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Culinary Vacation on the Amalfi Coast

Enjoy the delicious flavors of the Amalfi Coast while spending a week in paradise!

This program offers lucky participants the opportunity to taste the authentic flavors of the Amalfi Coast while enjoying the beautiful scenery, touring historic sites and sipping on vino while enjoying breathtaking views at every turn!

Itinerary for the week (start date is determined at time of booking):

Day 1 - Welcome to Bella Italia!

Arrival in Naples. Private luxury transfer provided from either the Naples airport or train Station to your accommodations on the breathtaking Amalfitana Costiera!

Time to relax, settle into your accommodations. Evening free to explore at your leisure.

Day 2 - Cooking with Mamma Agata in Ravello

Breakfast in your accommodations

After a recommended LIGHT breakfast, you'll enjoy a private transfer to Ravello for your first cooking lesson with the world famous Mamma Agata and her Hidden Treasure. Mamma Agata is known as the cook of the stars and during your class, you'll be introduced to the authentic flavors of the area - bring your appetite as you'll need it today !

On arrival at the property, you'll have a seat at the table enjoying a taste of Mamma's famous lemon cake and a delicious cappuccino before joining Chiara and her family in Mamma's kitchen.

Lunch today is an INCREDIBLE feast on the patio overlooking Ravello and the sea!

Free time to enjoy Mamma's beautiful lemon gardens and explore Ravello before your private transfer back to your accommodations in the late afternoon.

Dinner on your own; however, we doubt you will want to eat after such a HUGE afternoon feast!

Lunch on the Patio

Day 3 - Neapolitan Foodie Day in the Sorrentine Hills

Breakfast in your accommodations

Private transfer to the property where you’ll receive a warm welcome and begin your exploration of the local cheese and food artisans.

Your morning will include a visit of a lemon garden and local boutique mozzarella cheese producer to see the production of famous mozzarella cheese and ricotta, as well as caciocavola.  

After your morning visits, return to the property where you will be invited to relax and enjoy the views or join the chef n the kitchen to prepare your lunch, as you prefer. Today’s program is not a formal cooking lesson, it’s a casual experience where you would be invited to cook with friends.

Lunch today will be a multi-course Neapolitan meal to include wine and non-alcoholic beverages.

Private return transfer to your accommodations.

Evening free to explore and discover the shops, restaurants and artisans that fill the cobblestone streets.

Vineyard in Autumn

Day 4 - Full Day Excursion to Avellino Winery with Lunch

Breakfast in your accommodations

Private transportation provided on your full day excursion to a famous winery for a welcome toast, personal vineyard & cellar tour, wine tasting and traditional Neapolitan style lunch in a 5-star award winning restaurant.

After lunch, you'll enjoy a leisurely return to the coast with time to stop and take photos or visit one of the local villages on the Amalfi Coast before returning to your accommodations in the late afternoon.

Evening free and dinner on your own this evening.

Day 5 - Guided Tour of Pompeii with Private Transfers

Breakfast in your accommodations

Private transfer to Pompeii. Arrival in Pompeii. Free time to stop for a slice of Neapolitan pizza or panino at the Pompeii café (lunch is not included so you are free to select a light lunch of your choosing)

Meet your professional tour guide at the entrance of the ruins where you will receive a private guided tour of Pompeii to include visit to the reserved houses that are available by reservation only - a very special treat!

Private return transfer to your accommodations

Day 6 - Free Day to Explore Capri or Amalfi Coast (option to add a hands-on cooking lesson - please inquire at time of booking)

Breakfast in your accommodations

Free day to explore the Amalfi Coast of the island of Capri at your leisure. Suggestions include a visit to Amalfi to visit the famous Duomo, go shopping, sit by the beach or visit to one of the local paper making shops in the area. Or visit one of the beautiful grottoes such as the Emerald Grotto on the Amalfi Coast or the Blue Grotto on Capri.

Transportation and meals are on your own this day, at your discretion.

