CAMPANIA' S FOOD VALLEY
"Thou Paradise of exiles, Italy!" - Percy Bysshe Shelley -
✦ 7 days / 6 nights
✦ from April to October
✦ Accommodation: hotel 4*
✦ Private transfers by car/minivan
✦ Pick-up and drop off at Naples Airport
✦ Oil mill tour & tasting
✦ Winery tour and tasting at the footsteps of Mount Vesuvius
✦ Pompei walking tour with private guide
✦ Sorrentine Peninsula food tour & pizza making class
✦ Buffalo mozzarella tour & Tasting and tour of Paestum temples with private guide
Day 1. Pick-up at Naples airport and transfer to your preferred hotel located in Sorrento. Overnight at 4* hotel in Sorrento.
Day 2. Breakfast. Your day in the charming Sorrentine Peninsula - one of the most charming places in the world - begins with a visit to a traditional oil mill located not far from the town of Sorrento. Here you will visit the olive grove, the ancient mill of the 1849 with old millstones and metal press to learn the ancient technique of olives processing. At the end of the visit you’ll taste the excellent extra virgin olive oil and typical products. After the visit you’ll be transferred back to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Sorrento.
Day 3. Breakfast. If we talk about Italian wines probably it will come to your mind very famous Italian wine areas like the ones of Montalcino, Chianti, Barolo and Barbaresco. But would you believe that at the footsteps of Mount Vesuvius exists an area vocated to high quality wine production ? We confirm that this area exists and this morning you will discover it ! Pick- up at your hotel and transfer to the winery where our expert guide will lead you through vineyards, pointing out the grape varieties and cultivation methods used here on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. Follows the visit to the winery, from the presses area to the barrel room, and then the tasting of the famous Lacryma Christi wine accompanied with a buffet of local products. If the morning was dedicated to the delights of Mount Vesuvius in the afternoon you will be enchanted by the the beauties of one of the most historical archeological sites in the world: Pompeii. From the winery you’ll be transferred to Pompeii. Our expert guide will lead you to discover this the beauties and the history o one of the most charming archeological sites in Italy. After the visit transfer back to Sorrento. Overnight at 4* hotel in Sorrento.
Day 4. Breakfast. Pick-up at your hotel and transfer to a local farm located not far from Sorrento for a “tasty” Food Tour. Today we recommend having a very light breakfast because you’ll eat during eery single moment of the visit: the tour starts with a visit to the citrus orchard and tasting of of fruit jam. Follows a visit to the olive grove - with tasting of olive oil - and then and you’ll attend a brief limoncello making demonstration - with tasting. The tour goes on with the visit to the farm: the barn, the small cheese factory. Here you’ll attend a mozzarella making demonstration and then tasting of local cheeses such as provolone del monaco and fior di latte mozzarella. After the farm tour transfer to a local restaurant where you’ll learn how to make pizza thanks to a very nice pizza class. Lunch based on pizza. After lunch transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at 4* hotel in Sorrento.
Day 5. Breakfast. Day at leisure. As alternative you can choose among the following options: Amalfi Coast scenic tour / Capri / Naples. Overnight at 4* hotel in Sorrento.
Day 6. Breakfast. Transfer to Paestum and guided tour of a local farm specialized in producing buffalo mozzarella and tasting of this authentic “food of the Gods”. In the afternoon you’ll be transferred to the incredible ancient Greek temples and ruins of Paestum. Guided tour of archeological site also declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the afternoon transfer back to Sorrento. Overnight at 4* hotel in Sorrento.
Day 7. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to Naples airport. End of the services. “Arrivederci”.
Price (per person):
6 nights in 4* hotel located in Sorrento city (bed and breakfast service);
Pick-up at Naples airport and drop off to 4* hotel in Sorrento (day 1);
Private transfer by car/minivan + Oil mill tour and tasting (day 2);
Private transfer by car/minivan + winery tour (private visit), tasting and buffet lunch +Pompeii guided tour with private guide and ticket entrance (day 3);
Private transfer by car/minivan + “Sorrentine Peninsula Food Tour” + Pizza class with lunch (day 4);
Private transfer by car/minivan + Buffalo mozzarella farm tour & tasting (private visit) + Paestum’s temples tour with private guide and ticket entrance (day 6);
Pick-up at 4* hotel in Sorrento and drop off to Naples Fiumicino airport (day 7).
Flight ticket and Visa;
Single room (on request);
Lunch (except for days 3-4) and dinner;
Pick-up and drop off from/to other destinations will be quoted at the time of request;
Services not mentioned in the section “Services Included”.
Luxury accommodation/hotel on request;
The tour is available April to October. Other months on request;
Tours for day n.5: Amalfi Coast Scenic tour / Capri / Naples. Prices and availability on request;
If some of the attractions/suppliers mentioned above are not available they will be replaced by others of the same quality;
If lunch is not included we suggest to book the restaurants in advance;
We reserve the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of our control;
Booking: advanced booking is recommended;
Cancellation Policies: please, see Terms and Conditions.
I GO TRAVEL SNC, Via Monte Grappa 14, 13049, Tronzano Vercellese (Italy)
Phone: +39 3492660501 / +39 (0) 161 1681122
Period: April - May - June - July - Agust - September - October
Durata: 7 days / 6 nights