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Sorrento on the southwest tip of the Bay of Naples sits on old ground, which is to say you can find steps and bits of wall there that the Greeks constructed in the fifth century BC. The name Sorrento may come from the Greek word for the sirens Homer described in the Odyssey. It is famous for its lemons and its proximity to spectacular sights such as Pompeii, Herculaneum, the island of Capri, the Amalfi coast and of course Naples … Continue reading

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