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Art in the most beautiful historical residence in Sorrento

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A Roman villa which gave hospitality to Emperor Augustus in exile. These are the ancient origins of the villa which today houses one of the most exclusive hotels in Sorrento. The building of the villa was commissioned in 1750 by the earls Mastrobuono who chose this enchanting spot on the Gulf of Sorrento to spend [...]

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Journey in the colours of Gennaro Sardella

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The artist on permanent show at the Bellevue Syrene Hotel of Sorrento. One of the sentences Gennaro Sardella loves repeating is that “We are made of many colours”. Of all those colours he masterly uses in his works. Artist, master and great connoisseur of the human soul, of the contemporary man, immersed, or even, overwhelmed [...]

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Basilica of Sant’Antonino, Sorrento

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Among the most picturesque churches of Sorrento, the Basilica of St Antonino stands in an old oratory which used to host the Saint’s remains who, according to legend, was a refugee in Sorrento during the Longobard invasions and lived there till his death. Built in the IX century, the basilica of Saint Antonino has a [...]

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Sorrento: Churches, Correale Museum and Villas

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Sorrento Cathedral: Built around the 11th century, the Cathedral contains precious frescos by Neapolitan painters. The main façade has three openings and the central one, on which Our Lady of Assumption is represented, is delimited by two columns of pagan origins. Emblematic, in the main entrance, is the drum frescoed with local religious scenes, on [...]

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The Museo Correale di Terranova

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An ancient historical address dating back to the ‘700’s and immersed in the color and scents of a typical Sorrentine citrus plantation, “Villa alla Rota” has hosted one of the most important Campanian museums: the Museo Correale di Terranova. Instituted in 1924 by the Correale Foundation, which was founded in 1902, thanks to the enormous [...]

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The Territorial Archeological Museum George Vallet

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The Sorrento Peninsula offers its visitors numerous attractive environmental and historical cultures. Amongst the obligatory routes that one may decide to follow whilst in vacation on the Sorrento Peninsula, is a visit to the Territorial Archeological Museum as called by the archeologist, George Vallet. The Museum is situated in the prestigiuous Villa Fondi di Sangro, [...]

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The sculptures of Riccardo Dalisi

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  Besides being one of the most enchanting and renowned hotels in Sorrento, the Bellevue Syrene is a unique destination when one can admire an art exhibition of canvasses, epochal elements of furniture, sculptures and ceramics by artists of grand talent. A ‘museum-hotel’, sensitive to Art, it is a venue which not only wishes to [...]

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Sorrento Cathedral

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The cathedral of Sorrento is the church dedicated to St Filippo and Giacomo. It was probably built in the period of the Longobard occupation but little remains of its original architecture. The cathedral safeguards preciuos pieces of art and valuable finds, like bas -relieves dating back to 1300 ascribed to Andrea Pisano. The centrical layout [...]

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City of Science

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A unique structure in Europe, the City of Science is one of the most interesting scientific museums as it integrates science, art, culture and innovation in a single location. The basic concept is based on the interaction and direct involvement with the visitors. Situated overlooking the Gulf of Pozzuoli, the City of Science Museum of [...]

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Museum of Wood Inlay

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Among the most important Museums of Applied Art existing in Italy, the Museum of Wood Inlay is among the most interesting attractions in the town of Sorrento. The museum is a multifunctional place which, besides enhancing the products of Sorrento artistic craftsmanship, keeps and offers its visitors the traditional art techniques, too. Therefore, it is [...]

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