Tour Description

September 17-24, 2018 - 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Passionate food & wine tour along the Amalfi & Sorrento Coasts 

This private guided small-group tour journeys through the Sorrento Peninsula, Amalfi Coast, and Paestum to highlight  Campania region rich history and the passion of its inhabitants.

Enjoy archeological site tours of Herculaneum- the Vesuvius buried town and Paestum- the best preserved Greek Doric Temples, a boat trip to the fascinating island Procida, sites along the Amalfi Coast and inland like Sant’Agata dei Goti and theRoyal Palace of Caserta.

All while taking in the flavors of Campania from fresh seafood, juicy vegetables drizzled in olive oil, and the aromatic local wines. After all it’s in Campania where American Ancel Keyes “invented” the Mediterranean Diet. Local gastronomic gems include creamy Mozzarella di Bufala, Limoncello made with ripe Sorrento lemons, and San Marzano tomatoes…   

The simple and delicious Mediterranean diet is paired with unique wines produced from the sunbaked vineyards of the coast to the volcanic soils on Mount Vesuvius.

Tour Highlights

September 17-24, 2018 - 8 Days/ 7 Nights

Amalfi & Sorrento Coast

  • 7 Nights  - no hotel changes
  • Visit the charming fisherman island of Procida the smallest and best kept secret of the Bay of Naples.
  • Learn the art of Neapolitan cooking in a hands-on cooking lesson.
  • Private guided tours of the Roman ruins of Herculaneum, a world heritage archaeological UNESCO site immortalized by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD buried under the ash revealing the everyday life of this Roman city
  • Enjoy leisure time in Sorrento and a Tarantella evening!
  • Private guided tour of the 17th century Reggia of Caserta (Italy’s spectacular “Versailles”)
  • Visit the ancient Greco-Roman city of Paestum and the archeological site where the best preserved Doric Greek Temples of the world.  See the best preserved Greco-Roman temples in Paestum.
  • Sail the Amalfi Coast and admire the Moorish style villages clinging to the dramatic jagged cliffs where the air is scented with lemons and wild herbs. Visit Positano, Ravello and the extraordinary beauty of Amalfi.
  • Visit the hidden gem Sant’Agata Dei Goti, the picturesque and ancient town built in the tuff rock.
  • Learn the art of Mozzarella making and the gastronomic specialties of the land like the Colatura di Cetara.
  • Authentic Pizza Night in Naples 
  • Gourmet and Authentic meals paired with local wines
  • Full time assistance by Italia Dolce Vita on site

Price & Inclusions

All tours are fully customizable