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Holidays to Sorrento
Sorrento is such a popular holiday destination that you might expect it to be a tourist trap. However, nothing is further from the truth. This city perched on the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Naples has serious charm with its medieval streets, incredible views out to Mount Vesuvius, and inviting boutiques, cafes, restaurants and bars. This is the ideal base for traveller who want to explore fascinating archaeological sites and the natural beauty of the southern Italy.
What to see and do on a Holiday to Sorrento
It would be criminal to come to Sorrento and not take a day trip to the site of Pompeii. Walking around this archaeological site is like stepping back in time, as the city is preserved exactly as it was in AD 79, when it was buried under volcanic ash from the fatal eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Today, visitors can walk along the ancient streets and see casts of the bodies that were found under the ash.
If you are looking for an exciting day out on your holiday to Sorrento, a boat trip along the coast is a great way to take in some fresh air and scenery. Sail past the Amalfi Coast, where you can see small villages and resorts spread out along the cliffs and on the beaches. Or head to the Isle of Capri to do some swimming, sunbathing, and shopping. The island of Ischia also makes for a fabulous sun, sea, and sand day trip.
Although there are many things to see and do outside of Sorrento, the town itself is also a pleasant place to wander around. Shop for clothing, jewellery or fine Italian products such as olive oil, wine, and cheese at the small shops in the old centre, linger over cappuccinos and cakes at a chic cafe in the main square, or dine on fresh seafood, hearty pastas, or flavourful pizzas at one of the many restaurants in the town.
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