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Neapolitan Pizza

Offered year-round

Are you visiting Italy and looking for a unique and delicious way to enjoy on the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento? If so, look no further as we have designed a very special food-lover's holiday for you to enjoy on your next visit to the Amalfi Coast!

Our exclusive Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Pizza Escape™ 3-night program offers lucky travelers the perfect opportunity to stay in a beautiful villa, get your hands-dirty in the kitchen, visit local food artisans and enjoy a full day with a professional driver on your very own PRIVATE Amalfi Coast tour.

Your 3-night package allows you the opportunity to relax and enjoy all this charming region of Southern Italy has to offer, including the following:

Learn the secrets of making a perfect Napolitan pizza, shop and explore the world-famous villages of Positano, Amalfi and Ravello on your private full day Amalfi Coast tour to include a tour of a local olive mill to discover what makes the olive trees unique in this area and lastly, join a group tour to include a visit of a mozzarella factory, lemon garden and enjoy a delicious full extended Neapolitan lunch - a true feast for the senses!

This package also includes some free time to relax by the pool or sun on the terrace, explore the nearby towns of Sorrento and Amalfi Coast at your leisure. Suggestions include booking a lively Tarantella show, dinner in one of the many seaside ristorante or simply enjoying a walk through the historic city center.


Arrive at 2 pm and check in to your lovely accommodations located in the Sorrentine Hills, overlooking the sea and island of Capri in the distance.

Time to relax and settle into your accommodations before your evening pizza cooking lesson.

4:30 pm - Receive a warm welcome before you roll up your sleeves and get ready ‘to get your hands dirty’ with Ciao Laura's exclusive multi-course pizza cooking lesson focusing on the art of Napolitan pizza making. You will then enjoy the fruits of your labor complete with an appetizer, a variety of delicious pizza and dolce served with wine, limoncello, coffee and non-alcoholic beverages for those who do not drink alcohol.

9:30 pm - The meal is complete. Your choice to relax by the outdoor pool ot take a taxi to town for an evening stroll.


After a glorious nights rest, arise to a breakfast served in your accommodations.

9 am - Today you'll enjoy a full day exploring the Amalfi Coast with a professional driver with stops at your leisure for up to 9 hours.

Your glorious day will begin with a visit to a local olive mill for a tasting of local olive oil before arriving on the breathtaking Amalfi Coast where you will explore, shop and dine at your leisure. Stops include the villages of Positano, Amalfi and Ravello.

6 pm - Return to your accommodations. Dinner on your own at one of the local establishments. Option to order a meal served in your accommodations (advance arrangements must be made/additional fee)


9 am - Today you'll be invited to join your lovely host on a culinary adventure where you'll visit local food artisans, including a local mozzarella producer and lemon garden.


Breakfast in your accommodations and check-out. Arrivederci until next time!

Package includes the following:

  • 3-nights accommodations in a beautiful villa located in the hills above Sorrento
  • Hands-on Pizza Making Class with dinner, wine and limoncello
  • Neapolitan Foodie Day with lunch, wine and limoncello (group program)
  • Private full day Amalfi Coast Drive with a professional driver to include a tour and tasting at a local family owned olive mill
  • Breakfast served daily
  • Private luxury arrival and departure transfers from Naples


Please inquire at

Min 2 people in a double or twin share. Note that Easter, Christmas, New Year and public holidays attract High Season rates.

Available upon request (additional costs may apply):

- Extra night/s accommodation including breakfast
- Single supplement

Not included:

Meals, transfers, personal expenses or anything not mentioned above during non-scheduled activities.

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Terms of Payment and Cancellation Policy:

Upon confirmation of availability, a deposit of 30% and the completed and submitted registration form will secure your reservation. Final payment is due in full 60 days before your arrival date. If you are booking this class within 60 days of arrival, payment is due in full at time of booking to confirm your placement in the program.

If client cancels this package at least 31 days prior to the date of the package tour, a 70% refund of deposit will be made to the client within 30 days or less of the first date of the program. If client cancels any portion of the program 30 days or less from the first date of the itinerary, no refund will be made for any reason and 100% of the package price will be forfeited. This is non-negotiable.

"Please accept our sincere thanks to you and your team. The memory of that day will be one of the best from our holiday in beautiful Italia.

We ate the Nutella Calzone at the top of Vesuvius the following day, and it was appreciated very much!"

Regards. Ian, Rachel, Naomi & Luke Deaville from UK

"I simply cannot tell you again how we had the most AMAZING time, thanks to you, in Italy!! Every single detail that you arranged was flawlessly executed, from the drivers that we had, to the classes that we took. We had a BALL!!!!!

