Why I Come Back to Sorrento

This article appeared in the August 2016 issue of Dream of Italy. Updated 2019.  I skirted around Sorrento for decades — avoiding what I’d written off as a tourist resort, and visiting the wonders of Naples, Pompeii and Amalfi Coast towns instead. Then my friend Gioia, a well-travelled Roman native, confessed: “You know where I’ve always wanted to go? Sorrento!” Her…

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