From the most to the less popular. Here are the beaches you don’t want to miss in Sperlonga!
A sunbed, a book and a clean sea to dive in: the dream of the perfect relax comes true. Well, in Sperlonga you can do it every day, from April to October. And this is the favorite activity of many tourists.
But if you really want to appreciate the beauty of Sperlonga beaches we suggest you to have a look around and move.
Sperlonga’s old village lies on a strip of Mount San Magno, a hinge between the two main beaches of the country: the East Beach and the West one.
The cupbearer to gods of Olympus still watches over the lands of the Cecubo wine in Sperlonga
The oldest sommelier ever, came from Phrygia and used to pour nectar to the Gods.
“The king of the gods once burned with love for PhrygianGanymede, and to win him Jupiter chose to be something other than he was. Yet he did not deign to transform himself into any other bird, than that eagle, that could carry his lightning bolts. Straightaway, he beat the air with deceitful wings, and stole the Trojan boy, who still handles the mixing cups, and against Juno’s will pours out Jove’s nectar”.
(Ovid, Metamorphosis, X, 155-161)
There is a sculpture that watches over the lands of Cecubo wine in Sperlonga. It is Ganymede, the cupbearer to gods, and his figure stands on the cave of Tiberius.
Founded by the greeks, the old town of Amyclae in Sperlonga has been holding a mystery for thousands years.
Would you like to look into Amyclae’s legend? There are few clues but maybe we will find our way to reveal the secret of the silent town.
Amyclae was the name of a very old town set in today ‘south Latium, that mysteriously disappeared three thousands years ago. We can’t really say exactly where this town was built. However many latin poets tell us that Amyclae lied in a hypothetical triangle among the towns of Sperlonga, Fondi and Terracina.
A wine tour in Italy is always an amazing experience.
Everywhere you go you find history, culture, delicious food, stunning views and nice people. Sperlonga, an easy ride from Rome, is one of these tiny places that has all that. In addition to beautiful beaches and crystal clear water.
But there are three factors that made the fortune of Sperlonga town so long ago.