Sorrento is an Italian city with 16 589 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010) in the province of Naples. It is part of the mountain community Comunità Montana Monti Lattari – Sorrento Peninsula. The city lies on the Sorrento peninsula of Sorrento on the Bay of Naples in the province of Naples. It is about black cliffs of dark volcanic rock on a tufa terrace. Sorrento is by imposing cliffs of the limestone mountain surrounded. Since 2000 years draw sunsets and orange – and lemon gardens attract visitors from all over the world.
Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast are known for their large lemon (Italian limoni). Typical products made from these fruits are Limoncello, a very tasty lemon liqueur, lemon chocolate mentioned. In addition, production studios in the city of numerous ceramic articles with city views, Amalfi lemon motives, or representations. The heart of the town are the shopping street Via San Cesareo and Piazza Tasso.
Sorrento is popular because of its strategic location as a gateway to the surrounding attractions. The tip of the peninsula of Sorrento is situated just 5 km from Capri removed from the port of Marina Piccola can be reached. Also, Ischia and Procida, whose silhouettes are seen on a clear day can be achieved in a short time by speed boat. The local train Circumvesuviana brings visitors to Pompeii and Herculaneum or Naples. Sorrento is from the Amalfi Coast is a popular tourist destination.