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The best of Sorrento – Private tour from Naples

Best of Sorrento from Naples: Olive Oil and Limoncello Tour - Inlay wood work experience and Cooking Class in Sorrento. The Legend has it that the waters of the sea near Sorrento, inhabited by mermaids, who with their enchanted songs, bewitched the passing sailors and then devoured them. Today, looking out at one of the many panoramic points of the city and looking at the sea, one can really imagine hearing the luring songs surrounded by such beauty. Allow yourself be wrapped by the magic of this land: sea, beaches and surrounded by exceptional and typical products of the area such as extra virgin olive oil and limoncello, a long artisan tradition such as inlay wood and one of the most envied gastronomy in the world. You can discover all this and much more with us thanks to our 'The Best of Sorrento tour' from Naples.

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The best of Sorrento – Private tour from Naples

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    • Duration: 8 hours
    • Sorrento Coast
    • All year around
    • Taking safety measures

    Olive oil factory

    1 hour


    Traditional inlay workshop

    1 hour


    Cooking School

    3 hours



    1 hour

    Tour program

    Departure from your accommodation in Naples around 8h30, with one of our English speaking guide drivers. The first stop of our tour will take us to the hills of Sorrento, among ancient olive trees.

    Extravirgin Olive Oil Tasting in Sorrento

    Olive oil tasting and visit to the ancient oil mill of Sorrento.

    We will visit the oldest oil mill in Sorrento and the surrounding olive grove where, with a real venture back in time, we will learn of the family history that have been producing for generations and perfecting an extra virgin olive oil of excellent quality, combining tradition and innovation. The cultivation of the olive tree and the production of oil have a very ancient history in the Sorrentine peninsula and together with the Lemon trees characterize the landscape of the entire coast. The visit ends with a tasting of over 20 olive oils from classic extra virgin olive oils to Lemon, spices and aromatic herbs, It will be difficult to choose your favorite! We will leave the hills of Sorrento to head towards the centre of Sorrento, in the oldest part of the city made up of narrow streets where you can breathe an air of vacation and relaxation at any time of the year.

    Food Tour Olive Oil Tasting in Sorrento

    Visit to a traditional inlay workshop with demonstration

    Among the many shops in the historic center of Sorrento, there is a place not to be missed: An ancient inlay workshop, where you can admire the dexterity and creativity of a 3rd generation true passionate craftsmanship, the art of cutting and assembling small pieces of wood, obtained from the woods of the area such as walnut, olive and lemon. Visiting an inlay workshop will allow you to discover the techniques used to produce the inlaid objects and to see the craftsman at work. You will be fascinated by these small works of art: pictures, tray and the famous table and the musical jewellery box that plays the famous song of "Torna a Surriento" Return to Sorrento. Towards the end of the morning, it's that perfect time of the day for a delicious aperitif like a true Sorrentino before we continue our fun filled day with a local cooking lesson just like mama use to make it!

    Cooking class in Sorrento

    The Neapolitan cuisine is undoubtedly one of the best in Italy and most appreciated in the world. Meals for us Sorrentines are one of the most important moment of the day, especially that of Sunday when the he family gathers round to enjoy a traditional feast together. Each place is linked to a particular dish from ones childhood, usually the one prepared by his grandmother for Sunday lunch: rag├╣, gnocchi or eggplant parmigiana to mention a few local favourites. With our cooking class you will learn how to prepare a perfect dish to serve to your friends and family once you return home. Above all, you will learn that at the base of Neapolitan cuisine there are two essential elements: love and the choice of top quality local sourced ingredients. Put on your apron and chef's hat: let your cooking experience begin! After the cooking class we will all eat the freshly prepared lunch together.

    Cooking Class Sorrento from Naples

    Limoncello tasting

    The last stage of our tour will be dedicated to visiting a limoncello factory where an expert will show you all the steps of the production of our yellow liquid gold. Now known all over the world, for being an excellent and delicious drink for digestion, served chilled at the end of a meal. Once you have tasted the real limoncello produced with DOP lemons, you will never do without it. Still wrapped in the scent of lemons, our driver will take you back to your accommodation in Naples.

    Limoncello Sorrento Tasting

    What's Included

    • Mercedes Air-conditioned vehicle
    • English speaking driver
    • All tolls
    • Parking
    • Petrol
    • Taxes
    • All the tastings and drink (wine water and limoncello) including the cooking school and lunch
    • Gratuity can be paid to the driver at your discretion.

    Notes & advice

    • The Itinerary for this tour from Sorrento is totally flexible and can be changed to your requirements.
    • It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes as most of the streets are cobbled and inclined.
    • Please bring with you sunscreen and hat to avoid any sun burn.
    • All our Private cars have air-conditioning.
    • All our Private cars are fully insured.
    • All our Private Drivers Guide are native Italians that speak English and are very experienced and knowledgeable but they are not allowed to come with you in the Churches or ruins.
    • Our Private Drivers will be happy to recommend restaurants to suit your dining preference.
    • We reserve the right change the order in which we visit the sites.
    • This tour may be shortened depending on the traffic conditions and on your cruise ship schedule
    • Duration: 8 hours
    • Sorrento Coast
    • All year around
    • Taking safety measures

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