Sorrento Things to Do

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  • 1. Marina Grande

    Beaches are a rarity near Sorrento because of the cliffs But there are a few, the best by far is at Marina Grande, a small fishing village that has now become a part of Sorrento. There are some nice...

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  • 2. Capri

    Capri is a lovely, small resort island with an interesting town that has a lowr marina part and an upper part on the hills above. It has beaches for swimming, etc., and has been a resort destination...

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  • 3. Beaches

    Sorrento is not noted for its beaches. It sits on a clifftop, above the shore. The nearest sandy beach to the harbour is the small Marina Piccola, which is reached by steps or a lift. The other sandy...

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  • 4. Piazza Tasso

    Walking around delightful Sorrento I began to wonder if the town had a square or central area. Alas Tasso Square opened up and it is quite charming. Named after the 16th century native poet, Tasso...

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  • 5. Herculaneum

    Pompeii was the most fantastic thing i had seen untill i went to herculanium. It is simply amazing (and thankfully a lot smaller than Pompeii). It is very easy to get to from sorrento. Just get the...

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  • 6. Amalfi

    Amalfi served as a transfer point on our day trip through the Amalfi Coast to Ravello. The town has a pretty church and, if you’re hungry, a restaurant that sells the biggest pizza slices I have ever...

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  • 7. Limoncello

    Sorrento and the Amalfi coast are well known for its splendid big lemons. Typical products from Sorrento are produced with these "Limoni": Limoncello, a very tasty lemon liqueur, lemon chocolate,...

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  • 8. Pompei

    Sorrento's proximity to this amazing piece of history is reason alone to add it to your itinerary. It's a very easy, inexpensive 30-40 minute trip by Circumvesuviana train to the ruins and if you...

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  • 9. Mount Vesuvius

    In the bay of Naples Vesuvius dominates. We HAD to go to the top. We got the train from sorrento (approx 3 euro return).- To ercolo station. Outside the station we paid out (16 ?Euro each) to share a...

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  • 10. Positano

    Sorrento's varied transportation options to the beautiful islands and towns in the Amalfi Coast region are another reason tourists flock here. Ferry and hydrofoil service to Capri, Positano, Amalfi...

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  • 11. Villa Comunale

    This public (comunale) park (villa) is right next to Chiesa di San Francesco and provides a drop-dead gorgeous panorama of the Bay of Naples. From your vantage point high above the sea, you can see...

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  • 12. Basilica di San Antonino

    This basilica was built around the 10th century in honor of Saint Anthony, patron saint of navigators, and in c.1300 it became the home of the "Confraternita dei Battenti", an heretical confraternity...

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  • 13. Naples

    We were on a cruise that was docking in Naples and we wanted to find a way to see Naples, Sorrento and some of the Amalfi Coast. We didn't want to do this in a large group setting and the private...

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  • 14. Marina Piccola

    The Marina Piccola is where the ferries and hydrofoils dock. To get there you can walk down several hundred steps (well, that's what it feels like..I didn't count), walk down a switchback...

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  • 15. Ravello

    If you have one day to see the Amalfi Coast, make sure you see the town of Ravello. Make doubly sure you are there during the daytime because the views are going to be one of the best you will ever...

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  • 16. Chiesa del Carmine

    It is believed that the church of Carmine dates from between 230 and 240 AD., a time of persecution for Christians in Sorrento. It was rebuilt towards the end of the 16th Century and now has a Baroque...

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  • 17. Cathedral

    Cathedral of the XVth century. Presents a marble portal (1474) in Renaissance style surmounted by the Aragonese escutcheon. The church houses an archbishop throne in fine marbles of 1573, and a wooden...

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  • 18. Duomo

    This 15th century cathedral is spectacular (as are all the cathedrals in Italy with their marble and frescos) but the marvelous wooden inlay panels at the entry and throughout the sanctuary depicting...

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  • 19. Buses

    For a relaxing and inexpensive tour of the city hop on one of the orange city buses and enjoy the scenery. The buses are only one euro to take and the ticket lasts for 60 minutes so you can make...

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  • 20. See Sorrento From the Bay of Naples

    As visually stunning as Sorrento is from the hills, it is equally spectacular being viewed offshore from the Bay of Naples. There are a number of ways to...

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  • 21. The coast

    No! Those who know the meaning of beach should spare the word in Sorrento. Of course there is sea, sand, and sun, but for that, you have thousands of better...

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  • 22. Best place to enjoy desert & espresso

    For a great place to have dersert or coffee, you’ve got to try the “Dolce & Geleto Sorrento” Located on Corso Italia 183. Giuseppe the manager and his great and...

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  • 23. Drive around

    Driving around Sorrento is a nice experience.One of two reasonable beaches, are not reason enough to take you out of the road. However, you must stop here,...

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  • 24. Learn to make gelato (ice cream)

    Marco the chef at Gelateria David gives a 45 minute introduction to the art of making gelato and as he talks in very good english he makes up one of the 34...

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  • 25. Live Music

    If you are able to see some live music while you are there, it is worth it. We went during the time of the summer festival and were lucky enough to see a small...

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