Tourism engages the Sorrento peninsula and above all year; many events that are followed – by the many summer concerts, the suggestive religious processions during Easter period, from the rich Christmas celebrations on the streets, squares and clubs in the city, with numerous exhibitions, festivals, music and film festivals and more – animate the life of the peninsula. Even the tourist life of the Amalfi Coast is very eventful. Worldwide famous is the charming Ravello Music Festival, which takes place in the gardens and historic rooms of the Villa Rufolo. Not to forget The Historical Regatta of Amalfi, which attracts many sea lovers.
Sorrento Peninsula has another merit: a strategic geographical position that makes it, as always, the center of a thousand suggestive itineraries.
The Amalfi Coast (the world heritage site declared by UNESCO) with its unique world city Positano, Amalfi, Ravello – just a few kilometers from Sorrento. Here you can admire the famous Cathedral of Amalfi, Villa Rufolo in Ravello, Emerald Grotto, Paper Museum, and many other sites.
Rome, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Paestum, Caserta, Cassino, Monte Faito, Vesuvius and Naples – are easily accessible by car, train or public transport, or by using the services provided by the many travel agencies that organize daily excursions.
The beautiful islands of the Gulf of Naples – Capri, Ischia and Procida – are well connected by sea to the mainland and easily visited.