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Beach As Sorrento is located on a cliff top, it is not known for its beaches. But you can reach a little beach nestled at the foot of the cliff on your Sorrento sun holidays, by wooden steps or a lift. There is also another, bigger beach within easy walking distance from the centre of the village and there are constant buses to the fantastic Punto del Capo shore.
Attractions If you just want to relax on your sun holidays in Sorrento, the towns infinite striking roads and breathtaking views could fill days of leisure. Take a walk down to the little fishing port, the Marina Grande, to take in the authentic Italian charm and enjoy the warm rays of the Italian sun. There are day trips to Naples on offer, which, despite its rather shady reputation, has several great museums and beautiful cathedrals that are well worth visiting.
Sightseeing There are some attractions to visit on your Sorrento sun holidays, like the peaceful gardens of the Chiesa di San Francesco and the Museo Correale, which documents the resorts long history. The true benefit of Sorrento, however, is its immediate vicinity to some of the areas most important sights. Trains take you to the famous ruins of Pompeii, which were destroyed by an eruption of the close volcano, Mount Vesuvius, nearly two thousand years ago. The archaeological site offers an astonishing insight into the life of a town at the height of the Roman Empire and is one of Italy's most favourite sights..
Eating and Drinking Sorrento has a great range of some of the finest Italian cuisine in the country. The Naples area is the birthplace of the pizza and there are plenty of restaurants offering exquisite Neapolitan dishes accompanied by some excellent Italian wines. On your cheap Sorrento sun holidays you also get the chance to sample some of the famous desserts ranging from exotic ice creams to sorbets and confectionaries, which will definitely delight you.
Nightlife While not renowned for its nightlife, Sorrento has lots to supply holidaymakers after the sun has set. Nights out on cheap sun holidays in Sorrento can range from tranquil cocktails in a low-key bar or restaurant to wild nights in one of the regional nightclubs and discos in the central plaza. Casinos and local folk music shows guarantee that there is a choice of late-night entertainment for those who are looking for it.