Day 1 | Naples | Hotel: Grand Hotel Santa Lucia
After arriving in Naples, you will be met by your private chauffeur and transferred to your hotel where you will enjoy a day at your leisure.
Day 2 | Naples |Hotel: Grand Hotel Santa Lucia
Start your trip by discovering the real Napoli and its historic centre with a six-hour walking tour. The city has been a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1995 and is the home to the Neapolitan pizza, the traditional sweet Sfogliatella and of course an espresso coffee. The tour includes a visit to Naples’ oldest street market Pignasecca followed by a visit to the Santa Chiara Cloister with its maiolica tiles and the eighteenth century artistic crib.
Day 3 | Naples – Sorrento
Leave Naples after breakfast for Sorrento calling en route for a guided tour of Pompeii. Then it’s off to visit a vineyard on the slopes of Mount Vesuvio to enjoy a wine tasting and a light lunch including ingredients from the local farm before continuing your journey to your hotel in Sorrento.
Day 4 | Sorrento
You will spend the morning in the countryside at a traditional farmhouse where you will enjoy your surroundings while learning about the local produce, cooking and tasting some of the freshest foods of the region. The afternoon and evening will be at your own leisure.
Day 5 | Sorrento
Learn to cook like a local at a family run restaurant where you will enjoy an intimate cooking class. The restaurant is located approx. 6 miles from Sorrento and on route you will enjoy the scenic countryside with superb view of the Isle of Capri, only 3 miles away. The afternoon and evening will be at your own leisure.
Day 6 | Sorrento
Today will be a full day to dedicate to an optional local excursion to Capri or to the Amalfi Coast keeping your evening free to visit an exclusive restaurant which Essential Escapes will organise on your behalf with private transfers included.
Day 7 | Sorrento
Your final full day you will enjoy at your own leisure with a farewell meal in the evening at a very special local restaurant located on the outskirts of Sorrento known for its excellent and delicious homemade food.
Day 8 | Sorrento | Depart
Pick up from the hotel with private transfer to Naples International Airport for your onward flight.
Your final two days of the itinerary will be spent relaxing on the beach before departing for the airport on day 12.