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Sorrento

Very famous city also known for its limoncello and its craftsmanship.

Sorrento is an internationally renowned tourist and seaside resort. Probably of Greek origin, it became Roman in 89 BC. In the imperial period it was already known as a resort. He had to fight with Arabs, Normans, Amalfitans, until he followed the fate of Naples.

In the 18th century it became an essential destination on the Grand Tour, the educational trip to Italy for the scions of the European nobility. Today it is an essential Italian destination city, and its lemons and the typical limoncello are famous, as well as its manufacture of wood inlays.

                                                           

The panorama of Sorrento

Photo of Sorrento

The main attractions of Sorrento: what to see

Tasso Square

The main square of Sorrento and the living room of the city. In the center of the square there is a statue of Sant'Antonino, patron saint of the city

Tip of the Cape

Wonderful rocky promontory from which it is also possible to reach the so-called Bagni della Regina

Regina Giovanna's baths

An incredible natural swimming pool and an archaeological site with the remains of the villa of Pollio Felice from the 1st century BC

Marina Grande

Seaside village of Sorrento with port and splendid view of the Gulf of Naples, Vesuvius and the coast of Capo di Sorrento

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The main street of the city

Cloister of San Francesco

The Cloister of San Francesco is located near the Villa Comunale and dates back to the 14th century, and incorporates remains from pagan temples and other archaeological excavations.

Hours: 7:00 - 19:00 (7am - 9pm)

Municipal Villa

Municipal Villa

Basilica of Sant'Antonino

Large 11th-century basilica containing the remains of the city's patron saint, Sant'Antonino

Valley of the Mills

Great valley of Sorrento which takes its name from a mill for grinding grain

Sorrento Experience Museum

Multimedia museum that narrates the legends, history and culture of the Sorrento Peninsula

  • OPENING DAYS: from Monday to Saturday
  • HOURS: 10:00 - 18:00

Sorrento Cathedral

Sorrento Cathedral dates back to the 12th century and is the seat of the archdiocese of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia

Correale Museum of Terranova

Museum with archaeological finds, specimens of Sorrento inlay, Neapolitan paintings from the 16th and 19th centuries and precious 18th century furnishings

  • Tuesday to Saturday (9:00 - 18:00)
  • Sunday (9:00 - 13:00)
  • closed on Mondays

Museum-workshop of wooden marquetry

A museum dedicated to the great Sorrento inlay tradition, full of both ancient and modern furniture and objects

Dominova seat

The last seat left in Campania, it dates back to the 16th century and was the place where the city was administered

Activities and things to do in Sorrento

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One day in Sorrento... what to do and see

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