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Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia

Piano di Sorrento is a charming town in the heart of the Sorrentine Peninsula, located between Meta and Sant’Agnello. It is a perfect destination for those who want to experience the authentic life of a local community, away from the tourist crowds of Sorrento. Piano di Sorrento has a rich history and culture, dating back to the 9th century, when it was founded by the Lombards. The town’s main attraction is the Basilica di San Michele Arcangelo, a stunning example of Romanesque architecture, with its impressive inlaid-wood doors. The basilica is also the venue for the annual International Organ Festival, which attracts musicians from all over the world. Another highlight of Piano di Sorrento is the Villa Fondi de Sangro, a beautiful 18th-century villa overlooking the sea, where you can admire the sunset from its romantic garden or visit the Museo Archeologico di George Vallet, which displays artifacts from the ancient civilizations of the area. Piano di Sorrento is also a great base for exploring the surrounding natural beauty of the Sorrentine Peninsula and the Amalfi Coast. You can take a boat tour to the enchanting island of Capri, which departs from the town’s marina, or hop on the Circumvesuviana train to reach Pompeii, Herculaneum, Naples, and Sorrento in a matter of minutes. You can also take the Sita bus to the picturesque towns of Positano and Amalfi, where you can enjoy the stunning views of the coastline and the Mediterranean Sea. Piano di Sorrento offers a variety of accommodation options, from hotels to B&Bs to vacation homes, that cater to different budgets and preferences. You can also find many shops, cafés, restaurants, and gelaterias along the main street, Corso Italia, or in the charming squares of Piazza Cota, Piazza delle Rose, and Piazza Mercato. Whether you are looking for a relaxing holiday or an adventurous one, Piano di Sorrento has something for everyone. Come and discover this hidden gem of the Sorrentine Peninsula, where you can experience the best of Italian hospitality, culture, and cuisine.

Via Ripa di Cassano is a street in Piano di Sorrento which runs from Via Iommella Grande to Via Francesco Ciampa. (Photos 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9) – Via Marina di Cassano is a street dead end in Piano di Sorrento which can be found along Via Ripa di Cassano. (Photos 10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18) – Via delle Rose is a street in Piano di Sorrento which runs from Via Ripa di Cassano to Corso Italia. (Photos 20-21) – Via Carlo Amalfi is a street in Piano di Sorrento which runs from Via delle Rose to Via Bagnulo. (Photo 22) – Via S. Michele is a street in Piano di Sorrento which runs from Via Carlo Amalfi to Corso Italia. (Photos 23-24-25) – Via della Stazione is a street in Piano di Sorrento which runs from Via S. Michele to Via Bagnulo. (Photos 26-27) – Via dei Tigli is a street in Piano di Sorrento which runs from Via della Stazione to Via Casa Rosa. (Photo 28) – Piazza Cota is a lively square located in the heart of Piano di Sorrento. It is surrounded by picturesque buildings and is a popular meeting point for locals and tourists alike. The square is home to a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, where visitors can relax and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. It is named after the Cota family, who were prominent landowners and benefactors of the town in the 18th and 19th centuries. It hosts the town hall of Piano di Sorrento and is the starting point of the annual procession of the Madonna del Rosario, which takes place on the first Sunday of October and attracts thousands of devotees. It is a lively spot for cultural events, such as concerts, festivals, and markets, especially during the summer season. Piazza Cota is a charming and historic place to visit in Piano di Sorrento, and a great way to experience the local culture and lifestyle. (Photos 29-30) – Largo Annunziata is a square in Piano di Sorrento, a town in the province of Naples, Italy. It is located near the Basilica of San Michele, which is historical and religious landmarks of the town. The Basilica of San Michele, which faces Largo Annunziata, is the main church of Piano di Sorrento and dates to the 10th century. It has a Romanesque style with a bell tower and a dome, and contains many artworks and relics, such as a painting of the Madonna and Child by Giuseppe Bonito. (Photo 31) – Via Casa Rosa is a street in Piano di Sorrento which runs from Piazza Cota to Via dei Tigli. (Photo 32)

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Photo Gallery of  Walk – Via Ripa di Cassano to Via Casa Rosa
Approximately 2.94 km – 1.83 miles

The walk starts in Via Ripa di Cassano – Via Marina di Cassano – Walk back up Via Marina di Cassano to Via Marina di Cassano (or take the lift) – Via delle Rose – Via Carlo Amalfi – Via S. Michele – Via della Stazione – Via dei Tigli – Via Casa Rosa – Piazza Cota -Largo Annunziata – Via Casa Rosa