We headed Monday for our pizza lesson to the garden of of our teacher and host. She is a fantastic woman, a true Italian mamma. It was MAGNIFICENT!!! Not only did we immediately feel at home but she was a MASTER, as well as being so lovely, really funny and just adorable. She taught us, hands on, for almost 4 hours!!! At the end, we had made three kinds of pizza (dough from scratch) including white pizza with sausage, traditional margarita, and a third with tomato and prosciutto and arugula. Then we prepared bruschetta (learned how to choose tomatoes properly), made melon wrapped with ham and caprese salad.

As if that wasn't enough, we learned how to make two kinds of calzones with Italian ham and ricotta and another with just mozzarella and basil...all from scratch!!! And we did so much ourselves!!!  And then (gosh it never ended....) we made mozzarella en carozza, pesto and finally tiramisu. So crazy delicious. Then we sat under the stars in the garden with her family and ate....and ate..and ate...with wine and laughs! It was one of my favorite nights of my life to watch my 17 year old nephew, Tom and my husband Andrew eat and laugh and eat and laugh and eat!" - P. Ryan, NYC

"I just wanted to thank you so much for this fabulous pizza class!!!  The whole family was awesome and it was really the highlight of our trip!  We will definitely recommend this class to everyone!!  Thanks again!!"

~ J. Shapiro, Pennsylvania

"We enjoyed our entire trip and wish we could have stayed forever!!  I will definitely recommend you to everyone I know!! Later today I will be more than happy to write a fabulous review on Trip Advisor for Ciao Laura Culinary Vacations!  I loved the fact that we were able to find a class at the last minute with you, and one that was so wonderful.  It was like we had planned this for months! Thanks again!" Best, Jody S.

"Your cooking instructor was not only very informative but she was enjoyable to spend time with, as was her family. It was difficult to say goodbye. Needless to say, we learned much more than simply how to make pizza. We learned a lot about Sorrentine culture too. They treated us like family and we can't say enough good about them. Jess and I both commented that we would have paid much more for the class had we known how enjoyable it would be!

We will certainly be referring friends your way and plan to visit again in the future also."- J & J Amato, USA

"Please relay our many thanks to our cooking instructor for what has become the highlight of our trip.  She is truly a gem."

~ Frederique

"Just a quick note to say thank you again for booking this last minute. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at the pizza making class. We recommended your site and this experience in particular to several people we met in our travels. It was a wonderful evening."

~ J Norton, USA

"This is overdue but I wanted to thank you for the arrangements you made for our Italian vacation last Fall.

Our pizza making lesson in Sorrento was a highlight for us. From the moment we met them, we were enchanted. This was the true Italian love of food and cooking that we had heard and read so much about. As a pizza lover my whole life, making it from scratch in Italy with her is something I will always remember. Of course there was also the Lemoncello, cake, eggplant, wine, antipasto and that pizza!!! What an evening that was!"

I would highly recommend CiaoLaura to anyone planning a trip to Italy."

~ Many thanks, L Macpherson

"I just wanted to say thank you for an amazing itinerary you put together for us.  We had an AMAZING fun packed day in Sorrento. It was nice not having to worry about any of the details.  It was flawless. I think the Pizza class was one of our highlights during our entire stay. She was an amazing host, I cannot say enough about her and her sister and her nephew Ernesto.  We felt like we were there  for a family gathering.  She went above and beyond to please us. By the end of the night, I did feel like we were family and I did not want to leave.

Thank you again for setting everything up.  I will and have already recommended your website to some of our traveling friends."

~ K Primm, New Jersey

"The hosts were WONDERFUL! So personable and hospitable. Would recommend to anyone!"

- Cooke, USA

"The pizza I made at the Pizza al Forno class was better than Da Michele in Naples!"

- K. Ayers, California

"I just wanted to write and tell you how terrific our class was.  The hosts were both so welcoming, adorable and knowledgeable.  We had such fun cooking and, of course, eating! It was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy."

- E. Siegel, New York

Just got back from Italy yesterday and the cooking lesson was the highlight of our trip. I would highly recommend them to your clients, they were warm, accommodating, and the greatest hosts we could ask for!  I might also add that you could enter a little section on their page regarding that they offer great accommodations to go along with their cooking classes, although we didn't stay there it looked wonderful!  Thanks again for your assistance.

- DiPasqua Family

Pizza class was really fun and so delicious. Can't wait to have a party at home. The were right on the mark with all 4 of us and let us be a little creative!

- K Nowack

Thank you so very much for setting up our cooking classes.  We were very, very pleased with the classes and our accommodations in Sorrento and Amalfi Coast.  We had a great time cooking at all our classes and learned  a lot.  We will definitely recommend you to our friends and family if they ever wish to experience a cooking vacation in Italy.

- Puentes Family

We as a group of eight were staying in Sorrento for one week.  We decided to do the Pizza al Forno cooking class and it turn out to be the highlight of the week. We had a fun filled day learning all the trick of the trade. I am going to try and replicate the pizza at home.  I would recommend anyone visiting in the area to do this cooking lesson.

M. Foley (and group)

Perth. Western Australia


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