Cities of Italy: Sorrento
Sorrento (Sorrento, Surriento, WWW.sorrentotourism.COM) – a small town in the south of Italy, annually attracting thousands of tourists who come here from Naples. It is the main point for those who decided to relax on the Peninsula in the Naples Bay of the same name. Sorrento opens views of Naples himself, as well as the Vesuviy volcano and Capri island.
Modern Sorrento combines rich architectural heritage, a variety of cafes and restaurants, numerous museums and hotels for every taste. Many wealthy tourists prefer to live in villas overlooking the sea.
Central Square Sorrento – Piazza Tasso. Also worth walking in City Park, Main Shopping Street Via San Cesareo and admire yacht and boats in ports Marina Grande and Marina Piccola. Among museums are allocated archaeological storage Museo Correale Di Terranova.
- Panorama of evening Sorrento
- Sorrento street
- View of the Naples Bay from the rocks of Sorrento
- Walls Sorrento
- View of Vesuviy from the coast of Sorrento
Majestic Cathedral Sorrento, Based in the XIV century, and his gates were brought from Constantinople and created, presumably three centuries earlier. Also worth a visit Monastery of Saint Francesco of the same period and the ancient Roman ruins Punta del Capo.
Sorrento – the main manufacturer of Italian liqueur "Lemoncello" – excellent sweet-sweet digestion. In restaurants you can also taste one of the numerous types of pasta – Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina, with the addition of potatoes, tomatoes and mozzarelles.
- Fortress Punta Campanella
- Square of St. Antonio
- City Beach Marina Grande
- Monastery of Saint Francesco
There are several beaches in the city where it is customary to rent sun beds and umbrellas. More secluded and cozy beaches are located outside the city feature and in the neighboring islands.
How to get
Amalfitan road connects Sorrento and Amalfi and loops on cliffs over the Tyrrhenian Sea. Ferries and boats connect Sorrento with Naples, Amalfi, Positano, Capri and Cake. Circumvesuviana railway also passes through Sorrento. The nearest airport is Capodichino Airport in Naples, from where you can get by bus (walks 6 times a day).
Around the city
Sorrento Peninsula is famous for landscapes that combine hills, valleys, rocks and man-made agricultural terraces, on which oranges, lemons, olives and vineyards grow.
Tourists visit town Meta (META), in which antique buildings are preserved and you can spend a great time on the beach; Sea village Drunk-di Sorrento (Piano di sorrento); Picturesque royal estate Sant Anuel (Sant’Agnello); Oasis District Massa Lubrenze (Massa Lubrense), also abounding ancient finds.
Reviews and studies of trips
New Year’s Sorrento
The city was drowned in huge sparkling bears, the grandfather of frost and deer, penguins and christmas trees, the streets fell under the weight of the garland, everything sparkled to the very last twig of the tree. Read more →
Crazybagzy | New Year 2015
Vacation in Italy: My Dolce Vita
Already on the first day of arrival in Naples, I managed to poison at the airport, the mysterious way was disappeared into the number of our hotel, we shot in Sorrento by car. Read more →
Crazybagzy | Summer 2014
Sorrento: Routes, Prices, Impressions
I still enjoy the aftertaste, I will write more practical information about the trip suddenly someone also wants to enjoy the dish called Sorrento, because the season is lasting there until October. Read more →