Saturday, 3 May 2014

Through Naples & surroundings by bicycle

Linguabike calls you to some of the most beautiful places into the Mediterrean area.

1) The City of Naples
San Gennaro
We could meet close to Toledo metro station, via Shelley, 11, where we rent our bikes. Thus we can go to Corso Umberto I which is one of the most important and trafficated street of the city. Direction Cattedrale di Napoli, the major Saint of Naples San Gennaro.
Then the Archeological Museum, once again we can decide to stop or not. We will make kind of an up& down and we will pass through and by many important sites like Piazza Dante Alighieri, Universities L Orientale and Federico the 2nd, Piazza del Gesù nuovo, Piazza San Domenico Maggiore, Piazza Plebiscito, Lungomare Via Caracciolo...
To Marechiaro
We will stop in the biggest square of Naples where all the kings of Naples have statues representations and we we will be able to eat the typical Neapolitan Pizza known worldwide in the pizzeria built for the woman that gave name the the most important and famous pizza of all: Margherita.
One thing we can't miss is going up Posillipo and continuing from the square that takes down to Marechiaro but not going there, climbing a bit and then enter the Park which panorama is evided by so many cities in Europe: Parco Virgiliano.. This is one of the most breathtaking places in Naples. 
We can also visit a weird and mysterious place - Cimetere delle Fontanelle - a cimetery of plague victims!
Posillipo
Time: 5 hours
Distance: about 20 km
Language: English, Italian, (Greek)
Price: 1 - 3 persons - 45 euro per person
4 - 6 persons - 38 euro per person
7 - 10 persons - 31 euro per person
+30 euro for each person more, max 12 persons.
Bicycles rental with our help:10 € pro bike
2) To Amalfi Coast
Amalfi coast
We will meet out of the Circumvesuviana train station in Sorrento. We could decide to rent the bicylces now or later and then we will go back to Piano di Sorrento through the Sea Street and up to Colli di Fontanelle, it's quite steep.
Then Amlfid Coast and first stop in Tordiglaino. Marvellous beach reachable by hiking. Then Positano which is bulit to be in a vertical way and form which Capri is reachalbe, as it is in Sorrento too.
After Positano Conca dei Marini, Praiano and finally Amalfi with the Pizza with Lemons... A D.O.P. product (PDO) it's also cheap (very uncommon in Positano and Amalfi)
Stependous beaches everywhere
Time: 6 hours
Distance: 30 km
Language: Italian, English, (Greek)
Price: 1 - 3 persons - 45 euro per person
4 - 6 persons - 38 euro per person
7 - 10 persons - 31 euro per person
+30 euro for each person more, max 12 persons.
Bike rental: 10 € pro bike
3) Nerano
Nerano beach
We'll meet at Sorrento Train Station, very close to the place where yo can rent a bike. We'll pedal along the sea and  see all these nice terraces... Awesome panorama. We will pass close one of the best ice-cream factories... (if you want)/
We'll go up the hills of Sorrento Peninsula. We will pass a nice and pretty Sant Agata sui Due Golfi.
We can visit thus the Ieranto Bay, protected by yhe Italian National Trust (F.A.I.), it is available by hiking or by boat from Nerano. This is the next place we'll go... 
Nerano is kind of Positano or Amalfi but just for fun and realx.There's a very famous Mariagrazia restaurant with the famous Spaghetti con le zucchine. A bit expensive.Then we can go to Recommone through a path. Another beach is available by easy hiking or by boat. Before or after the trip we can eat Meta typical dish: Crocchè Gigante and of course visit one cozy pizzeria Da Gildo, which I highly recommend:))
Ieranto Bay
Time: 6 hours
Distance: 28 km
Language: Italian, English, (Greek)
Price: 1 - 3 persons - 45 euro per person
4 - 6 persons - 38 euro per person
7 - 10 persons - 31 euro per person
+30 euro for each person more, max 12 persons.
Bike rental: 10 € pro bike

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