Sorrento is one of the larger towns of the Sorrento Peninsula, with its incredible landscapes, fascinating artists and tourists from all over the world. It is in this city that Torquato Tasso lived part of his youth and various actors, such as Sofia Loren, have made films of international success.
Sorrento has several areas with viewpoints overlooking the sea, several pebble beaches with equipped facilities, a quaint old town with craft shops and restaurants of Neapolitan cuisine, a museum, the Museum Correale, with testimonies of painting and decorative art and archeology Local, several secular churches, such as the complex of the convent of San Francesco with its cloister arches and variery of plants and the Marina with the small fishing village that retains the charm of ancient times.
In addition, from Sorrento you can easily reach the islands of Capri, Ischia and the city of Naples, with ferries and hydrofoils departing from the small port. On the trains of Circumvesuviana, you can easily reach the archaeological excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Pompeii is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, a historical Roman Empire brought to light after the terrible eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD
The city and its inhabitants were covered with mounds of lava and ash from the eruption, and was unearthed after many years of archaeological excavations. The visit to the excavations include: the Amphitheatre, the brothel, the House of the Faun, the Villa of Mysteries, the House of the Great Fountain, the Temple of Jupiter and the Temple of Apollo, and then you can walk the streets of the city of Vesuvius and Castellum Aquae, the Street of Abundance, Via the Forum and the Arch of Caligula.