Sorrento, vide 'o mare quant'e bello.

Sorrento (In Neapolitan: Surriento) is a town overlooking the Bay of Naples in Southern Italy. A popular tourist destination, it can be reached easily from Naples and Pompeii as it is at the south-eastern end of the Circumvesuviana rail line.

The Sorrentine Peninsula has views of Naples, Vesuvius and the Isle of Capri.

The Amalfi Drive, connecting Sorrento and Amalfi, is a narrow road that threads along the high cliffs above the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Sorrento’s sea cliffs and luxury hotels have attracted celebrities including Enrico Caruso and Luciano Pavarotti.

Limoncello is a digestif made from lemon rinds, alcohol, water and sugar which is produced in Sorrento. Other agricultural production includes citrus fruit, wine, nuts and olives.

Other Excursions

The Emerald Grotto

Situated on the small bay of Capo Conca, the "Grotta dello Smeraldo" is considered the Eighth Wonder of the world. It is an emerald green temple, rich in stalagmites and stalactites that create fantastic shapes. There is also a beautiful submerged Nativity made in...

Ravello

The Cathedral was founded in 1086 and eventually transformed in the 18th century. The bell tower is still original in a magnificent Norman/Arab style. There are two extremely important bronze doors at the entrance which were cast in 1179. The nave has a superb mosaic...

Positano

Positano is nestled in the heart of the Amalfi Drive, located where the Sorrentine Peninsula bends towards the South becoming the Gulf of Salerno. In the middle of this panoramic bay lie the Islands of Li Galli, formerly called the "Island of the Sirens" in...

Pompeii

Pompeii, buried in cinder in 79 AD in one of the most disastrous volcanic eruptions, provides first class evidence of the way of life in a Roman city at the time of the Empire. The site, located in an attractive setting, is huge and there is a lot to see. Among the...

Paestum

Paestum is one of the most important archeological sites of Italy. It was founded around 600 BC by Greek colonists from Sibari, under the name of Poseidonia. The museum includes the famous Methopes, low reliefs in the Doric style of the 6th century BC, which formed...

Naples

Naples is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Bronze Age Greek settlements were established in the Naples area in the second millennium BC. A larger colony – initially known as Parthenope, Παρθενόπη – developed on the Island of...

Herculaneum, Mount Vesuvius & Oplontis

Herculaneum, Mount Vesuvius and Oplonti — Herculaneum Herculaneum, named after the hero Hercules, was a small town in Campania on the west coast of central Italy, located some 8km south-east of present-day Naples. Boasting only a small harbour, its main advantages...

Campi Flegrei & Pozzuoli

Discovering the wonders through the Campi Flegrei: The Cave At Cumae, Flavian Amphitheater, The Macellum of Pozzuoli Temple of Serapis and the sunken City of Baia.

Caserta

Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. It is an important agricultural, commercial and industrial comune and city. Caserta is located on the edge of the Campanian plain at the foot of the Campanian Subapennine mountain...

Atrani

Atrani is a small village built in the valley formed by the river Dragone’s delta. The top of Mount Aureo, with the beautiful Tower of Zirro, used to survey the coastline from the Saracens’s attacks in the Middle Ages, is the bordering line between the two villages....

Amalfi

Amalfi was the first born among the Four Maritime Republics and reached its maximum splendour during the 10th and 11th centuries, with merchant colonies in the main harbours of the Mediterranean Sea: Byzantium, Alexandria, Beirut, Cyprus. The Maritime Laws of the...

Umbria & Tuscany

— Umbria: expect the unexpected Everchanging, untouched landscapes in the green of winding valleys make Umbria a region that will never fail to amaze. This region comprises mainly hills, mountains, hollows and plains and extends along the Tiber’s central basin. and it...