• Amalfi – Small Group Culinary Walking Tours

    Al Buon Gusto in Amalfi! – Culinary-7 Days / 6 Nights

    Imagine it: There you are, in Capri’s most luxurious hotel or settled in for three days in pastel Positano with your tour guide who is passionate about food. You take walks that reveal Positano, Ravello, and even Pompeii with an archaeologist friend of ours. And oh the seafood, the lemons that grow on trees lining the streets, the cheeses. With your tour guide, he’s arranged informal cooking sessions in the home of one of his favorite cooks as well as some hands-on tutoring with professional chefs and a kitchen session in a family-run restaurant. Like a great Italian meal, this week is a long, happy, satisfying event that you’ll wish would never end.

    DAY 1 – NAPLES
    From your top-rated hotel overlooking the Bay of Naples (1 night), make the short journey to the top of Mt. Vesuvius. The views down to Pompeii and Herculaneum are staggering, and you’ll spot Capri on the horizon. Back in the city, our guide, who is a native Neapolitan, takes us to one of his favorite restaurants for dinner.

    DAYS 2-3 – CAPRI
    In the morning, you’ll hop the hydrofoil and skim out to Capri. Most visitors buzz in and out in one day, but we check in for two nights at the glamorous Quisisana hotel in the heart of the village. After a scenic walk, we relax in a family-run restaurant where we’re welcomed into the kitchen for a tasty lesson in preparing lunch. A chairlift ride up Monte Solaro takes us to the perfect starting point for a stroll high above the sea. Join us for lunch at a private beach club, shop the village’s fine stores, or stretch out at the hotel’s movie-star-worthy pool.

    After a boat ride back to the mainland, make the world-famous drive to Sorrento, then on to Positano (3 nights). From this scenic base,  put on aprons to whip up the local specialty with your host, Marina.

    On a stroll through the little streets of Amalfi, we’ll stop by a medieval paper mill and cap our visit with a limoncello tasting. Later, we’ve arranged a cooking instruction in our friend Antonella’s cliffside home. (You’ll envy the wonderful terrace just outside her kitchen.) We’ll also take the trail to a dramatic cliffside monastery and explore Ravello with its panoramic views of the Bay of Salerno. And when it seems like it couldn’t get any better, we bake pizza (with the local fior di latte cheese, of course) in a friend’s wood-fired oven while you’ll enjoy a barrel tasting of the family’s wine. On your final day wander the streets of Pompeii on a private guided tour before returning to your hotel in Naples.

    Rates are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement is only applicable if you are traveling solo and/or have a room to yourself.

    April 21-26, 2019             $4, 995   /  September 22-27, 2019  $5,195
    Single Supplement          $1,495

    What’s Included:

    • Accommodations for 7 days and 6 nights at our favorite luxury boutique hotels
    • Full time experienced guide(s) who are with you throughout the trip, handle behind-the-scenes logistics and are there to help with anything from haggling for a rug to buying a tube of toothpaste
    • Support vehicle(s)
    • Admissions to tastings, historic sites and other scheduled events as noted in the detailed daily itinerary
    • Gratuities for hotels, meals and baggage
    • Trip literature
    • All land transportation during the trip
    • All breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners and 4 cooking instructions

    PLUS additional complimentary surprises!

    Contact us for more information today!

    PLUS book by March 31st and receive a $75 Visa Gift Card compliments of Just Spas & Adventures!


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