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

Island Tour + Stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line
Shared

Departure from Capri

Skip the line
Save money
See the island highlights

Speedboats

€ 18 per guest € 19

Duration 2 hours

Very Good
(271 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

Wine Tasting with Lunch and other options...

€ 35 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(965 Reviews)

Departure from Capri

A tour by gozzo boat around the island departing from the bay opposite the Faraglioni and with a stop to swim off the coast of Capri.

Gozzo caprese and other options...

From € 150 Per boat | Max 7 passengers

Duration 2 hours 3 hours

Excellent
(130 Reviews)
Capri Boat Tour from Sorrento, Naples, and More
Shared

Departure from Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Castellammare di Stabia, Herculaneum, Portici, Torre del Greco, Piano di Sorrento, Vico Equense

Choose pickup in Sorrento, Naples, etc
Free time to visit Capri on land
English-speaking skipper

Motorized Boat

€ 55 per guest

Duration 8 hours 8 hours 10 hours

Excellent
(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

€ 119 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(797 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 € 150 Per boat | Max 10 passengers € 170

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(216 Reviews)

Rent

Stop to swim where you want
Be skipper for a day
Take in the island at your pace

Gozzo 6

From € 180 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Duration 3 hours 4 hours 8 hours

Excellent
(508 Reviews)

Departure from Capri

A traditional gozzo boat all to yourself!
Visit the Blue Grotto
Swim in the crystalline coves

Gozzo Caprese and other options...

From € 190 Per boat | Max 7 passengers € 250

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 8 hours

Excellent
(175 Reviews)
Hydrofoil to Positano and Amalfi from Sorrento
New Shared

Departure from Sorrento, Castellammare di Stabia

Avoid traffic and delays
Admire the coastline by sea
Stop in both Positano and Amalfi

Hydrofoil

€ 35 per guest

Duration 9 hours 10 hours

Capri Boat Tour + Snorkeling
Shared

Departure from Naples

Snorkel in the Mediterranean
Visit the highlights on Capri
Snacks on board

Tour

€ 139 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)
Capri Boat Tour with Blue Grotto: Open Ticket
Shared

Departure from Capri

Blue Grotto visit
Flexible open ticket
Tour in English and Italian

Motorized Boat

€ 18 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(378 Reviews)
Shared Amalfi Coast Boat Tour
Shared

Departure from Positano

Full day boat tour along the coast
Small group of up to 12 passengers
Free time on land to explore Amalfi

Amalfi Coast Boat (Shared)

€ 70 per guest

Duration 7 hours

Excellent
(657 Reviews)

Where to stay in Visiting Sorrento in July

Grand Hotel Cocumella
Most popular

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
Excellent
(427 Reviews)
Grand Hotel Riviera
Most popular

4 stars - Sorrento

Postcard-perfect memories from Sorrento

  1. From the rooms to the private beach by elevator
  2. Dinner with a view of Mount Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples
  3. A historic hotel in the heart of Sorrento
Excellent
(1695 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
Excellent
(51 Reviews)
Hotel Bristol
Most popular

4 stars - Sorrento

Experience the best of Sorrento

  1. Dinner under the stars on the rooftop restaurant
  2. Book a Junior Suite with your private outdoor hot tub
  3. Views over the Gulf of Naples from every corner of the hotel
Excellent
(3106 Reviews)

Restaurants open in Visiting Sorrento in July