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  Sorrento, Italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To the north-west on the Capo di Sorrento is another villa, the so-called Bagni della Regina Giovanna, with baths, and in the bay to the south-west was the villa of Pollius Felix, the friend of Statius, which he describes in Silvae ii.
In 1861 Sorrento was officially annexed to the new Kingdom of Italy.
Sorrento was the birthplace of the poet Torquato Tasso (1544-1595), author of the Gerusalemme Liberata.
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 Sorrento Italy Hotel Accommodation
Sorrento Italy Hotels is a directory of hotels, bed and...
The hotel is situated in a residential area of Sorrento, a plesant and peaceful spot surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and villas shaded by secular trees.
The hotel is situated on the main street of Sorrento, “Corso Italia”, 100 meters from Piazza Tasso and the Circumvesuviana train station where one can also pick up the SITA bus to go to Positano or Am...
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 Sorrento Italy
Sorrento is located on a tuff coast and is reflected in the Gulf of Naples, fascinating tourists and visitors, attracted by breathtaking views and landscapes.
Sorrento was first a Phoenician colony, after that it became a port frequented by Greeks for the commercial activity with Naples and with others southern cities.
The mastery skill of Sorrento artisans was so great that the fishing boats were used by the fishermen of the Gulf of Naples and of the islands.
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 Sorrento, Italy
The little town of Sorrento (in the local dialect Surriento), the ancient Surrentum, is situated amid lemon and orange-groves on the south side of the Bay of Naples, on the edge of tufa cliffs 50m/165ft high rising precipitously from the sea.
Two of the specialties of Sorrento are a lemon sherbet (Granita Di Limone) and a liquer made out of lemons that is usuaully consumed after a large meal.
Sorrento on the circuit of the Amalfi Coast.
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 Italian Language and Italian Cuisine in Sorrento, Italy.
Sorrento is a real haven of peace for study and creativity and it is not by chance that it has been, for more than three centuries, the destination of international artists, poets and musicians.
Sorrento, one of the most beautiful areas in all Italy, is a lovely, old town right on the coast, it is a strategic point from which you can quickly and easily connect to other main tourist attractions throughout the south of Italy.
Sorrento is a town that has always known how to turn every stay into an unforgettable holiday where sea, sand, colors, scents, relaxation, and cheerfulness create a magical mix alongside mythology, culture, and centuries-old tradition.
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 Sorrento Italy accomodations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Although italy is reputed by many people to be the most beautiful country in the world, there are few areas in italy that can live up to the Amalfi Coast, especially Sorrento.
Sorrento equals lemongardens, the sun reflecting on the Mediterranean, sailboats lazily drifting past on the horizon, and you can imagine Pavarotti strolling down the path in his shorts....
Sorrento is already close to a paradise on earth, on the marvellous Amalfi Coast, with it's lush vegetation, its beautiful Mediterrenean Sea, and it's inventive architecture.
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 Sorrento: Travel, Tourist and Hotel Guide | Italy Heaven
Sorrento is situated on a plain above the sea, overlooking the Bay of Naples.
Time passes pleasantly in Sorrento; there are, of course, hundreds of tourist shops, but also relaxed cafes and restaurants where you can sit at pavement tables and watch the world go by.
Note that there aren't many actual beaches in Sorrento; sea access is generally via wooden or stone bathing platforms at the foot of the cliffs.
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 Sorrento Hotels - Sorrento Italy Hotel Reservations
The hotel renewed in 2004 is situated to the centre of Sorrento, in the immediate vicinities of the trains, and buses for the “Amalfitana Coast”.
Villa Savarese is located in a residential area that  since the beginning of the XVIII century was chosen from the patrician sorrentine family, its located at 900 m...
In the heart of sorrento peninsula, at the seaport of Sorrento, is situated the Hotel il Faro.
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Sorrento has a lot to offer for those who like to visit places of artistic and cultural interest...
Sorrento is also famous for his specialities, in particular for "limoncello" a traditional liquor made from lemons.
Sorrento is famous in the world for his objects of marquetry; click here to discover the techniques and the ability of the great craftsmen of the past..
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 accomodations in Sorrento Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Sorrento luxury villas, deluxe vacation accomodations in Italy, this high quality appartment located in the center of the city and the Railway station - 800 at metres; shops, bars and buses - 250 metres.
An Italy vacation accomodation, this Sorrento luxury appartment near the sea-side is an excellent lodging for spending holidays in Italia on a family budget.
