Hotel Sorrento City
Travel Blogs from Sorrento
We started our Italy holiday in Sorrento - we took day trips to Naples (Pompei) and did the Amalfi Coast stopping off at lots of interesting places. We didn't go across to Capri as it was too choppy but we did the trip twice - once via local bus driving along the coast then the next we used a private boat with just the 2 of us and a guide and did …
I do not have anything I want to say about Naples. We walked over to the oldest part of Naples, as this is one of the main tourist places and not to be missed, apparently, and it was disgusting, loud, and full of mafia looking people and black as night Africans, that get up in your business. Get me out of ...
... from the crater is analysed, various crater lines from lava ash deposits and much more but I can't remember!!! The views from up there were absolutely breathtaking. We walked further around to actually see the steam coming from the side of the volcano before making our way back down to the four wheel drive bus. I am soo gald we did this tour and I am also glad I did not know what was involved as I probably wouldn't have gone because of the steep climb to the top. We ...
General Impressions of Sorrento
The people here are very friendly to visitors and speak more english than on the islands. Menus are usually in English and Italian. No place serves tap water, you must buy a bottle of water with gas (sparking) or no gas, (still water). We find very few green vegetables are served other than zucchini. We think it is because none are locally grown. People are very kind to help us with our Italian pronunciation, so we are ...
... was the croissant lovely.
We topped the evening off with a tour of their 25,000 bottle wine cellar carved into volcanic rock 600 years ago that naturally keeps the cave system at a even 12 degrees year round. We did not make it down to the cheese cellar where they naturally age the cheeses made specifically for them...NEXT TIME!
Last pic was taken just before we went to dinner...sunset over Sorrento. Beautiful!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed