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7 Things to Do 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.

Amalfi Coast

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.

Piazza Tasso

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.

Mount Vesuvius

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.

Sorrento Peninsula

Run around the hilly landscape of the Sorrento Peninsula and take in the sweet citrus rich air, while you admire the coastline.

Marina Grande

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.

Day trip to Capri

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.

Day trip to Pompeii

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.

Planning Your Sorrento Visit

What to eat in Sorrento?

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.

How to get around 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.

Good to Know

  • Language
    Italian
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+02:00)
  • Country Code
    +39
  • Best time to visit
    Sun-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

A bit light on content, but an enjoyable day on the island.

Tour began more or less on schedule. Tour guide was attentive, informative, and responsive to questions. Commentary on the island's past development and present culture was somewhat cursory, but perhaps all worth saying was said. Time allotted to souvenir shopping in Capri town proved a bit more than was needed.

Full-Day Capri & Anacapri Tour From Sorrento Reviewed by Charles, 10/29/2016

the guide was great and so was the scenery.

the guide was very informative and entertaining. he was very knowledgeable about the area and made the tour great.

Wonderful day trip and Roberto very knowledgeable

We had a short visit to Sorrento and decided to take the Amalfi coast tour. It was well worth every penny. We saw the most beautiful scenery which was all the more enhanced by Roberto our guide and excellent driving by Jean Luca. We we're picked up and dropped off at our hotel. Excellent service and made our short holiday wonderful. Thank you.

Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour from Sorrento Reviewed by Frances, 10/18/2016

Absolutely satisfied with this tour and all the staff.

GiovanniLucca the driver did a great job driving. Our guide, Roberto was excellent! He was pleasant, knowledgeable, and caring to his guests. We were very pleased and will recommend this tour to anyone traveling in the Amalfi Coast area. Again thank you for the great excursion. Almost forgot! All the boat tour guys and guide were absolutely wonderful too. Keep up the good work, Ciao!

Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour from Sorrento Reviewed by CESARE, 10/07/2016

A really enjoyable day out with guide Roberto and driver Giovanni

Even before the tour my wife and I were very impressed with the booking arrangements. After phoning 'Get Your Guide', Jessica from Activities Travel Etc emailed us the exact time of pick up at Sorrento station (we were staying in Pompeii) and phoned the day before to confirm. The bus was exactly on time and the tour totally exceeded our expectations. Roberto the guide was so informative and amusing, taking care of everyone's needs in the party, and the driver Giovanni was incredibly skillful and safe. The tour takes the beautiful coast road with its incredible views and was extremely well paced, giving just about the right length of time in Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, which are all stunning. We took the optional extra boat trip from Amalfi (12 E) and would recommend. Throughout the trip Roberto was constantly providing local knowledge very energetically. We really enjoyed our day out and were grateful to be dropped off near the Sorrento restaurant we had booked. Highly recommended!

Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour from Sorrento Reviewed by Robert, 10/03/2016

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