Sorrento & Amalfi Coast Culture
According to legend, Liparos, son of Ausone, founded Sorrento. Ausone was the king of the Ausoni and the son of Ulysses and the witch Circe. According to this legend, the origin of the town dates back to an ancient Italic population, the Ausoni.
However the town in pre-Roman age was subjected to Greek influence, and remains can be found at Parsano Gate, Marina Grande Gate.