Sorrento: The delicate scent of orange blossom and an abundance of sights and attractions await you
Located on rugged cliffs, Sorrento is set in a spectacular location, amidst mountains, rolling hills, lemon and olive groves and vineyards.
If you are travelling on a luxury MSC cruise ship holiday in spring, you will notice the delicate scent of orange blossom filling the air. With a warm, dry climate Sorrento is ideal at any time of year.
Leave your cruise ship and head for the ancient town itself where an abundance of sights and attractions await you.
Our program of excursion packages offers the best deals on Sorrento sightseeing, shopping as well as trips further afield. In town you can shop for traditional wares such as fine linen, lace, or ‘tarsia’ - wood-inlaid art.
Take home a reminder of Italy’s culinary heritage and pick up a traditional digestive made from the fruits of the region - lemons, tangerines and oranges - distilled into limoncello and other delicious liquors.
Sorrento has many festivals throughout the year and passengers may be able to witness some of the folk festivities whilst on vacation here. With many civilizations having left their mark on the city, from Etruscan to Byzantine, a trip to the Archaeological Museum is worth a visit.
With Capri just a boat-ride away and a wealth of pretty farmhouses, ancient castles and churches within easy access, Sorrento is the gateway to the poetic heart of Italy.
Make Sorrento part of your Mediterranean cruise vacation. Find the best cruise to Sorrento Italy with MSC cruises.