Sorrento is a real cultural treasure of Italy. Here you will find a great number of museums and theaters, historic buildings and monuments simply can’t fail to leave indifferent absolutely any traveler.
The famous landmark of Sorrento is the Basilica di San Antonio. It was built in the 11th century on the site of a small chapel; now it has an interesting collection of works of art. Visitors can...
Capo di Sorrento is a small settlement, but it is considered one of the most beautiful areas of the city. This is a small fishing village situated among orange and olive groves. Rest in Capo di Sorrento will be enjoyed not only by lovers of nature, but also by gourmets – the choice of wonderful restaurants with authentic local food is really striking. Of course, seafood is the main dish here. Visitors are offered to try true masterpieces of culinary art.
Duomo Cathedral is surely one of the most beautiful old buildings of the city. This cathedral was built in the 11th century. During its history it has witnessed many important historical events. You will certainly hear about them during the excursion. Continue your acquaintance with the history and culture of Sorrento in Correale di Terranova Museum. Here visitors are offered to see a unique collection of porcelain, furniture and paintings, and one of the museum’s halls is devoted to archaeological artifacts.
1. Going to the beach, be sure to take special shoes and a thick beach mat. The coast in Sorrento is rocky, so it isn’t always safe to go into the water without shoes. You can use the piers on...
The central part of the city is the location of Tasso Square, which is decorated with beautiful monuments. One of them is dedicated to the patron of the city, Saint Antonin, and another one is dedicated to famous Italian poet Torquato Tasso. Villa Comunale Park is the best place for walks. This park is also considered the most beautiful one in the city. Here you will find really many unusual shrubs and trees, and the beauty of flowers is simply unforgettable. In this park you will also see another significant religious landmark - St. Francis Church. This is a beautiful building with strict lines, which halls are decorated with frescoes by handmade ornaments. Cape Sorrento is considered the historical center of the city. Here you will find numerous medieval buildings. Archaeological excavations never stop in this region of the city and new and new relics are found all the time.