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Sorrento


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A seaside paradise on the Bay of Naples with views of Vesuvius
Perched on cliffs at the south western end of the Sorrentine peninsula you'll find the seaside town of Sorrento. Although lacking the signature colorful-buildings-on-steep-hillside aesthetic of Positano, the most popular of the Amalfi Coast towns, Sorrento has plenty to recommend it. Sorrento's history dates back to the Romans, with ruins to prove it and some architectural gems to discover. Wandering the cobbled lanes of the Centro Storico you'll come across picturesque calm piazzas, spectacular churches and more than a few palazzos, all interspersed with Sorrento's signature antique shops.
Sorrento's more than just a convenient place to stay. With a sizeable population this is not just a holiday town, so you'll enjoy all the advantages of major town life, which in Italy means excellent trattorias frequented by locals and some first class gelaterias. Pizza's definitely on the menu in Sorrento – you can see Naples right across the bay! If you're watching your waistline (though we'd have to question why you came to Italy) there's excellent seafood to be had as well.

Popular Tour Itineraries Featuring Sorrento

Spend some time in Sorrento on a tour that takes in other cities in Italy and neighboring countries. Our vacation packages including Sorrento and other destinations throughout Italy and Europe hassle-free. We take care of getting you from place to place, accommodation, excursions and activities.

Where to stay in Sorrento

Our accommodation selection in Sorrento provides a wide range of options from chic boutique hotels in the old town, intimate cliff-face hotels a short walk away to larger five star hotels with large outdoor pool areas and sun decks. Once we start preparing your customized itinerary we will present our recommended options for you to select from.
Contemporary Hotel in Sorrento
Contemporary Hotel
A few steps from the marina, the best spot for a sunset aperitivo and tasty dinner, a good choice for classic comfort and relax.
Luxury Hotel in Sorrento
Luxury Hotel
When only the best will do, this is the finest choice for accommodation in Sorrento.
Modern Boutique Hotel in Sorrento
Modern Boutique Hotel
An elegant 4-star boutique hotel within walking distance of the center of Sorrento.

Things to do in Sorrento

Sorrento is very well connected and conveniently located for day trips to Naples itself, Capri, the legendary Amalfi Coast, follow the Path of the Gods along the sea, or further afield to the UNESCO listed ruins at Paestum and the buffalo mozzarella producers nearby, so it's quite possible you won't spend many daylight hours in Sorrento. When we send you your customized itinerary you will be able to choose additional excursions to include in your vacation package.
Path of the Gods Private Hiking Tour
Path of the Gods Private Hiking Tour
Small Group Boat Excursion to Capri
Small Group Boat Excursion to Capri
Pompeii Private Day Trip with Cooking Class and Wine Tasting on Mount Vesuvius
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Pompeii Private Day Trip with Cooking Class and Wine Tasting on Mount Vesuvius
Amalfi Coast Private Day Trip from Sorrento
Amalfi Coast Private Day Trip from Sorrento

Glowing Reviews from Our Guests

  4.9 / 5
Average of our Guest's Ratings of our Sorrento vacation packages, based on 7 reviews
Review by Margarita & Josh
Margarita & Josh
California

JayWay Travel exceeded all of our expectations in every way possible. Booking our 12-day vacation in Italy through JayWay allowed us to fully enjoy our honeymoon and not worry about the little details. They provided us with a fully customized itinerary and peace of mind needed to truly enjoy a vacation. The service we received was always professional and attentive - our local rep, Enrico, was great! We would definitely book with JayWay Travel again, and we highly recommend them to anyone.

JayWay Travel exceeded all of our expectations in every way possible. Booking our 12-day vacation in Italy through JayWay allowed us to fully enjoy our honeymoon and not worry about the little details. They provided us with a fully customized itinerary and peace of mind needed to truly enjoy a vacation. The service we received was always professional and attentive - our local rep, Enrico, was great! We would definitely book with JayWay Travel again, and we highly recommend them to anyone.

Year : 2022
Visited : Italy
Itinerary : Rome, Sorrento, Florence
Rating :
5 / 5
Year : 2022
Visited : Italy
Itinerary : Rome, Sorrento, Florence
Rating :
5 / 5
Review by Kathleen, Casey & Taylor
Kathleen, Casey & Taylor
New Mexico

Wow, easiest vacation planning of my life! Amazing customer service, clear and easy to navigate website with so much helpful info, you planned the best and most fun time for us. Thank you JayWay Travel for the trip of a lifetime!!

Wow, easiest vacation planning of my life! Amazing customer service, clear and easy to navigate website with so much helpful info, you planned the best and most fun time for us. Thank you JayWay Travel for the trip of a lifetime!!

Year : 2022
Visited : Italy
Itinerary : Sorrento, Rome, Florence, Venice
Rating :
5 / 5
Year : 2022
Visited : Italy
Itinerary : Sorrento, Rome, Florence, Venice
Rating :
5 / 5
Review by Kaitlyn & Charles
Kaitlyn & Charles
Maryland

JayWay Travel was awesome to work with and I would highly recommend them to anyone planning a trip to Europe, especially if you have not traveled there before.

JayWay Travel was awesome to work with and I would highly recommend them to anyone planning a trip to Europe, especially if you have not traveled there before.

Year : 2022
Visited : Greece, Italy
Itinerary : Santorini, Mykonos, Naples, Sorrento
Rating :
5 / 5
Year : 2022
Visited : Greece, Italy
Itinerary : Santorini, Mykonos, Naples, Sorrento
Rating :
5 / 5

Frequently Asked Questions about travel to Sorrento

What are prices like in Sorrento?
In the center, a quick lunch with a drink costs around 25 euros. Museums and landmarks generally cost 10-20 euros. For a full dinner, budget at least 30-40 euros. 
How can I get around Sorrento?
The main sites are located in the city center, and are easily reachable by foot. If your accommodation is located further away from the city center, the best option would be taking a taxi - they cost about 15-20 EUR for a two-kilometer ride. You can also rent a scooter to explore the surrounding area, or take a ferry or boat to neighboring towns and islands.
Is Sorrento safe?
Sorrento is a very safe place. However, pickpocketing is a possibility in crowded, touristy areas.
Does Sorrento have options for those with dietary restrictions?
Sorrento has increasingly more options for people with dietary restrictions and intolerances. Many places (such as Tasso) offer gluten-free options. You can also find many vegetarian options in most restaurants.
How long should I spend in Sorrento?
We suggest spending at least two nights in Sorrento, in order to being able to enjoy both the town and its beaches, and perhaps taking a boat trip. Consider adding a third night to make room for a day trip.
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