Enchanting Coastal Escape: Sorrento and Positano – Excursions from Port
Embark on a journey to the heart of Campania’s coastal splendor—Sorrento and Positano, two pearls of the Tyrrhenian Sea. From the legendary siren-filled waters to the vertiginous cliffs draped in Mediterranean flora, this tour is your gateway to the authentic Italian Riviera.
Begin in Sorrento, a city steeped in lore and beauty. Named after the mythical land of the sirens—Syrentum—this bustling locale has captivated everyone from Roman patricians to modern-day filmmakers. Discover its alleyways imbued with aromatic scents and vibrant colors. Explore local gems like the serene 14th-century Cloister of San Francesco, the 9th-century Cathedral adorned in Baroque grandeur, and the quaint artisan shops celebrated for their intricate wood inlay and intaglio artistry. Sorrento is not just a city; it’s a living tapestry of culture, folklore, and gastronomy, offering a smorgasbord of local flavors such as fiordilatte, fresh fish, and the iconic limoncello.
Then, ascend to Positano, the cliffside wonder often termed as ‘the vertical city.’ Here, stairways are your pathways, leading you through houses that seem to defy gravity as they climb skywards. Be captivated by the aromatic air filled with the scents of the Mediterranean scrub and the breathtaking views of the Li Galli islands off the coast. Positano is a living legend—its beauty captures the hearts of all who venture through it.
Discover the undeniable allure of Campania’s coastal gems on this exclusive tour.