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Corso Italia

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Address: Sorrento, Italy

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Great atmosphere walk way.

The path walk more popular in the city of Sorrento, a place this very unique I personally went there late at evening, maybe it is more atmospheric when the lights come out and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The path walk more popular in the city of Sorrento, a place this very unique I personally went there late at evening, maybe it is more atmospheric when the lights come out and stores and restaurants along the way are populated by tourists. Really beautiful scenery.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Corso Italia is the main street of Sorrento. It must have been pretty controversial when they modernized this street - since it runs right through the middle of old Sorrento. They did a nice job - with leaving the older buildings - but just modernizing the streets, sidewalks and some storefronts. We were here in the winter - and the... More 

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Stafford, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The busy main shopping street of Sorrento. lots of different shops, varying from very expensive to more touristy. Little streets leading off the Corso were more interesting. Again beautifully decorated for Christmas.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is the street where we stayed, at the end near the hospital, and which we enjoyed the most. Plenty of great shopping and places for snacks or lunch and dinner. Some nights the street is closed to vehicles and fills with locals and tourists of all ages. It is a fun place to be at those times, but busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I am reviewing the shopping areas. The Main Street is very nice with many shops but the side streets and alley ways are the main attraction. The Christmas lights added a festive environment. It was a pleasure walking in the area. No One was dragging you into stores or making you feel uncomfortable. No panhandlers or beggars. The area was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Corso Italia is a busy, noisy 'main street' full of tourists and crazy traffic. For me, the real treat was to browse the adjacent narrow side streets full of beautiful shops, restaurants, cafes. One of the streets will bring you all the way down to Marina Piccola where you can take a boat trip to Naples, Capri or Isle of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Crazy drivers, lots of noise. The drivers are on this road day and night. Many scooters, taxis and buses.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is the main road through Sorrento and as such can be very busy during the day. In the evening the traffic is stopped and you can enjoy a very pleasant walk. Split in to two from the main square do not forget to take the exit which leads to the Cathedral, missed by some who just focus on the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

After dark the street becomes an all-pedestrian, no motor vehicle, well-lighted promenade. The well-dressed, the families with little ones in strollers, the teenyboppers, the lovers, the tourists, and the people-watchers like us browse the shops, eat at the restaurants, stop for a gelato, and just enjoy the ambience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Corso Italia is the main drag in Sorrento, lively and a great people watching street. When we were there in October, they closed a part of it off to car traffic on weekends,, so it was full of tourists and local teenagers strolling and hanging out. Shops and eateries abound, and there was street entertainment as well on the weekends.

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