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

Sorrento Special

This Sorrento Special holiday includes tours to Pompeii, the Amalfi coast, Capri and Naples together with time to relax and explore Sorrento itself and its many attractions. The private transfer ...

La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita

Experience 8 days of La Dolce Vita with tours to Pompeii, the Amalfi coast, Capri and Naples together with time to relax and explore Sorrento itself and its many attractions. ...

Sorrento Cooking Class Online

Sorrento Cooking Class Online

Imagine being able to invite a top Italian chef to help prepare an authentic Neapolitan meal in your kitchen. Dream no longer, because recent developments in live communication technology now ...

Sorrento + Shopping

Sorrento + Shopping

A unique opportunity for a group of friends to explore Sorrento’s own range of shops, the boutiques in Positano, exclusive designer outlets on Capri and of course Naples.

Sorrento + Christmas

Sorrento + Christmas

Friends of Sorrento offers a perfect opportunity for a group of friends to make Christmas shopping a present in itself.

Neapolitan Riviera

Neapolitan Riviera

An exclusive tailor-made 8 day holiday including a balanced itinerary of tours, activities and relaxation.

Sorrento + Opera

Sorrento + Opera

Opera at the San Carlo Theatre in Naples, evening concerts in Ravello on the Amalfi coast, jazz on the terraces of Sorrento, classical and traditional music in venues throughout Sorrento. ...

Sorrento + Rome

Sorrento + Rome

Rome is just a one hour train journey to Naples or a three hour drive to Sorrento and with regular UK flights to Rome and Naples, a two city holiday ...

My perfect holiday

My perfect holiday

We start with a blank sheet to create your perfect luxury holiday to the Amalfi coast. Let us know your preferences for the style of hotel, your interests regarding activities, ...

158 Studio | Contemporary jewellery

158 Studio | Contemporary jewellery

158 Studio is located in the heart of historic Sorrento and brings together a collection of contemporary jewellery from leading Italian designers including Co.Ro.Jewels, Cristina Fava, Francesca Bianchi, Vitti Ferria ...

Marisa Cuomo Wine - A Tale of Passion

Marisa Cuomo Wine – A Tale of Passion

Having seen the name Marisa Cuomo on a number of wine menus we organised a private tour to the winery in Furore. It’s located 45 minutes from Positano and 500 ...

Naples Underground: The Art Metro

Naples Underground: The Art Metro

Few people know that beneath the busy streets of Naples lies an extraordinary subterranean art collection, open to any curious traveller for the price of a metro ticket. Toledo station, designed ...

D'Anton Design & Bistro

D’Anton Design & Bistro

D‘Anton, the designer bistro, sits comfortably on the corner of Piazza S.Antonino in Sorrento, opposite the Tasso Theatre. From the outside, the tables and chairs present a typical image of ...

Sunset dinner in the Marina Grande

Sunset dinner in the Marina Grande

Let me invite you for a sunset dinner in the picturesque harbour of the Marina Grande. Make your way to the Piazza della Vittoria, at the rear of the Tramomtano ...

Wine of the month

Wine of the month

Friends of Sorrento brings you reviews on wines from Southern Italy courtesy of Richard Ballantyne, Master of Wine. This month’s recommendation is: Sergio Arcuri 2014 Cirò Classico Superiore ‘Aris’. Calabria is ...

Art jewellery by Daniela Pollio

Art jewellery by Daniela Pollio

PING is the creative studio of Daniela Pollio in the heart of historic Sorrento. From this quiet corner on Piazza S’Antonino flows a wealth of creative art jewellery and miniature ...

Pets for life and posterity

Pets for life and posterity

This mosaic from Pompeii is on display at the Naples National Archaeological Museum*. Another can be seen in Pompeii itself at the entrance to the House of the Tragic Poet ...

Ballerì - Shoes with a zest for life

Ballerì – Shoes with a zest for life

Ballerì offers a range of ballet flats hand crafted in Naples with the finest materials. Creative designs by the owner, Gaia de Lizza, encapsulate the colours, traditions and styles reminiscent ...

Autori Capresi Exclusive Linen

Autori Capresi Exclusive Linen

Cool linen and a warm welcome We first discovered Autori Capresi in June 2012 during a passiagata through the narrow streets of historic Sorrento. The shop entrance exuded coolness and drew ...

The Art of Wood Inlay in Sorrento

The Art of Wood Inlay in Sorrento

Visitors to Sorrento will not fail to see examples of the traditional art of wood inlay (intarsia) in all kinds of products, from small souvenir items to intricate pieces of ...

Cocktails at Grand Hotel 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 ...

Excelsior Vittoria - 6 years on

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 ...

Michelin Star Restaurants

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 ...

A boat trip to Maria Grazia's

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 ...


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