Visiting Sorrento in February

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Visiting Sorrento in February

February in Sorrento is when the city is most quiet, when many locals who work in tourism leave on holiday themselves before the next tourist season begins. Hotels and restaurants are closed, and many businesses do renovation work to prepare for the spring opening just around the corner.

The Weather in February

Cold wind and rain: this is what you'll find most days in February, when the coast is at its winter peak and rough seas mean that ferries to the islands are suspended. That said, the first signs of spring are in the air, with days that stretch a bit longer and mimosa trees in full bloom.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 14° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 9° C
  • Chance of rain: 30%
  • Chance of clouds: 46%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 14° C
  • Average daylight hours: 10

What to Do in February in Sorrento

There are very few tourists in February in Sorrento, so you can have a more authentic experience if you decide to come in this month when you'll find only locals out and about. The only restaurants that are open are those popular with locals, hotels and B&Bs offer great prices, and you can get around the coastline without having to deal with summer crowds.

Day trips from Sorrento

Here are some suggestions for what to do when it rains.

If the forecast looks good, you can always take a day trip to Capri or Positano:

Capri in winter

The Amalfi Coast in winter

February Events

On 14 February, Sorrento doesn't celebrate Valentine's Day, but instead Sant’Antonino, the patron saint of the city. In the center of Sorrento, there is a small market and a procession through town.

The best experiences and tours in Visiting Sorrento in February

Experience and tour

Guided tour of the winery and vineyards
Lunch with a view featuring local specialties
Tasting of the 'SUPERIOR' Vesuvio Lacryma Christi DOC wines

Wine Tasting with Lunch and other options...

€ 42 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Free cancellation

(965 Reviews)

Experience and tour

Guided tour of the winery and vineyards
Lunch with a view featuring local specialties
Tasting of the 'CLASSIC' Vesuvio Lacryma Christi DOC wines

Wine Tasting with Lunch and other options...

€ 35 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Free cancellation

(965 Reviews)
Guided Tour of Pompeii
Shared

Departure from Pompeii

Avoid getting lost by visiting with a guide
Depart from Pompeii
Skip-the-line entrance

Tour

€ 20 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Free cancellation

(2427 Reviews)

Departure from Naples

Visit the ruins of Pompeii
Views from the top of Mt. Vesuvius
Wine tasting

Tour

€ 85 per guest

Duration 7 hours

Free cancellation

(2427 Reviews)
Pompeii: Guided Tour Departing from Naples
Shared

Departure from Naples

Transfer between Naples and Pompeii
1.5-hour guided tour
Skip-the-line entry

Tour

€ 35 per guest

Duration 3 hours

Free cancellation

(2427 Reviews)
Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi Tour - From Naples
Shared

Departure from Naples

Visit Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi in one day
Transfer with comment on board
Lunch on the Amalfi Coast

Tour

€ 90 per guest

Duration 9 hours

Free cancellation

(2427 Reviews)

Departure from Capri

Drop off at your arrival pier in Marina Grande
See the top sights on Capri at your own pace
Peace of mind with 24-hour assistance

Scooter

From € 70 Per scooter | Max 2 passengers

Duration 1 hour

Free cancellation

(463 Reviews)

Departure from Amalfi, Naples, Positano, Sorrento, Maiori, Minori, Praiano

A full-day tour via air-conditioned vehicle to visit Pompeii and Herculaneum + a hike to the crater of Mt. Vesuvius.

Private Car or Minivan

From € 400 Per vehicle | Max 8 passengers

Duration 8 hours

(1646 Reviews)

Departure from Naples, Sorrento, Port of Naples

A private driving tour via Mercedes to the highlights of the Amalfi Coast

Luxury Mercedes Vehicle

From € 320 Per vehicle | Max 8 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

(242 Reviews)

Departure from Naples

See the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii in a single day
Skip-the-line entrance
Guided tours

Tour

€ 90 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

(2427 Reviews)

Rent

Freedom and flexibility
Action cam for great photos along the Amalfi Coast
No parking or traffic stress

Kimko Agility 125

From € 75 Per Scooter | Max 2 passengers

Duration 12 hours

(72 Reviews)
Mt. Vesuvius Tour with Wine Tasting - From Pompeii
Shared

Departure from Pompeii

Taste Lacryma Christi, traditional wine from Mt, Vesuvius
Explore the crater on Mt. Vesuvius
See the highlights of this famous mountain in one day

Tour

€ 55 per guest

Duration 3 hours

Free cancellation

(2427 Reviews)

Where to stay in Visiting Sorrento in February

5 stars - Sorrento

The historic heart of Sorrento

  1. A historic hotel in the heart of Sorrento right above the sea
  2. Three restaurants featuring the finest Neapolitan cuisine
  3. A spectacular sailboat with which to explore the Bay of Naples
(427 Reviews)