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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Cantina del Vesuvio - Organic "Classico" Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius Most popular Verificato

Experience and tour

Organic "Classico" Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius

€ 28 a persona

Durata 2 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • Organic wine from Vesuvius
  • Guided walk of the winery
  • Lunch with local specialties
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Cantina del Vesuvio - Organic "Superiore" Wine Tasting + Lunch on Vesuvius Bestseller Verificato

Experience and tour

Organic "Superiore" Wine Tasting + Lunch on Vesuvius

€ 35 a persona

Durata 2 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • Organic Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOP Superiore wine
  • Lunch on traditional dishes while enjoying the view
  • Visit the vineyard and winery
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HP Travel - Capri Boat Tour with Blue Grotto: Open Ticket Bestseller Verificato

Partenza da Capri

Capri Boat Tour with Blue Grotto: Open Ticket

€ 18 a persona

Durata 2 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • Blue Grotto visit
  • Flexible open ticket
  • Tour in English and Italian
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Partenza da Sorrento, Massa Lubrense

Breathtaking Capri Private VIP Cruise (8 Hours)

Da € 609 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Durata 8 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • Traditional Sorrentine gozzo boat
  • Flexible, customizable itinerary
  • Stops to swim and snorkel
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Partenza da Capri

Island Tour + Stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line

€ 18 a persona € 19 -5%

Durata 2 ore

  • Skip the line
  • Save money
  • See the island highlights
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Partenza da Positano

Shared Amalfi Coast Boat Tour

€ 65 a persona € 70 -7%

Durata 7 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

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

Mind-Blowing Capri Tour with Prosecco!

Da € 220 Per boat | Max 4 passengers

Durata 3 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • Circle the island of Capri
  • Toast with Prosecco on board
  • English-speaking skipper
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Partenza da Capri, Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Massa Lubrense

Private Boat Tour - Capri & Positano

Da € 829 Per boat | Max 10 passengers € 1,029 -19%

Durata 8 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • Two top destinations in one day
  • Flexible itinerary and private boat
  • Bilingual expert skipper
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Partenza da Sorrento

Capri Sea-Fishing Experience from Sorrento with Lunch

€ 125 a persona

Durata 7 ore

  • Join an expert fisherman and live a local fishing experience
  • Visit the island of Capri, with a tour all around the island, stops for swimming and free time to visit the island by land
  • Have lunch with local specialties and the catch of the day which is cooked on board
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Partenza da Capri

Tour of the Isle of Capri by Private Gozzo Boat

Da € 130 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Durata 2 ore 3 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • A private gozzo boat
  • Stops to swim
  • See the Faraglioni and grottoes
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Partenza da Capri

La Dolce Vita: Capri Boat Tour

€ 59 a persona

Durata 2 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • English-speaking skipper
  • Aperitivo on board
  • The beauty of Capri by sea
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Partenza da Capri

Rent a traditional wooden boat, without licence

Da € 80 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Durata 2 ore 3 ore 4 ore 7 ore

Cancellazione gratuita

  • Traditional wooden boat without a skipper
  • Complete freedom at sea
  • No boating licence requested
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Accommodations

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

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3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel La Certosa

From € 79
Breakfast included

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 (186)

B&B and Homes - Sorrento

Marina Piccola 73

From € 160
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 (444)

Villas - Massa Lubrense

Relais Villarena

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 (227)

B&B and Homes - Massa Lubrense

Casa Clementina

From € 500
Breakfast included

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 (162)

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 (244)

Historical Residences - Sorrento

Maison Tofani

From € 119.99

A modern 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 (1224)
Grand Hotel Due Golfi Bestseller

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 (1131)

3 stars - Massa Lubrense

Hotel & Spa Bellavista Francischiello

From € 139
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 (816)

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 (762)
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 (1694)

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 (870)
Hotel Continental Bestseller

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
Excellent (1263)
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