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Massa Lubrense: the ideal destination for an unforgettable holiday

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If you are looking for a holiday that combines natural beauty and adventure, staying in Massa Lubrense is the perfect choice.

Why stay in Massa Lubrense?

In an era dominated by mass tourism, Massa Lubrense still retains its authenticity among hamlets, coves, beaches and trails. Whether you are looking for relaxation, adventure or simply a break from everyday life, Massa Lubrense is ready to welcome you with open arms for an unforgettable stay.

Breathtaking beaches not to be missed

The beaches of Massa Lubrense are a true paradise for sea lovers. Among the most beautiful is Marina del Cantone, with its golden sand and crystal clear waters. Another popular beach is Marina di Puolo, where every corner is perfect for relaxing in the sun and admiring the majesty of Vesuvius. Some beaches in Massa Lubrense are easily accessible by car or public transport, while others are located at the end of the beautiful paths. In addition, Massa Lubrense boasts the record of Blue Flag for its clear waters, for several years.

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Postcard landscapes

But it’s not just the sea that’s going to surprise you here. The rugged landscapes and hidden bays offer postcard scenery, perfect for a romantic stroll or a photo session. The Faraglioni of the island of Capri seen from Punta Campanella, offer a truly suggestive view that deserves to be framed. Another unmissable sight is the Belvedere dell’Annunziata, especially at sunset.

Outdoor adventurers

For those who love adventure, Massa Lubrense offers a variety of outdoor activities. It is the perfect place to go hiking along coastal trails that offer amizing views both to the coast and inland. Very interesting and unmissable are also water sports such as snorkeling and kayaking to explore caves or small bays such as the Baia di Ieranto. The latter is considered the real pearl of the territory.

Between history and culture

For those who are passionate about local history and culture, the area’s churches and shrines are a must. The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie is an architectural jewel that offers a spectacular view of the surrounding bay. The Sanctuary of the Madonna della Lobra, with its sacred atmosphere and its ancient frescoes, is another must for those who want to immerse themselves in the history and spirituality of the place. Not only the religious monuments make Massa Lubrense an interesting cultural destination. Along the paved streets of its villages, there are also ancient noble palaces and watchtowers that tell the story of this fascinating land.

Strategic position of Massa Lubrense

The central location of Massa Lubrense makes it an ideal starting point for exploring the surrounding wonders. You can easily plan excursions to nearby destinations. In fact you can easily reach other famous destinations of the Sorrento coast such as Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. Both can be reached by car or public transport. Another destination that can be reached with a daily boat or ferry tour is the island of Capri.

With so many activities and excursions to do, Massa Lubrense is the perfect place for an alternative holiday full of activities and places to discover.


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Pedals and panoramas: walking in Massa Lubrense by bike

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La bicicletta ci offre la possibilità di esplorare il mondo circostante in maniera più intima. Grazie a essa possiamo immergerci nella bellezza della natura e cogliere dettagli spesso trascurati. Inoltre, il passeggiare in bici ci permette di esplorare la natura con maggiore attenzione e calma, permettendoci di apprezzare appieno la bellezza dei paesaggi circostanti senza danneggiarli.

A tal proposito, a Massa Lubrense è possibile partecipare a imperdibili tour guidati in bicicletta. Abbiamo avuto l’occasione di intervistare Fabio, fondatore e guida cicloturistica di Enjoy Bike Sorrento, che ha condiviso con noi interessanti informazioni a riguardo.

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Benvenuto Fabio! Ci parli di Enjoy Bike, quando nasce e perché?

Siamo nati nel 2018. Inizialmente era un’associazione sportiva agonistica di ciclismo. Nell’arco del tempo ho aggiunto questa tipologia di attività per fare in modo che anche persone che non praticano l’attività ciclistica a livello agonistico possano divertirsi in bici, con esperienze più brevi e poco faticose. 

Quali tipologie di servizi offrite?

Perlopiù offriamo dei tour guidati a Massa Lubrense, in Costiera Amalfitana e sul Vesuvio. Siamo guide cicloturistiche e organizziamo degli itinerari che possono durare ore o che investono l’intera giornata. Proponiamo sia tour con bicicletta a pedalata assistita che tour con biciclette da corsa, per le persone più allenate.

