"Sorrento - Pearl of the Amalfi Coast" Top 5 Page for this destination Sorrento by HORSCHECK
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I stayed about 1 week in Sorrento at the Gulf of Naples in October 1998. Sorrento has about 17.000 inhabitants and is situated on a terrace enclosed by sheer cliffs of the rocky Amalfi Coast.
The touristy city has many restaurants, cafes and shops. It is quite a perfect base to explore the Amalfi Coast with its amazing bays and small beaches inbetween steep cliffs. Towns like Positano and Amalfi are well worth a visit.
Apart from that, the island of Capri and Italy's most chaotic city Naples with the Vesuvio can be explored in daytrips.
"Where there are shadows there will be light"
--- Sharleen Spiteri ---
- Pros:Beautiful rocky coastline.
- Cons:Overcowded in the high season.
- In a nutshell:Perfect base to explore the Amalfi Coast, Capri and Naples.
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