Stylish Amalfi Coast
The Amalfi coast, a real paradise on earth. Unspoiled nature, maritime glorious past, jewel-villages and VIP towns over the coast. Visit the area and get in touch with local craftsman shops and laboratories; taste the best culinary products of the region and experience a hands-on cooking class about the real Italian cuisine!
DAY 1 – ARRIVAL IN AMALFI
Arrival at Rome Airport FCO. Transfer to your hotel in the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento. Dinnner on own and overnight.
DAY 2 – POSITANO, AMALFI, RAVELLO, VIETRI
Today, enjoy a full-day excursion to the area. Stop in Positano, the wonderful port of the Amalfi Republic. Transfer from Positano to Amalfi, the nice village that was once a maritime superpower and visit of the town at leisure. Lunch on own in Amalfi. In the afternoon departure towards Ravello. Afterwards, visit of Vietri, famous for its splendid ceramics and majolicas, with a incursion in an artisan laboratory. Return at your hotel, balance of the day at leisure and overnight in Amalfi Coast.
Positano and its wonderful panoramas, defined by John Steinbeck as follows: “Positano bites deep”, Steinbeck wrote. “It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.”
Amalfi and its medieval architecture, the cathedral of Sant’Andrea (St. Andrew, 11th century), especially, with its bell-tower, the convent of the Cappuccini and their tendency to blend the Byzantine style with the forms and sharp lines of the northern architecture.
Ravello, that sits like a natural balcony overhanging Amalfi and the nearby town of Minori and Maiori and is a delightful place for a walk, with its spectacular views.
DO NOT MISS:
Scuderia del Duca in Amalfi: a workshop which is a few footsteps far from the old Arsenals of the Republic. Here you can find gold and dry refined prints, special cards with initials, etchings and hand decorated paper each sheet of which is a unique and exclusive pattern
The Belvedere in Ravello
The limoncello liquor, typical of the Amalfi coast area.
DAY 3 – YACHT TOUR AND MOZZARELLA TASTING
In the morning, meet your guide and enjoy an exclusive yacht tour around the Sorrento coast: relax on board and admire the wonderful sea and coastal panorama. Return to Sorrento pier and lunch on own. In the afternoon, meet with private car and English speaking guide and departure for excursion in the surrounding of Sorrento. Visit a cheese factory with mozzarella tasting. Return to Sorrento in the early evening. Dinner at leisure and overnight in Sorrento.
Exclusive yacht tour with a luxurious boat and private assistance: enjoy the real luxury of the Amalfi Coast!
Cheese tasting with the Italian best mozzarella cheeses in a local cheese factory.
DAY 4 – COOKING CLASS IN SORRENTO
In the morning, test your abilities and experience a hands-on cooking class in one of the most famous Italian cooking school. Learn how to prepare the most delicious Italian recipes! Lunch to follow based on your culinary efforts. Afternoon at leisure to relax and to visit Sorrento on your own. Dinner on own and overnight in Sorrento
Private cooking class in Sorrento with a personal chef with a delicious lunch to follow.
DO NOT MISS:
Restaurant Don Alfonso, founded in 1890, that offers special dishes belonging to the most authentic South Italian tradition.
DAY 5-CHECK OUT
Buffet breakfast Hotel. Private transfer from hotel Sorrento to Rome FCO Airport or to Naples Airport.
OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE TOUR: 3*, 4*, 5* HOTELS, VILLAS AND HISTORICAL RESIDENCES