Sorrento Hiking - The Bay of the Sirens (Massa Lubrense)

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The Bay of the Sirens – Ieranto Bay

View of Capri Island

Bay of the Sirens's Flora

A terrace on Capri

Tower Montalto

The Bay of the Sirens – Ieranto Bay

Distance : 5km

Duration : 3.5 hours

Elevation (both descent and gain) : 185m↑

Details : Nerano > Ieranto

Difficulty : T/E (Touristic - Easy)

Path type : Ancient stone paved path, paths on stone and dirt paths, stony staircase of the miners or path under olive trees

Ieranto Bay map Ieranto Bay

Discover the lesser know bay of IERANTO walk from the picturesque village of NERANO through the mythical landscape of the islands of the Sirens (today Li Galli) and the crested rock (then mount Tre Pizzi): rock icons and bird sanctuaries, now as in the days of Ulysses.

Botany : Mediterranean scrub, gariga, pine wood, holm oaks, downy oak, carrob trees, true myrtle, mastic tree, jupiter’s beard, lithospermo, euphorbia, Spanish broom, asphodel, red valeriana, rosemary and orchids.

Fauna : Birds of prey (kestrel, peregrine falcon, buzzard, raven, sea gull) migratory and sedentary birds, insects, reptiles(lizards & harmless snakes) and small mammals.

Historical and archaeological interests : difence tower Montalto, lime kiln, quarry, remains of roman constructions Punta Capitello, cave of Noglie (findings of the late Aeneolithic age).

Natural landscape interests : View on Capri, view on Marina del Cantone and Galli islands, karst formations and caves, beautiful bay with the possibility to swim (snorkeling), marine protected area (zone B) possibility of guided tours in kayak e snorkeling.

Info : Departure and return to Nerano, village of Massa Lubrense, a land excursion, or even by boat, to the ”Bay of the Mermaids”

*Transfers paid by the participants. We recommend public transportation and there is also the possibility of return by sea to Marina del Cantone, by booking a boat rental.

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