Exploring Sorrento

If you like to walk through gardens, lemon and olive groves, explore quiet villages and harbours or relish the challenge of a mountain trail then this itinerary may be just the thing. Sorrento is a perfect base from which to visit historical landmarks as well as a diverse range of landscapes well documented and maintained walking trails suitable for leisurely strolls or energetic treks. This itinerary aims to show you what is available in Sorrento and is totally flexible and interchangeable with our other itineraries: Romantic, History and Art, Relaxing, Music, Tastes of Sorrento,
A touch of luxury
. Optional extras such as additional excursions and concert tickets are also available, see below.

Naples to Sorrento transfersDay One
Arrive at your hotel for a complimentary drink on the terrace to help you relax and begin to appreciate the beauty of Sorrento and the Bay of Naples. Depending on flight times you may have the chance to for an introductory tour of Sorrento's historical centre before your evening meal.
RavelloDay Two
A tour along the Amalfi coast to enjoy is breathtaking views with visits to Amalfi and Ravello. A chance to explore both these towns, find your bearings and to choose some places you may wish to return to explore properly during your stay,
Positano for example perched above the sea.
PompeiiDay Three
A full day tour takes you to the wonderfully preserved Roman town of Pompeii engulfed by the eruption of Vesuvius which you will also visit and walk up to the craters's edge. Panoramic views over Naples, Pompeii, the Bay of Naples towards Sorrento and Capri will be an added bonus.
Walks in Sorrento and on  the Amalfi coastDay Four
Choose one of the many leisurely walks in and around Massa Lubrense stopping for lunch in one of the villages (timetables and maps showing the walking trails are available free from the tourist office in Sorrento). Or you could take a bus, or ferry, to really explore Positano.
Caserta Palace and gardensDay Five
For those who would like to walk the Path of the Gods high above the Amalfi coast, or walk from Ravello down to Amalfi then an organised walk may be just the ticket. For lovers of gardens perhaps a tour of the palace gardens in Caserta, or La Mortella gardens on Ischia may be preferable.
CapriDay Six
Capri is perfect for exploring, whether it is strolling through the villages, taking the cable car from Anacapri to the top of Capri with is spectacular views, visiting the ruins of Roman villas or the museum of Axel Munthe or the Blue Grotto. The ferry crossing alone offers wonderful coastal views.
View over Marina GrandeDay Seven
Perhaps a more relaxing day to catch the sun, take a stroll through Sorrento's narrow and ancient lanes down to the Marina Grande for some grilled fresh fish in a traditional restaurant on the water's edge. In the evening just stroll around to enjoy the atmosphere, sounds and colours.
Views from Sorrento terraceDay Eight
Last chance to enjoy the views before returning home to feast on some wonderful memories until the next time.
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