Naples and the Amalfi Coast
This trip is inspired by personalized visits to some of the best vineyards in the Campania region where Naples is the chief city. You will see some of the region’s main highlights of Naples, Sorrento, and the Amalfi Coast. This program is more than the wine and culinary experience. You will tour the region with your private guide and enjoy the history, the culture and the life in this amazing land.
If excellent wine, delicious food, and amazing Southern Italian landscapes are appealing, this will be a great experience for you!
Day 1 - Welcome to Italy!
After your arrival in Naples, you will be transferred to your accommodation.
Today you will enjoy a relaxing and panoramic tour by car around Naples and the Mergellina area, the Northern part of Naples, where you can admire the Naples’ bay and the Vesuvius in the background. Your day will continue with a wine tasting in one of the wineries located on the slopes of the volcano.
Day 2 - Naples
After a delicious breakfast, you will be picked-up at your hotel from your guide and you will start an enjoyable walking tour in the city. You will see the Maschio Angioino, called also the New Castle, the Gallery Umberto I, an indoor gallery with stores and coffee bars, the Theatre San Carlo, dedicated to the King Carlo of Bourbon I, the Church of Saint Francis, built like the Pantheon in Rome, that includes the graves of some kings of Naples, and the Royal Palace.
Just around the corner, in one of the historical bar, you will have a coffee break accompanied by a special Neapolitan pastry such as a Babà or a Sfogliatella.
We suggest you end this tour of Naples with a taste of a real Neapolitan pizza. We can help you with some places!
Day 3 - Amalfi Coast
Today your day will be dedicated to the visit of the Amalfi Coast. Your guide will pick you up at your accommodation and you will head toward the beautiful Mediterranean coast. In Amalfi, you will visit one of the ancient paper factories, seeing the ancient system of production of the paper, like people used to make it in the Medieval time.
After a walking tour along the narrow streets of the town, you will have the possibility to taste the liquor limoncello, made with fresh Italian lemons.
Lunch will be served in one of the typical trattorias in Amalfi, where you will be delighted with some of the traditional regional dishes.
Your day will continue to the coastal town of Ravello, where you will visit Villa Rufolo, a favourite haunt of musicians, artists, and poets, eulogised in the poetry of Bocaccio and where Richard Wagner saw the living image of the garden of his imagination: a unique experience that takes you into a different world.
A perfect day will finish with a wine tasting in one of the local winery along the coast.
Day 4 - Paestum
After a delicious breakfast, your guide will take you to Paestum where you will visit a dairy factory. In the factory, in Italian is called caseificio, you will see the production of the buffalo mozzarella and some other local cheeses. You won’t miss a cheese tasting of those delicious local products.
After lunch, you will visit the archaeological site and museum of the Ancient Paestum.
Day 5 - Return Home
Return home or join us on your next adventure Taste the Classic Italy or enjoy France in a wine glass
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