Sorrento 2021: Top Activities
by Giorgia Concadoro
by Giorgia Concadoro
Top 8 Activities to Do in Sorrento 2021
Planning on basing yourself in Sorrento while on your holiday in the Amalfi Coast? With it’s beautiful views, amazing restaurants, great selection of activities and authentic atmosphere it’s no wonder why Sorrento is one of the most popular destinations in the South of Italy. Whether you’re visiting as a family with children, group of friends or couple celebrating a special occasion, our selected reccommendations of the best things to do in Sorrento will guarentee you one of the most unforgettable holidays.
Italian Breakfast in Piazzo Tasso
Known as the heart of Sorrento, Piazza Tasso is the main square of the town, here you can find a number of bars and restaurants as well as the main train station and transport links. Piazza Tasso is the best place to enjoy your breakfast in the morning as the bars offer the option for you to enjoy a traditional Italian breakfast, Coffee with fresh pastries, or a classic continental breakfast.
Here you ou can relax with a drink and watch the hustle and bustle of Sorrento or enjoy a good pizza in the square, we suggest you choose to sit at one of the main tables facing the square. Piazza Tasso is also close to the pedestrian area of the Corso Italia where you can spend a full day shopping.
Take a Stroll Through the Old Town
If you’re wanting to visit the most authentic areas while on holiday in Sorrento, you absolutely must visit the Old Town, otherwise known as ‘Centro Storico’. Here you will find bustling streets filled with the sounds of the old-school locals, ceramic, leather and limoncello shops as well as some bars and restaurants. This charming area of Sorrento is also a great place to take some amazing photo’s if you’re a lover of photography, we can guarentee that here you will get some of the best shots.
Visit the Towns of the Amalfi Coast
One of the best reasons to stay in Sorrento while on your holiday in Italy is because of it’s amazing location and close proximity to the famous towns along the Amalfi Coast. It’s excellent connections with Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello make Sorrento is the most popular choice for travellers who are visiting this stretch of coast. The Amalfi Coast with its plunging cliffs, unique views and picturesque villages is considered as one of the most beautiful stretches of coast in the world.
Our Amalfi Coast Tours
Sorrento Lemon Tour and Limoncello Tasting
One thing you absolutely must do while on holiday in Sorrento is visit a classic and traditional Lemon grove! Experience the true essence of the magical land of Sorrento with our Sorrento Lemon Tour and Limoncello Tasting experience. Start your day with a visit to a typical Sorrento Lemon Grove and tour to discover the types of lemons grown here. After exploring the grounds, taste the freshly made Limoncello made from the lemons grown here themselves. A truly unforgettable experience!
Enjoy a Sunset Rooftop Terrace Aperitif
In Sorrento there are two amazing rooftop Hotel Terraces with Sea View that we strongly suggest you experience visiting at least one of your nights at while on your Sorrento holiday.
Terrazza Bellavista at Hotel La favorita
The Bellavista terrace, on the top floor of the luxurious Hotel la Favorita, provides you with the most breathtaking view and fairytale atmosphere. Here you can enjoy their tasty cocktails and admire the stunning sunset, simply amazing.
Vittoria Terrace at Hotel Excelsior Vittoria
Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, the most famous terrace of the Sorrento peninsula, offers the magnificent view of the Gulf of Naples. Located in Piazza Tasso you will find The Excelsior Vittoria hotel, an award-winning luxury hotel in the heart of Sorrento. If you’re celebrating a special occasion, it’s worth treating yourself to an evening in this special location.
Explore Sorrento Coast with Kayak
Looking to experience the Sorrento Coast in a unique and memorable way? Booking our Bath of Queen Giovanna Sorrento Kayak Tour will allow you to admire the breathtaking landscapes and vibrants colours while enjoying some water sports all at the same time.
This activity begins at the colourful Fishermans village of Marina Grande in Sorrento, then you will make your way past the Marina Piccola towards the Baths of Queen Giovanna. After spending some free time exploring the Roman Ruins and Natural Bath and enjoying the fantastic views the instructors will guide you back to Marina Grande.
Take a Traditional Italian Cooking Class
As you know, Food and Cooking is a very big part of Italian Culture and everyday life so what better way to immerse yourself into the culture of Italians than to experience a cooking class while in Sorrento. Our variety of cooking classes will teach you how to cook a traditional Italian meal, homemade Pizza and famous desserts such as Tiramisu.
Our food experiences are the perfect day out, a great day trip from Sorrento for Families with Children, Groups and Couples looking to expand on their culinary skills. Our selected tours also include a pick up and drop off transfer from your Hotel or Accommodation in Sorrento by our Professional and English Speaking Driver.
Our Cooking Classes include:
Spend a full Day in the Island of Capri
Positioned between the sky and the sea and just a short 20 minute boat ride from Sorrento, you will find the magical and enchanting Island of Capri. Famous all over the world for it’s breathtaking landscapes, spectacular sea views, beautiful grotto’s and iconic Faraglioni Rocks, you simply cannot visit Sorrento without spending at least one day in Capri. Getting from Sorrento to Capri is very easy, especially if booking one of our tours, we offer both Private and Shared Boat Tours, all of which include a Professional and English Speaking Skipper.
Once you arrive in the port of Marina Grande, you will feel the electirc energy of Capri and feel as if you have just set foot inside a postcard, the beauty of the island is undescribable and can only be truly appreciated and understood once seeing it with your own eyes. On the island you can take a coffee in the Piazzetta, enjoy shopping on the famous street of Via Camarelle, admire the natural sea views from Villa Lysis and take a stroll through the Gardens of Augustus.