Villa di Pollio Felice: a paradise of nature and archeology

The beautiful Sorrento coast attracts tourists from all over the world not only for its beautiful scenery, for the crystal clear water of the sea and for the streets full of creative and chic local shops, but also for the famous archaeological site: Villa di Pollio Felice. This wonderful site, a luxurious Roman aristocracy residence, built in the first century A.D., located on the rocks in the middle of the blue sea, is known also under the name of "I Bagni della Regina Giovanna". Villa di Pollio Felice is mainly divided into two specific areas: the residential area, on the top of the hill, and the sea area, located around a natural harbor used for boat mooring. Both areas are connected by tunnels and stairs. From Capo square of Sorrento, along a small road surrounded by huge cliff overlooking a wonderful natural arch that descends to the sea, for tourists arrive at Villa di Pollio Felice is really impressive. This site was the favorite of the queen of Naples, the Queen Giovanna D'Anjou, she used to enjoy the beautiful natural paradise of sea and sun, often accompanied by her young lovers. An ancient legend says that in the first half of the fifteenth century, in these fascinating ruins, at the stroke of the midnight, appeared evanescent and ghostly figures: a black knight who chased after a beautiful girl. The particular shape of the coastline makes this place special and unique; immersed in the camps, Villa di Pollio Felice is one of the most visited by bathers, especially during the summer. It's possible to reach the site on foot or enjoying a Vespa tour in true Italian style.


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