The port of Sorrento is a tender port. Cruise ships are too large and cannot dock in the harbor. They will anchor in the bay and you come ashore by tender boat. From Marina Piccola, where you set foot on land, it is not far to the city center and its landmarks. From the port in Sorrento, you can make a lot of excursion. You can go to the island of Capri or further explore the Amalfi Coast. Historical places like Pompeii and Herculaneum are within easy reach. A visit to the volcano Vesuvius and Naples are also possible.
Language in Sorrento
The language in Sorrento is Italian, but in touristic spots you can also use English.
Currency in Sorrento
The currency in Sorrento is Euro (€). You can find ATM’s in the city.
Opening times in Sorrento
Opening times differ a lot around Italy, but generally are as follows:
Monday to Saturday
from 9.00h - 13.00h
and 15.30h - 19.30h
On Sundays and holidays shops are closed. Of course there are exceptions
Cattedrale dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo
Cattedrale dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo is a cathedral of Sorrento. It dates from the 14th century.
Piazza Tasso is the main square of Sorrento. There are lots of beautiful buildings such as the baroque Chiesa del Carmine Maggiore.
Marina Grande is an old fishing port with a typical southern Italian atmosphere
Marina Piccola is a yacht and ferry port with a lot of charming terraces near the water
It is easy and cheap to get around Sorrento.
Sorrento has a Mediterranean climate with dry hot summers and wet mild winters. The average annual temperature in summer is between 27°C and 30°C and in winter is between 4°C and 9°C
You can discover Sorrento on your own, book a shore excursion through the cruise line company or book a shore excursion from one of our partners. We offer shore excursions at local prices through local companies.
Excursions in Pompei
Excursions in Naples
Excursions in Herculaneum
Excursions in the Amalfi Coast
Excursions in the volcano Vesuvius
Excursions in Sorrento
The information kiosk is located near the exit of the train station (in a form of old train wagon).
The following cruise lines offer itineraries and schedules to Sorrento: