Sorrento’s Food tour

Traveling isn’t  just about visiting new places, but immersing yourself into their culture, food and flavors.
One of our English-speaking drivers will meet you at the lobby of your hotel as you prepare to begin your trip through the Sorrentine hills and coast with breath-taking panoramas.

The first stop will be in an old olive-press named ‚ÄúGargiulo‚ÄĚ in Sant‚ÄôAgnello, Sorrento, where you will walk along the cultivated crops and the old Mill, to learn the secrets of the oil manufacturing process.

You will taste different types of oil, like the oil spicing with Sorrentine oranges and savouring with dark chocolate.

You will get ready to discover Sant‚ÄôAgata dei due Golfi, a small borough of Massa Lubrense which overlooks both the bay of Naples and Salerno and faces¬†the Isle of Capri. It is rich in Lemon gardens from which it produces the lemon liqueur ‚ÄúLimoncello‚ÄĚ, a real treat for your taste buds!

As lunchtime approaches you will stop in the square of the old Schiazzano hamlet, ‚ÄúDa Francesco‚ÄĚ, a typical restaurant located in a ‚Äė700 old palace.
Its double entrances recall the restaurant‚Äôs story through an old ‚ÄúSalumeria‚ÄĚ. Here, you will learn the secrets of making homemade pizza with fresh ingredients and a lot of heart.

You will also have the chance to eat some homemade cakes and deserts made by the pizza-maker’s wife (as well as some local wine, if you prefer).
As soon as you wish, you will go into Sorrento and stop at ‚ÄúA Puteca e Masaniello‚ÄĚ. This charming ‚ÄúSalumeria‚ÄĚ (deli/restaurant) where you will experience all of sorrentine aromas and flavors and great delights like ‚Äúparmigiana di melanzane‚ÄĚ (eggplants), prosciutto and a wide variety of cheeses.
You will see how to make a good Mozzarella and then enjoy a taste of it stuffed with vegetables like eggplants, squashes.
This dish will be combined with homemade wine and “Limoncello” made by Masaniello’s wife…

Pompei & Vesuvius Tour

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pompeii and the volcano that unleashed its fury on the city in 79 AD‚ÄĒMount Vesuvius.
You will see how big the tragedy was when the Volcano erupted more than 2000 years ago, preserving intact all the other towns around the Vesuvius  with its unmistakable shape overlooks the Gulf of Naples.

An English speaking driver will meet you at the lobby of your hotel or at the exit of your cruise ship to drive you to Pompeii and  visit the ruins.
You will get the feeling to plunge in the past, discovering how old Romans lived: the thermal baths, the theatre with marble decoration, the ‚Äúpleasure house‚ÄĚ and the shops along the avenue of Pompeii .

After the visit of Pompeii , you will have a chance to taste the local cuisine and as soon as you get ready to discover the Vesuvius, the car will drive you up there  to start a walking to reach the crater and admire the view!

Your journey will ends here and the driver will take you back to your hotel or at the port.

Positano, Sorrento and Pompeii Tour

If you are tight on time this tour is the one for you!

In one day you will have the chance to combine the natural beauty with ancient history as you visit Positano, Sorrento and Pompeii.

An expert driver with a luxury car will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel or at the exit of your cruise ship. The tour begins with a drive along the Sorrentine Peninsula as you travel to the colourful town of Positano. A charming community with its pastel houses cascading along the rocks of the mountain. You will enjoy the beautiful view of the Volcano Vesuvius facing the bay of Naples.

Crossing the Mountain you will drive through very narrow and winding roads where you can take photos of breathtaking sceneries before arriving in Sorrento. Its cliff-top position overlooks the sea, bustling port, picturesque bays and panoramic views of the Amalfi Coast and surrounding hills. It‚Äôs quite the little jewel. The tour continues with a stroll through the town where you will have the chance to admire the Cathedral and its elegant majolica clock and see one of the most scenic places “Villa Comunale” with its glimpse on Punta Campanella and Capri Island.

You will next enjoy free time and lunch in one of the typical restaurant of Sorrento and taste delicacies like ‚Äú Mozzarella‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄĚSpaghetti with tomato‚ÄĚ and drink one of the best liqueur of the coast : ‚ÄúLimoncello‚ÄĚ made by Sorrento Lemons.

Last, but not least, you will visit Pompeii to see how in 79 AD the entire town of Pompeii and its inhabitants were buried under ash of Mt Vesuvius’ eruption. On this guided tour, you will discover the everyday life of the Imperial Age and explore fascinating Pompeii attractions such as the Forum, formerly the civic center of Pompeii that supported buildings for business, religion, and the local government.
See the Lupanar – the official brothel of ancient Pompeii – and the Thermal Baths a place for people to relax and socialize.

You will never forget this amazing experience!

Shore excursion from Naples or Sorrento to Capri and Pompeii

If your cruise ship stops in Naples or Sorrento and you would like to make the most of your day, well this is the tour for you!!

This unforgettable shore experience will begin the second you step off the cruise ship where you will be welcomed by a licensed guide
and then travel to Capri by jetfoil.

From Capri harbour, Marina Grande, you will be driven by a private convertible car for a beautiful ride along the famous Mamma Mia Road where you will enjoy a marvellous and breathtaking view of the Island. The first destination is the greatest of wonders: “The Blue Grotto, well known all over the world for its blue sea, a visual water effect due to the sunlight.

 

Next stop will be Sorrento, after disembarking the jetfoil from Capri , you’ll have the chance to enjoy the local cuisine. Once you are ready,
you’ll be picked up by a private luxury car and driven to Pompeii, where the second part of the tour will begin.

Your guide will lead you on a fascinating private tour through this UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 79 AD, the City of Pompeii was a thriving
empire that had about 30,000 inhabitants when it was completely covered in 30 feet of volcanic ash by the deadly eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
You will become immersed in its history as you walk the streets. Your guide will tell you stories sbout the history of the city and it will seem like you jumped back in time into the old ruins of the baths, villas, theaters and wrestling grounds.

At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to the port of Naples or Sorrento where  this amazing tour will end.