Discover Sorrento’s proud culinary heritage with a foodie tour taking you to lemon groves and cheesemakers. Learn the secrets of making the perfect pizza to finding out what is being done to protect the local food industry along the Amalfi Coast.
You’ll be collected from your hotel by your driver and head to the charming hamlet of Schiazzano in the hills of the Sorrento peninsula. Dating back to the late 15th century, enjoy hearing from local producers. Kick-start your senses learning to make the local drink, limoncello, with a visit to a traditional farmhouse. You’ll be warmly met by the owners, a family who are passionate about preserving their rural heritage. See for yourself as you walk among the zest of lemon groves and olive trees on their estate. Watch limoncello being made using time-honoured methods before sampling the drink and fragrant extra-virgin olive oil served on freshly-baked bread.
Feeling refreshed, you’ll continue to a local cheese producer to see Provolone del Monoco DOP being made from Agerolese cow’s milk. Discover how its distinctive taste is derived from the painstaking processes involved in creating this much-admired cheese. Sample the flavour for yourself with a tasting session before you leave. Pace yourself, as you may want to indulge in a mouth-watering pizza at your final stop. Learn the secrets of producing the very best dough and toppings from the owner of a local pizzeria. Buon appetite!
Additional notes about the tour
You will be collected from your hotel and driven to the various destinations on the food tour by your driver.
The tour does not have a dedicated guide, but you will learn from local experts during the day.