Visiting Sorrento in October

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Visiting Sorrento in October
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Visiting Sorrento in October

Visiting Sorrento in October

October brings the official beginning of fall in Sorrento , and is an ideal month of the year to visit Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, especially the first weeks. The weather is mild, the crowds have left, and hotels, restaurants, and cafés are still open for the season. The tourist season in Sorrento ends on November 1st.

The Weather in October

The beginning of October has warm and sunny days, with heavy rains beginning to break up the days towards the middle of the month. You can still swim in the sea, and beach clubs stay open until around the 15th of October. Pack fall clothing that isn't too heavy, as the temperatures usually stay high through the end of the month.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 23° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 16° C
  • Chance of rain: 30%
  • Chance of clouds: 40%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 22° C
  • Average daylight hours: 11.3

What to Do in October

Temperatures are warm enough in October to make any day trip or excursion along the coast a pleasure, including the archaeological ruins in Pompeii and Herculaneum that can be uncomfortably hot in the summer months.

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This is also the perfect month for walking and hiking, but be sure to check the time the sun sets each day so you are not caught out on the trails after nightfall!

Walks and hikes around Sorrento

On sunny days, you can also relax on the beach and have lunch at one of the many waterfront restaurants.

Beaches in Sorrento

Recommended experiences and tours

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Food experience

Organic Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius

€ 28 per guest

Duration 2 hours

  • Taste wines made on Mount Vesuvius
  • Enjoy lunch with a view over the Bay of Naples
  • Take a guided walk through the vineyards
Excellent (596)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt. Vesuvius Tour

from € 320 EUR 40/hour for extra time € 340 -6%

Duration 8 hours

  • A driving tour departing from Sorrento, Positano, or Naples via elegant sedan or minivan and English-speaking driver.
Excellent (156)

Departure from: Capri

Boat Tour of Capri with a Blue Grotto Stop: Yellow Line

€ 17 per guest € 18 -6%

Duration 2 hours (Morning)

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Very good (220)

Departure from: Positano

Shared Boat Tour from Positano to Capri

€ 80 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Full-day tour
  • Stops for a swim and time on land from Marina Grande
  • Drinks and snacks included in the price
Excellent (533)

Departure from: Capri

Full day around Capri by gozzo boat (7.80 mt)

€ 370 Per boat. Up to 6 persons.

Duration 7 hours

  • Book your private boat in just a few clicks
  • Exclusive service
  • No commission to the hotels
Excellent (187)
Restart Boat - Day Trip to Capri Via ApreaMare Gozzo Boat Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano

Day Trip to Capri Via ApreaMare Gozzo Boat

from € 1,150 up to 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

  • The coast and the Piazzetta: all the magic of Capri
  • Comfortable and spacious boat
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel
Excellent (265)

Departure from: Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano

Day Trip on the Amalfi Coast via ApreaMare Gozzo Boat

from € 1,320 Up to 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

  • The elegance and comfort of an ApreaMare gozzo
  • Swims in the turquoise waters off the coast
  • Visits to Positano and the center of Amalfi
Excellent (265)

Departure from: Capri

Half day tour by "Itama 38" around Capri

from € 540 Per boat. Up to 10 persons.

Duration 4 hours

  • Book your private boat in just a few clicks
  • VIP service
  • No commission to the hotels
Excellent (187)

Departure from: Positano

Pompeii, Wine Tour, and Sorrento (from Positano)

from € 349

Duration 8 hours

The ruins of Pompeii, the wines of Mount Vesuvius, and the charm of historic Sorrento: this private tour privato departing from Positano is an unforgettable day of discovery of the best of southern Italy.
Tour by luxury sedan or minivan with a professional bilingual driver.
Duration: 8 hours

Excellent (156)
Travel Etc  - Small-group Bus Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento Most popular Verified

Departure from: Sorrento

Small-group Bus Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento

€ 75 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello in a day
  • Avoid the hassle of public transportation
  • See the coastline with a guide
Excellent (352)

Departure from: Capri

Full day around Capri by speedboat "Itama 38" (12 mt)

from € 900 Per boat. Up to 10 persons.