Perché scegliere la bici? Quali vantaggi o benefici offre? 

La bici può offrirti un’esperienza particolare per la scoperta del territorio: puoi fermarti in posti dove con l’autobus o l’auto non riusciresti. Inoltre, è un’attività sportiva non intensa che fa bene sia al corpo che alla mente. 

Perché fare un tour in bici a Massa Lubrense? Cosa la rende unica?

A Massa Lubrense organizziamo il 70% dei nostri tour perché rispetto alle altre zone è un luogo meno turistico e quindi offre un’esperienza più in tranquillità. È un’area molto affascinante che la maggior parte dei turisti non si aspetta di visitare, ma che lascia tutti sorpresi.

Cosa rende speciale i vostri tour? 

A renderli speciali è soprattutto il territorio in cui vengono svolti. Cerchiamo inoltre di renderli memorabili attraverso la scoperta di posti poco turistici e di realtà locali che solitamente sono poco visitate e conosciute. Per esempio, c’è un tour chiamato Al vivaio in E-bike che permette di visitare un agrumeto dove è coltivato il Limone di Sorrento. Questa è un’esperienza particolare in cui i nostri clienti, oltre all’esperienza in bici, hanno la possibilità di scoprire tutta la storia del limone tipico della zona, da quando viene piantato fino a quando nasce un albero di limoni. Inoltre, abbiniamo alcuni nostri tour con altre esperienze, come le degustazioni o i corsi di cucina.

Possono partecipare tutti o sono necessari dei requisiti specifici?

Possono partecipare tutte le persone, l’unico requisito è essere in buona salute. Trattandosi per la maggior parte di tour con la pedalata assistita, ci capita di portare in escursione anche persone non più giovanissime, ma che sono ancora abili nel pedalare. Su richiesta, organizziamo anche tour per famiglie con bambini, a patto che abbiano già un minimo di esperienza in bici.

È possibile personalizzare i tour?

Sì, facciamo anche tour privati e itinerari specifici in base alle esigenze del cliente. Per esempio, un fattore che viene preso in considerazione è il luogo in cui alloggiano i clienti. 

Che consiglio darebbe a chi desidera fare questa esperienza?

Spesso, quando le persone considerano l’esperienza di andare in bicicletta, si scoraggiano pensando alle zone trafficate. Consigliamo invece l’attività proprio perché ci impegniamo a esplorare aree tranquille del nostro territorio. Inoltre, selezioniamo con cura i momenti per i nostri tour, garantendo la massima sicurezza ai nostri clienti.

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Ringraziamo Fabio per aver gentilmente condiviso il suo tempo con noi, fornendo queste preziose informazioni. Speriamo che questo articolo abbia suscitato la vostra curiosità e vi invitiamo a esplorare il nostro territorio su due ruote. Ogni pedalata è un’avventura che vi aspetta!

Sito web: www.enjoybikesorrento.com/it/


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In the silence of the sea: the discovery of diving

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Diving is an extraordinary experience of intimate symbiosis with the sea. Holding your breath here becomes a skill that allows you to open the doors to a kingdom of silent beauty.

In Massa Lubrense there is a free diving center where you can find support and guidance to explore the art of diving. You can abandon yourself to the sea, immersing yourself in a world of calm, serenity, but also adventure. We had the opportunity to interview Antonio Mironi, founder of the Capri Freediving center and certified instructor by the Association Sport Apnea Academy, who shared with us interesting information about it.

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Hello Antonio! When was Capri Freediving founded and why?

Capri Freediving is a free diving center that was founded in 2023 in Massa Lubrense. It was born from a project that has always been in my head since childhood. I come from a history far from the sea, I am originally from Capri but I grew up in Milan; despite this, I have always been passionate about the sea, even though from afar. My dream was to come back one day and get closer to the discipline of freediving, which I have always practiced as a child. After graduating in economics I dedicated myself to training and preparing to become a free diving instructor. My goal was to open a center where people could share and teach apnea, mainly at sea since we have wonderful places. The center was born from the realization of a dream that I have always had.

What types of services do you offer?

