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Sorrento: Guided Walking Tour

1. Sorrento: Guided Walking Tour

Follow your guide around the Tasso Square, admire the Sant'Antonino Church and the San Francesco Cloister, and marvel at the spectacularly ancient Valley of the Mills. Learn about the history of the monuments and how the townspeople appreciate and celebrate these locations.   Get a sense of local life as you stroll around the old fishing village of Marina Grande and enjoy the stunning view of the Neapolitan Riviera from the breathtaking viewpoints. Hear about the history of fishing in the area from old wives' tales to interesting techniques used.  In the little alleys of Sorrento, you can appreciate the local art crafts such as the inlaid woodworks and the famous Sorrento sandals. Ask your guide for recommendation on where to buy souvenirs. Learn about the small industries that exist within this small town. Learn how to get around Sorrento, and ask your guide for advice on other locations to see while in the area.

Sorrento: City Walking Tour with a Local Guide

2. Sorrento: City Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Explore the town of Sorrento on this two-hour walking tour with a local. Follow your guide around as you visit historical destinations and learn about the town's heritage. After meeting your guide, start your walking tour by strolling through lively piazzas like Tasso Square. Get a sense of local life as you walk around the fishing harbor where Sophia Loren played her first movies. Then, take in the breathtaking views from the public gardens. Along the way, admire landmarks like the Basilica of San Antonino and the San Francesco Cloister. Marvel at the spectacular Valley of the Mills, and make a stop for Neapolitan espresso coffee, pastries, and homemade ice cream.

Sorrento: Sant'Antonino Church & Marina Grande Walking Tour

3. Sorrento: Sant'Antonino Church & Marina Grande Walking Tour

Discover the beauty and history of Sorrento on a group walking tour. Stroll through the old fishing village of Marina Grande and admire the Neapolitan Riviera from breathtaking viewpoints with your local guide. Meet your guide amid the vibrantly colored buildings and Baroque architecture in Tasso Square. View the Romanesque façade of the Sant'Antonino Church where the remains are kept of the city's patron saint, Sant'Antonino. Continue to the San Francesco Cloister for breathtaking views of the Gulf of Naples. Take in views of the greenery that has crept up over the ruins of the Valley of the Mills. Get a sense of what local life is like as you stroll around the old fishing village of Marina Grande. Make your through narrow winding alleys full of cafes, boutiques, and local craftsmen selling inlaid woodworks and Sorrento-style sandals. Return to your meeting point in Tasso Square.

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What people are saying about Chiostro di San Francesco

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 58 reviews

Lovely way to start our trip in Sorrento and to get to know our way around. Our tour guide was excellent, very informative and charismatic. Would definitely recommend this activity for an evening as well, as we finished in the marina and it was a fantastic place to get some seafood for dinner.

We booked this tour for our first day in Sorrento. It was a great way to get to know the city. The guide was knowledgeable and we learned about the history of Sorrento as well as local activities to do. We highly recommend this tour.

Couldn’t recommend this tour strongly enough . Guide was very knowledgeable and made the your very worthwhile and interesting. Two hours well spent .

JP is terrific. knows Sorrento history so well...took us all over and even went an hour over schedule. showed us stores and restaurants he likes

Paola was very knowledgeable and patient. She made a tour very enjoyable.