Musical Sorrento

During summer the Sorrento Festival includes performances of classical and jazz concerts, in traditional and contemporary styles held at various venues in the town. There is the Ravello Music Festival, concerts at La Mortella Gardens on Ischia and a Jazz Festival at Minori. In Naples there are musical and cultural attractions including the San Carlo Opera House. 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, Exploring, 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 enjoy some sun, or a stroll into Sorrento to get an update on concerts taking place.
Traditional Neapolitan musicDay Two
A relaxing day by the pool to soak up the sun's vitamin D as you enjoy a G & T. In the evening book a table at the Caruso restaurant and museum. You are never far from music in Sorrento, with street entertainers playing jazz or traditional Neapolitan ballads.
RavelloDay Three
A day tour of the Amalfi coast to enjoy breathtaking views and visits to Amalfi and Ravello. A chance to explore Villa Rufolo in Ravello whose gardens inspired Wagner's Parsifal. Return to Sorrento in time for a meal before an evening of traditional dancing and songs in Sorrento's Theatre.
La Mortella garden concerts on IschiaDay Four
A short ferry crossing takes you to Ischia where you can explore the island and visit the gardens of La Mortella to enjoy a late afternoon concert. In the evening you have time to really explore Sorrento's narrow streets and shops and to discover some of those hidden traditional restaurants.
Walks in Sorrento and on  the Amalfi coastDay Five
A day for enjoying one of the many leisurely walks in and around Massa Lubrense ( 10 minutes from Sorrento by local bus ) stopping for lunch in one of the villages. In the evening you make your way to one of the concerts taking place in or near Sorrento, or to a jazz club in Piano di Sorrento.
CapriDay Six
Capri has many musical events taking place during Summer and if you arrange an evening boat trip back to Sorrento you could spend a wonderful day exploring the island before enjoying a concert or street performance before retuning by boat to experience the lights surrounding the Bay of Naples
Outdoor concert at RavelloDay Seven
The last opportunity to catch the sun, do some last minute shopping before getting ready to return to Ravello to attend an open air concert played against a backcloth of sea and sky. Then you are driven back to Sorrento along the magical Amalfi Drive as if in a dream.
Enrico Caruso at the Excelsior Vittoria hotel SorrentoDay Eight
Last chance to enjoy the views before returning home knowing that every time you hear the song Torna a Surriento (Come back to Sorrento) sung by Enrico Caruso or Luciano Pavarotti you will want to do just that.
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