We mainly offer courses. Being an apnea center we offer mini courses that can last both a day and a week, within which there are several methodologies. Following the attendance of these courses, patents may also be issued. The title that qualifies me as an instructor is a title issued by Apnea Academy, the largest school of apnea in the world founded by Umberto Pelizzari, historical world champion of apnea and holder of several records. There are also facilities for tourists such as recreational apnea excursions and snorkeling, more oriented to the tourist industry. Finally, we also have a whole logistics aimed at people who have already attended the courses and who have experience of apnea and who want to do training at sea.

What kind of discipline is apnea?

Apnea is a discipline that is growing more and more because it is open to all. Very often people are afraid to hold their breath, which is actually part of our genetic code, we just have to go back and do it. There are steps to follow to teach anyone to enjoy these sensations. I would define it as a discipline aimed at the well-being and relaxation of the person.

How do you train and prepare for apnea?

First of all, exercises are necessary from the point of view of breathing: to learn not to breathe you must first learn to breathe. There are exercises that come from the ancient art of pranayama, a strand of yoga that concerns breathing. Apnea borrows these exercises to train the ability to inhale and expire, to train the extension of the diaphragm and rib cage. Then there are the workouts in water that can be divided into workouts done in the pool (known as dynamic apnea) that train the lack of oxygen and that train the increase in carbon dioxide. Then there are the workouts done deeply in the water that are called workouts in constant trim and in this case we train the depth, the pressure, the compensation and a whole series of variations that are included in the deep going. 

Are specific requirements necessary?

It is a sport open to all. The only requirement is to know how to swim and be comfortable in the water. This year in our center came a lady of 52 years that had never done apnea in his life and fell to 18 meters underwater.

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What are the benefits of free diving?

Definitely apnea helps relaxation, it is a wellness sport. What happens on a physiological level, especially at sea, is a lowering of the heartbeat due to contact with water and going slightly deeper. This lowering of the heartbeat generates a whole series of benefits such as the muscle, nervous and mental relaxation; the moment you leave a session of apnea you have the feeling of having slept, as when you wake up in the morning well relaxed. Among the other benefits we find being in the water, so you release all the gravity, all that weight you have on you: being in the water, with activities projected to relaxation, helps the physique to give up all the tensions.

On the site there is a section called “emotions in apnea“, in this regard, what emotions can you feel with this experience?

Emotions in apnea mainly concerns the recreational services that you do in Capri Freediving, so snorkeling and recreational apnea. The emotion is to stay relaxing in a marine environment, a protected environment like Parco Marino Punta Campanella, that includes Baia di Ieranto, Fiordo di Crapolla or the islets Li Galli. The emotion is to enjoy the seabed and the fauna, the transparency of the water, thanks to the presence of an expert guide, who can assist you and that guarantees safety to people who dive. Without a guide all this would not be feasible, especially in our areas where, especially in summer, there is a good presence of boats.

What makes Massa Lubrense unique as a place to practice apnea?

The Marine Park, the A.M.P. Punta Campanella. Generally in the tourist areas it is common to find many boats and practice apnea safely also means having the help of an organization that deals with regulating the transit of boats. In addition to this, it provides support in the organization of events. For example, this year we will organize an internship with Pelizzari and thanks to the collaboration of A.M.P. Punta Campanella we will have a well-defined logistics that will help to ensure safety. We are particularly cautious in this regard. The alliance with the Marine Park is a fundamental element, without which all this would not be possible.

Why should a person approach this world? And what advice would you give?

Today, we are immersed in a context in which we are constantly exposed to many stressful factors, including work-related pressures and family commitments. We are often bombarded with incessant notifications from our phone devices and computers. Apnea helps to mentally disconnect from these continuous inputs. The brain works faster, and we’re not wired to work that fast. Apnea slows everything down and helps us think more calmly. People should approach apnea because it brings us back to our basic functions, the simple ones that belong to us, like being well and being quiet. Apnea helps to slow down and feel good. The advice, therefore, is to try to believe. In fact, almost always people perceive the benefit. 

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We thank the instructor Antonio Mironi for kindly sharing his time and valuable information with us. We hope that this article has aroused your curiosity. The sea awaits only you, whether you are beginners or experts!


