Welcome to Sorrento and Amalfi Coast! One of Italy’s most popular tourist stops famous for its architecture and its rugged coastline encompassing many small beaches and brightly colored fishing villages.
If you’re planning a trip or you’ve already followed the advice from our Italy 2 week itinerary and have been exploring the historic centers of Italy’s most beautiful cities, it’s time to chill and relax at the beach.
In this guide, we’ll take a look at both Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast.
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Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Itinerary
Sorrento and Amalfi Coast are two distinct locations but many consider Sorrento part of The Amalfi Coast when planning a trip to southern Italy.
Let’s clear up this common misinterpration:
Is Sorrento on the Amalfi Coast?
Sorrento is not part of the Amalfi Coast, but it’s a good base to reach the important villages located on the Amalfi Coast like Positano and Amalfi.
Since Sorrento is a great starting point you may want to rent a car or if you prefer to take public transport you have various options too.
Once at the railway station in Sorrento, take the bus Sita number 5070. It’s also well-connected by train to Naples, Pompeii, and Herculaneum.
Additionally, from Sorrento, you can take a ferry to islands such as Capri.