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Ideas, recommendations and news for those seeking to explore Sorrento, the Amalfi coast and Naples.

Cocktails at the Excelsior Vittoria

Cocktails at Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria

The menu at Bar Vittoria takes a leisurely trip around the world, from Portugal to Germany to Cuba and Japan and eventually back to Italy, with each country inspiring a ...

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Excelsior Vittoria – 6 years on

We first visited Sorrento in 2000 and stayed at the Excelsior Vittoria on several occasions, but it has been 6 years since our last visit. 10 years ago we also ...

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Michelin Star Restaurants

There are 17 Michelin star restaurants within a 30 km radius of Sorrento, 4 more between Ravello and Salerno, 3 in Naples, 3 on Capri and 2 on Ischia. A ...

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A boat trip to Maria Grazia’s

Here’s a nautical idea for your vacation. Take a boat for lunch at Maria Grazia’s restaurant on the beach of Marina del Cantone. Not just lunch but their infamous dish of ...

Pozzuoli

Pozzuoli – Its rise and fall

We asked one of our members, Paul Barber, to write an account of his visit to Sofia Loren’s home town, Pozzuoli. Other attractions include the Flavian Amphitheater, which is the ...

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Excelsior Revisited

We first visited Sorrento in 2000 and stayed at the Excelsior Vittoria on several occasions, but it has been 6 years since our last visit. 10 years ago we also ...

Marameo beach resort Sorrento

Marameo beach resort

Sun glasses, swimming costume, lotion and some Euros are all you need for a day’s relaxation down where the Bay of Naples caresses Sorrento. Marameo beach, restaurant and lounge bar ...

Shops on Corso Italia in Sorreento

Shopping on Sorrento’s Corso Italia

Corso Italia is Sorrento’s ‘High Street’ and most of the shops can be found along a 1km stretch from the station down to Via Capo. Add to these the shops ...

Secret Naples Book

Books on Sorrento, Amalfi and Naples

This is the latest addition to our top ten books that visitors to Sorrento will find interesting. Naples is a fascinating and beautiful city and just as we were beginning ...

Relais Correale in Sorrento

Relais Correale

If your ideal holiday in Sorrento would be a traditional farmhouse with all the modern amenities, surrounded by orange and lemon groves and within walking distance to the sea and ...

Bed and breakfast at the Palazzo Jannuzzi Sorrento

Breakfast at Jannuzzi’s

No matter how many times I stay at the Jannuzzi the breakfasts are always pleasing to the eye as well as the palate. It’s not just the variety and freshness ...

Island of Procida near Naples

Procida from Sorrento

View from a panoramic terrace We asked one of our members, Paul Barber, to write an account of his journey to Procida. It is one of the Flegrean Islands off the ...

A guide to Sorrento