The town of Massa Lubrense lies in the final area of the Sorrento Coast and is positioned between the Gulf of Salerno and the Gulf of Naples. Its coast is made of small beaches, each protected by indented rocks that create small bays, a real paradise that forms the marine park of Punta Campanella. Inside this reserve there is the famous Bay of Jeranto, a natural jewel. The Bay of Jeranto is part of Amalfi Coast and can be reached through a path that starts from Nerano, a nice hamlet of Massa Lubrense; this path goes through a wonderful Mediterranean bush. You will surely enjoy picturesque and enchanting panoramas and the crystalline sea.
The area of Massa Lubrense is characterized by several hamlets, linked by small and narrow roads which give a special charm to this region. There you can admire ancient farms, ancient olive trees, lemon trees, strong oaks and chestnut trees. Walking through the territory of Massa Lubrense means also discvering archaeological excavations, ruins of ancient towers, etc. The ancient name was Massa Publica, which was the changed in Massa Lubrense because of the presence of a church dedicated to Madonna della Lobra.
In Marina della Lobra there is the port, created in a natural bay. Opposite there is a small isle called Vervece. Each 15th August the people celebrate the Assumption day with a great feast and a procession by boat.
Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi is one of the most enchanting hamlets of this region, also thanks to the Bay of Jeranto; the natural fiord of Crapolla can be reached walking along a picturesque path, along which there is a small chapel dedicated to Saint Peter and a tower from where you will enjoy a wonderful panorama. Marina del Cantone has a small stony beach: in this area many hotels and restaurants can be found. Other hamlets are Recommone, Cala di Mitigliano which offers a great view over the isle of Capri.
Marina di Puolo, situated between Capo di Massa and Capo di Sorrento was much loved by Ancient Romans who in this hamlet played their games on the beach. They also built the temples there, dedicated to Hercules and Neptune. Nowadays Puolo is loved by tourists, too.