Sorrento Travel Guide

  • Sorrento
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  • Sorrento Marina Piccola
    Sorrento Marina Piccola
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  • Day Trip to Capri
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Sorrento Things to Do

  • Day Trip to Capri

    part two of my tips with more pictures Sorrento, Together with Naples, is the main stepping point for a day tour or two of the fabulous Island of Capri, termed the Luxe Resort Island and the payground of Emperors of the Roman Empire. Capri Nowadays is a Major Tourist and Shopping Destination along the Bay of Naples. Capri is accessible from...

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  • Beaches

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Like in nearby San't Agnello and Piano Di Sorrento and Meta and Vico Equense, San't Agnello has many private beaches which are owned by the luxe villas and hotels located along the cliffsides and these hotels have stairways going to and from the beaches (and some even have private elevators but there is a 5 euro charge to ride to and from the beach...

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  • Marina Grande

    4 out of 5 stars

    A short walk from Corso Italia, there is a path of viewing the marina. We have an excellent views over here. Standing on top you'll see everything down there, the fishermen colorful houses overlooking on the beach. Marina Grande, a fishing village that has retained all its charm fishing. We didn't bother of going down, as we haven't much time. It...

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Sorrento Restaurants

  • Ristorante Bagni Delfino

    5 out of 5 stars

    On the last day of our Holiday we visited Marina Grande and whished we had visited on the first day, This great Cafe, bar and Restaraunt is a great place to do just about anything you want to, you can have a drink, a snack or a fantastic meal and you can spend all day there sunbathing and swimming from their Bathing platform. The views over the bay...

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  • Zi Ntonio

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Final part of my three part tip with more pictures of the Restaurant. This unpretentious Southern Italian Restaurant lies bear Piazza Tasso area, along Via Luigi de Maio, along the way to Piazza San Antonio. The Restaurant has three levels and a small opening along the road of which the underground area has a larger space for diners and is a...

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  • Parrucchiano

    4 out of 5 stars

    There was quite many restaurants closed at the second week of march, so we also did went here, even if it looked little bit too fancy for us. But it was our "special night" (18 years since we started dating. We still think about that, even if we are married soon 15 years) so we went in. Even if it was too cold to eat outside, we felt like in garde,...

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Sorrento Nightlife

  • Piazza Tasso at Night

    Piazza Tasso comes alive at night as many people go around to eat and shop and hang around the Piazza and then go to the shops along Corso Italia and Via S. Cesareo and Beyond.Piazza Tasso is the main Square of the bustling resort town of Sorrento. It was named after the famous Italian Rennaisance Poet, Torquato Tasso, who has a statue in the...

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  • Nightlife At Via S Cesareo

    Via S Cesareo is not only the shopping street of Sorrento but it also host a number of Restaurants, trattorias and bars of which some become popular hot spots at night of which there are even live acts that perform at the restaurants such as piano maestros, tenors, singers and the like that treats the restaurant guest to beautiful Italian and...

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  • Singers at Villa Comunale

    Villa Comunale Park is a popular day time and Nightlife Activity along Sorrento as the Park offers picture perfect views of the Bay of Naples Area and you can see Mount Veuvius, Naples, and Ischia on a clear day and during the evenings there are musicians and singers singing songs to to the diners dining al Fresco at the Restaurants facing the...

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Sorrento Transportation

  • Sorrento to Capri Ferry (2)

    part two of my tips with more pictures.there are many Ferry Companies Plying the Sorrento to Capri Route (and also other routes such as Sorrento to Positano, Sorrento to Ischia, Sorrento to Naples and back) with different kinds of ships ranging from high speed catamarans, hydrofoils, regular big boats, etc. The ferry company that we rode going to...

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  • Sorrento to Capri Ferry (1)

    there are many Ferry Companies Plying the Sorrento to Capri Route (and also other routes such as Sorrento to Positano, Sorrento to Ischia, Sorrento to Naples and back) with different kinds of ships ranging from high speed catamarans, hydrofoils, regular big boats, etc. The ferry company that we rode going to capri is called Gescab, which operates...

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  • Taxi Stands in Sorrento Center

    there are two Taxi Stands in Sorrento Center, the first is located along Piazza Tasso in the Intersection of Corsi Italia and Viale Enrico Caruso and the second one is along Corso Italia beside Piazza Angelina Lauro near the Sorrento Train Station of the Circumvesuviana.The Taxis ferries the tourists and locals who want to ride from the areas they...

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Sorrento Shopping

  • Alley Ways Shopping in Sorrento

    the small alley ways in and around the vicinity of Via San Cesareo and Corso Italia such as Via Degli Archi, Lagro Padre Reginaldo Guilani and Via Santa Maria De Grazie, to name a few, has lots of various small shops, stalls, leather shops, fruit stalls and more that sells any kind of items you can think of from Sorrento and the rest of Campania...

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  • Corso Italia Main Shopping Street

    this will be my shopping tip for Corso Italia, I will have a separate things to do tip for it.Corso Italia is the largest street and Main Street of Sorrento and Together with the parallel Via San Ceseareo, is Sorrento's shopping street, howevers, the road in Corso Italia is larger than the Allley way style Via San Ceseareo. Corso Italia is where...

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  • Via San Cesareo Pedestrian Shopping...

    The Main Pedestrian Shopping Street of Sorrento is Via San Cesareo and the small alley ways in and around it, while the larger Corso Italia is the main Boutique Shopping Street. Via San Ceseareo starts from Piazza Tasso, lying Parallel from Corso Italia and goes straight for 500 meters in an irregular line filled with paved and stone pathways and...

