Italy, Sorrento Guide (B): Three Days in Sorrento, Italy

Three Days in Sorrento, Italy
If you only have three days to spend on the Amalfi Coast, I recommend staying in Sorrento as it is a very good central location for seeing the area. Having said that, if you are looking for rest and relaxation on the coast, three days is not enough time. I recommend staying at least week midway along the Amalfi Coast so that you can avoid the crowds and visit the popular towns in the evening when the masses have gone home for the day. I thought I was going in the off season during September, and compared to August, apparently I was, but it certainly felt otherwise. This is what I learned during my time in Sorrento and on the Amalfi Coast.

How to Get to Sorrento

It’s likely easiest to fly into Naples to eliminate two train rides, but the airline pricing from the USA encouraged me to fly to Rome. From Rome, it takes three train rides to get to Sorrento, but it is the most affordable route. The first is the Leonardo Express train, a non-stop service between the airport (FCO) and Roma Termini (the main station). The train departs every half hour from 6:23 to 23:23, and the trip takes 32 min.

Once at Roma Termini, purchase a ticket at one of the many kiosks (self-explanatory) to Napoli Centrale. There are a few train options. I used trainitalia. The high speed train takes 1.25 hours. The ticket prices vary based on car class are lower if purchased in advance online. Second class is perfectly comfortable. The reserved seat and car number are printed on the ticket. The ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Three Days in Sorrento, Italy
Guide Location: Italy » Sorrento
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Relais Villa Angiolina   Piazza Tasso   Fauno Bar   Piazza S. Antonino   Piazza Della Vittoria   Chiesa di San Paolo   Ristorante Sorrento   Hotel Antiche Mura   ruins of Il Vallone dei Mulini   Ristorante Fuoro   Marina Grande via   Five Sisters Restaurant   Davide il Gelato   I Giardini di Cataldo   Chiesa e Chiostro di S Francesco   Gigino  
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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