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Visit Sorrento: an experience not to be missed

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From Vico to Sorrento Anyone who goes on holiday in Vico Equense can’t help but visit Sorrento, a town just a few kilometres away and easily reachable by car or with the Circumvesuviana railway. Sorrento is defined by the tourist guide as a “resort of ancient and international repute” and indeed the ancient reputation matches […]

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Gragnano wine and wines from the Peninsula

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Wine in the Sorrento Peninsula: Gragnano wine Gragnano wine is the wine of Naples par excellence, for centuries it has been the drink which has quenched the thirst of generations of Neapolitans. In the legendary film “Miseria e Nobiltà” (1954), Totò-Felice Sciosciammocca goes shopping, and his friend Pasquale takes him to buy wine, “take the […]

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Go on trails in the Peninsula of Sorrento

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Walk to Vico Equense: hiking trails Walking is one of the many pleasures which you can enjoy on holiday in Vico Equense. Go on trails in the Sorrento Peninsula, or take a stroll along the coast, enjoying the beautiful views of the sea, both are activities which make a visit to these places unforgettable. The […]

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To visit Pompeii is to visit the past

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From Vico to Pompeii Visiting Pompeii is a must for those arriving at Vico Equense. A cultural experience that is one of the most beautiful, interesting and famous sites of Italy. Pompeii is less than 20 kilometres drive from Vico, twenty minutes from Circumvesuviana you reach Pompeii Scavi station, and from there just a step […]

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Beautiful, wonderful things in Vico Equense

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Tourism and curiosities in Vico Any tourist or traveller wondering what to see in Vico Equense will find a number of things, some famous and of historical importance, others curious and intriguing, all of which demonstrate that a visit here can truly satisfy infinite needs, curiosities and whims. For example, to satisfy a first curiosity, […]

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Campania Felix, where sea, history and nature meet

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Visiting Campania Campania Felix was so-called by the Romans to describe the region that still carries the name today. ‘Felix’ (the Latin for fruitful) not only describes its enviable weather and enchanting landscapes, but also its fertile soil and capacity to produce fine foods and wine. Campania was the first holiday resort for rich Romans: […]

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Provolone del monaco, Monti Lattari delicacy

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Provolone del monaco: prince of the table Provolone del monaco, made solely in the Monti Lattari (aptly named by early inhabitants, as the Italian name derives from ‘lactis’, the Latin for milk), is perhaps the most characteristic and acclaimed of all the food products that hail from the Sorrento Peninsula. It’s a hard cheese, melon-shaped […]

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