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How far is Naples from Sorrento?

To reach Naples, you can take the Circumvesuviana railway which runs along the bay and takes approximately 1hr 30 minutes, which is the cheapest and easiest way into the city. By road the journey is 60km, though travel time can vary depending on time and local traffic, though usually around the same, 1hr 30 minutes. For a visit to the city, the best areas to visit are those around the Cathedral and the Piazza del Plebiscito.

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Can I go hiking in Sorrento?

You can go hiking along the Sorrento Peninsula, and there are many trails ranging from medium to difficult suiting the more experienced walker. Guidebooks detailing the local routes are available local bookshops.

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Does Sorrento have good restaurants?

Sorrento has a range of restaurants and places to eat to suit all tastes and budgets. Home to the pizza this area specialises in the thin crust wide pizzas with many toppings to choose from. The O’Parruchiano restaurant on Sorrento’s Corso Italia offers traditional Sorrentine dishes such as Gnocchi Sorrentina and also offer a range of grilled meats and local fish dishes. For a special occasion Il Buco is one of Sorrento’s gourmet restaurants which offers a characteristic setting situated in the ancient walls of the old town.

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What day trips can I do from Sorrento?

There are many places to visit in the Bay of Naples area, just make sure you stay long enough to see them all! Highlights are the Amalfi Coast, towns of Positano & Amalfi are a must, the islands of Capri and Ischia offer a taste of island life, and the site of Pompeii with its many secret villas and hidden treasures is a worth a full day’s visit. Rome is also a popular option for visitors to the area, a day trip can offer a taster of the Imperial city’s key sights.

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What is Sorrento like in winter?

In Sorrento the main season starts around March or April time usually timed with Easter and ends at the end of November. Sorrento in the Spring is a good time to visit, though you may find that not all restaurants are open in the town, though this is an ideal time to try some of the local places to eat and drink. This is typically when the seasons change so the weather can be unpredictably warm or unseasonally cool, best to pack for all seasons.