Departure from the port of Sorrento Marina Piccola, upon release the our moorings, admire on our right the Marina Grande - ancient port of Sorrento, continuing to head to Sorrento will visit the ruins of the Roman villa of Senator Pollio, ruins dating back about 2000 years ago. Marina di Puolo and Marina della Lobra - traditional fishing villages, are the next steps of our hike. Left the island of Vervece (marine reserve) finally arrive in a small bay where the rocks opens a cascade of fresh water.
Our first short stop to dive is the large rocks of Cala Mitigliano. After rounding Punta Campanella we enter the Gulf of Salerno and opens to our left the stretch of coast that reaches Positano, Conca dei Marini to Amalfi and beyond.
We arrive in the famous Amalfi Coast that UNESCO declared Patrimony of Humanity because of its beauty and integrity of ancient history. The color of the water and a deep blue due to the depth of the seabed and the immense prairie Poseidonia (typical Mediterranean seaweed) which extends from the Bay of Cala Ieranto towards the Mortelle, Marina del Cantone, Recomone and Crapolla. The coast covered with the typical Mediterranean vegetation that borders the beaches and small villages of fishermen, between high mountains, islands, fjords and bays of crystalline waters.
Our stop will be the island that lies in front of Galli Positano, to bathe in its clear waters and its wildlife. Mythology has it that Li Galli is identified with the place where the sirens lived and bewitched the sailors in transit by making shipwreck on the rocks. The iconography of the sirens in the art figurative Greek archaic, are imagined half women, half bird - the sirens Greek. So do not be confused with sirens half woman, half fish of popular imagination. The sirens resembled more like a hen or a rooster (sirens feathery) Hence the name "Li Galli".
After the bath the next stop is Positano, a resort since the days of the Roman Empire. Village of a thousand colors and lots of stairs that come from the country down to the sea. The Fornillo beach and our first stop in Positano where, in a restaurant on the beach by the brothers Grassi you can eat a typical cold dish, the caprese: tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, extra virgin olive oil and homemade bread.
Two hours to visit Positano and then on to Amalfi, one of the most important Italian Maritime Republics . We make few stop to visit the beauties of Amalfi.
Back in the boat a last toast then route back to Sorrento accompanied by the cool afternoon breeze, lights and shadows of the high Amalfi coast with a spectacular and romantic sunset nearby the port of Sorrento.Request this Excursion » « Back to the List of Excursions
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