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Social networks in the tourism sector

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One of the areas on which social networks have had the greatest impact is tourism. While some time ago the choice of a travel destination was influenced by friends, relatives or photos of catalogs proposed by travel agencies, today this choice is dictated by what you see or read on social media.

In a short span of time, the web has undergone a huge evolution and with it also its ways of use by users. This evolution has led to the appearance of those who take the name of “social networks”. These are online platforms that people access, creating a “community” where they can exchange messages and share photos and videos.

How have social networks changed people’s lives?

In recent years, social networks have become increasingly important in people’s lives. Most users use social media as a means of information, to read news conveniently and quickly from their pc or smartphone. The importance of social networks is also in their ability to influence the tastes and choices of their users through the sharing and exchange of information. Social media, such as Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok are therefore seen as a place to research opinions and to draw inspiration from.

How do social media influence the choice of a trip?

Social users have the opportunity to share with other users the most beautiful moments and places of a trip and, at the same time, many people through social discover new destinations to reach. Travelers and tourists from all over the world are able, via social media, to save, share and recommend the places they most prefer, helping others to plan their vacation. This phenomenon, which is based on the sharing of photos, videos and stories of travel experiences, is called “social tourism“.

The transformation of users

Users have become more independent and able to create and share content, exchange reviews and information. They organize their trip directly online, without having to go to physical agencies, based on reviews of other travelers. This is why most of the accommodation facilities, tour operators and airlines have had to adapt to the new Digital Age. They became part of the virtual world through the promotion of their business and the creation of sales channels on social media. In fact, they have arisen the so-called OTA (online travel agencies); among the most famous there are Booking.com, Expedia, Airbnb and Trivago, which, in exchange for a percentage, act as an intermediary between the providers of tourist services and customers. 

New opportunities for tourism promotion

It is now established that the booking of holidays takes place above all online. Social networks therefore give the opportunity to expand tourism promotion and they are able to revolutionize the decisions of tourists. For this, the use of social media has become essential for all tourism operators – from travel agencies to restaurants, from accommodation facilities to tourist guides – in order to promote destinations and attract customers, increase visibility and engage audiences effectively.


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Among sirens and sunsets: in the heart of Termini

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The village of Termini, with a fascinating past, goes from being a Greek colony to a tourist destination.

Today it is one of the most popular destinations for travelers looking for a relaxing holiday, among enchanting places that can be explored especially via hiking itineraries.

Termini constitutes the western end of the Sorrento peninsula, a thin strip of mountainous land that juts westward into the sea. This place is steeped in myths and legends linked to the sea and the mountains, with cultivated terraces, citrus groves and olive groves overlooking the splendid blue. The wild cliffs fall into the sea animated by the currents that intertwine at Punta Campanella, right in front of the island of Capri.

The Church of Santa Croce

An example of a place of worship in Termini is the Church of Santa Croce. It that dates back to ancient times, testifying to the religious history of the area. This church, dedicated to the Holy Cross, stands soberly in the village square and represents an important spiritual point of reference for the local community.

Monte San Costanzo in Termini

Just before the limestone peninsula plunges into the blue waters, stands Monte San Costanzo, the highest peak in Massa Lubrense. The hill rises approximately 500 meters above sea level and boasts absolutely breathtaking landscapes on each side: on the Bay of Ieranto, on the cove of Mitigliano, on the gulf of Naples and that of Salerno, and on the island of Capri.

The path that leads to Monte San Costanzo starts right in the heart of Termini, in Piazza Santa Croce. It is also part of the longer Athena Trail.

On the highest point of the promontory stands the Chapel of San Costanzo. It is a small church dating back to the second half of the 16th century which gives to the surrounding area an almost mystical atmosphere. For most of the time the church is closed to the public, but every year on May 14 hundreds of faithful gather for the procession towards Monte San Costanzo, where the Holy Mass is celebrated in honor of the Saint.

Cappella di San Costanzo a Termini
La Cappella di San Costanzo

Punta Campanella

Punta Campanella is the end of the peninsula, facing Capri and dividing the Gulf of Naples from that of Salerno. It can be reached on foot via a path of about three kilometers that starts from the Termini square. Along the way it is possible to see elements that tell stories of past eras, such as the remains of a Roman villa and two of the defensive watchtowers that stand along the Lubrense coast.

