Overnight in Sorrento
If you choose to stay in Sorrento to discover the beauties of the Amalfi Coast and the Mediterranean area, Hotel Caruso is certainly the right solution for you.
A city in between myth and legend , Sorrento is a tourist destination par excellence, for its natural and artistic beauties and for its traditions, with a unique landscape, alternating sea and mountains, deep valleys and terraces of citrus.
According to the legend, the mermaids who tempted Ulysses with their enchanting songs, lived in the Sorrento sea. Nowadays, looking at that sea, with his beautiful green hue, we can still see, coming out from the waves, the mermaids.
The main square, Piazza Tasso, is dedicated to Torquato Tasso a world-renowned poet of Sorrento; from there you can reach the narrow streets where you can discover the ancient traditions of this magnificent city, such as the inlaid woodwork and the lemon liqueur, the very famous “Limoncello.
The Sedile Dominova, a suggestive place to visit (which dates back to the XIV century) where the noblemen used to meet and make decision such as the administration of the town.
The church of S. Maria delle Grazie, the Basilica of S.Antonino, the patron saint of the town, the Cathedral and also the Chiostro di San Francesco (which dates back to the XIV century) are really worth seeing.
An overnight in Sorrento can be a good idea to easily get to Positano, Amalfi and Ravello and the archaeological sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Vesuvius. They can be reached by car and by public transportation or bay sea from the port of Sorrento.
From Sorrento you can also get to Capri , Ischia and Procida islands.
For hiking lovers cannot miss a walk in the path of the gods, Punta Campanella and the wonderful Bay of Ieranto.
Sorrento … a city to visit and live …