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Tarantella danceTarantella dance
The tarantella is a typical dance of the Neapolitan tradition, known throughout the world, continues to be a unique show that combines local culture and folklore in the sign of the customs of Naples and Sorrento. The Sorrentine Tarantella is one of the attractions most appreciated by foreign tourists staying in Sorrento. It is offered with a modern and appealing to audiences in nightclubs, especially for foreign tourists.

White night in Sorrento
White night in Sorrento
In the main streets of Sorrento appointment with the White Night, an event organized by the town of Sorrento, in collaboration with the associations of traders Ascom and Confesercenti.
The full program of events of various kinds: classical music concerts and opera performances, photo exhibitions, wine tasting tours and much more, all designed to give you a night in the sign of the shopping and entertainment.

Christmas program on the Sorrento Peninsula
The following program is renewed every year and Christmas is inherent to the entire peninsula of Sorrento
Christmas program on the Sorrento Peninsula
From 8 December to 8 January:

  • Christmas Market, Piazza Veneto, Sorrento
  • Christmas Market, Priora
  • Puppet show by the Brothers Mercury, Veniero’s Square, Sorrento
  • Sounds Divine, St. Paul Church in Via Tasso, Sorrento
  • Walking towards Christmas with Mary, Church of the Carmine, Sorrento
  • Piedigrotta Coast – Folklore in the streets of the city with parades and songs
  • Sorrento Jazz Festival, Teatro Tasso
  • Marathon Coast to Coast, from Piazza Tasso, Sorrento in Maiori
  • Bagpipers, Veniero’s Square, Sorrento
  • Turning on the “Ceppone” of Saint Lucia
    December 12
    Turning on the “Ceppone” of Saint Lucia – 17:30 pm

    District Saint Lucia Sorrento – Around ceppone that draws thousands of people every year, we organize songs and enjoying the sandwiches with sausage all in an atmosphere of cheerfulness and joy.

    December 13
    Feast of St. Lucia – Sorrento.

    In the Chapel of Saint Lucia, is celebrated the Patron Saint of sight and organized the festival of sausage and pork.
    The small district of Saint Lucia is not far from Piazza Tasso, in festive lights, and special stands will be set up stalls where you can take a lucky dip and enjoy the sausage on the grill, the broccoli, homemade desserts prepared by local ward charitable purposes and drinking local wine.

    The Pacchianelle, Vico Equense – SorrentoJanuary 6
    The Pacchianelle, Vico Equense – Sorrento

    At Vico Equense is repeated every January 6 with the appointment pacchianelle, one of the most characteristic manifestations of the Sorrento peninsula.
    The pacchianelle, waited with great enthusiasm and participation by citizens, are a traveling crib consists of about 300 people in costumes that bring to baby Jesus the traditional products of the peninsula: citrus fruits, cheeses, sweets, nuts, fish. The three wise men on horseback, with their elaborate clothes, are the most admired of the parade.
    The Holy Family closed the procession, surrounded by barefoot fishermen.