Sorrento is one of the most romantic and famous tourist attractions in Italy. The main fascination of this town is the serene brilliance of its landscape, the flowering of its gardens, the mildness of its air. The enchanting landscape with its high cliffs, the superb views over the Gulf of Naples to Vesuvius, make Sorrento a traditional international holiday resort.
From the 9th to the 11th century, the seafaring Republic of Amalfi rivaled the great maritime powers of Genoa and Venice. Its maritime code, the Tavole Amalfitane, was followed in the Mediterranean for centuries. From its position at the slope of the steep Lattari hills, it overlooks the Bay of Salerno.
Milan, the second largest and the richest city in Italy, lies in the Po Valley and is Lombardy´┐Żs Capital. Although Milan is more known as a young and modern city, traditions are very appreciated by the Milaneses. Milan Cathedral took five centuries to complete and is the fourth-largest church in the world.
Herculaneum ruins are smaller than Pompeii, but the site share the feeling of having been abandoned not very long ago. Much of it still lies under the present-day town and has never been excavated. You will admire the private architecture, with the typical townhouses built around one or more uncovered atriums and lavishly decorated.
Paestum was founded by Greeks around 600 B.C. and was originally known as Poseidonia. These magnificent ruins were preserved by marshes and woods, which prevented them from being destroyed and ransacked for many centuries. The main features of the site today are the standing remains of three major temples in Doric style, dating from the first half of the 6th century BC.