This budget Sorrento apartment is on the ground floor and the acces is from the main courtyard.
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 Sorrento TOUR - OFFICIAL WEB SITE - Sorrento Italy Guide - Sorrento Hotels Accommodation in SORRENTO Italy, Amalfi ...
On the hillside above Sorrento in one of the most panoramic spots of the sorrentine peninsula, immersed in the scents and colours of lemon and orange, just a few minutes (4km) from the city centre...
La Magnolia is a little piece of Heaven in the heart of Sorrento, the BandB is part of an elegant and noble villa, recently renovated and set in the historical centre of Piazza Tasso, very near to the train station.
Sorrento, native city of the poet Torquato Tasso, Sorrento land of colours, land of the Mermaids, city of the orange and lemon groves, etc...
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 Vacanze a Sorrento Hotels in Sorrento Italy Holiday guide of Sorrento Hotels
SORRENTO COMMERCE: is a free search engine for Sorrento Hotels, all link; useful addresses, public transport and tips for travellers.
About the origin of Sorrento the historian Diodoro Siculo, relating to a legend, asserted that the town was founded by Liparos, son of Ausone, who was the king of the Ausoni and son of Ulysses and of the witch Circe.
Sorrento during the first half of the Imperial age it became a very popular seaside resort among the wealthy patricians, who considered the entire Gulf of Naples, from the Flegreian Plains to Sorrento, an ideal place to spend the summer months and the otium periods.
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 Hotels Sorrento Italy - Venere.com
The Alpha is a welcoming and comfortable Sorrento hotel located in a completely renovated 19th century villa, which rises on an evocative and relaxing citrus grove, typical of the area, enriched with exotic and Mediterranean flowers and plants.
The Hotel del Mare is situated in one of the most characteristic areas in Sorrento, the picturesque Borgo dei Pescatori di Marina Grande, enjoying a splendid panoramic view over the gulf, a few minutes on foot from the beaches and the city centre, with...
The Sorrento City hotel is situated in the centre of Sorrento, on Corso Italia, the main street with elegant shops, 100 metres away from Piazza Tasso, from the Circumvesuviana railway station and the harbour, with several lines offering tours to Capri,...
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 Sorrento Hotels Italy Ilustrated description of Sorrento Hotels Italy
Linked to the enchanting beauty of the place is the tradition whereby the name of Sorrento originates from the mythical mermaids whose soft singing tempted Ulysses and his crew in the Odyssey.
The cathedral of Sorrento was built in the eleventh century and reconstructed in the fifteenth century, continuing the style of Romanesque architecture.
It was Sorrento's cathedral from the XIIth to the XVth century.
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 Hotel Excelsior Vittoria ***** Sorrento, Italy, Italia
The Excelsior Vittoria hotel in Sorrento has magnificently appointed rooms, almost all of which have a terrace or balcony with either a panoramic view of the Gulf of Naples, or the beautiful five acres of orange and lemon groves which surround the hotel.
In the grounds of the Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento, a limited number of four very attractively decorated self-catering apartments are available for rent by the week from Saturday to Saturday, one-week minimum.
Sorrento is located on the Sorrentine peninsula 55 kilometres (approx 30.5 miles) from Naples, and only 50 km from Naples airport.
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 Sorrento Holidays, Sorrento Italy, Things To Do In Sorrento Italy, Sorrento Camping
Though there is rarely a dearth of things to do in Sorrento Italy, many of them revolve around sunning on the rocky coastlines, or traipsing through the lavish green hills nearby.
Sorrento holidays can be a bit nerve-wracking due to the large crowds and absolute lack of traffic signals in town, leading those brave enough to drive to do so at ridiculously high speeds and with little regard for pedestrians.
Another staple of Sorrento holidays is a brief tour of the town after dark, which offers a wide variety of taverns and pubs that house rambunctious, fun-loving crowds well into the early hours.
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 Sorrento Italy Vacation Rentals, Apartments, Villas, Bed and Breakfast, Residence -
Choosing our apartments means to stay in the delightful suites placed in the centre of Sorrento, only few metres from the central train and bus station to be able to reach in only a few minutes Po...
Small flat located on the first floor of an hystorical building in the heart of Sorrento, on the main road, corso Italia.
Three roomed apartment located in the historical center of Sorrento, few metres from the main square Piazza tasso, only 50 mt. from the lift to the beach....
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 Sorrento Hotels - Hotel Bristol in Sorrento Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Hotel is located in a charming position on a cliff overlooking the sea with enchanting views of Sorrento and of all the Bay of Naples.
