Visiting Sorrento in July

The peak of summer in Sorrento

Visiting Sorrento in July

With the arrival of July in Sorrento, summer officially begins! Hotels, restaurants, and beaches are full of travelers and locals, and the season hits its full stride.

The Weather in July

July in Sorrento is when the temperatures reach their peak: 30°C and endless sunny days. Going out to tour during the hottest midday hours can be uncomfortable, and it's a good idea to relax on the beach to stay cool, and instead tour in the early morning or late afternoon.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 30° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 22° C
  • Chance of rain: 8%
  • Chance of clouds: 10%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 25° C
  • Average daylight hours: 14.3

What to Do in Sorrento in July

It's a good idea to plan ahead if visiting Sorrento in July, as hotels, tours, restaurants, and boats can be booked up well in advance.

Boat Tours

We especially recommend booking a boat tour to Capri or the Amalfi Coast this month, to be able to best enjoy the beauty of the coastline without the stress of crowds and heat.

On Capri, there can be long lines for the funicular, buses, and ferries in the midday hours that can make a July visit particularly uncomfortable, and the same applies to Positano and Amalfi if you are getting around by bus.

For small-group boat tours departing from Sorrento (with pick-up from your hotel), you can reach Capri or Positano by sea, with stops to swim and a few hours of free time on land to explore the towns before heading back to Sorrento by boat.

Boat tours to Capri
Boat tours to the Amalfi Coast

Beaches

Sorrento's beaches are all quite small, with beach clubs near the city center set on wooden platforms above the water. The prettiest beaches are near Massa Lubrense and Nerano, famous for its crystalline water (and delicious restaurants!)

Beaches in and near Sorrento

July Events

At the end of July, Marina Grande celebrates the feast day of Sant'Anna, patron saint of sailors. There is a small market, live music, street food, and fireworks coordinated to a soundtrack.

The best experiences and tours in Visiting Sorrento in July

Capri Island Classic Tour by Private Boat
Bestseller Shared

Departure from Capri, Sorrento, Positano, Massa Lubrense

Maximum flexibility of schedules and itineraries
Aperitif on board
Bilingual expert skipper

Apreamare 38 ft

From € 699 € 999 Per boat | Max 10 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

(52 Reviews)
Organic "Classico" Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius
Bestseller

Experience and tour

Organic wine from Vesuvius
Guided walk of the winery
Lunch with local specialties

Wine Tasting with Lunch and other options...

€ 32 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Free cancellation

(965 Reviews)

Departure from Capri

A private gozzo boat
Stops to swim
See the Faraglioni and grottoes

Gozzo Fratelli Aprea 7.80 and other options...

From € 160 Per boat | Max 10 passengers

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 7 hours

Free cancellation

(216 Reviews)
 Capri Private Boat Tour + Lunch in Nerano
Shared

Departure from Capri, Sorrento, Positano, Massa Lubrense

Maximum flexibility of schedules and itineraries
Free drinks on board
Pick-up service included

From € 699 € 899 Per boat | Max 8 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

(52 Reviews)

Experience and tour

Organic Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOP Superiore wine
Lunch on traditional dishes while enjoying the view
Visit the vineyard and winery

€ 40 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Free cancellation

(965 Reviews)

Departure from Capri, Naples, Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Praiano, Massa Lubrense

A luxury boat all to yourself for a day
Flexibile itinerary with stops to swim
Expert English-speaking skipper

Princess 55 - Mery Rose

From € 2,320 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

 Amalfi Coast: Private Boat Tour (full day)
Shared

Departure from Capri, Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Massa Lubrense

A boat all to yourself
Drink on board
aperitif & snack

From € 699 € 899 Per boat | Max 10 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

(52 Reviews)

Rent

Explore Capri independently
Six hours with delivery at the port
Map of the island included

Scooter

From € 55 Per scooter | Max 2 people

Duration 6 hours

Free cancellation

(463 Reviews)
Small group tour of Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius from Naples
Shared

Departure from Naples

Transfer by minivan with a maximum of 8 passengers
Lunch and guide included
Pick-up in the center of Naples

Bus Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius from Naples

€ 85 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Free cancellation

(378 Reviews)
Special Capri Blue Grotto Boat Tour from Sorrento
Shared

Departure from Sorrento

Morning visit to the Blue Grotto (skip the line!)
Entire tour of the island with stops in the most beautiful places of Capri
Disembarkation on the island to visit the city center

Capri Boat + Grotta

€ 109 per guest

Duration 8 hours

(797 Reviews)

Departure from Sorrento, Positano, Massa Lubrense

Complete flexibility
Make the most of your vacation time
Choose an on-board picnic or aperitivo

Apreamare 10 "Queen Elisabeth" and other options...

From € 700 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 6 hours 8 hours

Free cancellation

Capri boat tour from Rome by high-speed train
Shared

Departure from Rome

See the highlights of Capri in a single day
Small-group tour with a maximum of 12-14 people
Departing from and returning to Rome via high speed train

Traditional gozzo boat

€ 259 per guest

Duration 12 hours

Free cancellation

(1869 Reviews)

Where to stay in Visiting Sorrento in July

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria
Most popular

5 stars - Sorrento

An iconic luxury hotel with magnificent views and a glitterati clientele

  1. Iconic Grand Dame hotel which once hosted Marilyn Monroe and Sophia Loren
  2. Vast garden and grounds along the coastline for spectacular views
  3. Historic rooms and suites with private terraces and antique furnishings
(1828 Reviews)

5 stars - Sorrento

A glamorous hotel on a cliff top overlooking the sea in the heart of Sorrento

  1. A classic Sorrento villa with a view over the Gulf of Naples
  2. Southern Italy's best wine and traditional cuisine
  3. A private beach with direct elevator access
(2132 Reviews)

Luxury Villas - Sorrento

Your magic terrace overlooking the Bay of Naples

  1. The lush green garden and deep blue sea
  2. The delicious cuisine of Sorrento, served on the terrace
  3. Suites with frescoed ceilings and unforgettable views of the bay
(51 Reviews)

Restaurants open in Visiting Sorrento in July