This day excursion is designed for those who wish to enjoy some of the specialties of Campania Region such as Extra-virgin Olive oil, Gelato, Limoncello, Wine and learn to make the very famous PIZZA MARGHERITA.
You will be greeted at the port Naples/Salerno before driving along the picturesque coast of Sorrento to the town itself. First stop is the Gargiulo olive oil factory, where you can visit the old mill from 1849 frantoio and the modern mill, learn all you need about making olive oil and finally taste the extra virgin olive oil but also different types of it all served with fresh baked bread.
From here you will make your way to town of Sorrento where you can visit the private gardens of Cataldo to see the Lemon grove and learn why Sorrento is the most famous place for Limoncello. The tour is about 45 min of the gardens, the factory where the liquire is actually made and finally taste it.
After your visit a the gardens, your driver will take you to a local Restaurant for your own private pizza lesson. Your Pizzaiolo, (pizza teacher) will give you an apron and a hat to start rolling out and tap the pizza dough, followed by the ingredients: the mozzarella, tomato, basil and olive oil (Pizza Margherita) or you can personalize your Pizza with your favorite toppings. Once your Pizza is ready to cook, it will be placed in a wooden oven and after a few minutes ready to be eaten, followed by Gelato and a glass of limoncello.
In the afternoon you will take a stroll visiting the historical centre of Sorrento with its beautiful stores and cafès where you can buy your souvenirs.
Before heading back to the port, it is time to stop at a local winery near Mt. Vesuvius to enjoy an amazing view of the bay of Naples, have a guided tour in the winery, where the famous wine "Lacryma Christy DOC" (tears of Christ) is made and taste 3 different wines (white, red and rosè) served with some appetizers. The day will conclude here, after which you will be returned to the port.
Early pick up recommend, 7.30 AM
* The cost of Pizza cooking class is 20 Euro per person (excluding drinks).
* The cost for Limoncello tour and tasting Euro 5 per person.
* The olive oil taste is free of charge.
* The cost for the wine tasting tour is 15 Euro per person.
Note: This excursion is available everyday except Sundays.
All rates are payable in cash (Euros only) at the end of the tour. Traveler's checks are also accepted with an additional commission fee of 10%. We do not accept credit cards.
Services include pickup from and drop-off back at your cruise ship in one of our luxury vehicles by an English-speaking driver.
Lunch, gratuities, and any entrance fees to attractions are not included. Also please note that we may change the order of the itinerary at our discretion.