Massa Lubrense is popularly known as the legendary Land of Sirens, who lived along the coast and with their haunting and beautiful voices lured sailors onto the rocks. According to the legend, Ulysses passed for Leranto Bay, and built the temple of the goddess Athena. Leranto Bay or Baia di Ierantois one of the rare Italian places inhabited from the very ancient times, and the only intact creek of the Amalfi Coast. While at Massa Lubrense you will be able to taste sublime olive oil, fresh fruit, grapefruit, dairy products and cheeses. Excellent pastures feed optimum heifers, known as “Vitelle di Sorrento” and even the wine is unbelievably good; the tradition to raise grapevine in the ancient Greek way is still used.
In 1990, 11 pedestrian routes were created through lemon and olive trees. The classical walk is a triangle with its points in Termini, Monte San Costanzo and Punta Campanella. You can do the walk in one direction or the other; whichever way it is a just spectacular!
Distances: Naples - 35 miles, Sorrento - 6 miles, Amalfi - 27 miles