Sorrento foodie holiday

Discover the Rich Variety of Sorrento Cuisine with this "Foodie" Holiday in South Italy

Italy is well-known for its rich food culture, as well as the variety in its cusine, with famous dishes such as pizza, pasta and gnocchi all originating from the country. The south of Italy, in particular, has a vibrant food culture, making it the ideal place for a "foodie" holiday in Italy, where you can discover local delights, such as hand-thrown pizza, limoncello and local wines from the Mount Vesuvius vineyards.

This 3-night Sorrento food-themed holiday takes you to Italy's south coast and gives you the opportunity not only to discover the local cuisine but also to immerse yourself in the many cultural attractions, such as Pompeii, whilst alos enjoying this sublime stretch of coastline. As a part of this foodie package to Italy, you will visit Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius (for wine tasting), Naples and Schiazzano (with a tour of the citrus and olive groves), and will also be treated to a boat tour of the Sorrento coast and a theatre show.

This food tour of Sorrento is the perfect addition to a multi-centre holiday in Italy, perhaps combined with Rome, and can be customised in any way to fit your needs. To find out more about this unique vacation in Italy, please call a member of our expert team on (UK) 01223 637331 or (US) 1-347-594-5500. Alternatively, please click here to send an online enquiry and we'll get back to you right away.

 

Holiday Itinerary

This Sorrento foodie holiday includes visits to some of the region's top attractions, including Pompeii and Naples, as well as plenty of tasting experiences. Below, you will find an example itinerary; however, as we customise our Italy holidays, the itinerary can be customised to your needs. It can also be incoporated into a twin- or multi-centre holiday to Italy, such as a Rome and Sorrento twin-city vacation. To find out more, or for a personalised holiday itinerary, please contact us.

Day 1: Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius with wine tasting

  • Pick up from the airport
  • Stop at Pompeii (Italy's "lost city" and one of the world's most important historic finds), with a guided tour of the archaeological site
  • Wine-tasting experience in the Mount Vesuvius foothills, with a tour of the wine cellars at a local wine estate
  • Lunch with local products and Lachryma Christi wine
  • Overnight accommodation at a Sorrento hotel

Day 2 (morning): Schiazzano and pizza

  • Visit to Schiazzano near Massa Lubrense
  • Stop at a local farm, with a tour of the citrus and olive groves, where the farmer will tell you all about the local cultivation and production methods that are unique to this region
  • Extra-virgin olive oil and limoncello tasting, as well as homemade jams
  • Demonstration from a cheese-maker, showing you how mozzarella and Provolone del Monaco DOP cheeses are made
  • Cheese-tasting experience, featuring fior di latte, caciotta and ricotta
  • Visit to a countryside pizzeria, with a pizza-making class and lunch

Day 2 (evening): Theatre experience

  • Tickets to a performance at the Tasso Theatre in Sorrento, with Neapolitan dance (Tarantella) and music
  • Dinner at a local restaurant

Day 3: Boat tour, with a stop in Capri

  • Transfer from your hotel to the port
  • Boat tour aboard the Gozzo Sorrentino boat, featuring Marciano, Mitigliano and Bagni della Regina Giovanna
  • Stop for swimming and snorkelling
  • Sublime coastal vistas around Capri, including the White, Green and Blue Grottos, the Natural Arch, Villa Curzio Malaparte, the Faraglioni and the Lighthouse
  • Guided tour of Capri
  • Lunch at a refined restaurant in Capri
  • Boat transfer back to Sorrento (free evening in Sorrento)

Day 4: Naples

  • Bus tour from Sorrento to Naples
  • Walking tour of the city, including Piazza Plebiscito, Galleria Umberto, Via Chiaia and Via Toledo
  • Breakfast at Gambrinus (a famous bar in Naples)
  • Pizza party in the Old Town, where the iconic pizza was born
  • Transfer to the airport for your flight home

Please note that prices for this package start at £699 and vary with the season and star of accommodation - for a personalised quote, please contact us.

 

How to Book

If you would like to book this Sorrento food-themed package, or would like to incorporate this Sorrento foodie tour into a customised Italy holiday, please call a dedicated member of our team on (UK) 01223 637331 or (US) 1-347-594-5500. Alternatively, please click here to send an online enquiry and we'll get back to you right away - typically within 24 hours.

Note that prices start at £699 per person and vary with the season and star of accommodation. As a part of our expert sevice, we can arrange return flights, private airport transfers, accommodation and additional tours to complete your foodie holiday in Italy. Contact us today for our best price!