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Budget hotels in Sorrento
Good budget options in Sorrento include Sorrento Town Suites and Divina House B&B. Villa Giovanna apartment is an affordable choice that will put you within a 20-minute walk of Cala di Puolo. If you are planning to visit Sant Agnello district of Sorrento, pick an apartment such as Artis Domus for only 154US$ per night.
Proximity to public transport
Grand Hotel Riviera is only a 10-minute walk to Sorrento Circumvesuviana train station for those who would like to opt for a time-saver.
Convenience of staying in the city center
To enjoy Sorrento without a car book a hotel like Palazzo Abagnale, an central venue in the heart of the highly walkable downtown. Magi House Relais is situated right in the heart of the downtown and is less than 5 minutes on foot from Blu Water Restaurant restaurant, which invites you to try European and Mediterranean food. If you would like to stay in a neighborhood near restaurants like Il Ritrovo Sorrento, book a hotel in Sant Agnello district, such as Il Roseto Resort or Art Hotel Gran Paradiso.
Close to Gelateria David, Hotel Plaza is also a 5-minute walk away from the city center. Guests in Sorrento might want to book a hotel near Museo Archeologico George Vallet such as Hotel Alpha with an outdoor swimming pool, diving and boating.
Luxury and boutique accommodation
Hotel Regina offers stylish, upscale accommodation directly in Sorrento City Centre district, and features a tennis court, a seasonal outdoor pool and canoeing. For quirky and unique accommodation in Sant Agnello district, try Sorrento Flats steps away from Chiesa Santissima Addolorata o Beata Vergine Addolorata. If you're looking for comfort and reliable service, book the 3-star Ulisse Deluxe Hostel.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
Families can consider booking an apartment M Suites Sorrento, close to Museo Archeologico George Vallet that features an outdoor swimming pool and a patio. Sorrento has 20 B&B deals, such as Villa Sabrina Relais or Maison Tofani for your home-like comfort and atmosphere. If you're visiting Sorrento with your family, think about staying at a hotel such as Tasso Suites or Parco Dei Principi. Grand Hotel Hermitage is rated one of the best resorts in Sorrento, offering an outdoor swimming pool, water skiing and hiking.
Sorrento is the home of mythical sirens.
Their songs are fabled to be a death-sentence for ancient sailors and their ships. Only Homer’s Ulysses, a favorite hero of the epic novel Odyssey was smart enough to plug his ears with wax to escape the dreadful trap.
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According to old legend, Sorrento was founded by Liparos, a grandson of Ulysses and the witch Circe, while scientific sources claim the Greeks established the city in the 6th century AD. The city changed hands from Romans to Byzantines. In the 16th century the area was terrorized by pirates, so the locals had to fortify the city. In 1861 the city was incorporated to Italy, and changed its serious military image for that of a pleasant holiday destination.
Sorrento's hospitality is well-known worldwide. Many famous personalities have soaked in its laid-back lifestyle. You should take a page out from Water Scott's or Goethe's book and check out whether Sorrento's reputation of ''serena stazione de soggiorno'' meaning peaceful holiday resort, is true.
The best way to capture Sorrento is sightseeing tour. Attractions include;
- Museo Correale di Terranova, a beautiful picture gallery with extensive art collections
- Museo Bottega della Tasia Lignea preserves collections of local art
- Villa Pollio offer a view of the roman ruins in Capo di Sorrento
- Basilica di Sant'Antonino, an architectural masterpiece in Sorrento
- The puntacampanella is a natural reserve with unique flora and fauna on display
Ancient villas, medieval churches and beautiful statues proof the city has evolved through the different cultures of the Etruscans and Greeks, to the Romans, Byzantines. It makes the local culture being comprised of the sum of their traditions and habits. This eclectic essence of the city can be seen in the Correale Museum devoted to the influence of foreign presence over the land. There you can enjoy Venetian glass introduced to the area and exquisite porcelain by Doccia and Guistiniani.
There are several cultural layers to Sorrento from its Greek origins to Roman influence. These make Sorrento a city to explore with Booked.net.