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We spent 4 lovely days in Sant’Agnello which is on the Sorrento Peninsula. We arrived by taking the train from Termini in Rome to Sorrento and then caught a taxi to our B&B in Sant’Agnello. There is also a local bus running from Sorrento to Sant’Agnello.

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Sant’Agnello is a commune in the province of Naples in the region of Campania and is about 25 km southeast of Naples

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One of the many delightful shops

Sant’Agnello is a quieter (and possibly more economic) alternative to staying in the centre of Sorrento.

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In this enchanting village there are restaurants and bars around Piazza Sant’Agnello and near the coast, which has great views. Our first night here we walked to a restaurant on the coast overlooking the bay.  The meal was delicious and simple and the view amazing.

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Photo courtesy of Sorrento tourist Info

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La Marinello Beach

It is certainly a delightful town for a quiet and peaceful holiday offering a vast range of accommodations.

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View from our B&B with Mt Versuvius

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It is easy walking in the historical centre with its beautiful gardens, panoramic views, old churches and of course its lemon groves.

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There is a local bus which we caught a few times both day and night from Sant’Agnello to Sorrento.

We enjoyed daily swims at a local beach which we walked to – La Marinello beach.

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La Marinello beach

There is also a train station linking Sant’Agnello to Sorrento.

Sant’Agnello is a really lovely place to stay particularly if you would like a break from the past pace and the crowds.

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