Sorrento Hotel – A Night Out

Sorrento Hotel a night outWhen you leave your hotel in Sorrento in the evening, you can visit the historic center of the city, with its typical narrow streets lined with clubs, cafes and restaurants … typical meeting places for tourists and locals alike. Thanks to the live music that keeps the atmosphere warm and lively, you can enjoy delicious appetizers and taste the typical dishes of the tradition.

To conclude your stay, you cannot miss the “Sorrento Musical”, the famous exhibition of Neapolitan songs at the Teatro Tasso.

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Sorrento Hotel – The Cuisine

The Cuisine of Sorrento Hotel

Sorrento Hotel CuisineThe traditional cuisine that you can enjoy at your hotel in Sorrento, is based on simple ingredients like basil, mozzarella, olive oil and tomatoes for the delightful Sorrentine gnocchi, stuffed canelloni or the famous caprese.

Continue your meal with a soft baba or a cream puff or a filled “sciù” with the typical lemon cream. To round off the meal, you just have to appreciate a hot coffee and a glass of limoncello or nocillo to help digestion.

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Sorrento Hotel – Christmas in Sorrento

Christmas in Sorrento

Christmas in Sorrento HotelIf you book your (hotel room in Sorrento), you’ll see a different city, full of decorations, with stalls and shops selling local products or decorations for Christmas cribs.

The tradition of Christmas cribs is deeply felt by young people as well, handed down from the old generations to the new one, and every church shows its own traditional Nativity scene.
The materials used for the staging are poor but functional (paper, cork, clay or ceramic), without forgetting the use of colored lamps or mobile models to improve the visual effect and add dynamism.

Many are the activities and events organized in Sorrento to make your holiday unique, especially on Christmas Day, New Year or Epiphany.

 

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Sorrento Hotel – Easter in Sorrento

Easter in Sorrento HotelIf you book your room at the hotel in Sorrento over Easter, you can participate in numerous festivals and rites characteristic of the city.

You can attend the ceremony of the Sepulchres arranged on Holy Thursday: the altars of the churches are decorated with flowers, candles and “lavureddi”, which are cereals made sprout at home and brought as a gift by the faithful.

In the Good Friday processions, the statue of the Madonna, dressed in mourning, keeps vigil on the lifeless body of Her Son.

The symbolism of the clothes of the processions is very important: white, black, red, and purple represent death and resurrection of Christ. Unique are the characters dressed in costumes of the ancient Romans, which make the processions even more special and help to recreate the atmosphere of the times gone by.

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Sorrento Hotel – Shopping

Sorrento Hotel – Shopping

Shopping SorrentoJust outside your Hotel in Sorrento, you can visit one of the best places for shopping: the old town offers an endless number of stores and shops with thousands of souvenirs. You may find handcrafted items such as fine ceramics, spices, flavorings, spirits and liqueurs.

Famous are the inlaid woodwork of Sorrento artisans who, with great care and talent create real works of art. The presence of the shops in the streets of the old town, has become an established tradition that characterizes the environment and makes the stroll even more enjoyable to tourists.

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Sorrento Hotel – Day Trips

Sorrento Hotel – Day Trips

Sorrento hotel tripYou may choose to get out of your Hotel in Sorrento for hiking, just outside the city.

With its 150 kilometers of trails, away from traffic, you can discover enchanted places and breathtaking views surrounded by unspoilt nature.
All routes are signposted close to major intersections and urban centers to provide additional information to hikers. At your disposal several types of trips according to your training level and experience.
You can also buy in bookstores detailed guides on hiking in the area or join organized excursions on foot or by bicycle.

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Sorrento Hotel – Hotel & Culture

Sorrento Hotel – Hotel & Culture

PREMIO CARUSO

Sorrento Hotel CarusoIf you’re in a hotel a Sorrento,in July, you can attend the annual edition of “Il Premio di Caruso” (“The Prize Caruso”). It is an important recognition given to those who, in the Italian cultural scene, helped to popularize the art and culture of the “Bel Paese” in the world.

Important personalities have received this award in the past editions, such as Andrea Bocelli, Lucio Dalla, Claudio Mattone, Massimo Ranieri and Carlo Fracci.

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Sorrento Hotel – Travel Guide

Sorrento Travel Guide – Sorrent Hotel

Sorrento Hotel TravelThe beautiful landscape of Sorrento , alternating hills, deep valleys and majestic mountains, is known for its stepped terraces planted with orange, lemon, olive trees and grapevines. The mild and dry climate lasts almost all year round, that’s why the town is the ideal destination for any kind of holiday.

Sorrento is a lively city and masterly combines its maritime and rural identities. There are numerous hotels and shopping centers in the peninsula. The hill is crossed by narrow streets, bordered by walls which enclose old citrus groves.
Not to be missed:

• Basilica della Madonna del Lauro (XVIII) with the neoclassical facade that stands at the end of a beautiful staircase. Inside a marble pulpit of the nineteenth century, statues and inlaid wood cabinets of the eighteenth century. The entrance portal is richly carved into wooden panels with religious subjects. The venerated statue of Our Lady is a Byzantine sculpture built between the late eighth and early ninth century, when the territory of the peninsula was under the rule of Byzantium.
• The old town, definitely one of the most beautiful historical centers of the Sorrento peninsula, is full of old buildings with courtyards surrounded by eighteenth-century streets that lead to the sea.

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Sorrento Hotel – What is Hotel?

Shopping SorrentoA hotel is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business center, childcare, conference facilities and social function services.

Hotel rooms are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. In the United Kingdom, a hotel is required by law to serve food and drinks to all guests within certain stated hours. In Japan, capsule hotels provide a minimized amount of room space and shared facilities.

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