History comes to life on Capri coast

Capri, Italy. See PA Feature TRAVEL Sorrento. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/JupiterImages Corporation. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature TRAVEL Sorrento.
Capri, Italy. See PA Feature TRAVEL Sorrento. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/JupiterImages Corporation. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature TRAVEL Sorrento.

Best for: Roman ruins and stunning coastal scenery.

Time to go: All year round, but spring and autumn are less crowded.

Don’t miss: Pompeii and Capri’s Grotta Azzurra.

Need to know: Pompeii gets very hot, so comfortable shoes and water are a must.

Don’t forget: Suntan lotion as average temperatures in summer reach the early 30s.