Local Living: Local Living Italy-Sorrento (EISO)
Trip Style: Local Living - Don't just visit; move right in
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Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 12, Avg 8.
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners
Accommodations: Hotel (1 nt), locally-owned agriturismo/guesthouse (5 nts).
Make yourself at home at an Italian agriturismo outside of Sorrento for a week, hike the famous "Walk of the Gods", explore chic resort towns and historic villages, savour delicious home-cooked Italian food made from local ingredients, stroll the streets of picturesque Capri
Get a taste for Italian life on this one-week trip to Sorrento, located just around the corner from the Amalfi Coast. Replete with gorgeous scenery and all the fantastic food and drink you'd expect, you'll unwind on an organic lemon farm where a local family will be your hosts, giving you an in-depth look at what life at an Italian agriturismo is like. And of course, there will be food demonstrations, including limoncello- and pizza-making as well as a walk along the stunning coastline, a visit to the elite island of Capri and a stop at Pompeii. Don't be a tourist in Italy-live the dream.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2017
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Naples||Day 1 Naples|
Welcome to Naples, home to the best pizza of the world. As your fellow travellers are arriving throughout the day, there are no planned activities until your group meeting at 6pm this evening, so check in to the hotel (check in time is approx 3pm) and enjoy the city. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Orientation Walk
|Day 2||Sorrento||Day 2 Naples/Sorrento (1B, 1D)|
We head off by private transport to our accommodation, an agriturismo just outside of Sorrento. En route, visit the famed site of Pompeii, at the foot of Mount Vesuvius. After a tour with an expert local guide, there will be some free time to explore on your own before heading to our accommodation. Additional Notes: For the duration of our trip, we stay at the same agriturismo. Located about a short taxi ride uphill from Sorrento, our accommodation is at a working lemon farm that has opened its doors to tourism. The agriturismo is surrounded by open terraces and groves of lemon trees protected by wooden pergolas made with chestnut. Included Activities: Pompeii Guided Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Sorrento||Day 3 Sorrento (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Todays focus is on food. Start off with a tour of the agriturismo to learn the history of the property and more about lemon cultivation. At lunchtime, learn to make one of the areas specialties - pizza! Afterwards, learn all about limoncello production (and tasting!). Enjoy some free time to relax and get to know your home for the week before a brief cooking demonstration. Included Activities: Agriturismo Tour Pizza-Making Demonstration Limoncello-Making Demonstration Cooking Demonstration
|Day 4||Sorrento||Day 4 Sorrento (1B, 1D)|
The path can be rough underfoot and a little exposed, but well worth it for the spectacular scenery and the chance to be so close to nature and "the Gods". The outstanding beauty of the Amalfi Coast can only be fully appreciated on foot. The walk finishes in Positano where you will have time to explore the bustling resort if you wish. Take a scenic public boat ride back to Sorrento and transfer back to the agriturismo. Additional Notes: Note that the Walk of the Gods hike may take place on another day of the tour, weather depending. We will try to do this hike on the first day that has good weather conditions. Included Activities: Walk of the Gods Hike Transport: Boat (1.00-2.00 hours) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 5||Sorrento||Day 5 Sorrento (1B, 1D)|
For those looking to take a stroll around town, start at the Piazza Tasso to get a feel for the hustle and bustle of local life. Make your way to the Basilica, shop for handmade goods such as ceramics and lace-work, or stop at one of the lively restaurants around the square for a bite of Neapolitan fare (seafood, anyones). Then head down to the marinas for some time by the sea.
|Day 6||Sorrento||Day 6 Sorrento (1B, 1D)|
Board a ferry to Capri. Hop on board the funicolare to explore Capri Towns piazza. The Caprese salad is named after this town, and, of course, there is also locally produced limoncello, made with the islands lemons. Walk along the trails on the island, go swimming, or brush shoulders with the more well-off island inhabitants at fancy shops. Transport: Ferry (1.00 hour(s)) Ferry (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||Naples||Day 7 Sorrento/Naples (1B)|
Transfer to the Naples train station in the morning where the tour ends upon arrival. Additional Notes: This tour ends upon arrival at the Naples train station at approximately 11am. If you opt to stay at the agriturismo in Sorrento until checkout time at 11am, we will gladly help you to arrange any onward transport at your own cost. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
Local Flights: N/A
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