High angle view of boats at a harbor, Marina Grande, Capri, Sorrento, Sorrentine Peninsula, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

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Marina Grande


Noticeably detached from the main city and bereft of the hydrofoils and ferries that crowd Marina Piccola, this secluded former fishing village has a timeless maritime air not dissimilar to Marina Corricella on Procida. Bobbing fishing boats and pastel-coloured houses add character to a quarter that's known for its family-run seafood restaurants. The marina also protects the closest thing in Sorrento to a spiaggia (beach).

If you want to just loll in the sun, nearby jetties sport umbrellas and deckchairs that you can rent for around €12.

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