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Sorrento Local Customs

  • Lemon Based Products

    we all know that the famous Sfusato Lemons of Campania is sought worldwide and besides the fresh lemons and the various Limoncello Liquers that they sell around Sorrento, they also sell various Lemon Inspired Products such as Lemon Oils, Lemon Fragrances and Perfumes, Lemon Soaps, Lemon Candies, Granita Lemons and Lemon Inspired ceramics such as...

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  • Softdrinks in Sorrento

    If you are a softdrink lover and is staying in Campania in Southern Italy and in need of a carbonated sugar fizz, fear not as your favorite carbonated bubbly is readily available everywhere in Venice like in restaurants, hotels, pubs, bars, even at the Supermarkets and Convenience Stores too and some hotels which have automated vending machines as...

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  • Have Some Sorrento Oranges (Arancia di...

    not only does the Sfusato Lemons being very popular citrus fruit in this part of Campania Region but Also the Sorrento Oranges (Arancia di Sorrento), which are mandarin oranges grown in the Sorrentine Peninsula and the Amalfi Coast, usually side by side with the Sfusato Lemons as the locals farmers grow both kinds to sell to both Italians and...

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Sorrento Warnings and Dangers

  • Beaches

    The coast is really beautiful, but if you are thinking about beaches... you'd better search somewhere else. There are a few spots, with some centimeters of sand, you'll see people diving from the rocks or the piers, but conventional beaches is something to forget here.

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  • Street Performers Along Corso Italia

    the street performers along Corso Italia are a varied bunch and are relatively harmless and they don't pester you to give you money for their various performances. So why did II put these tip on the warning part? because if a big group tends to watch the wonderful street performers do their acts in Corso Italia area, you would get distracted and...

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  • Queues for the bus...

    Having only visited well out of season before, with hardly any people queuing for the buses, I was astonished to see the mid-October queues for the Sorrento>Amalfi bus (see photo). Most people did not get on the first bus which arrived and had to wait, by which time the queue was just as long again. I felt sorry for those with suitcases, clearly...

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Sorrento Tourist Traps

  • Sorrento Lift (elevetor to Marina...

    I've included this in my tourist trap since most tourist people who go to Marina Piccola ride the mini buses to and from the Marina from their hotel to hop on the ferries going to Capri or Ischia or Napoli or Positano or Amalfi, and hardly anyone walks to and from the harbor to villa comunale and back.we all know that the town of Sorrento is...

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  • Money Exhange Shops in Sorrento

    Many Other countries in the world don't charge Commision Rates in the Money exhange transaction but here in Europe and more so in The Big Cities and popular tourist Destinations such as here in Sorrento, most Bureau De Change charge a commision fee from 3% to 18% per money exhange transaction, depending on the amount you would exhange and the...

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  • Pompeii - Unannounced closures.

    Advertised opening hours at Pompeii are 08:30 to 19:30 April- October. We arrived at around 10:15 on a Tuesday to find notices on all gates saying closed until 11:30 for a "Staff Meeting". We interpreted this to mean industrial action by employees.When the gates eventually opened a little after the time the notices advised many coaches had arrived...

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Sorrento What to Pack

  • Cold Feet!

    Light slippers - if travelling outside of the hottest months, a pair of slippers are welcome, as the floors are all tiled and become very cold. Flasholight or torch - for darkly lit churches, etc. so that one can see the art. Also useful on archaelogical sites.

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  • My recommended Packing List

    Soft, durable, and light weight Luggage with retractable handle on wheels. Sized for carryon and Maybe one for checkin.Small light weight backpack is also preferred.Easy to carry hand free. Clothes for a week stay. Laundry can be done during down times.Men 3-5 Shirts and pants for weather conditions during your stay.Good pair of comfortable...

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Sorrento Off The Beaten Path

  • Sorrento Mini City Trains

    the Mini City Trains are found along the popular tourist destinations all around Europe and here in Sorrento is no exception. You can ride the Sorrento City Train which are parked along Piazza Tasso Area besides the American Bar Bagattelle Daniele's Club. The City Trains runs every hour starting from 9:00 onwards and the ticket station is located...

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  • Hiking along the Coastline

    The green and rocky coastline just west of the city centre is best explored on a hike. The area between Sorrento and Massa Lubrense offers nice marked trails with scenic views.

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  • Get Over to Capri

    Sitting just a few minutes off the coast of Sorrento, Capri beckons as a special place that has been enjoyed since before the Roman civilization. Sorrento happens to be the place where you can access Capri the most quickly with trips being as short as twenty minutes.Basically two options exist to get you from the docks of Sorrento to Capri. The...

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Sorrento Sports & Outdoors

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    Beach activities

    by meteorologist1 Written Aug 30, 2003

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    The beach at Sorrento is the place to do beach activities: sunbathe, water sports, boating, swimming, etc. Your choice... Have fun and relax!

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  • Sorrentine Peninsula

    The Sorrentine Peninsula is quite a quaint landscape of which you can fine alternate where low and high hills, deep valleys and Tall Mountains and Mountain Range, located along the southwest coast of the Bay of Naples of which it separates the Gulf of Naples to the north from the Gulf of Salerno to the south. The Peninsula can be reached either via...

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  • Sorrento Shot Glasses

    Besides loving to Collect various Fridge Magnets of my travels at different places, I also love to collect Shot Glasses of my travels around the world (if they are available as some countries don not have shot glasses as souvenir items though) and I collect them in any configuration and material used and going to Sorrento is no different and there...

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  • Nastro Azzuro Beer

    I'm quite familiar with Peroni Beer, the classic Pale Lager Italian Beer with 4.7% ABV (alcohol by Volume) as I have tasted this wonderful Italian Beer in a number of countries already and it was my Surpise here in Sorrento that there is even a more Premium Lager than the Iconic Peroni, which is the Nastro Azzuro Beer, which is also made by the...

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