Positano, Capri and Sorrento Shopping Tour
Shore Excursion from Sorrento & Naples Port
Departure from Sorrento or Naples port; limousine to reach the beautiful town of Positano. A courier will be with you throughout the tour ensuring that transfers are comfortable and punctual, and suggesting the most interesting places for you, bars and restaurants.
They will stop you in the high part of Positano and following the natural development of the town you will walk across the picturesque streets full of shops with clothes of the popular “Moda Positano”. This fashion, which conquers tourists from around the world, has humble origins as rooted in the postwar period, when economic hardship led prevent waste and artisans to reuse scraps of cloth resulting from the processing of silk, jute, lace, etc.
On the one hand, therefore, remains of various fabrics and textiles, the other the fantasy of a population accustomed to looking to nature, color and fun. From this happy union were born clothes, bags, hats and belts again, swimsuits, sarongs, etc. In the 50s many small shops and clothing companies flourished; they contributed to the spread of brand Moda-Positano.
The secret of success of Positano fashion is in actuality. Although, in fact, ancient sources, this follows the latest fashion trends in fashion designers, leaders proposing revised and revisited in the light of Positano style ever. A separate chapter should be dedicated to the sandals made in Positano, the result of a great talent and incredible dexterity.
The shoemakers of Positano are able to pack on request tailored elegant sandals, comfortable and colourful. Probably their most famous admirer is Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, but thousands and thousands of actresses, models and women with good taste are still tempted to put on a pair of sandals Positano. Once in the lower area near the beach, you will get on a private boat to reach the island of Capri. This wonderful island, is an international destination for shopping.
Artists living in the territory open the doors of their studios, inviting collectors to observe their work and to view exhibitions of paintings, sculptures, and ceramics displayed in the windows. One of the most elegant and exclusive street of the island of Capri is, without doubt, Camerelle Street, near the legendary Piazzetta, where you will find all the boutiques and ateliers of the most prestigious Italian and international designers, Gucci, Ferré, Dolce and Gabbana Louis Vuitton, Pucci and Cartier.
Also in Via Camerelle is, then, the exclusive showroom of Carthusia, an ancient perfume factory that produces unique essences, using natural materials of excellent quality.
Another famous characteristic shopping street is Via Capri where the shops are fashion boutiques like Blue and Capri A Porter as jewellers and precious DL Capri, with its windows filled with glittering necklaces, bracelets, earrings and pearls and coral jewels. Speedboat transfer from Capri to Sorrento.
Here a car will take you to the inlay and limoncello factory, characteristic products of the area. The wooden inlays is characteristic of the Sorrento peninsula: they use various types of wood to create designs of outstanding quality, most evocative views of the area. With this art masters can make decorations for tables, paintings and the famous chimes, opening who feel the sweet melodies of Neapolitan repertoire.
Inlays is a very complex art that requires dedication and skill, these items are therefore a souvenir quality to which no visitor renounce. Limoncello was born in the homes of local residents, who with simple ingredients, such as lemons can obtain a liquor very fragrant.