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

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 ...

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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: ...

Sorrento Brewery craft beers

Sorrento craft beers

With mystical names like Syrentum, Minerva and Parthenope it is hardly surprising that lovers of craft beer will not be satisfied until their taste buds have been seduced. Two men, ...

Tuna fish in Sorrento

Catch of the day in Sorrento

Looking through our photo archives we came across this ‘catch of the day’ taken 10 years ago in Marina Grande, Sorrento’s fishing harbour. The fishing boat ‘S.Maria Carmela Madre’ had ...


Wine tours from Sorrento

A guide to Sorrento