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When to go
Massa Lubrense, at the tip of the Sorrentine peninsula, is an area of hamlets, lemon groves and unrivalled sea views. The groves are criss-crossed by mule paths and marked footpaths – fantastic in spring when the lemon and orange blossom are in bloom.
PlanesNaples airport, 40 miles from Sorrento, is the most convenient, with regular international flights year round, including an EasyJet service from London Stansted.
BoatsThere are regular hydrofoils from Naples taking 35 minutes and leaving from Molo Beverello off Piazza Municipio.
TrainsNapoli Centrale on Piazza Garibaldi is linked to Sorrento by the Circumvesuviana train which runs twice hourly; See www.vesuviana.it for details.
AutomobilesIt’s worth renting a car to be able to explore | but traffic can be bumper to bumper on the coastal road in summer.
TaxisExpensive, but most sights in Sorrento are walkable. If you can’t do without a driver, call 081 878 2204.