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Piazza Tasso, Sorrento

Piazza Tasso, Sorrento: Our most recommended tours and activities

Sorrento: 2-Hour Walking Tour

1. Sorrento: 2-Hour Walking Tour

Sorrento is a relaxing and quiet town on the Bay of Naples. Set on a large tufa terrace overlooking the sea, Sorrento is an ancient place of residence of international fame that extends from Castellammare to Punta Campanella, as a watershed between the Gulf of Naples and Salerno. Walk through the town with a locally certified tour guide. Walk along the main street of the city named Corso Italia and through the typical alleys with shops selling souvenirs, liquors (limoncello) and fashion. Visit the Tasso Square with the statue of Torquato Tasso, the famous Italian writer born here. Then head to the Church of Sant'Antonino, patron saint of the city and the diocese of Sorrento. View the Deep Valley of the Mills and the belvedere with its breathtaking views of the Bay of Naples. Walk through the downtown lane and admire the Nobles Council known as Sedile Dominova. Visit the Gothic cathedral with masterworks form the Renaissance and Baroque.

Naples: Pompeii Ruins & Free Time in Sorrento with Lunch

2. Naples: Pompeii Ruins & Free Time in Sorrento with Lunch

Travel back in time as your guide takes you on a tour through the exquisite ruins of Pompeii. Take a break for lunch and then explore the center of Sorrento. Stop to admire views of the lovely Amalfi town of Positano. Be picked up from the comfort of your hotel in Naples. Sit back and relax on the scenic drive to Pompeii. Watch as your guide reveals the highlights of this famed archeological site. See ancient villas, baths, temples, and restaurants.  Let your guide tell you about what life was like in Roman times. Step back in time as you walk down the stone streets. View Vesuvius looming in the background of the ruins. Go to a local Italian restaurants for an authentic lunch.  Enjoy coastal views on the drive to Sorrento. Spend two hours exploring the café-lined streets. Snap pictures of the colorful buildings in Piazza Tasso square or get some shopping done at a charming boutique.   Continue to a viewpoint overlooking the fashionable town of Positano. Marvel at this jewel of the Amalfi coast before heading back to your accommodation in Naples. 

From Naples: Pompeii and Sorrento Tour in a Luxury Vehicle

3. From Naples: Pompeii and Sorrento Tour in a Luxury Vehicle

Take part on an amazing sightseeing tour that is both fascinating and extremely educational at the same time. Departing from your chosen meeting point in Naples, head to the ancient Roman town of Pompeii, a site of excellent preservation following the tragic destruction of the town by volcanic lava almost 2000 years ago. Explore the beautiful city of Sorrento with its outstanding panoramic views of the Mediterranean coastline. As your travel, enjoy live commentary from your driver and learn interesting facts about the most visited places in the region. The tour expects the stop in Pompeii for 2 so you will have sufficient free time to explore. There is also the recommended option of taking a 2-hour guided tour of the ancient ruins of Pompeii with skip-the-line access to the archeological site. Walk through the ruins with your small group and explore this ancient city, buried by Vesuvius in 79 AD.   In Sorrento the tour will stop fro 2.5 hours, allowing plenty time to walk the beautiful streets of the Mediterranean city. Visit the historic landmarks including the Piazza Tasso, the Cocumella, and the Largo Vescovado. Savor the vast food options on offer and relax in a café or bar before boarding the bus for a comfortable journey back to Naples.

Sorrento: City Walking Tour with a Local Guide

4. 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.

From Naples: Amalfi Coast Private Full-Day Trip

5. From Naples: Amalfi Coast Private Full-Day Trip

Your driver will meet you in the lobby of your hotel, your cruise port or your train station to begin your private tour along the Amalfi coast. Your first stop will be in the town of Sorrento, approximately a 1-hour car journey. In Sorrento, your driver will drop you off in Piazza Tasso - the main square - from here you will have 1-hour of free time to stroll around the town, taking in the picturesque sights before heading back to your private car which will then depart for Positano.  On your way to Positano, you will cross the Sorrentina Peninsula and be given the opportunity to stop in this stunning landscape to take beautiful pictures that will last a lifetime. When you reach Positano, you will be greeted by characteristically quaint narrow streets, which you will be invited to wander during your 1-hour of free time. It is advised that you stop for lunch in Positano, your driver will suggest some local favorites.  After lunch, you will proceed to Amalfi where you will be dropped off in the Flavio Gioia square, close to the famous Cathedral of Saint Andrew (Duomo di Sant'Andrea). Your driver will wait while you explore the local surroundings before heading on to your final stop in the town of Ravello, the pearl of the Amalfi Coast where you will be given an hour to stroll around the gorgeous old streets before returning to Naples.

From Sorrento: Path of the Gods Hiking Experience

6. From Sorrento: Path of the Gods Hiking Experience

Meet your professional driver in the center of Sorrento, then board a van and drive to the hills of Aregola, a small village overlooking the Amalfi Coast. Upon arrival, get welcomed by your hiking guide and receive a short briefing about the hike. Have time for a drink and comfort break, then begin the tour's most active and scenic part by walking toward the natural path in the rocky mountains of the coast. After about an hour of walking — during which the guide will give in-depth explanations about the nature, landscape, and world surrounding the Path of the Gods — arrive at the panoramic viewpoint. There, enjoy some time to take spectacular photos of Positano from above before continuing along a high variant stretch of the normal path to the starting point. Meet your driver again in Aregola and then return to Sorrento in the van.

Sorrento: Sant'Antonino Church & Marina Grande Walking Tour

7. 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 Piazza Tasso, Sorrento

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A perfect introduction to the sights of Sorrento. Our guide was very knowledgeable about everything and we learned a lot about Sorrento and the history of the city. Definitely recommendable!