Duration 7 hours

  • Book your private boat in just a few clicks
  • VIP service
  • No commission to the hotels
Excellent (187)
Rosato Private Tour - Path of Gods and Positano Tour Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento

Path of Gods and Positano Tour

from € 400

Duration 9 hours

Walk the Path of the Gods (Sentiero degli Dei) hassle-free and visit the coastal village of Positano on this full-day tour with private driver.

Excellent (545)

Accommodations

Choose among Positano.com's selected and reviewed accommodations, with more than 12.000+ dream rooms reserved.

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Availability and prices

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Relais Villarena Bestseller

Villas - Nerano - Massa Lubrense

Relais Villarena

From € 70

A superb position in the heart of Nerano

  1. The historic residence of the marquis of Villarena, in the center of Nerano.
  2. The flavorsome cuisine of the Amalfi Coast served in the Dolce far Niente restaurant.
  3. The view of Li Galli from the elegant apartments.
Excellent (206)
Marina Piccola 73 Bestseller

B&B and Homes - Sorrento

Marina Piccola 73

From € 100
Breakfast included

Your boutique B&B with a view of the Bay of Naples

  1. A seaside B&B within steps of the beaches of Sorrento
  2. The atmosphere of a typical Mediterranean home
  3. The combination of traditional architectural features and modern decor
Excellent (394)
Tel. +39 081 8071643

3 stars - Nerano - Massa Lubrense

Hotel La Certosa

A bed on the beach (well, almost!)

  1. Just three steps and you're on the beach of Marina del Cantone
  2. A delicious fish supper at the "Pappone"' restaurant
  3. The spectacular views of the sea surrounding Nerano
Excellent (173)
Tel. +39 081 8081209

B&B and Homes - Massa Lubrense

Casa Clementina

Where you can find peace again...

A B&B in the most pristine countryside of the Sorrentine Peninsula
Guest rooms newly renovated in 2017
A patio overlooking the sea to relax while watching the sunset

Excellent (52)
Tel. +39 081 350 4684

Farmhouse Holidays - Piano di Sorrento

Agriturismo Antico Casale

Are you ready to discover the authentic countryside along the coast?

A working farm holiday halfway between Sorrento and Positano
Local specialties made by Nonna Luisa
The warm hospitality of the Persico family

Excellent (234)
Tel. +39 081 8083462
Maison Tofani Bestseller

Historical Residences - Sorrento

Maison Tofani

From € 121

A moderno luxury retreat with a timeless beauty

  1. Have a leisurely cocktail in the "Europa" lounge, hung with 18th century works of art
  2. Relax on the sundeck overlooking the rooftops of Sorrento
  3. Visit the wine grotto with wines from across Italy
Excellent (1151)
Tel. +39 081 878 4020

4 stars - Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi

Grand Hotel Due Golfi

Your view of paradise

  1. Terrazza L'Incanto: a terrace with infinity pool overlooking the Bays of Naples and Salerno
  2. Private sea or garden view balconies in every room
  3. A fairytale wedding against the backdrop of the sparkling Mediterranean
Excellent (963)
Tel. +39 081 878 00 04

3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel & Spa Bellavista Francischiello

From € 99
Breakfast included

Fall head over heels for the Mediterranean: the sea, the art, the beauty

  1. The view of Capri from your room
  2. The Spa: paradise...in paradise
  3. The flavors of Sorrento served with a view
Very good (738)

4 stars - Sorrento

Grand Hotel Flora

Traditional Sorrentine hospitality

  1. Relax near the refreshing pool
  2. Sample classic Mediterranean cuisine
  3. Vacation just a few minutes from the center of Sorrento
Very good (644)
Tel. +39 081 8782520
Grand Hotel Riviera Bestseller

4 stars - Sorrento

Grand Hotel Riviera

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 (1465)
Tel. +39 081 8072011

4 stars - Sorrento

Hotel Carlton International

Your Italian holiday in the heart of Sorrento

  1. A hotel with pool in the historic center of Sorrento
  2. Just steps from the beach and vibrant streets of Sorrento
  3. A vast number of daytrips and food and wine tours
Very good (783)
Tel. + 39 081 8072669

4 stars - Sorrento

Hotel Continental

Perched above the Mediterranean Sea in Sorrento's "old town"

  1. Suite Pitloo: a jacuzzi on the terrace with a view
  2. A dinner by candlelight with a view over the Bay of Naples
  3. An elevator directly from the hotel to the beach
Tel. +39 081 8072608
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