Sorrento is a picturesque town on the west coast of Italy. Part of the province of Campania, Sorrento's population is only about 16,500 people. However, it is an extremely popular tourist destination, both domestically and abroad, and is everything you'd expect from an Italian resort.
The views from Sorrento are particularly impressive. Visitors can gaze across the Gulf of Naples on a clear day and see not only the city of Naples but the legendary Mount Vesuvius as well. The stunning cliffs of Sorrento are also not to be missed.
While in Sorrento, be sure to pay a visit to Capri, located on the southern edge of the Gulf of Naples. The lovely island is only a short ferry ride away from Sorrento. Capri spreads out across lush valleys and mountains of limestone and is peppered with restaurants and luxurious villas.
There is a world of beautiful sites to explore in and around Sorrento, so be sure you have the ability to get where you want to go. Auto Europe offers dependable car hire at discount prices to help you make the most of your holiday in Sorrento. Auto Europe offers Sorrento rental car pickup locations and a large car hire fleet for you to choose from.
Sorrento is home to one of Italy's most fascinating religious rites, the procession of "Our Lady of Sorrows." Also known as the "visit in the sepulchres," the procession is comprised of two distinct parts and takes place annually on Good Friday.
In the first procession, which begins at 3:30 in the morning, hundreds of white hooded participants are accompanied by a choir through town, carrying a representation of the Madonna. The second procession, taking on a more solemn air, begins at 8:00 PM and represents the Madonna's mourning. Hundreds of participants, this time dressed in black hoods, again march through Sorrento's main streets. This is just one of the many incredible things to see in Sorrento. Let Auto Europe supply you with a discount car hire so you can make the most of your visit. And since Auto Europe has the guaranteed lowest prices on Sorrento car rentals, you'll know that you're not paying any more than you need to.
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