If you’re looking for a stylish resort in an unbeatable location, then Sorrento is difficult to resist. This smart town overlooks the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius, and is situated on the edge of the Amalfi coast on the Neapolitan Riviera. The area is blessed with a wonderful climate and offers the chance to savour authentic Italian food in a chilled atmosphere - as well as some chic bars and smart boutiques.
If you’re a bit of a history buff, then Sorrento’s surviving medieval architecture is enthralling. The cathedral dates from the 1400s, and boasts a remarkable bell tower. The Chiesa di San Francesco harks back even further, having been built in the 1200s. Sorrento has abundant Roman architecture too - a remnant of the days of the Roman Empire.
Beyond the ancient structures is the sea, Sorrento has some lovely sheltered coves and pretty harbours close by, deservedly popular with swimmers, that are easy to reach via boat trips from the town. Once you’ve soaked up the sun and the culture, more energetic holidaymakers can head for a hike into the hills, offering those who venture this far some stunning views of the area.
Whatever you want from a holiday, Sorrento hotels can cater to your budget and preferences. A range of 5-star hotels in Sorrento reflect the sophistication of the resort itself, offers superb levels of luxury and service, while cheap hotels in Sorrento supply everything you need for a relaxing stay. Whether you want a hotel with a choice of swimming pools nestled at the foot of a hill, a deluxe 5-star property with a prime position overlooking Italy’s Amalfi coast or somewhere basic but welcoming, the selection of hotels Sorrento has to offer can satisfy your requirements.
This being the Neapolitan Riviera, it’s not surprising that Italian and Neapolitan specialities feature heavily on the menus of the resort’s hotels and restaurants. Then there’s the natural larder of the Mediterranean sea, which supplies the very freshest fish and seafood the town’s residents and visitors. If you want to take a taste of Southern Italy home with you, visit Via San Cesareo, where you can purchase locally grown lemons, extra virgin olive oil and wines from around the region. After that, if you fancy like immersing yourself in Italian foodie culture even more, there are cookery schools at which you can learn to make pasta from scratch or pick up the perfect recipe for pizza dough.
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