Italy: Flavours of the Amalfi Coast - Self-Guided Tour

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This one’s for the foodies! We’ve planned a four-night tour where you’ll get to taste the region’s best food, with lunch in an agritourismo, a cooking class, wine tasting and a culinary walking tour – all with the beautiful backdrop of the Amalfi Coast. You’ll get to explore the stunning coastlines and the pastel coloured towns of the Campania region – trying fresh local food as you go. In this part of Italy is famous for it’s sweet, aromatic Amalfi lemons, deliciously creamy buffalo mozzarella and juicy sun ripened tomatoes, you’ll be in the perfect place for a foodie adventure.

Tour highlights | Itinerary | Your holiday includes | Hotels | Departure dates

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Tour highlights

  • Spend five days tasting the best cuisine on the Neapolitan Riviera
  • Choice of 3 or 4-star hotels
  • Private transfers included and knowledgeable guides to show you where to find the best culinary delights
  • Enjoy lunch in a family-run agritourismo farm
  • Take a cooking class and learn how to make fresh local dishes, washed down with local wines
  • Discover local street food on a walking tour of Amalfi Coast's towns
  • Join a group excursion to Pompeii
  • Enjoy flexible departures and private guides just for your booking

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Day 1: UK to Naples

When you arrive at Naples Airport, transfer to your hotel the Amalfi Coast. We hope you've got an appetite because we’ve planned a stop at a traditional agriturismo farm on your way – have a delicious home cooked meal here, paired with local wine. The best thing about agritourismo is that all the food’s mostly made using the fresh produce from the farm – eggs, meat, vegetables, olive oil and even the wine.

Meals included: Lunch

Day 2: Italian cooking class

After breakfast you'll be collected from your hotel and taken to Praiano to begin a day of walking, cooking and eating. Meet your local guide for the day - they’ll lead you along some of the beautiful coastal trails, teach you about the local food and culture, take you to a nearby vineyard and point out the flowers and herbs as you go. Pick some herbs for later – they’ll come in handy because we’ve planned an Italian cooking class for you. Use your fresh herbs and vegetables from the gardens to cook up a storm. Later, enjoy the fruits of your labours, as you tuck into your home cooked lunch accompanied by local wines.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Food tasting tour

Meet your local guide for a day of food tasting. While you explore town, they’ll teach you about the history, myths and legends of the Amalfi Coast. Try some of the region’s tastiest treats as you go, like Amalfi lemon ice cream, Cuoppo (fried fish), pizza topped with sun ripened tomatoes and creamy mozzarella cheese and end with a sweet custard filled pastry ‘Pasticciotto cake’.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Pompeii

On your final full day join a group tour of Pompeii, the ancient Roman city preserved by the volcanic eruption of AD 79. As you wander through the archaeological site, you’ll get an insight into this ancient civilisation, including their cooking practices. The kitchens, complete with ancient pots and pans – can still be seen today.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: Naples - UK

Enjoy your last breakfast at the hotel before taking a private transfer to Naples Airport for your flight home. Or, why not extend your stay in Italy? Spend a few extra days on the Amalfi Coast or in the bustling town of Sorrento.

Meals included: Breakfast

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Your holiday includes

  • 4 nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation at 3 or 4-star hotels 
  • Airport transfers
  • Lunch at an agritourismo farmhouse with drinks included (this can be on the arrival or departure day, depending on flight times)
  • Walking & cooking class experience with wine tasting (return transfer included)
  • Walking tour and culinary tasting experience 
  • Pompeii group tour

Your holiday excludes:

  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel city taxes
  • Extras, drinks and personal expenses

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Please note that the hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking. If they are not available, they will be changed to hotels of a similar standard and location. If you would like a specific hotel, please call us to request this for you.

★★★ Hotels

Hotel Fontana, Amalfi; Hotel Sole, Maiori or Hotel Settebello, Minori (or similar)

★★★★ Hotels

Hotel Aurora, Amalfi; Hotel Sole Splendid, Maiori or Minori Palace, Minori (or similar)


Departure dates

Flexible daily departures 

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This accommodation is not available to be booked online, please call our Reservations Team on 01483 791111 to book or for further information

Due to the constantly changing nature of the COVID-19 crisis, we may need to change or withdraw at short notice some advertised accommodation facilities and resort services to help keep everyone safe.

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