Veduta da Termini

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Social media marketing for tourism operators

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In the digital age in which we live, the tourism sector has to face unprecedented challenges and opportunities. In this context, social media marketing emerges as a crucial element for the success of tourism operators.

The development of this form of marketing has been rapid and explosive. Companies, large and small, local or multinational, have moved much of their promotional activity from traditional channels – such as print media, radio advertising and television – to modern channels.

In fact, social media are widely used because they are easy to use. They are one of the best channels to promote tourist business and to attract new customers. It is thanks to social media that tour operators are able to reach more users and build deep connections with them. This is a prerequisite for establishing a relationship of trust.

Digital tools are part of the strategies of tourism web marketing. The aim is to promote the online presence of all the activities involved in the organization and management of services for tourists: accommodation, restaurants, tourist guides, transport companies, rental companies, travel agencies, agencies and tourist companies.

The steps to take

First of all, it is important to create an effective marketing strategy. Without a well-defined strategy, tour operators will not know how to best use social media to achieve their business goals.

An effective social media marketing strategy must include setting goals and choosing the most suitable social channels.

In addition, it is important to consider competition and market trends, in order to stand out and attract the attention of potential customers.

Another key element is to understand the target audience where age, income, geographical location, personal interests and type of travel are included. By being aware of the composition of your clientele, its needs and desires and how it acts in making travel decisions you can build a successful marketing program.

Once these elements have been analysed, you can start to define your communication strategy and the tools that you have to use in order to reach potential travelers in your services.

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The tools of Web Marketing Tourism

In a tourism web marketing strategy you can use different tools in order to reach and to be found with ease by customers.

Among these tools we have the development of:

  • a website that clearly describes the image of its brand, the services offered and the advantages;
  • a company blog in which you can create content that intercepts the searches of users on the network and attract traffic to the site;
  • advertising campaigns aimed to attract even more public attention;
  • email marketing such as newsletters and similar, through which you can provide useful news and information about new services or seasonal events and promotions;
  • videos posted on different social channels that are a very powerful marketing tool and one of the most effective ways to show the tourists the experience they will live.

Moreover, recently, within web marketing a series of trends have arisen, such as:

  • the use of personalized content. This may include the creation of tailor-made travel services and an offer based on previous searches or bookings;
  • the use of influencer marketing to promote tourist destinations.  Influencers can help reach a wider audience and even increase bookings.

Social media marketing

Social media marketing is one of the best digital marketing strategies for the tourism industry. It is, however, necessary to effectively manage your social media accounts. This means regularly posting engaging and relevant content, interacting with followers, and tracking their social activity. It is also important to respond to user comments and reviews, showing attention and interest in their needs.

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The benefits of proper social media management for tourism

Through social media, communication is faster, the audience of potential customers is wider and costs are reduced. Tour operators who properly manage social media can have many benefits for their business.

First of all, social media can increase the online visibility of tourism activities by making themselves known to a wide and differentiated audience. In addition, they help you to improve the reputation of the company and to earn the trust of existing customers. Finally, they allow you to promote offers in a targeted manner and to continuously monitor and improve marketing strategies.


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Discovering Massa Lubrense by scooter

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Massa Lubrense è una destinazione meravigliosa situata sulla costa della penisola sorrentina, ed è un luogo ideale da esplorare in scooter.

Il mototurismo è un fenomeno in costante crescita. Visitare nuovi luoghi, dalle colline, ai borghi, alle spiagge, è la nuova forma di vivere il turismo in sella.

Questa opzione di trasporto vi permette di godere appieno delle bellezze naturali e dei panorami spettacolari che il territorio ha da offrire. Con un giro in scooter a Massa Lubrense, potrete percorrere strade panoramiche, costeggiare il mare e scoprire luoghi suggestivi come Marina del Cantone e Monte San Costanzo.

Le comodità di viaggiare sue due ruote

Sicuramente, tra le comodità di viaggiare in scooter c’è il diretto contatto con la natura e con i paesaggi che ci circondano. Un’avventura verso nuove mete che ti permette di evitare tratti di strada trafficati e vivere le vacanze in modo completamente diverso.

