Massalubrense Travel Guide

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Massalubrense Things to Do

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    by mallyak Written Aug 20, 2008

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    Follow a network of easy paths down to the coast at Punta del Capo. Most of these paths date back to at least the middle ages .. As you head along the quiet country roads you pass through groves of olives and lemons. The lemons grown around Sorrento are noted for their quality and used to make Limoncello, the local liqueur. The olive groves are likely to be very old, perhaps dating back 2,000 years. Throughout our walk there are continual views across the Bay of Naples to Vesuvius. After passing the village of Capo we started a gradual descent to the Roman villa and baths (a natural cove) on the headland overlooking Sorrento.

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    From the centre of Massa Lubrense starts the road leading to Marina della Lobra, a seafaring suburb with the houses built in front of the seashore and of the harbour. At the entrance of the village there is the Church of Santa Maria della Lobra (Our Lady of the Lobra). Near the church there is a franciscan convent: inside its cloister are kept some archaeological remains of the Greek and Roman age.

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    The early testimonies about Massa belong to the 10th century, when it was property of the Sorrento Duchy. It succeeded to gain its freedom from Sorrento only in 1470. Its name is derived from the Langobard word "mansa", which defined a territorial unit, with the adjective "lubrense" related to the Church of Madonna della Lobra. Built in 1528 to replace the former paleochristian church. Inside the church there is a beautiful pavement in majolica of the 18th century and a lacunar ceiling.

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  • by baltimoregirl Updated Apr 4, 2011

    La Certosa is family run.. you'll meet Alphonso, his brother Alessandro and their parents here. Mama does the cooking, which is to die for. We were greeted each evening by Alphonso, who told us what delicious meal Mama would prepare for us.

    The restaurant is right on the water with a spectacular view.

    Favorite Dish: Mama made us fresh grilled baby fish and shrimp along with pasta mixed with sauteed zuchini. This was some of the best food I have ever eaten. Along with the main course we had a salad with greens and fennel and the lightest of olive oil dressing. Yum! After dinner Alphonso brought us a nightly drink of lemoncello, a native liquor.

    This place is a must do!!!

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