Not to be missed in Sorrento
Sorrento is a city that blends its maritime and rural identities. There are plenty of hotels and shopping centers for tourists to enjoy but also characteristic narrow streets that wind around the old citrus groves at the bottom of the hill.
The breathtaking landscape of Sorrentoallows your gaze to wander from the clear blue sea to the sloping green terraced hills abundant with citrus trees, olive trees and grapevines.Sorrento is the ideal city to spend your holiday thanks to its dry and mild climate.
Not to be missed:
- Basilica della Madonna del Lauro (XVIII): historic restored building, renowned for its Nineteenth Century marble pulpit, with statues and inlaid wood furniture from the Eighteenth Century. The statue of Our Lady is an ancient Byzantine sculpture (VIII – IX century) that dates back to the period in which the territory of the peninsula was under the rule of Byzantium.
- The old town centre is full of historical buildings with courtyards from the eighteenth century which are surrounded by evocative alleys that lead to the sea. A wonderful and characteristic “must see destination” on your trip to Sorrento.
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