Un scooter offre infatti una maggiore libertà di movimento rispetto ai mezzi di trasporto pubblico o ai tour organizzati. Puoi decidere quando e dove fermarti e cosa visitare.

A Massa Lubrense, inoltre, il parcheggio per gli scooter è sempre gratuito in strada, all’interno di appositi spazi delimitati da strisce bianche.

Certamente, viaggiare in scooter comporta alcune sfide. In primo luogo, le condizioni meteorologiche possono influire notevolmente sul vostro itinerario e, talvolta, potrebbero rovinare il vostro viaggio. Quindi, la “flessibilità” diventa un elemento cruciale durante la vostra avventura.

Tuttavia, l’opportunità di viaggiare su due ruote consente di scoprire nuovi percorsi e luoghi nascosti dai soliti itinerari, che contribuiranno a rendere il viaggio indimenticabile.

Attraversare in scooter il territorio di Massa Lubrense permette infatti di immergersi in modo più autentico nella cultura locale e nell’ambiente circostante, respirando l’aria e sentendo i suoni del luogo.

Noleggiare lo scooter a Massa Lubrense

Massa Lubrense in scooter

Per noleggiare uno scooter a Massa Lubrense, potete seguire questi passi:

  1. Ricerca di noleggi scooter: Iniziate cercando agenzie di noleggio a Massa Lubrense. Potete farlo online utilizzando motori di ricerca o app di viaggio, oppure chiedere informazioni al vostro alloggio o alle agenzie locali.
  2. Scelta del noleggio: Valutate le opzioni disponibili in base alle tariffe, alla tipologia di veicolo (ad esempio, scooter o Vespa), alla durata del noleggio e ai servizi offerti.
  3. Verifica dei requisiti: Assicuratevi di avere i documenti necessari. In genere, avrete bisogno di una patente di guida valida, spesso anche una carta di credito per la cauzione.
  4. Prenotazione: Prenotate lo scooter presso il noleggio scelto. Assicuratevi di confermare i dettagli del noleggio, compresa la data e l’orario di ritiro e restituzione.
  5. Check-in e istruzioni: Al momento del ritiro, il noleggiatore vi fornirà lo scooter, vi spiegherà il suo funzionamento e potrebbe richiedere un deposito cauzionale tramite carta di credito.
  6. Assicurazione: Chiedete se è inclusa l’assicurazione nel noleggio. È importante essere coperti in caso di danni o incidenti.
  7. Seguire le norme stradali: Rispettate sempre le norme sulla sicurezza stradale, indossate il casco e guidate con cautela.
  8. Esplorazione: Ora siete pronti per esplorare Massa Lubrense e le sue bellezze naturali in scooter. Assicuratevi di pianificare il vostro itinerario e di fermarvi per ammirare i panorami spettacolari.
  9. Restituzione: Quando avrete finito il noleggio, restituite lo scooter secondo gli accordi previamente concordati.

Assicuratevi di leggere attentamente i termini e le condizioni del noleggio e di chiedere qualsiasi chiarimento in caso di dubbi. Noleggiare uno scooter è un modo fantastico per esplorare questa bellissima regione costiera, ma è importante farlo in modo sicuro e responsabile.


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5 useful apps for traveling peacefully

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To better plan and enjoy a trip, here are the 5 best useful apps for traveling peacefully.
The smartphone in our times has certainly become an indispensable part of daily life, whether it is work or a holiday. Therefore, downloading apps that could make the travel experience simpler and more pleasant is necessary in order to reduce the risk of unpleasant surprises. It doesn’t matter whether you are an experienced tourist or an occasional traveler. The apps proposed here have been designed in a simple and easy way to use.

Google Maps

Downloadable on both iPhone and Android, Google Maps is a free online mapping app developed by Google. It allows you to view maps of a large part of the Earth, making it easier discover new places. The app suggests the optimal routes to reach any destination. Thanks to the “traffic” function, the app is able to detect road traffic problems and indicate secondary routes. It is also possible to navigate offline, ensuring maximum efficiency even without an internet connection.

The services offered by Google maps are designed for all those who drive, walk, cycle or take public transport. Particularly useful for travelers to find out about accommodations, local attractions, dining options and other activities nearby. Finally, the display of maps in Street View mode is useful for identifying points of interest, reviews and images of places, museums and much more.

Google Translate

Google Translate available for both iPhone and Android, is a free multilingual machine translation app developed by Google. It’s a support service to prevent language barriers from hindering your trip.
It can also be used when you are offline.

Thanks to the artificial intelligence, the app in instant translation mode allows you to translate restaurant menus, road signs and much more in real time. You can type the contents of a handwritten text, or you can take a photo for a real-time translation. The app will scan the text and detect the most appropriate translation, offering also alternative translations.

Furthermore, with Google Translate it is also possible to set the “Conversation” mode. By clicking on the microphone icons, the app detects and translates the conversations it is listening to in turn. Therefore, this app is a powerful ally for holidays abroad.

Accommodation booking app

Among the useful apps, an application for booking the accommodation of your trip certainly cannot be missed. Trivago, Tripadvisor, Airbnb and Hotel.com are just some of the platforms you can rely on to book your accomodation. They are all free apps that allow you to book your accommodation according to your needs through the numerous filters offered. Depending on the destination chosen, they offer hotels, apartments, villas and much more to make your travel experience unforgettable.

In addition to accommodation, they also offer complementary services such as transfer services, car rental and on-site parking that can satisfy all your travel needs.

App utili per viaggiare

The Fork

The fork is a free app available for both iOS and Android, useful for quickly and easily making reservations at the best restaurants in the city. You can book 24 hours a day from a selection of restaurants perfect for any occasion.

Thanks to the search filters you will find the restaurant that best suits your needs, often with discounts of up to 50%. You can also earn loyalty points and get discounts in restaurants which take part to the loyalty program. In just a few clicks you can book your table and obtain immediate confirmation from the restaurateur.

Social media

Among the most useful apps, Social media, such as Instagram and Tik Tok, offer free platforms that allow you to experience your holidays in a social way, but also to discover the most beautiful places and the most popular activities in each location. Social media users, thanks to photos, reviews, and travel stories shared by their friends and influencers, can virtually explore places and get an immediate overview of tourist destinations. Furthermore, more and more tourism operators are choosing social media to promote city, sea or mountain destinations. This impact of social media has made the process of choosing a destination more visual and engaging.


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What to do in Massa Lubrense when it rains

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The area of ​​Massa Lubrense is renowned above all for its enchanting landscapes and outdoor activities. But what to do in Massa Lubrense when it rains? Rain won’t stop your discovery of this beautiful destination! Even on rainy days, this location can offer fascinating opportunities.

Farms

Visiting a local farm could be a valid option to make pleasant a rainy day in the company of your own family. In the area of ​​Massa Lubrense, in fact, there are many agricultural companies which organize routes that allow you to taste typical local products such as the famous D.O.P. extra virgin olive oil. coming from the Sorrento Peninsula, or Sorrento Lemon I.G.P., oranges, mandarins and other vegetables.

Cosa fare a Massa Lubrense quando piove

Cooking courses

Among other activties, In Massa Lubrense there are schools that give lessons to learn the art of gastronomy. During the cooking lessons, the preparation of various typical dishes of the Mediterranean tradition – such as gnocchi, ravioli, pizza and much more – is taught. This could be a great and alternative way to spend a rainy afternoon, because the lessons will be held indoors.

Cosa fare a Massa Lubrense quando piove

Restaurants

If cooking is not for you or you simply don’t want to, a great option to spend a rainy day in Massa Lubrense you can also be enjoying a delicious meal in one of its cozy restaurants. Let yourself be tempted by local delicacies and live a memorable dining experience while the rain adds a welcoming touch to the atmosphere. Several restaurants will allow you to taste the typical flavors of Italian cuisine, ranging from traditional to gourmet recipes. The Mediterranean cuisine boasts the freshest land and sea products, to be paired with a good glass of local wine.

