It began as a Greek colony, dating back to approximately 600 BC. It later fell to the Romans, who named is Surrentum.
Today, Sorrento is known for its beautiful beaches, architecture, integration of buildings into the town's hillside, history, cliffs, lemons, and culture.
People Born in Sorrento
Sorrento in People's Lives
Mary Todd Lincoln: I visited this city in 1877, on my second European trip.