Routes | Sorrento

Being one of the Italian jewels Sorrento has been among the best touristic destinations since XVIII century. It has Greek origins and it was an important touristic venue at Roman times, as witnessed by ruins of the several residences, among which Villa of Pollio Felice. The historical center worths a visit, its urbanity plan resembles the ancient Roman street connections.

Located on a splendid natural terrace overlooking the sea, one of the few elegant, in the centre of the Peninsula which has got its name, Sorrento boasts a wide variety of colors and views . The touristc inclination of Sorrento developed in the XVIII century when the town entered in the Grand Tour, the journey that all European aristocratic young men had to make to the most important places in Italy to fulfill their cultural, historical and literary formation.

It is worth considering places such as the XIII century Cloister of San Francis with Roman time columns; Correale Museum and from its garden you can enjoy a wonderful view on the Gulf of Naples, the Cathedral and its Bell Tower; The Ancient Walls; the characteristic S. Cesareo Street, full with shops.

From Hotel Sporting Sorrento is reachable by car (about 10 kms)or easily seated in a Circumvesuviana train in only 10 minutes.

Via Filangieri 120, 80069 Vico Equense [Napoli] +39 081 8799661 info@ hotel-sporting.it P.I. 03441751215

Smartly facing the sea, Hotel Sporting, a recently renewed four-star hotel with private beach, offers to all its guest a wonderful view on the Gulf of Naples and the Vesuvius. The hotel is located in the centre of Vico Equense, a tiny touristic and historic town in Sorrento Peninsula, a few kilometers from the best sightseeing places.

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