Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento is a small town in Campania, southern Italy.

In addition to being famous for producing Limoncello, Sorrento features beautiful architecture, cafes, restaurants, and shops.

As it is on the ‘circumvesuviana’ rail system it is easily reached from Naples and an ideal base for visiting Pompeii and Ercolano.

The Good Friday Processions in Sorrento are among the most traditional and religious events felt by the people of Sorrento. Their roots are coming from the Middle Ages, later on in 1500 the Spanish domination took its toll on the characteristics of which still remain.

In the main square, Piazza Tasso,  there is a statue of Torquato Tasso, Sorrento’s most famous poet all over the world.