Massa Lubrense

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On the farthest edge of the amazing Sorrento Peninsula, Massa Lubrense is plunged in a natural landscape of intense beauty.
The town includes different suburbs, all with a lively local life, a delicious gastronomy, breathtaking views and plenty of architectural beauties.

Part of Massa Lubrense municipality are the hamlets of Sant’Agata sui Due Golfi, Marina della Lobra, Termini, Marciano, Marina di Puolo e Monticchio.

Worth a visit the sanctuary of Santa Maria della Lobra, architectural symbol of the town, a huge religiuos building with three naves, transept, cupola and apse.
Adorning the octagonal paneled ceiling one can admire three important paintings: the first representing St.Antonio Abate receiving a lily form a young boy surronded by angels. The second devoted to the Holy Mary Assumption, below Her feet Marina di Lobra and some fishing boats, the third shows the consignement of rules of St Francis to St. Chiara.

Attached to the Sanctuary, also noteworthy, a convent built by Francescan Minor Friars in 1583.
Many are also the examples of natural beauties in Massa Lubrense, among the most famous the Bay of Ieranto and the marine park of Punta Campanella.

Well served by public transport from the Penisola of Sorrento and the Amalfi coast, Massa Lubrense is the ideal place for those who want to spend a relaxing holiday surronded by an untouched nature. Cristalline waters, naturalistic paths, excellent gastronomy, very good accommodation options and events of local folklore, such as the annual Lemon festival or the traditional procession of St Maria Assunta to the Vervece rock , making the place one of the most appreciated destinations in the Sorrentine penisula.

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