In the sea of the Campi Flegrei rests an ancient submerged city made of important patrician villas.....
The Sorrento coast is the stretch of coast of Campania, located in the north of Sorrento peninsula, which overlooks the Gulf of Naples, is bounded on the east by Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi, a town that acts as a divider between the Sorrento coast and the Amalfi coast and north-west by Castellammare di Stabia.
It is a stretch of coast famous all over the world for its naturalistic, landscape and gastronomic beauty, as well as being the site of important tourist settlements. The stretch takes its name from the city of Sorrento, the most important city of the area and central nucleus of the coast. Behind the coast there are the Lattari mountains and immediately after it there is the Amalfi coast. On the tip of the coast, finally, there is the natural area Baia di Ieranto and the natural marine protected area Punta Campanella. Sorrento is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southern Italy, situated on a plateau overlooking the sea. A city rich in traditions, culinary art, culture, social events and natural beauty, to live 365 days a year.
The best way to visit it is to take a walk, without haste, among the shopping streets and the characteristic historical center, with its alleys rich in history and craftsmanship.
Of great interest are some monuments and historical buildings of the city. In the main square you can admire the imposing Cathedral in Romanesque style or the Church of Saints Felice and Baccolo of the XII century, also known by the Sorrentini as the Church of the Rosary. In addition, Sorrento is the gateway to the most popular seaside resorts and archaeological sites in the world such as: Capri, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, Naples and the city of Sorrento itself which offers equipped facilities on sandy beach or on rocky surface