Top attractions in Sorrento
Soak up the sunshine in Sorrento as you explore the home of the famous Amalfi Coast and taste a Sorrento lemon or three. Whether you hike Mount Vesuvius or choose to lounge on the beach, Sorrento is sure to please.
Soak up the sight of the sparkling blue horizon on the Amalfi Coast. Relax along the southern coastline of Italy on the beautiful beaches at Sorrento.
A central square in Sorrento, the Piazza Tasso, is named for the poet Torquato Tasso of the 16th century. The communal space is perfect for people watching over a drink or two.
If you climb to the top of Mount Vesuvius, make sure to wear comfortable shoes. Unfettered panoramic views await, and the hike is well worth your time. Mount Vesuvius is best enjoyed on a clear day, as fog can obscure the view from the peak.
Run around the hilly landscape of the Sorrento Peninsula and take in the sweet citrus rich air, while you admire the coastline.
Discover the port of Marina Grande on an evening stroll. The convivial atmosphere of the Marina Grande is the perfect backdrop to watch the sunset on Sorrento as you enjoy the sounds and smells of this secluded harbor.
A perfect day trip--hop over to Capri from Sorrento. You can visit the beach or go boating in the Blue Grotto on the coast of Capri while exploring the historic city center.
Take a train or bus to Pompeii and spend the day taking in the ruins in this historic ancient Roman city. Pompeii is a compelling archaeological site, simultaneously destroyed and preserved by the volcanic ash from Mount Vesuvius.
Sample a limoncello or a drink that favors the citrus flavor of a Sorrento lemon. The region has some succulent lemon trees. We also recommend trying the local olive oil while you're sightseeing in Sorrento.
Sorrento on foot is very scenic but if your feet hurt hop onto a city bus or train. You can also hire a taxi. To take a day trip, we recommend the trains and buses, though renting a car could be a fun way to see more of the landscape.
- CurrencyEuro (€)
- Time ZoneUTC (+02:00)
- Country Code+39
- Best time to visitSun-kissed summer days in Sorrento are the best days to vacation in Italy. When you plan a visit for June through August you'll find warm temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees, and plenty of daylight.
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What people are saying about Sorrento
Great day!!! Could not ask for more. It was as perfect as could be. The captain and first mate went out of their way to make the trip FANTASTIC. Would definitely recommend them to everyone.
Very good, he was in time with all schedule, funny and very professional !!! Very nice trip...go, you won't regret !
It gave us a fantastic overall view of the coast and we really enjoyed it. Great xx
I highly recommend this tour. It was worth every penny. Our guide and captain were fantastic. We loved every minute of being out on the water and getting to explore Amalfi and Positano.
Our guide Daniela was amazing! She explain us everything and was open to all of our questions! Being peruvian (speaking spanish) and taking the tour in english was no problem because Daniela explain all in a very clear english. Our driver Ciro was excellent in keeping us very safe in the Amalfi coast highway that was very dangerous because it has a lot of curves. Highly recommended to take this tour because you are relax, you can appreciate the outstanding views and you had an excellent guide and driver! Also I recommend to take the optional boat experience in Amalfi. Many thanks to Daniela and Ciro for the amazing experience we had visiting the Amalfi Coast!!