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Three Days in Sorrento

A three day itinerary including the best of Sorrento

Three Days in Sorrento

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Planning a short break in Sorrento and want to know the best sights, beaches, and nearby day trips to fill three days? With this Sorrento itinerary, you'll see all the best of Sorrento, Italy and environs with time left over to relax.

Here's our exclusive insider itinerary for three unforgettable days in Sorrento:

How to Choose the Perfect Hotel for a Short Stay in Sorrento

There is a vast choice of hotels, bed and breakfasts, and vacation villas and apartments in Sorrento, but for a short break we suggest choosing accommodations which are centrally located, ideally in the area between including the historic centre and Corso Italia. Any accommodation within a ten minute walk to Piazza Tasso (you can check this on Google Maps) is perfect.

There are very few hotels in the centre of Sorrento which offer sea views, and these are obviously the most expensive. Most hotels with a sea view are located outside the centre of town, so are more suited to a longer stay.

Take a look at our selection of hotels in Sorrento

Day One

If you are arriving in afternoon (most likely, given travel times from the major airports and train stations), you'll have time to check in to your hotel and pop out for a look at the town of Sorrento.

You can begin with the classic walk along Corso Italia and Via San Cesareo, stopping for an aperitif in Piazza Tasso. Afterwards, enjoy a leisurely dinner in one of the many restaurants in the historic centre, many of which feature local cuisine and seafood.

Day Two

Today you can dedicate to a number of things, depending on your mood and inclination:

For dinner, we suggest choosing one of the waterfront restaurants in the fishing village of Marina Grande. A candlelit dinner on the Mediterranean with surrounded by the sleepy atmosphere of this historic port is unforgettable.

Day Three

Get to know Sorrento a bit better with this walking itinerary of the center Sorrento, with a stop at the Correale Museum and the Museum of Inlaid Wood. You can dedicate your afternoon to shopping (most shops are open in the afternoon every day during the week).

Joe Banana Limos - Tours & Transfers - Full Day Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento Pick

Full Day Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento

Tour

Are you ready for an unforgettable day on the Amalfi Coast? Depart from Sorrento by luxury sedan and stop in Amalfi, Positano, and Ravello, enjoying your drive along the winding coastal road with its marvelous views. You'll have time to stop to snap unforgettable photos and explore each town.

By Joe Banana Limos - Tours & Transfers

from € 385
Capri Boat Service Luxury - Capri Boat Tour by Luxury Gozzo from Sorrento Pick

Capri Boat Tour by Luxury Gozzo from Sorrento

Tour

During your stay in Sorrento, don't miss out on an exclusive boat tour to the island of Capri! Depart from the port in Sorrento on board our luxury gozzo boat and sail to Capri after an onboard picnic and swim. Visit the island by foot, then sail the entire circumference before heading back.

By Capri Boat Service Luxury

from € 500 max 7 passengers € 800 -38%
Joe Banana Limos - Tours & Transfers - All-Inclusive Tour Pompeii, Positano, Lunch in Sorrento Pick

All-Inclusive Tour Pompeii, Positano, Lunch in Sorrento

Tour

If you would like to relax during an all'inclusive tour and let us take care of the day's logistics, this is the perfect option. We'll pick you up at your hotel, stop in Positano, take you to lunch at Donna Sofia in Sorrento, and include a guided tour of Pompeii.

By Joe Banana Limos - Tours & Transfers

from € 650

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Motoscafisti di Capri - Transfer to Blue Grotto - Blue Line Pick

Transfer to Blue Grotto - Blue Line

Tour

Buy the online ticket, save 1 euro and skip the line!

By Motoscafisti di Capri

€ 14 per guest € 15 -7%
Capri Boat Service Transfer  - Capri-Sorrento (or vice versa) by Luxury Speedboat+Car Pick

Capri-Sorrento (or vice versa) by Luxury Speedboat+Car

Transfer

The fastest transfer on the seas! In just 20 minutes you can continue your vacation from Capri to Sorrento and take advantage of every minute on your holiday! Save time, skip the long queues and delays by travelling from Capri to Sorrento (or vice versa) by a powerful and luxury speedboat!

By Capri Boat Service Transfer

from € 490 max 8-10 passengers € 610 -20%
Capri Boat Service Transfer  - Speedboat Transfer Capri <--> Amalfi in Style Pick

Speedboat Transfer Capri <--> Amalfi in Style

Transfer

Fast, easy, and stress-free: the best way to reach charming Amalfi from Capri (or vice versa) in just 30 minutes is by luxury speedboat! Save precious time during your holiday on Capri and the Amalfi Coast and make even a simple transfer an unforgettable experience!

By Capri Boat Service Transfer

from € 650 max 8-10 passengers € 750 -13%
Astarita Car Service - Private Transfer from Naples to Positano Pick

Private Transfer from Naples to Positano

Transfer

Private Transfer from Naples to Positano with English speaking driver on a luxury Mercedes vehicle

By Astarita Car Service

from € 130 total rate for the vehicle
Sorrento Limo - Transfers Naples - Praiano, Amalfi, Ravello or back Pick

Transfers Naples - Praiano, Amalfi, Ravello or back

Transfer

Want to reach your hotel on the Amalfi Coast with a comfortable private transfer? Travel to Praiano, Amalfi, or Ravello from Naples (or vice versa) with a luxury sedan driven by a bilingual Italian/English professional who can share with you this coastline's history during the ride.

By Sorrento Limo

from € 130
Cartotrekking - Valley of the Mills & Ferriere Nature Reserve Pick

Valley of the Mills & Ferriere Nature Reserve

Tour

Private guided hike through the Valley of the Mills and the historic paper mills of Amalfi.

By Cartotrekking

from € 150

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