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  The legends sorrentine - By the way… of the palms of sugared almonds  


To Sorrento and in the surrounding countries there is an ancient custom: the Sunday of the Palms all, great and tiny, they bring to not only bless on the church square of the Churches you copper of ulivo but also palms of sugared almonds because it is narrated…
… It was far a morning of the April 1551 and the Sorrentinis they were busy in their daily activities, when the bells of he/she asked her some Peninsula they started to play signal of danger to hammer. A lot of boats of Turks are been sighted that sailed toward the coast… You fear was as much even if the sorrentinis had gotten used to the raids of the Saracens and you/they had predisposed some towers of sighting and built boundaries strengthened for defending himself/herself/themselves. In that occasion fortune was from the part of Sorrento: it got up a strong wind, the sea became agitatissimo… the ships were sunk. Only a young slave saved him from that shipwreck. You/he/she was found on the beach by a fisherman that it conducted her/it in the church where he was celebrating the mass on the occasion of Sunday of the Palms. She threw to the feet of the altar and to thank offered in gift a pouch that contained some sugared almonds. To that time the sugared almonds were not known in Peninsula for which you/they aroused the curiosity of everybody. They was distributed to the presents and since then the young Saracen became the teacher that taught whether to prepare the palms of sugared almonds.


  Le leggende sorrentine

La fanciulla alla quale Sorrento deve ( ! ) il suo nome…


Il mito delle Sirene


Il mito della Regina Giovanna


Le palme di confetti


Il miracolo di Sant'Antonino


Il bavaglino del bambino Gesù

  La sfogliatella Santa Rosa
  La campana a Punta Campanella
  La Pastiera



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  Antiche Mura
  Casa di Cornelia Tasso
  Cisternoni di Sorrento
  Excelsior Vittoria
  Museo Correale
  La Fontana (Via S.Antonino)
  Piazza Tasso
  Punta Campanella
  Sedile Dominova
  Sedile di Porta
  Vallone dei Mulini
  Via delle Grazie
  Via Pietà
  Via San Cesareo
  Chiesa di Sant'Antonino
  Chiesa di Sant'Anna
  Chiesa dell'Addolorata
  Chiesa della SS. Annunziata
  Chiesa di San Francesco
  Chiesa dei Santi Felice e Baccolo
  Chiesa della Madonna del Carmine
  Chiesa e Monastero di San Paolo
  Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie
  Chiesa dei Servi di Maria
  Chiostro di San Francesco
  Porte antiche:
  Porta di Marina Grande
  Porta di Parsano Nuova
  Porta di Marina Piccola
  Villa Comunale
  Villa Tritone
  Villa Fiorentino
  Villa Regina Giovanna


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