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Sorrento Holidays

Overlooking the Bay of Naples, Sorrento combines all the attractions of a town with the relaxed ambience of a resort. From the atmospheric cobbled streets of the old town to the brightly painted sunbathing platforms at the foot of the cliffs, this delightful town has it all. Surrounded by dramatic scenery, with cliff top hotels and sparkling blue waters below, Sorrento has long been a popular choice.

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Explore some of the smaller villages in the hills around Sorrento, such as Sant'Agata, where you will find friendly locals and authentic restaurants.

 
 

Food & Drink

 

food and drink in Sorrento

This area is famed for the production of the delicious milky, mozzarella di bufala. You will find this on many restaurant menus, either served with delicious proscuitto or as a salad with tomatoes, known as caprese salad. Try also the gnocchi alla Sorrentina, little potato dumplings in a creamy tomato sauce. 

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Shopping

shopping in Sorrento

In the old town of Sorrento, the narrow cobbled side streets are brimming with shops selling local souvenirs, whereas the smart Corso Italia is filled with elegant stores and designer boutiques for that special purchase. Lace, furniture and pottery are all good buys here and among the most renowned of their kind in Europe..

 

 


Excursions

excursions in sorrento

Pompeii & Vesuvius Tour
The ancient city of Pompeii was destroyed in 79AD by the eruption of Vesuvius. A visit to the many sercret villas and temples of this compelling archeaological site is a must and why not combine it with a trip to explore the imploring Mount Vesuvius. This is a fascinating full day tour which includes transfers and an English speaking guide. Entrance fees payable locally.

Adults from £42.

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