolone del monaco, fresh fish, limoncello, walnuts, PDO olive oil. Terraced crops produce citrus fruits, oranges and lemons from which the famous limoncello is obtained.
A lot of things to visit: the seaside village of Marina Grande, the 14th century Cloister of San Francesco, an oasis of serenity in the heart of the city, the 9th century Cathedral with a Baroque interior and the craft shops where the mastery in the processing of the wood, with Sorrento inlay and intaglio works of art.
Positano is the pearl of the Amalfi Coast, the vertical city embedded in the rock, where stairs replace the streets between the wild scent of the Mediterranean scrub. Seen from Positano beach it looks like a pyramid of houses that climb to the sky. Positano is legend, history and enchanting beauty, which kidnaps anyone who passes through here. Off Positano the three islets that make up the famous Li Galli island are visible.