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Budget hotels in Sorrento
The 3-star budget Rivage is a casual, yet elegant choice that features an outdoor swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and a solarium as well as room rates at 144US$. For budget stays, travelers can choose Residence Villaggio Verde, which is 700 meters from the city center. Il Casale Sorrento is a charming choice that offers affordable rates at 181US$ per night and a convenient location near Monastero di San Paolo.
Proximity to public transport
To stay near Sorrento Circumvesuviana train station, you will find a number of excellently rated hotels, such as Eden and Grand Hotel Royal.
Convenience of staying in the city centre
To avoid long rides to get to the city center, book Hotel Astoria Sorrento, an upscale choice with a sunbathing terrace and a sundeck, situated 200 meters away. To be only a 5-minute walk from the city center, stay at Palazzo Starace.
B&B Giacomino is a good choice near the center, within walking distance of City Wonders. Hotels such as Zi Teresa and Les Chic put you near Rione Sanita.
Luxury and boutique accommodation
The Maison La Minervetta-star Maison La Minervetta is an upmarket choice that is placed within walking distance from Santuario della Madonna del Carmine. For an authentic experience, consider booking Settimo Cielo or Palazzo Tasso. Chain hotels include the 4-star Grand Hotel Vesuvio, with fantastic features including an outdoor swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and a solarium.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
San Paolo House is a cozy apartment in the center of the city located 100 meters from L'Antica Trattoria. Guests planning to visit Sant Agnello district may want to book a room at M Suites Sorrento, with rates from 287US$. Enjoy family time in Savoia, a family friendly hotel in Sant Agnello district. Make sure to choose Villa Pane Resort near Vivaio Ruoppo - a top-rated resort with views of the sea.
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.