The Sorrento Peninsula is a popular holiday destination, positioned close to Naples in Campania, offering some of southern Italy’s most famous sights. The unique landscape of hills and valleys is adorned with scented lemon orchards and silvery olive groves, with dramatic cliff tops giving way to picturesque fishing villages.
Overlooking the scenic Bay of Naples, it is the perfect location for a touring holiday, with easy access to the spectacular Amalfi Drive, the charming town of Sorrento, the romantic island of Capri and the ancient ruins of Pompeii.
The old town of Sorrento is a labyrinth of atmospheric cobbled streets, filled with interesting shops, characterful bars, historic churches, pavement cafés and tiny alleyways.
- Flights from Edinburgh or Bristol to Naples
- 7 nights on the Sorrento Peninsula
- A full day excursion to the island of Capri (by hydrofoil)
- A full day excursion to include a morning tour of Sorrento and an afternoon visit to the Pompeii Excavations
- A full day excursion on the Amalfi Coast to include Amalfi , Ravello and a panoramic view over Positano
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Choice of hotels
Grand Hotel Moon Valley 4*
Situated on the winding coast road overlooking the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius, Grand Hotel Moon Valley is an ideal base for a holiday on the Sorrento Peninsula and visits to historic Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast and the Isle of Capri. On free days, avail of the complimentary shuttle and local train service to discover the charms of nearby Vico Equense and Sorrento’s town centre. With so many options to enjoy, be sure to take some time to relax and admire the awe-inspiring views from the hotel’s impressive pool terrace and shaded gardens. The hotel is not suitable for those with restricted mobility or walking difficulties.
Ascot Hotel 3 * Superior
Ascot Hotel is ideally situated within a few minutes’ walk of Sorrento’s buzzing main square, Piazza Tasso, and its lively pavement cafes. In the surrounding historic centre there’s a labyrinth of narrow streets, filled with small shops, pizzerias and restaurants. Also in the vicinity are viewing terraces overlooking the Bay of Naples, with the fishing village of Marina Grande, swimming jetties and the town’s port directly below. The Ascot’s comfortable, well equipped rooms, friendly bar and sunny patios make it a great choice for a stay in the heart of Sorrento.
Hotel La Residenza Sorrento 4*
Set in a botanical garden in an attractive residential area, La Residenza Hotel is a great place to relax and explore Sorrento and its scenic surroundings. The town centre, with its many shops, cafes and restaurants is approximately 20 minutes away on foot. Guests at La Residenza have access to the pool facilities of the adjoining sister property, Hotel Parco dei Principi.