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Things to do in Sorrento

There are a number of things to do in Sorrento. Tourists can travel to the city and enjoy a varety of things from the water taxi to swimming and bike rentals. If you are looking for what to do in Sorrento that is a little more educational, try a tour or visit some of the greatest sights including Punta Campanella, Roman ruins at Villa Pollia, the archeological museum of the Sorrentine peninsula, the Duomo Cathedral, St. Francis Monastery and the Basilica di Sant’Antonio.

Another thing to do in Sorrento is shop. Sorrento is home to some of the best and most affordable shopping venues that can be found. They also have many different parks and recreational activities that can be enjoyable if looking for what to do in Sorrento. The city of Sorrento boasts of great food scene, wonderful wine and adventures to remember. Have a drink and watch the water from your hotel room or have a cool refreshing dip. Either way there is something for everyone.

  • Bar at the Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi

    At the peaceful piano bar in this 1962 hotel, everything from the floor-tiles to the furniture was designed by Milanese legend Gio Ponti. Created ... More
  • Circolo dei Forestieri

    For a fraying-at-the-edges window into that exalted era of the 19th-century grand tour, pop into Sorrento’s “Foreigner’s Club” bar, home to the tow... More
  • Duomo, Sorrento

    The Romanesque cathedral features several examples of Sorrento's traditional craft of intarsio, or inlaid woodwork. There are also marble tombs and... More
  • Emporio Le Sirenuse

    The village's most upscale boutique is in a small space opposite Le Sirenuse hotel. Must-buys include colorful leather ballerina shoes by Porselli,... More
  • Il Fauno

    Sorrentinos and tourists rub shoulders at the blue-and-green Bisazza-tiled bar on the main piazza. Join them for aperitifs (sparkling white wine; f... More
  • Limonoro

    Sorrento’s main pedestrian street is lined with several shops handing out free samples of the Amalfi Coast’s famous sugary limoncello (lemon liqueu... More
  • Living

    Polka-dot-handled cutlery, 1950's-style oil and vinegar cruets, and glass beakers in turquoise, yellow, and pink are just a few of the whimsical pi... More
  • Museo Bottega Della Tarsia Lignea

    The 18th-century villa on the narrow Via San Nicola houses a museum that highlights even more woodwork. The gift shop sells high-end housewares and... More
  • Piazza Umberto I

    For a designer shopping fix, stroll down the streets around the quaint Piazza Umberto I. You'll find capsule collections by top Italian designers, ... More
  • Piemme

    Sorrento's best address for locally made limoncello (lemon liqueur) is in a purple-and-green-walled store that also sells artisan-made products, li... More
  • Raro

    The recently opened gourmet store stocks everything from blood-orange marmalade and mozzarella to sauces and condiments. Raro also serves light lun... More
  • Sedil Dominova

    The domed 15th-century building was once a meeting place for nobles. Today, visitors can walk through the loggia and admire the trompe l'oeil fresc... More
  • Stinga Tarsia

    The Stinga family have been Sorrento’s masters of wood inlay since 1890. Third-generation brothers Franco and Roberto keep the family tradition ali... More
  • Terrace Bar

    The Capri Palace Hotel has a candlelit al fresco bar, which is one of the few spots on the island where you can watch the sun set over the Mediterr... More
  • Workshops on Via San Nicola

    Watch artisans craft music boxes and elaborate inlaid tables in their ateliers. You can often buy direct from the craftsmen; otherwise comb the sto... More

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