ISOLA LI GALLILi Galli is an archipelago belonging to the town of Positano (SA), located a few kilometers south of the Sorrento Peninsula and consists of three islands. Gallo Lungo is the largest of the three and is the only one to have been inhabited since the times of the Romans, has an elongated shape that extends for about 400 m with a variable width to the center is about 100 m towards ” head “is about 200 m. To the west of Gallo Lungo are La Rotonda dei Briganti and north of the Rotunda, the latter name stated on the site of the town of Positano, although more commonly the island is indicated on the texts under the name of Castelluccio (or sometimes Castelluccia ). Li Galli has always held a great fascination, so as to make it desirable to many famous people. In 1924, the Russian dancer and choreographer Leonide Massine bought the archipelago, by building on the ruins a magnificent villa the architect Le Corbusier further embellished. The property then passed to another famous Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev, who bought it in 1989, shortly after his death in 1993, the archipelago has passed into the hands of other individuals. The archipelago is part of the Marine Protected Area of Punta Campanella. As already mentioned, the Li Galli is identified with the place where they lived and the sirens bewitched the sailors in transit, making shipwreck on the rocks. The mythology tells of two ships that have managed to escape this fate: that of Ulysses, on his return from the Trojan War, and one of the Argonauts. In Homer’s Odyssey, Ulysses would not give to hear the song of the sirens, and so, on the advice of the sorceress Circe, he had himself tied to the mast of the ship, but only after tured with wax the ears of his sailors: he could so enraptured with their singing as the ship went on its way unmolested. The Argonauts, however, were saved thanks to the skill of Orpheus began to play the lyre, surclassandone singing; sirens, for the humiliation, they threw themselves into the sea and were turned into stones.