Hotel Bristol rises on the lovely coast of Sorrento where there is a splendid view on the surrounding landscape.
For generations the highly professional Acampora Family have been offering a warm welcome to its international clientele, many of whom return year after year and consider the Hotel their second home.
www.sorrento-hotels.info /bristol.htm   (142 words)

 Sorrento Hotels - Hotel Minerva in Sorrento Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Only 3 km from the centre of Sorrento, the Grand Hotel President has a privileged position on the peninsula of Sorrento and the sea front, with an incomparable view over the Gulf of Naples and Vesuvius.
The peaceful atmosphere and charming but discreet service, together with the fragrance of the flowers and plants from the well-kept garden, make the President the ideal place for a holiday dedicated to relaxation and well-being.
Guests' every need is catered for and facilities include magnificent terraces, swimming pool, fitness centre, top class restaurant and the free bus service for the city centre.
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 Slow Travel Italy - Sorrento Webcam, Campania, near the Amalfi coast
Sorrento is a vibrant and lively town on the Mediterranean, south of Naples in the Amalfi coast region.
The Sorrento Information Office provides the same services offered by the website: hotels, apartments and BandB reservations; excursions and transfers from Sorrento to Pompeii, Herculaneum, Vesuvius, Naples, Caserta, Positano, Amalfi coast, Capri, and Ischia; tickets to all events in Sorrento and surrounding areas; tickets for local transportation.
Debut on the Sorrento Webcam: How one traveler found slowtrav.com, found the Sorrento Webcam and, like the rest of us, became obsessed with it.
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 Sorrento Italy Real Estate Listings
SORRENTO HOUSE chose your ideal accommodation for your stay in the Sorrentine Peninsula.
The idea comes from the experience which Studio Tecnico Marone and studio S.T.E.D.A. ripened in the building and planning sector: as a matter of fact, the site also offers a view of the most important and prestigious companies of the sector.
Additionally, the "holiday" option of the portal offers a wide overview of the tourist sector of the area and guarantees an easy way to choose the most appropriate settling in the area.
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 sorrento apartment, apartment in sorrento apartment sorrento
From the large terrace it is possible to enjoy a wonderful seaview of the Gulf of Napels and of the green hills surrounding Sorrento.
- sleeps 2 is a typical Sorrento building in volcanic rock and it is situated in the cenmter of Sorrento, in the ancient area of the town.
It is easily reachable by car on arrival in the Sorrento peninsula and it is close to the train station.
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 Summer Programs in Italy - Italian Pre-college Program in Sorrento, Italy
Our summer program in Sorrento is a pre-college program for students completing grades 10-12, with a focus on Italian language and culture.
Sorrento has a long history going back to the Roman Empire when it was used as a vacation destination for wealthy Patricians.
Sorrento is a great program for those students who are interested in authentic Italian language and cultural immersion, making new friends and having the summer of a lifetime.
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 Sorrento Italy Guide Hotels Tourism Travel Shopping
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sorrento italia: grand hotel parco del sole st angello - my name is charles quarter italian and went to sorrento for a week during july 2005...
Sorrento, Carlton International Hotel: Worst Hotel - Sorrento was great, we got married there and had a fantastic time.
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 Sorrento accommodation vacation rental in Sorrento Amalfi Coast and Capri apartments and villas
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 Sorrento Italy Vacation Rentals, Apartments, Villas, Bed and Breakfast, Residence - (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Corso Italia Suites are situated on the main street of Sorrento, Corso Italia, only a few metres from the famous “Piazza Tasso”.
Nice and pretty Bed and Breakfast in a villa located in the quietest area of the historical centre of Sorrento.
Situated in a very quite area, recently restructured and furnished, the house is surrounded by a wonderful English garden and by lemon trees.
www.sorrentoapartments.net.cob-web.org:8888   (331 words)

 Italian Language Schools and Courses in Sorrento, Italy
The school situated south of Florence and Rome in the province of Naples is very close to Amalfi Coast, Capri, Ischia and Pompeii.
Located in a 16th century palazzo in the dramatic seaside town of Sorrento, Centro Linguistico Internazionale Sorrento Lingue (Sorrento Lingue) aims to be the premier center for excellence in international education and language studies.
Recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, Sorrento Lingue maintains the highest standards of quality and integrity in its courses and programs.
www.sorrentolingue.com /en/miss_statement.htm   (193 words)

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