For almost two centuries, Sorrento Italy has been a popular tourist destination and seen visitors come from far and wide to admire its natural beauty. When you see it for yourself you’ll understand why too. With stunning views overlooking the Bay of Naples, this historic town sits perched on a plateau above the sea offering breath-taking views of the Italian coastline. The Amalfi Coast and its many famous resorts are a stones throw from Sorrento – just over the hills. Other popular tourist destinations such as Pompeii, Herculaneum and Naples are only a short distance away too.
Sorrento is a beautiful seaside town made up of winding cobbled streets and picturesque seafront promenades. To appreciate its history and natural beauty, exploring on foot is best. From quaint cafes and charming restaurants, to seafront bars and lemoncello tastings. Sorrento is a destination where you can really soak up the holiday atmosphere and totally relax. Many visitors choose to catch the ferry for a day trip to Capri. The more curious visitors will find their way down to the old fishing quarter, Marina Grande. It’s here where you can enjoy eating the most delicious, freshly caught seafood right next to the harbour. Local fisherman can even organise to take you out on a boat trip. If you prefer to take things a little slower on holiday, Sorrento also has a couple of museums as well as lots of charming boutiques to explore.
This coastal town is a well-serviced destination, ideal for first-timers to Italy. It also makes the perfect base for exploring other nearby towns and cities. Especially because there are so many stunning panoramic hotels in Sorrento to choose from. Whether you’re searching for five star luxury hotels, a self-catering apartment or budget hostel, Sorrento has it all.