Villa Gerardo Hotel

Via Capo 82/84, Sorrento, Campania, 80067, Italy | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Sorrento

Sorrento: Pompeii and Amalfi

A travel blog entry by faerenuff


... in 79 CE. Indications are that before that last major eruption the mountain was almost 4000 meters rising straight from the coastal plains. As towering as it looks now it must have sat there snow capped, driving the climatic conditions for the region for aeons making for a a more mild environment for the settlement of the coast. The next of many things that I did not know about the ruins we were visiting is that all three where located on the ...

Rome to Sorrento

A travel blog entry by funinitaly


... us to a table, then presented us with a complimentary prosecco – we nearly kissed him! It had been a long day, after all. I had a fillet steak with porcini mushroom sauce (sensational) and Jane had fillet of pork, accompanied by tiny roast potatoes and a salad. I'm missing my green beans from home!! Antonio recommended a local red wine from the Campania region (where Sorrento is located), which we thoroughly enjoyed. The evening was capped ...

Cooking Class! Fantastic last day in Sorrento...

A travel blog entry by wendy2007


... but this was a lot of fun, it was interesting to see how someone cooks when it's totally natural to her and has a passion for it. All recipe's were given in grams... so a bit of translating will be needed. One of the things she kept mentioning was to, "trust yourself", "be happy and relaxed" and the bread/pasta/... will "come" or rise, turn out well, be delicious, etc...

We made, watched, or helped with the following:
Plain Bread
Breads with either, ...


A travel blog entry by moolander

... overlooking the sea, it had a real holiday feel to it. I carried on to Amalfi excepting more of the same but it was a bit of a let down to be honest, it felt rather dowdy in comparison. Mind you Positano was just so lovely it would be very hard to beat.

I'm sad to be leaving Italy as I have only just started to enjoy it however more adventures await! ...

Neopolitans, they're all crooks!

A travel blog entry by horsepop

... our cheerful land lady. The next day we were walking down a typical dirty alley littered with rubbish and covered with graffiti as high as the riff-raff can reach, when two old men (previously reclining on a couple of wooden chairs and chatting casually) suddenly started yelling at me, "Please! Please! Please!" They sounded distressed, and I had no idea why, until I realized they are pointing to a pamphlet in my back pocket. Did they think it was ...

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