Unusual views

The territory of Massa Lubrense is characterized by the presence of breathtaking landscapes. During rainy days, the beauty of the area transforms itself into a fascinating and evocative vision. Being sheltered from rain and admiring the intricate details of the coastal views and rolling green hills, can creates an iridescent dance of color and light, will give you the opportunity to live a truly unique and memorable experience. The panoramic points, the covered terraces and even the panoramic windows of the premises can offer a suggestive and romantic perspective on the natural splendor of Massa Lubrense, even when the sky is cloudy and the ground wet. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the intimate beauty of this place, enriched by the rain which accentuates its charm.

Museums

There are no museums in Massa Lubrense, but the archaeological finds found in our territory are preserved at the Georges Vallet Archaeological Museum in Villa Fondi, Piano di Sorrento.

Even in Sorrento there are several museums you can visit on a rainy day.

The Tarsialignea Museum (MUTA) is a museum dedicated to the art of Sorrento marquetry. Its rooms host exhibitions of various wooden objects made by nineteenth-century Sorrento’s inlayers.

The headquarters of the Correale Museum of Sorrento is an eighteenth-century villa. Inside there are paintings typical of 16th century Neapolitan mannerism and paintings made by numerous artists who were part of the “Posillipo School”. There are also examples of Sorrento’s inlay, historic furnishings and prestigious porcelain that date back to the 18th century.


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Porto di Capri

How to visit Capri from Massa Lubrense

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Visiting Capri from Massa Lubrense is quite simple. In fact, the territory offers to everyone the possibility of booking rafts and boats or taking part in excursions organized by some companies and cooperatives.

Capri is an island of the Tyrrhenian Sea, which is located in the Gulf of Naples, right in front of Massa Lubrense. The beauty of the vegetation combined with the charm of history and culture certainly make it one of the most popular destinations for tourists from all over the world.

Ferry excursions

From the small port of Marina Lobra, the Marina della Lobra cooperative of the same name allows you to take part in organized tours. The tours will give you the possibility to stop on the island for around 6 hours, for a visit to its beauties or to enjoy a dip in its splendid waters. The tours also include a ferry ride around the blue island. This excursion will let you discover the wonders of Capri such as: the lighthouse, the Green Grotto, Marina Piccola, the typical Faraglioni, Villa Malaparte and the White Grotto.

From Marina del Cantone, the S. Antonio cooperative offers more or less the same possibility. Here too, the shared tours include a stop of approximately 6 hours which will allow you to admire the various natural beauties present on the coast of the island. For example, the Green Grotto, the lighthouse at Punta Carena, the Faraglioni, the White Grotto and the Natural Arch at peak over the sea.

Both cooperatives offer a shuttle service to reach the boarding point starting from the various fractions of Massa Lubrense, just request it when booking the tour.

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Charter companies

There are also various charter companies scattered throughout the area that allow you to take part in shared or private excursions.

Usually, the boat tour lasts about 8 hours and also offers the opportunity to enjoy the sea around the island. During the excursion, there are several stops along the coast of Capri that allow you to take breaks to swim in its crystal clear waters. The route of your excursion can vary depending on the tour and the tour operator chosen. Usually, this includes a visit to the main attractions of the island such as the Blue Grotto, the other caves of Capri, the Faraglioni and Marina Piccola. There is always a stop on the island, lasting approximately 3 hours.

Companies provide various included services such as snorkeling equipment, water and drinks and beach towels… in short, everything you need to enjoy a great adventure!

Rent a boat or dinghy

Both in Marina Lobra and Marina del Cantone it is possible to rent both boats and dinghies. This will give you the opporunity to visit the island of Capri independently.

It is important to note that rental options may vary between different companies. It is always advisable to contact them directly to obtain more detailed information on costs, driving license requirements and booking procedures.

In any case, it is essential to inquire with local authorities or rental companies about the specific rules of the Punta Campanella Marine Protected Area. In this way, navigation laws are surely respected, and the conservation of this precious marine area is assured.

Ferries and hydrofoils from Sorrento

Another possibility to visit Capri is to take a ferry or hydrofoil from the port of Sorrento, in Marina Piccola. The buses that go from Massa Lubrense to Sorrento reach the Piazza Tasso stop and the Circumvesuviana train station. From here it will take you just a few minutes on foot to reach the port from which several ferries and hydrofoils depart which will take you to the discovery of this fantastic island.