Travel Blogs from Sorrento
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 ...
... some lunch before heading into the Pompeii site. We decided not to do a guided 2 hour tour but hired audio guides and do it ourself. We had no appreciation of the size of this historical site. We managed to walk around seeing so many ruins and listening to the audio guide but I became frustrated with the audio guide as it often instructed you to enter a building but there were iron gates stopping you, obviously the audio guides have not been updated for a while. We managed ...
... route from the train station to the ferries. I had taken the warnings about bands of thieves on the Naples to Sorrento train line to heart and so opted for the mare method in spite of the 4x cost. Btw, googles walking and public transit instructions have been in perpetual beta condition for the last 10 years it seems. Often one day is a different set of instructions from the day before or after and many times things are way too convoluted when there is a more direct option not ...
... for the hour drive to Sorrento. Paolo was well set in his minibus with an iPad holder on which he demonstrated the local sights whilst negotiating traffic. Naples is a city of over a million people all living in the shadow of Mt Vesuvius. It is a dominating site with its lava flow bareness to the alternate areas of vegetation from the any umbrella pines that dotted area. Despite the red zone being declared off limits it contains some of ...
Today we took to the sea. After a quick breakfast we headed down the stairs at the Piazza Tasso to the Sorrento Marina. It is quite a long way down to the water, via stairs and a path. We bought our ticket for the ferry which was about to leave. We managed to get a great position outside on the back of the ferry to get some beautiful views of the mainland and the islands. We could see Mt Vesuvius looming on the horizon. There is smog from naples, heading out ...
Other places to stay in Sorrento
Via S Antonio 13, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $185
- Grand hotel, not so grand service
- You won't want to leave!
- You won't want to leave
Via degli Aranci, 13BIS, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- With a little more effort...?
- Could b Better
- Very nice hotel but...........
Via Nastro Verde 7, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $137
- Superb holiday
- Best hotel I have stayed in
Via Capo 15, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Better than expected
- Stay at the Capodimonte
- Icing on the cake
Corso Italia 248, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- Great for couples
- Get me out of here!
- Excellent hotel
Via Correale 42, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- 5 star hotel for the price of a 4 star
- A little bit of heaven on earth
- Toronto, Canada - Outstanding Hotel
Via degli Aranci 108, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $138
Via Califano 18, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- ˇComida divina!
Via Vittorio 1, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $249
- Come Back to Sorrento
- What a view!
- Tramontano 'Paradise'
Piazza Tasso, 34, Sorrento | 5 star hotelfrom $322
- WRONGLY MEMORABLE
- Amazing, Amazing, Amazing
- Beautiful - and great food!
Via Rota 44, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $169
- Great View, but very costly; April 2004
- Romantic with Stunning Views
- Ponti's Pearl in the Med
Via Catigliano 9, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Very Inconvenient / bad breakfast / not helpful
- Steep Hill Alert!!!!!!!!
- Paradiso by name and by nature
Via Nastro Verde, 23, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $75
- Beautiful Hotel, Excellent Service
- Outstanding with many free benefits
Via Rota, 15, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Staff friendly and helpful
- Excellent Hotel!
- What a brilliant base for a holiday!
Via Capo 76, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Definately not 4 star
- Definately NOT a 4 star hotel
- Loved it all... well almost!
Piazza della Vittoria n. 4, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Great Hotel - Great Location and GREAT Service
Via Capo 8, Sorrento | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- Our room wasn't very clean either
- Nice rooms but noisy
Via Correale, 34/36, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $204
Via Correale 25, Sorrento | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Via Colle Parise 4, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- What a View!
- The View Alone is Worth the Trip
Via del Mare 30, Sorrento | 3 star hotelfrom $103
- Good location
- Pretty Little Hotel
- Beautiful Location
Sorrento | Hotelfrom $122
Via Capo 10, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- The perfect hotel
- Great View with its Problems
- Loved the Bristol, we plan on coming back someday.
Via Rota 44, Sorrento | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Via Marina Grande 218, Sorrento | 3 star hotelfrom $108
- Fantastic views
- The location of the hotel admiral is perfect,
- Nice hotel, nice small resort, food average
Via Cesarano 12, Sorrento | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- A mixed review
- Absolutely loved it