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Perching on the foothills of Italy’s stunning south coast, the small town of Sorrento is big on culture, food and all things luxury. With stunning water views looking out to Naples and Mt Vesuvius and popular neighbours like Capri, Ischia, and Positano close by, Sorrento has tough competition as a holiday destination. However, charming laneways lined with age-old boutiques, an unassuming fine dining scene, outstanding architectural sites, and a beyond-convenient location make this small Italian town a stand out.
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Our tips for Sorrento

  • A noble tradition. When weighing up what to do in Sorrento, a visit to the Sedil Dominova is a must. This domed 15th-century building was once a meeting place for nobles!
  • Make a day of it. This small town is the perfect base for visiting the beautiful islands of the region including Capri and Postitano, so be sure to plan a Sorrento day trip or two.
  • Drink up. A sweet, lemon liqueur, limoncello is one of the region’s delicacies. Be sure to pick up a bottle of this locally made Italian drop on your Sorrento tours.

Good to know

Best time to visit
Although it may be busier, the best time to plan your Sorrento sightseeing trip is between the months of April through to October. Heading to Sorrento in this time promises warm weather, ripe olive vines and lots of lemons.
Getting around
Navigating Sorrento can prove testing. Keep these top tips handy so you can get around with ease…
  • The town centre is quite small and can be easily explored on foot. For Sorrento attractions further afield like the Marina Piccola, hopping on a bus will be your best bet. Most local hotspots are linked to the town center by EAV and Coooperativa Tasso buses.
  • The local rail line, the Circumvesuviana, links the towns in the Provence of Naples, and is the best way to get to Pompeii from Sorrento.
  • For those looking to explore more of Italy’s south coast, private boat and yacht tours are a great way of getting from A to B and are one of the best things to do in Sorrento.
Stay Safe
Sorrento is a relatively safe town. Keep these travel tips in tow so your trip can go off without a hitch…
  • Though there is relatively little crime in the town, visitors should be wary of pickpockets and keep valuables close on their Sorrento day tours.
  • One of the most common crime committed against tourists is car break-ins. Be sure to lock your hire vehicle and keep your valuables with you at all times.
  • In any emergency, dial 112.

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