Day 1 Amalfi Coast – Pompei & Sorrento
Upon your arrival at Naples train station meet our English speaking driver and you’ll be transferred to Pompei, where you will meet our private guide for a guided walking tour through the ruins of the old city that was blown away by the volcano Vesuvius. Then you’ll be transferred to the luxury 4 star hotel in Sorrento where you will stay five nights, in a sea view room.
Day 2 Farmhouse experience & Sunset cruise
Private transfer by car and English speaking driver to the hills around Sorrento, you will visit a truly special Farmhouse that offers also a breathtaking view over the Naples Gulf and Salerno Gulf. You will find there a large range of typical products starting with wine, extra virgin olive oil, then various tasty marmalades and of course the world renowned Limoncello followed by the classic herbs liquors, appetising seasoned products (cheeses, salami etc). You will start your visit with a guided tour of the Mediterranean vegetation around the farmhouse and of the kitchen gardens, led by one of the farmhouse owners. Then you will have a tasting of typical products (bruschette, different kinds of home- made bread dipped in olive oil, pizza slices).
Transfer back to your hotel.
In the afternoon make your own way to Sorrento port where you will meet our Captain for your private sunset cruise along the Coast and around Li Galli Island, one of the most scenic spots in Amalfi Coast, you will have time to swim in the sea and enjoy a glass of Prosecco.
Day 3 Cheese farm & Morrarella demonstration – Sorrento peninsula
Today you will enjoy an unforgettable experience at the oldest cheese factory in a small, untouched village of Sorrento peninsula. It will be very interesting to see a demonstration of how they create “mozzarella” from the simple cow’s milk. You will explore the heart of the factory, the “cella frigorifera” when they season and dry over a thousand “caciocavallo” cheese at once. Then you will enjoy a specialities tasting: mozzarella, caciocavallo, provolone del Monaco and caciotta with tomatoes salad and bread, local wine.
Then, transfer back to Sorrento and afternoon at leisure.
Day 4 Walking, foraging & Cooking Class
Today your food experience begins in a Masseria (farmhouse) up on the hills of Sorrento peninsula. You will meet our naturalistic guide who will lead you through the countryside for an easy walk foraging wild herbs that you will use for your cooking class. Then you will reach the farmhouse where you will have your private cooking class together with and expert cook. You will prepare a complete local menu, you will taste wines coming from the closest vineyards.
After lunch you will be transferred back to Sorrento.
Day 5 Capri
Discover the enchanting island of Capri, a private boat will transfer you to Capri and you will enjoy a tour around the island and the visit of the Blue Grotto.
Beloved by the Roman emperors, Capri became a playground of the rich and famous, and a colony for artists and writers. It is one of the Mediterranean’s must-see places. The island’s top attraction is the famous Blue Grotto, Grotta Azzurra.
Then you will have time at leisure to explore Capri and Anacapri villages on your own. In the afternoon you will be transferred back to Sorrento by our private boat.
Day 6 Positano & Cooking class
Pick up in the morning and transfer to Positano. Today you will discover the beauty of Positano where you will stay for next two nights. Accommodation will be in a luxury 4 star hotel, sea view room.
In the afternoon you will enjoy a hands on cooking class, the class will take place in the kitchen of one the best restaurants in Positano. You will meet the chef and you will prepare some typical appetizers such as fiori di zucchine ripieni, arancini di riso, a first dish such as ravioli capresi or eggplant parmesan, a second dish such as meatballs or pollo alla cacciatore, you will prepare also a dessert such as Torta caprese or tiramisu. Dinner will follow.
Day 7 Amalfi Coast villages & winery
Today you will travel to Amalfi and Ravello by private car and English speaking driver.
Your first stop will be in Ravello, where you will have time at leisure for the visit. Ravello offers architectural gems of rare elegance with its Duomo rich with artistic treasures like the grand bronze central door; Villa Rufolo immersed in a verdant park of exotic and Mediterranean flora and Villa Cimbrone a simple hut transformed into an exceptionally fascinating Villa. There is a very special feeling in the cloister of the villa, still showing elements of the ancient Arab Sicilian style it was built in.
Then you will discover an unexpected side of the Amalfi Coast: the green heart of the Amalfi coast with centuries old vineyards and lovely villages where time seems to have stopped. You will taste the award winning wines (such as Falanghina, Aglianico) together with the farmhouse cheese and salami, you will be immersed in the true farm atmosphere.
In the afternoon you will drive to Amalfi, where you will have time at leisure for the visit.
Back to Positano and evening on your own.
Day 8 Departure
Pick up from the hotel in Positano ad private transfer to Naples airport.
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