Evening on your own

Day 7 - Breakfast and Departure

Breakfast and departure. Private transfer to Naples train station or Naples airport. Arrivederci to the Amalfi Coast for now!

This tour is also available to those who wish to rent their own villa or hotel room. If you wish to provide your own accommodations, please let us know and we will send you a special price less our hotel.

Due to the popularity of this program, the days of the week for your above excursions may vary slightly based on availability at the time of booking.

Tour package can commence on another day of the week, based on availability.

PRICE PER PERSON

2950 EURO

Based on a double occupancy with a minimum of 2 persons booking

This package includes the following:

  • 6-nights accommodations on the Amalfi Coast (based on double occupancy and availability at time of booking)
  • Breakfast daily in your accommodations
  • Cooking lesson with Mamma Agata with transportation to the class
  • Neapolitan Foodie Day with Lunch and transportation
  • Full day excursion to Avellino winery with lunch in a Michelin-star restaurant
  • Arrival and departure transfer to/from Naples in a luxury vehicle

Not included in this program:

Transportation at any time other than to/from excursions stated within your itinerary. Airfare, tips, meals (except where noted during cooking lessons), gratuities, travel insurance, entrance fees to sites other that specifically noted in your itinerary, all charges incurred at the hotel such as room service or any other incidental or personal expenses other than the room for the time period included in this package only.

Anything not listed in the itinerary above.

BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICY

Upon confirmation of availability, a non-refundable booking deposit of 30% will secure your reservation.

The remaining 70% final payment is due in full no less than 60 days prior to your arrival date. If you are booking this program within 60 days of arrival, payment is due in full at time of booking to confirm your placement in the program.

Payment is due upon receipt of the invoice and payable in the currency quoted only. If the client fails to pay an invoice in the currency and/or at the exchange rate at which the class is quoted and the value of the Euro increases due to market fluctuation, Ciao Laura, LLC has the right to reconfigure the invoice to reflect the current exchange rate; however, if the exchange rate value of the Euro declines and the client has already made a payment, in no circumstance will Ciao Laura, LLC reimburse the difference in currency exchange.

If client cancels any portion of the program for any reason at least 30 days prior to scheduled date of arrival (first date of program), the deposit remains non-refundable and we will return the remaining funds paid to us in the same currency as paid at time of booking. If client cancels any portion of their program within 30 days or less of the first date of the program, no refund will be made for any reason. This is non-negotiable.  

We highly encourage all clients to purchase travel insurance to prevent unexpected emergencies, accidents, changes in schedule, last minute flight cancellations, Acts of God, illness and any other condition, as posted on our website under Terms and Conditions. Client agrees not to hold Ciao Laura, LLC and partners responsible for any such occurrences and it is up to the client to avoid such losses should they occur.

Should a host need to cancel or reschedule your activity, we will make every effort to replace the activity with a suitable replacement. Should a replacement not be available, we will provide a full refund for the event canceled only and it will be issued to each client via the original method of payment at the currency exchange rate at time of cancellation at the current rate published on our website.

Ciao Laura, LLC reserves the right to alter its programs at any time due weather or other unforeseeable occurrences at time of booking. In this case, we will work with the client to provide alternative arrangements; however, there are no guarantees. No refund or make-up classes will be provided to persons who miss their scheduled classes due to illness, missed connections, tardiness, injury or any other reason.

All terms and conditions posted on our web site apply to this program. Client is responsible for providing their credit card and passport to the hotel on arrival to pay for all incidental expenses.

Testimonials

Hello, Laura - Well, THAT was the trip of a lifetime! I don't have adequate words to tell you what a truly marvelous time we had. And the people you assembled as part of the package . . . . stupendous indeed! Massimo, Chiara, Gennaro, Mamma Agata, Lucia, the family hospitality in Sorrento, and the staff at B & B were all gems.

The itinerary itself, was a great balance of structure, suggestions, and free time to explore the breathtaking surroundings. Great job on your part. Again, my sincere thanks for all your planning and care with our trip. We will remember it always. Cheers! ~ Colleen in Canada

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