Restaurants and osterias seduce with regional dishes. Indulge your palate with the typical Campanian sour mozzarella from water buffalo milk: prepared with tomatoes a wonderful appetizer! Countless types of pasta and pizza, fish and vegetables are main components of Campanian food culture. It goes well with an aromatic wine: Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio!
On the flanks of Mount Vesuvius, grapes have been harvested on the mineral-rich volcanic soils for 2,800 years. Already the best wines of the Romans were pressed here. Connoisseurs appreciate the fruity taste of the excellent table wines.
Island world and fascinating cities under Vesuvius
Whoever dreamed of Capri, just take the ferry in Sorrento! The city also has rental car stations and a stop of the regional train Circumvesuviana. So you can easily reach Naples, which is about 31 miles away, with its worth seeing old town and countless cultural treasures by car or train, and from there you can also make side trips to the picturesque islands of Procida or Ischia.
On the way to Naples, a stop at ancient Pompeii is tempting. Or start from the Ercolano Scavi stop by bus or cab for the Vesuvius excursion! From the parking lot below the crater, take the footpath and then look into the abyss - or enjoy the magnificent panorama!
Popular piety and patron saint festivals
Many places at the foot of Vesuvius celebrate ecclesiastical or folk festivals. Nola, 43 miles from Sorrento, celebrates the Feast of the Lilies at the end of June with a colorful parade - for saving it from the Ostrogoths thanks to Bishop Paulinus.
The most famous patronal festival is held in honor of St. Gennaro in Naples in September. In a mass according to centuries-old rite, the blood of the martyr is said to liquefy. The enthusiasm of the celebrants will sweep you away!
What are the most popular accommodations in the area?
The most popular accommodation types in Sorrento are apartment rental and villa. With 1,539 accommodations in Sorrento, the perfect vacation home is only one click away.
How much does it cost to stay the night?
With Casamundo, you will find vacation rentals starting from €54 in Sorrento. On average, accommodations in Sorrento will have a size of 272 m² (Villa) and 74 m² (Apartment rental).
Do you offer pet-friendly apartment rental in Sorrento?
We have the perfect options for you and your furry companions. Apartment rental are the most pet-friendly accommodations in Sorrento with an average price of €459 per night.
Do you offer accommodations for traveling with a group?
Yes, we definitely have accommodations for groups in Sorrento. On average, the apartment rental has space for 5 guests.