This four-night gastronomic tour will lead you along the stunning coastlines and through the pastel towns of the Amalfi region, sampling fresh local cuisine as you go. Home to the sweet and aromatic Amalfi lemons, deliciously creamy buffalo mozzarella and sun ripened tomatoes to name a few, you’ll find yourself in the perfect spot for a foodie adventure.
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Day 1: Arrive at Naples Airport where you will be met by a driver. Your driver will take you to your hotel the Amalfi Coast, stopping at an agritourismo on the way where you can enjoy delicious home cooked local produce, accompanied by a galss of local wine. Arrive at your hotel in the Amalfi Coast, settle in and spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the area.
Day 2: After breakfast you'll be collected from your hotel and taken to Praiano to begin a day of walking, cooking and eating. As your guided along the beautiful Amalfi Costline along winding trails, you'll notice the vibrant flaura that lines them and visiting vineyards along the way. This culinary experience will help you get in touch with the local food and culture, as you pick fresh herbs and vegetables from the gardens to be used in your Italian cooking class. Enjoy the fruits of your labours, as you tuck into your home cooked lunch accompanied by local wines.
Day 3: This morning, after a leisurely breakfast enjoy a pleasant walking tour around the town, learning about the myths and legends of the Amalfi Coast. As you explore, stop to sample some of the region’s tastiest treats from its thriving street food scene. Start with some 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’.
Day 4: 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 gain an insight into this ancient civilisation, including their cooking practices. The kitchens, complete with post and pans – can still be seen today.
Day 5: Enjoy your last breakfast at the hotel. After you’ll be transferred to Naples Airport for your flight home.
- Flexible daily arrivals
- 4 nights’ Bed & Breakfast at a 3* Hotel (4* available on request)
- Lunch in a farmhouse with drinks included
- Walking & cooking class experience with wine tasting
- Walking tour and culinary tasting experience
- Pompeii group tour
- Detailed suggested itineraries
- Private transfers
- Any extras, drinks and personal expenses
- Entrance fees
- Tourist Tax
Fontana Amalfi OR Hotel Sole Maiori OR Hotel Settebello ★★★
Grand Hotel Excelsior OR Sole Splendid Maiori OR Minori Palace ★★★★