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Sorrento, Campania, Italy

How much does it cost to travel to Sorrento?

You should plan to spend around $152 (€140) per day on your vacation in Sorrento. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $41 (€38) on meals
  • $8.22 (€7.56) on local transportation
  • $195 (€179) on hotels

A one week trip to Sorrento for two people costs, on average, $2,128 (€1,957). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $152
    140
  • One Week Per person
    $1,064
    978
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $2,128
    1,957
  • One Month Per person
    $4,561
    4,193
  • One Week For a couple
    $2,128
    1,957
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $4,257
    3,913
  • One Month For a couple
    $9,122
    8,385
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Sorrento cost?

A one week trip to Sorrento usually costs around $1,064 (€978) for one person and $2,128 (€1,957) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Sorrento on average costs around $2,128 (€1,957) for one person and $4,257 (€3,913) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Sorrento will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Sorrento on average costs around $4,561 (€4,193) for one person and $9,122 (€8,385) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Sorrento has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Sorrento expensive to visit?

Prices in Sorrento are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Sorrento is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Strasbourg or Girona.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Sorrento Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Sorrento?

The average Sorrento trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Sorrento travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 179 ($195)
Local Transportation 1 7.56 ($8)
Food 2 38 ($41)
Entertainment 1 33 ($36)
Alcohol 2 4 - 13 ($5 - 14)
Accommodation Budget in Sorrento
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Sorrento is $98 (€90). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Sorrento is $195 (€179). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $98
    90
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $195
    179

Hotel Prices in Sorrento

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Sorrento based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $175. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Sorrento
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Sorrento is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $8.22 (€7.56) per person, per day, on local transportation in Sorrento.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $8.22
    7.56

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What did other people spend on Transportation in Sorrento?

Typical prices for Transportation in Sorrento are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Sorrento, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Local Bus Ticket
    4.20
  • Ferry to Capri (Round Trip)
    35


Food Budget in Sorrento
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Sorrento can vary, the average cost of food in Sorrento is $41 (€38) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Sorrento should cost around $17 (€15) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Sorrento is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $41
    38

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What did other people spend on Food in Sorrento?

Typical prices for Food in Sorrento are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Sorrento, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Pizza
    6.00
  • Sitdown Dinner (for Two)
    43
  • Casual Lunch (for Two)
    21


Entertainment Budget in Sorrento
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Entertainment and activities in Sorrento typically cost an average of $36 (€33) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $36
    33

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What did other people spend on Entertainment in Sorrento?

Typical prices for Entertainment in Sorrento are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Sorrento, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Chair & Umbrella at Beach
    10
  • Bike Rental (24 Hours)
    20
  • Scuba Diving (Single Dive)
    45
  • Blue Mini Cruise
    22


Alcohol Budget in Sorrento
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $9.48 (€8.72) on alcoholic beverages in Sorrento per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $9.48
    8.72

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What did other people spend on Alcohol in Sorrento?

Typical prices for Alcohol in Sorrento are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Sorrento, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.


  • Bottle of Wine
    11


Sorrento on a Budget
Sorrento Sorrento
Sorrento is a popular travel destination in Campania, Italy. The city has nice architecture and many shops and outdoor cafes you can enjoy. Its access via the Circumvesuviana rail system make it a great base for visiting Pompeii and Ercolano.

The city has a Mediterranean climate that has mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. The pleasant climate make it a popular destination year around, although you can expect crowds during the peak summer months.

You'll find no shortage of hotels and hostels in town as the city's economy is very much dependent on tourism. Hostels are generally clean and comfortable, but they may be more expensive than you expect. If you travel during the low season you're likely to save some money even if the weather isn't as nice. Mid range hotel rooms are usually smaller than their American counterparts, but they are clean and nice and often come with a complimentary breakfast. The same can generally be said for more expensive hotels.
Sights
Popular sights in Sorrento include the small port area, the beautiful lemon terraces, Villa Pollio, the puntacampanella natural reserve, Museo Correale di Terranova, Museo Bottega della Tasia Lignea, Saint Francis Monastery, and the Duomo. It's easy to book a guided tour of Pompeii or a chartered trip to Capri from Sorrento. Both options can be expensive, but are well worth the money as they are both unique, one of a kind experiences.
Neighborhoods
Sorrento is filled with winding streets, small, pleasant beaches and beautifull hillsides. Sorrento is a beautiful town that rises up out of the sea in a dramatic and picturesque way. There are two marinas in town, the Marina Grande and the Marina Piccola. They are located at the base of the cliffs outside of the old town. The old town is at the center of town. Pizzao Tasso is Sorrento's old town square. The area around this square has many small shops and interesting places to eat. Although there is no shortage of activity in this area and near the marina's, the pace is slow and life feels relaxed. It truly has the Italian character.

Activities
Activities in Sorrento include swimming in the ocean, relaxing on the beach, renting a bike to explore the area, or taking a day trip outside of town to many of the nearby attractions. You can catch a ferry to the island of Capri for a day trip. Once you're there it's fun to walk around the island or take an organized tour. There are a variety of ways to reach Capri that are for all budgets and travel styles.
Food and Dining
One popular dish that is served in the local restaurants is Gnocchi alla Sorrentina. This is a gnocchi and tomato sauce dish that's prepared with mozzarella cheese. Also be sure and try pastiera, which is a locally made cake. The area is also famous for its olive oil, pizza, and artichokes. Gelato is a favorite as well and no day is complete without a cup of gelato.

While you're in Sorrento you should definitely sample some of the area's excellent wine, but also try the famed limoncello. There are many shops around town that sell it and you can order some in many of the local restaurants. Limoncello is a unique, Italian lemon liqueur that has a very strong and sweet flavor.

Transportation
Sorrento is connected to Naples by train and bus. The Circumvesuviana travels along the coast from Naples and ends in Sorrento, making this a great base for exploring Pompeii and Ercolano. There are also Sita buses that travel from Positano and Amalfi to Sorrento. Many people also visit Capri from Sorrento as there are regular ferries that make the trip.

While you're in Sorrento you can take local buses, taxis, or simply walk. There is also a lift that will take you up and down from the town at top of the hill and the beach and harbor areas below. You'll find the bottom entry to the lift on the western side of the public beach near the private beaches. It's possible to walk from one side of town to the other and once you're in town, the elevation is generally level. This makes for an easy stroll. If you're not up for walking, there are local buses that travel to most destinations.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.