The Sorrento Peninsula is a popular holiday destination, positioned close to Naples in Campania, offering some of southern Italy’s most famous sights. The unique landscape of hills and valleys is adorned with scented lemon orchards and silvery olive groves, with dramatic cliff tops giving way to picturesque fishing villages.
Overlooking the scenic Bay of Naples, it is the perfect location for a touring holiday, with easy access to the spectacular Amalfi Drive, the charming town of Sorrento, the romantic island of Capri and the ancient ruins of Pompeii.
The old town of Sorrento is a labyrinth of atmospheric cobbled streets, filled with interesting shops, characterful bars, historic churches, pavement cafés and tiny alleyways.
- Flights from Edinburgh to Naples
- 7 nights on the Sorrento Peninsula
- A full day excursion to the island of Capri (by hydrofoil)
- A full day excursion to include a morning tour of Sorrento and an afternoon visit to the Pompeii Excavations
- A full day excursion on the Amalfi Coast to include Amalfi , Ravello and a panoramic view over Positano
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Choice of hotels
Hotel Majestic Palace 4*
Perched over the magnificent Bay of Naples, in a leafy street in Sant Agnello di Sorrento, lies the traditional-style Hotel Majestic Palace. Just a few minutes away on foot there’s a tiny bathing cove, with lift access from the clifftop. Also in the vicinity you’ll find cafes, shops and restaurants as well as easy rail and bus connections to Sorrento’s historic centre, just 2km away. Within the hotel, guests can enjoy well-appointed accommodation and comfortable spaces in which to relax and chat with fellow holidaymakers after a day of sightseeing.
Hotel Villa Igea 3*
The scenic hilltop village of Capo di Sorrento is where you’ll find the family-run Hotel Villa Igea. Guests can enjoy stunning views over the bay of Naples from the attractive garden and pool area, while Sorrento’s historic centre (3km) can be reached by means of the hotel shuttle or a frequent public bus service. Close by at sea level lies Queen Giovanna’s Baths, a beautiful rocky cove that is also home to the ruins of a Roman Villa. Due to the elevated location and steps within and around the property, Villa Igea is not recommended for those with walking difficulties.
Grand Hotel Moon Valley 4*
Situated on the winding coast road overlooking the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius, Grand Hotel Moon Valley is an ideal base for a holiday on the Sorrento Peninsula and visits to historic Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast and the Isle of Capri. On free days, avail of the complimentary shuttle and local train service to discover the charms of nearby Vico Equense and Sorrento’s town centre. With so many options to enjoy, be sure to take some time to relax and admire the awe-inspiring views from the hotel’s impressive pool terrace and shaded gardens. The hotel is not suitable for those with restricted mobility or walking difficulties.