Sorrento holidays allow travellers to become part of a magical tradition, which dates back to 2,000 years of rich culture and history. This coastal town in southwest Italy is the ideal holiday spot for travellers looking both to unwind on a sun lounger and explore a host of impressive architecture and varied landscapes.
The ancient, colourful cliffs of Sorrento will simply astound you, as will the marinas located here, lined with impressive boats, yachts and featuring some of Italy’s fine sea life swimming along. Another focal point for travellers when holidaying to Sorrento is its abundance of classic Italian eateries, offering freshly made pizzas and sumptuous pasta dishes, including authentic plates of lavish lasagne.
Pompeii is also only a short 40-minute ride away from serene Sorrento, so there’s plenty of opportunities to explore the breathtaking surrounding areas, too, where you can compare the similarities and differences of culture, history, food and nightlife. Even more impressive, a little further south of Sorrento is where the amazing Amalfi Coast begins.
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A holiday to Sorrento is nothing without a visit to the famous central square – Piazza Tasso, located in the heart of this beautiful coastal town. Piazza Tasso is famed for its winding streets, a host of restaurants serving up delectable food and the historic Baroque Church del Carmine. Coined as a cafe-lined square, you certainly won’t go hungry when strolling around this magical spot.
Sorrento is a popular destination for couples, with a host of romantic spots to explore. Hop on a boat tour to Nautica Sic Sic and sail along crystal clear waters, while enjoying your partner’s company and phenomenal scenery. The 12th-century Cloister of Saint Francis is a popular wedding venue for engaged couples looking to tie the knot, in an idyllic setting.
Sorrento is not only famous for its heavenly beaches and sizzling temperatures, but serene sunsets and scenery, too. Wrap up your day watching the sun go down at one of the many rooftop bars; La Tagliata is a popular spot for watching the Sorrento sun sink into the sky. Our top tip: ask your waiter for a table by the panoramic windows, to enjoy every second of this experience.
You certainly won’t be short of things to do on Sorrento holidays, thanks to an abundance of exciting activities to partake in. Book onto traditional cooking classes, where you can handcraft aubergine rolls and learn the fine art of cooking pasta like the local Italians. Stroll down to Corso Italia, Sorrento’s prime street for shopping, explore the treasures on Market Day in Via San Renato or embark on one of the many walking tours.SEE ALL GUIDES
Sorrento’s beaches range from rocky secluded coves to bustling beach fronts, surrounded by a host of activities and amenities. Embrace the scenic views of the towering cliffs, which surround Sorrento’s coastline, and although some of the beaches don’t offer the typical white golden sands you expect, they are truly spectacular. So, enjoy sunbathing on the rocks, overlooking captivating scenery and add beaches to your list of scenic sights to see on Sorrento holidays.SEE ALL GUIDES
Many traveller’s flock to Sorrento, for its delicious cuisine, served both in the hotels here and at many local restaurants. Explore plenty of gourmet eateries on a holiday in Sorrento, with the Michelin star restaurant – The Don Alfonso 1890, taking centre stage for holidaymakers. Alternatively, if you’re looking for a little slice of home, there’s an array of Brit bars to choose from.SEE ALL GUIDES
Sorrento holidays are filled with a diverse pool of sightseeing activities to embark on, so travellers can see the historic and cultural side of this amazing coastal town. Revel in the views of the glittering Marina Grande and Marina Piccola, or venture over to the architectural pleasure of the Roman villa, Bagni della Regina Giovanna. So many magical sights await.SEE ALL GUIDES