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Vico Equense is sublime secret nestled in the midst of the rugged and rich region that Sorrento resides in. Dramatic cliffs tumble down into the sapphire waters, creating a vivid natural vision that implores exploration. An atmospheric and alluring historic centre promises to satisfy cravings for culture, while beautiful beaches and tranquil beachside bars assure rest and relaxation. Vico Equense is an ideal and idyllic destination for those wishing to avoid the tourist masses of more popular Italian resorts.
Vico Equense’s most legendary landmark is the Cieso dell’Annunziata, a charming church that lies at the historic heart of the town. It is the only Gothic architectural example on the Sorrento coast, making it a distinct and dazzling sight worthy of worship. Impressive arches and an astounding altar piece make the 14th century interior an arresting vision, while the sanctimonious portraits of bishops add a further layer of consecrated captivation.
A museum that pays homage to the town’s vast historic and geological inheritance is the Antiquarium Silo Italico, a gallery that showcases an alluring array of relics discovered in subterranean tombs that date back to the 5th century. Absorb the ancient wonders of the antique world during a wander around this cultural treasure trove.
It would be a culinary crime to visit Ital and fail to sample its most famous local delicacy of pizza. A restaurant dedicated to serving this signature speciality in its own imitable way is the Ristorante Da Gigino, an eatery whose tantalising cooking techniques have earned it the nickname of the Pizza University. Taste a traditionally crisp base smothered in rich toppings for a truly delightful dining experience.( Via Giovanni Nicotera, 15, 80069 Vico Equense NA, Italy)