Discover Sorrento Coast Area
See and Discover our Activities from The Sorrento Coast with Our Local professional Private limo Drivers. From your hotel discover our local day tours of the surrounding areas, our shore excursions from the port of Sorrento. When arriving in Naples Sorrento is about one hours drive south and you can see the Magnificent view of mount Vesuvius the island of ischia and capri. Sorrento town offers many colors of the rainbow depending on the change of the seasons the blue skies in the long summer days and spring. Sorrento is also offers two ports marina Grande and Marina Piccola where the fast boats reach the islands of Capri and Ischia also can reach the City of Naples by sea from Sorrento. In the past Sorrento was an important fishing port but now has concentrated on its tourism. The town has had many different influences Etruscan Greek and Roman also will find the Byzantine and the Longobards influence along with the conquest of the Normans and the influence of the Aragonese. After a Period of quietness and now growing as a city. Sorrento began a period of Cultural and Economical and financial growth starting from the 1700 Century and became strong in the 18th Century. It became a place for people to come on Holiday to spend the summer warm months in fact Sorrento famous distinguished guests Like Lord Byron, John Keats, Scott Fitzgerald , Charles Dickens, Goethe, Wagner and Nietzsche would enjoy time in Sorrento coast enjoying the relaxing and atmospheric location.
Also one can visit cathedral Of St Francis 14th Century and also hosts the Correale Musuem which is an 18th Century palace , where there is also an impressive collection of 17 and 18th Century neopolitano Furniture and an Archaeoligical collection, also The city is where Torquato Tasso was born in (1544), he is the author of Jerusalem Delivered. The villa in which he was born is now part of Hotel Tramontano. Let's not forget Sorrento is Famous for its Mozzarella Cheese and Provolone del Monaco.