Discover the neighborhoods of Sorrento
Built along the cliffs that overlook the Amalfi coastline, the charming city of Sorrento is a destination in itself as well as a base for exploration. Its name is derived from a Greek word meaning “flowing” as the city seems to flow over the limestone tuff. Its parks and villas as well as its accommodating climate have invited a steady stream of visitors. The city is reachable from Naples via bus, train, or boat.
Beautiful architecture lines the picturesque streets of Sorrento. Strolling about and taking in the view is always a good time here. Lemon terraces, orange groves, and olive groves display their large fruits in a colorful and impressive display. With the town a relatively small size, it is easy to get from one side to the other. Along the way, stop to visit the Small Port, Villa Pollio, and the Archeological Museum of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Within easy reach of Sorrento are a number of places to visit and things to do. The island of Capri is a boat ride away with high-end shopping and the impressive Blue Grotto. Naples can make for a good day trip with its National Museum displaying works from Pompeii, and the ruins of Pompeii can also be easily reached.
Find the most suitable accommodation for you by clicking on our interactive map and exploring Sorrento for hotels and must-see destinations.