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Italy in Photos

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

Welcome to Italy in Photos, where we invite you to embark on a journey through the enchanting town of Torca: – Torca is a small town in the Sorrento Coast of Italy, with a population of about 1000 people. It is located on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Salerno, and offers stunning views of the sea and the mountains. Torca is a place where you can experience the authentic and traditional life of southern Italy, with its friendly people, delicious food, and rich culture. Here are some of the things you can do in Torca: – Visit the Nativity Scene: – Torca is famous for its annual representation of Christ’s Nativity Scene, which involves more than 200 volunteers who dress up as ancient villagers and recreate the scenes of the birth of Jesus. You can walk through the narrow streets and see the crafts, animals, and gifts that are offered to the Holy Family. The event takes place in December and January, and attracts many visitors from near and far. – Explore the Fattoria Marecoccola: This is a farm that produces organic products such as cheese, wine, olive oil, honey, and jams. You can take a tour of the farm, taste the products, and learn about the local agriculture and traditions. You can also buy some souvenirs to take home with you. – Hike to Crapolla Cove: – This is a hidden gem that you can reach by following a trail that starts from Torca. It is a small bay with crystal clear water, surrounded by cliffs and rocks. You can swim, snorkel, or relax on the pebbly beach. You can also see the remains of an ancient monastery and a Roman villa that are located nearby. – Enjoy the cuisine: Torca has several restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy the typical dishes of the Sorrento Coast, such as pizza, pasta, seafood, mozzarella, and lemon cake. You can also try the local specialties such as zeppole (fried dough balls), il fienile (a cheese made with hay), and i quattro venti (a cake with four different flavors). Torca is a perfect destination for those who want to escape from the crowds and discover a hidden corner of Italy. It is a town that preserves its history, culture, and nature, and welcomes its visitors with warmth and hospitality. If you are looking for a relaxing and authentic holiday in Italy, you should definitely visit Torca.

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Photo Gallery of  Walk – Via Torricella to Via Botteghe di Sotto

Approximately 1.24 km – 0.77 miles

The walk starts in Via Torricella – Strada senza nome – Piazza S. Tommaso Apostolo – Via Botteghe di Sotto