People looking for cheap flights to Sorrento will quickly realize that they actually need to fly to the nearby city of Naples, as there are no airports on the peninsula in which the town sits. Naples Capodichino International Airport has two terminals and the bus company Curreri Viaggi operates regular service to Sorrento, which takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes. A public bus from outside the airport will take visitors into Naples where a train can be caught to travel down the coast. For those on late or early connecting flights to Sorrento, the nearby and aptly named Charming Hotel is the perfect stop off point.
Nestled in the hills of southern Italy, Sorrento has some beautiful hilly topography and a modest downtown area which can be tricky to traverse on foot. Consequently, the orange buses come in very handy with a regular service throughout the town at a low cost. Another option for getting around, especially for couples on a romantic vacation, is by horse and carriage. Rental bicycles and scooters are also extremely popular. But it is advisable to take extra care while utilizing these modes of transportation since the roads can be full of fast and careless drivers.
For those who purchase Sorrento flights it is all about a relaxing seaside break with guaranteed warm weather; but there is definitely more to this picturesque town than the stunning views across the Gulf of Naples. Within the historic center is the Bell Tower of Bishops Palace as well as the Palaces of Correale and Veniero. In Addition, the 15th-century cathedral and the ruins of the once grand Felice's villa are popular sites for tourists. The main square in Sorrento is a great meeting place or somewhere to simply people watch. Alternatively the beach of Loenelli is a lovely spot to find some peace and quiet in the sun.
Although there is the inevitable resort feel to the town, Sorrento does have its own individuality in regards to retail. The Via San Cesarea is a very popular shopping street and there are regular markets on every Tuesday that have an array of goods. Dining options are plentiful with dozens of eateries throughout the city. Aurora Pizza Restaurant seems to have customers around the clock, likewise Caruso in the main square and La Tomorella is recommended for their fresh lobster. The town comes to life after midnight with clubs such as Fauno Notte and Matilda. With the multitude of appealing choices for eating, shopping and entertainment you won't regret booking your airfare to Sorrento.