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Things to do in Sorrento

Discover the wide choice of things to do in Sorrento. From shopping for beautiful, locally-made handicrafts and taking in the sights, to sampling the wonderful local cuisine – embrace the endless delights of Sorrento.

On holidays in Sorrento, stroll around the town and go shopping for Limoncello or exquisite handcrafted marquetry. Stop to admire the breathtaking artistry in the 15th-century Cathedral. Or unwind on the sands of a secluded cove on the Sorrentine coast. Dine on superb local specialities while overlooking the shimmering Gulf of Naples. Then soak up the evening atmosphere of the Centro Historico, or enjoy an outdoor concert.

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Sorrento shopping

Pick up some fantastic bargains at the bustling outdoor market on Via San Renato. Or pop into the quaint shops that line the Via San Cesareo for bottles of Limoncello, handmade accessories and Sorrento’s renowned marquetry. Watch cameos being made at friendly Bimonte, then buy one of these beautiful items.

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Sights in Sorrento

Marvel at exquisite work by 19th-century marquetry masters at the Museo-Bottega della Tarsia Lignea. Gaze up at the stunningly ornate ceiling of the Romaneseque Cathedral of San Filippo and San Giacomo. Admire the Basilica of Saint Antonio’s beautiful frescoes. Or take in the atmospheric ruins of the Valley of the Mills.

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Eating out in Sorrento

Feast on tantalising traditional dishes while enjoying panoramic sea views at Ristorante Bagni. Or tuck into Campanian cuisine with a twist at Aurora Light. Soak up the atmosphere while you eat at Fauno Bar on Sorrento’s Piazza Tasso. Then choose from the incredible variety of ice cream flavours on offer at Gelateria Zini.

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Sorrento nightlife

Listen to ‘O Sole Mio’ crooned in old-fashioned music-hall style at the atmospheric Teatro Tasso. Or people-watch over cocktails on the terrace at Piazza Tasso’s Fauno Bar. Spend balmy spring and summer evenings enjoying an open-air concert or music festival at a variety of venues across Sorrento.

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Beaches in Sorrento

While not a traditional beach destination, Sorrento offers a modest selection of beautiful bays. Boasting glorious vistas across the Gulf of Naples, Marina Piccola is just a short stroll from the town. Stretch out on the picturesque shore of Marina Grande. Or bathe in the safe waters of family-friendly Leonelli’s Beach.

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