11 giugno 2011 - ore 20,43
2_piazza_tasso.jpeg Situated on a steep terrace overlooking the sea, Sorrento is famous for its beautiful beaches and fine dining.
The city's origins are very old and under Roman rule became the favorite place of nobles, who chose their own Sorrento for the construction of their houses.
Following the fall of the Roman Empire, the city came under the dominion of the Byzantines, Normans and the Turks. Revolves around Sorrento Piazza Tasso and Corso Italy, from which it reaches the sea.

Corso Italy, stands the Duomo cathedral of Sorrento was built around the XI century, is dedicated to Saints Philip and James. The facade is of great interest to the lateral portal, dating back to 1479, the lintel is placed the coat of arms of Aragon and the Pope Sixtus IV and Archbishop Giacomo De Angelis. The interior has a Latin cross and three naves, it has ornate ceilings with fine Baroque paintings, and containing many works of art, including a marble pulpit of 1573 and an inlaid wooden choir from the early '900. notable are the precious frescoes by Neapolitan painters el 'antique clock ceramic campanile.Il Italy Corso to Piazza Tasso, Sorrento center of social life.

In the square we can admire the statue of the patron saint Anthony and the monument to Torquato Tasso.
Continuing via Pietà, we can admire the magnificent Villa Florentine, which was built at the turn of the century.
Via Correale is located in the Correale Museum, hosted by the building donated by Joan of Anjou in 1428 the family Correale, a noble family who lived between Naples and Sorrento.

The building that houses the museum is surrounded by greenery and overlooking the Bay of Naples. The Museum has three floors and 24 rooms in which are preserved Greek ruins, Roman and medieval, and a collection of porcelain from various Italian and foreign countries.

Very characteristic is the Villa Comunale in which there are two busts: one depicts the historic Sorrento Papasso Bartholomew, the other prosecutor Francesco Saverio Gargiulo. From the viewpoint of the Villa, located in strapiompo the sea, you can 'enjoy a wonderful panorama, which opens the port and the entire Gulf of Naples.
Also from the villa puo'arrivare a narrow downhill, with the resorts of Marina Piccola.

Gargiulo's Square can be reached in the village of Marina Grande.
Heading east, however, we arrive at the Grotta of the Sirens, in whose gorges the sea takes on particular shades of color.