Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento is a sophisticated seaside town perched over the awe-inspiring Bay of Naples. The whistle-stop has so much going for it, including a buzzy old town and some phenomenal food. All this AND Sorrento makes a great holiday base to explore the  Amalfi Coast. So, if you can prise yourself away from the local Limoncello, take a moment to look at the diverse day trips on offer...

1. Positano

We're positive that you'll adore Positano. This pastel-hued hub tempts tourists with its picturesque seafront location and an utterly covetable spread of boutique shops that you'll love meandering in and out of. 

2. The Blue Grotto in Capri

Hop on a ferry to Capri, as this stunning archipelago is a must-see. If you're planning a visit, don't miss the iconic Blue Grotto. The magical sea cavern boasts ethereal blue waters that will completely dazzle you... 

3. Mount Vesuvius 

Tourists walking on Mount Vesuvius in Italy

As the only active volcano in mainland Europe, Mount Vesuvius is also considered one of the world's most dangerous due to its proximity to Naples. If you're feeling brave, then gear yourself up for a hike to remember. 

4. Ruins of Pompeii

Pompeii ruins in Italy

The haunting Pompeii ruins are impressively in-tact following Vesuvius's famous eruption in 79 D. Today, the site provides visitors with a unique glimpse into ancient life. A must if you're on the hunt for an educational day out.

5. Naples 

Panoramic view of Naples in Italy

Naples is home to a bay with a view. Its iconic narrow backstreets are a maze of old buildings supporting strung out washing lines. Plus, as you're in the heart of its hometown, it would be rude not to sample all of the pizza slices going...


Ready to tuck in? Take a look at villas in Sorrento and see where your trip could take you.