Sorrento, with its sweet scents of oranges and lemons, is a beautiful town with its wonderful landscapes where land and sea harmoniously create an unforgettable picture. Built on tufo (volcanic rock), it has natural, gastronomic, artistic and folkloristic features that cannot be missed and once experienced are never forgotten. Here are some of the main sites to visit to make your holiday in Sorrento even more sensational:

VALLONE DEI MULINI (The Mills Valley)

Vallone dei mulini, its name comes from an old mill, down in the valley, which was used to grind wheat until the start of the 900th century, it can be admired from above near Piazza Tasso (centre of Sorrento). It originates from an ancient and terrible earthquake and most of all, it is remembered from the people of Sorrento because there was a public washhouse and a sawmill. Vallone dei mulini has been abandoned from around 1860 when its final part began to fill with water.

PIAZZA TASSO

Piazza Tasso is the most important square in Sorrento. The actual configuration of the square is the result of the urban changes of the XIX century. At the centre of Piazza Tasso there is the statue of S. Antonino, patron saint of Sorrento. While, on the sides, there are the Chiesa del Carmine and the Clock Tower.

SAN CESAREO ALLEYS

San Cesareo alleys are the ideal place to go for a walk. Between the architectural beauties of the alleys and the new workshops, you can buy the typical products of Sorrento, such as the Limoncello and Nocillo liquors and other local products, also gadgets, summer clothes and many souvenirs to take home or buy for your friends… All made in Sorrento!

CORSO ITALIA

Corso Italia is the main road in Sorrento and the whole Surrentine Peninsula. In the summer period and during the festivities, it becomes a pedestrian area for an evening stroll and shopping , with all the boutiques lining the course. Corso Italia, after the sunset, becomes the centre of nightlife, between the lights of the clubs and bars, that attracts not just tourists but also the locals.

MUSEO CORREALE

Museo Correale di Terranova is the ideal place for those who love Neapolitan art. Inside, you will be able to see antique furniture of the XVII century, paintings of different centuries, archaeological finds and Capodimonte porcelain.

VILLA COMUNALE (Public Garden)

TheVilla Comunale in Sorrento, built between 1877 and 1879, is a beautiful terrace that overlooks Marina Piccola and the port of Sorrento. Between the silence and the fragrance of its flowers, you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the bay of Naples and of the Vesuvius. The view is magical especially at sunset, when it becomes a very romantic place.

CLOISTER OF SAN FRANCESCO

The Cloister of S. Francesco is next to the Church of S. Francesco and the Villa Comunale. The ancient monastery, today is an elegant fourteenth-century structure with its enchanting arches and it is the place chosen by many tourists and also locals to fulfil their dream of getting married.

WOODEN INLAY MUSEUM

The Museum of wooden inlay is located in an ancient palace of the ‘700 with frescoed vaults and ceilings covered with hand-painted wallpaper. In the museum you can admire an antique collection of furniture and objects in wood inlaid by the most important nineteenth century inlayers of Sorrento.

MARINA GRANDE AND MARINA PICCOLA

Marina Grande and Marina Piccola are two characteristic beaches of Sorrento. Marina Grande, ancient district of fishermen, is known for the recording of the film “Pane, amore e …” in 1955 with Sophia Loren. Every year it hosts the long-awaited Caruso Prize, with singers and celebrities. The two beaches are easily reached on foot and, along the way, they offer breathtaking views and landscapes.
From Sorrento you can then reach the most important touristic destinations such as Positano, Amalfi, Ravello and the pearls of Capri and Ischia.

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