Sorrento flights and travel guide

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Reasons to fly to Sorrento

Located on Italy’s Amalfi Coast coast and only a short distance from Naples, Sorrento is one of Italy’s most beautiful towns. Flights to Sorrento arrive via Naples and from there, the journey to Sorrento along the mountain roads of the coastline is filled with some of the most beautiful scenery. Sorrento is a picturesque town, with blooming gardens and plenty of outdoor cafes and restaurants. For the perfect moment, take a walk to Sorrento’s Museo Correale (the town’s famous museum) and watch the sunset from atop the hill. The city faces the west so the views are spectacular.

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When to fly to Sorrento

Peak Season:
The high season in Sorrento is June to September, but temperatures are high during this time and the town is crowded with tourists. April to June and October may be the best times to visit. The weather is pleasant and there are fewer crowds; this is also the best time to find a cheap Sorrento flight.

Off Season:
The off season is November to March when you will see few tourist crowds, but the weather can be chilly and damp.

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Sorrento insider information

  • Try the local speciality limoncello after your meal. It is a digestif made from lemon rind, alcohol water and sugar. Incredibly sweet, it packs quite a punch. Many restaurants will bring you a free glass of the bright yellow liquor once you've finished your meal.
  • If you find yourself becoming poetic or literary it is not surprising: Keats, Byron, Goethe and Walter Scott reputedly came here, while Noel Coward had a house on Capri.

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Sorrento airports

Naples International Airport (NAP) (website: is the closest airport, from which it is an easy drive down the coast to Sorrento.

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Oonagh Shiel
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