Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento is a popular tourist destination in Campania, Italy. It is located over white steep cliffs and offers a fantastic view over the Bay of Naples. Sorrento lies on a Tufa terrace and is enclosed by impressive rocks of the limestone mountains.

Sorrento is very popular as a starting point to all the important surrounding sights. These include Capri, Ischia and Procida which can be easily reached from the Harbor Marina Piccola. Pompeii and Herkulaneum can also be accessed by rail from Sorrento.

Things to See & Do

* The Sorrento Photo gallery
* The pretty Small Port (Marina Piccola)
* Cliffs of Capri and the Blue Grotto
* Pompeii
* Villa Pollio roman ruins in Capo di Sorrento

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Land Area – 9 km²
Population – 17,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – 39

Port Location – The port is located within walking distance of Sorrento town.

Travel Links – From Naples Airport ('Capodichino'): You can reach Sorrento by bus, from Capodichino to Sorrento buses depart six times daily. The Amalfi Drive (connecting Sorrento and Amalfi) is the narrow road that threads around the high cliffs above the Mediterranean. Ferry boats and hydrofoils provide services to Naples, Amalfi, Positano, Capri and Ischia.