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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Books on Sorrento, Amalfi and Naples

These are the latest editions to the Friends of Sorrento book list which includes fiction, non fiction and guides for lovers of the Neapolitan Riviera and all things Italian. “As you ...

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 ...

Wine tours from Sorrento

Wine tours from Sorrento

Sorrento is the ideal location from which to visit seemingly unlimited cultural sites, magnificent coastlines and islands. It is also well placed to sample the many wines of the region, ...

Nightlife in Sorrento and Amalfi

Nightclubs in Sorrento and Amalfi

What to do on the Amalfi Coast when the sun goes down? For live music and the perfect G&T, local wine with a majestic view or hitting the dancefloor Italian-style: ...


Wine tours from Sorrento

A guide to Sorrento