Italian Treasures with Sorrento (LKE)

14 Day Tour from Rome to Sorrento

2016 Tour Details

When you think of the ideal vacation to Italy, what comes to mind? Savoring the local cuisine and sampling the local wine? Visiting the historical sights from the Roman Empire? Maybe it’s seeing the architectural treasures, splendid art, and ornate churches with their religious artifacts. If so, all this and more are offered on this amazing Italy tour.

Food and wine connoisseurs will enjoy the visit to Verrazzano Castle. Located on a hilltop in the Chianti region, you’ll learn how the famous Chianti wine is made and even sample some! History buffs will delight in seeing some of Italy’s ancient sights, including the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. Art fans will enjoy seeing Michelangelo’s famous works, including the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling paintings in Rome and his celebrated David in Florence. If you’re interested in magnificent churches, you’ll enjoy St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome and St. Francis’ Basilica in Assisi, where St. Francis is buried. You’ll also get to visit the Orvieto Cathedral, a great example of gothic architecture in Italy, and Venice’s St. Mark’s Basilica, one of the best examples of byzantine architecture.

Globus has also arranged a special excursion to Cinque Terre, five small medieval villages on the Italian Riviera and today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These are just a few of the many highlights on this remarkable tour to Italy’s treasures. Food, wine, history, churches, art, an expert Tour Director and knowledgeable Local Guides—what more could you ask for in an Italy tour?

At the conclusion of your tour, travel to beautiful Sorrento for three nights. Enjoy a guided walking tour and time on your own. All services in Sorrento, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Monograms. It’s a great way to conclude your Italy vacation!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

ROME
Welcome and farewell dinners at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, the Colosseum, and Roman Forum
LUCCA
Orientation
CINQUE TERRE
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite By boat and train, including a light lunch at a local trattoria in Monterosso
PISA
Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower
SIENA
Walking tour including Piazza del Campo
SAN GIMIGNANO
Orientation
VERRAZZANO CASTLE
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Wine tasting and a special dinner
FLORENCE
Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square
VERONA
Walking tour including Juliet’s balcony and the Arena
VENICE ISLAND
Private boat ride; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration
RAVENNA
Visit St. Apollinaris in Classe basilica
ASSISI
Guided walking tour, visit St. Clare’s Church and St. Francis’ Basilica
ORVIETO
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Taste local pastries in historic Caffè Montanucci; visit the cathedral
ROME-SORRENTO
By high-speed Eurostar Train
SORRENTO
Guided walking tour through the Old Town; visit the Cloister of St. Francis & taste Limoncello
Headsets throughout the tour

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Vatican City
  • Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco
  • City of Verona
  • Historic Centre of Florence
  • Historic Centre of Rome
  • Historic Centre of San Gimignano
  • Historic Centre of Siena
  • Cinque Terre
  • Venice and its Lagoon
  • Historic Centre of Rome - various properties Vatican City

Transportation:

Motorcoach; boat and train ride at Cinque Terre; private boat ride in Venice; high-speed train

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 lunch with wine in Monterosso; 5 three-course dinners with wine, including special welcome and farewell dinners in Rome and a special dinner in Verrazzano

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1 Arrive in Rome, Italy

Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, then leave the hotel for a special welcome dinner with wine at one of Rome’s lively restaurants.

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Day 2 Rome

Enjoy Globus’ unique guided sightseeing, including inside visits to all highlights of religious and ancient Rome: the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà, the amazing COLOSSEUM, and the ROMAN FORUM, where Roman legions marched in triumph. For those who wish to see it all, an optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites like the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and more.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 Rome–Lucca

Head north along the Tyrrhenian coastline through an area where many a town was founded at the very beginning of recorded history by the mysterious, highly civilized Etruscans. Arrive in medieval Lucca, completely surrounded by the original medieval wall, and enjoy a walk through the quaint medieval town center. An optional dinner at a local agriturismo farm is available.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4 Lucca. Excursion To Cinque Terre & Pisa

Drive to La Spezia on the Mediterranean Coast and Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite enjoy your excursion (including a BOAT RIDE, weather permitting. Departures March 28-October 24) to CINQUE TERRE, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The name dates back to the 15th century and is derived from five little medieval villages standing on stony spurs along five miles of the rocky coastline: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso. Here, a light lunch consisting of the traditional focaccia di Recco and farinata, a regional snack, has been prepared for you at a local trattoria. Then, a TRAIN RIDE returns you to La Spezia. Stop in Pisa and take the traditional picture pushing back the amazing Leaning Tower, 180 feet high and no less than 12 feet out of the perpendicular, before returning to Lucca.

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Day 5 Lucca–Siena–San Gimignano–Florence

A scenic day in Tuscany. This morning, visit Siena and walk through ancient narrow lanes to beautiful PIAZZA DEL CAMPO, theater of the biannual Palio, Siena’s spectacular medieval-style horse race. Next is hilltop San Gimignano, the most picturesque of Italy’s perfectly preserved medieval towns. In the afternoon, drive along the Chianti Road leading north to Florence. Next is the highlight of the day: stop at splendid VERRAZZANO CASTLE to hear about the fine art of blending four types of grapes to obtain the famous Chianti. Enjoy a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite WINE TASTING and an early dinner with local specialties.

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Day 6 Florence

During your walking tour with a Local Guide, visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS to see Michelangelo’s celebrated David. Admire the magnificent marble cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gate of Paradise,” and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Time to explore this fascinating city so beautifully filmed in movies like Room with a View and Tea with Mussolini, and to browse through the shops. Leather goods and gold jewelry sold by the ounce are attractive buys. To make the most of your stay, join our optional excursions to the magnificent Uffizi Gallery and a dinner outing to try out the culinary delights of a fine Tuscan restaurant.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 Florence–Verona–Venice Island

Stop in Verona, setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Take pictures of Juliet’s balcony and rub the shining breast on her statue for good luck. Next, admire the Arena, an incredibly well-preserved pink marble Roman amphitheater where gladiators once fought. Built in the 1st century AD, it is now the magical venue for world-famous opera performances. Arrive in Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe. Enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT. Tonight is your chance to join an optional gondola ride and to sample the city’s fine restaurants.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 8 Venice Island

Enjoy morning sightseeing with your Local Guide. Visit ST. MARK’S SQUARE and the byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES’ PALACE and the world-famous BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. An optional boat ride to the picturesque island of Burano is available.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 9 Venice Island–Ravenna–Assisi

Follow the Adriatic coastline to Ravenna. Here, see the famous mosaics in the 6th-century BASILICA of ST. APOLLINARIS IN CLASSE. Next is peaceful Assisi. During your walking tour with a Local Guide, visit ST. CLARE’S CHURCH and ST. FRANCIS’ BASILICA, the hub of a religious order devoted to the ideals of humility, forgiveness, simplicity, and love for all God’s creatures. Hear about monastic life and admire the priceless frescoes adorning the walls of the church.

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Day 10 Assisi–Orvieto–Rome

Following the Tiber Valley, reach Orvieto, perched high atop a volcanic rock. Here, you have a chance to Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite taste local pastries at renowned Caffè Montanucci, a historic pasticceria for more than 100 years. Time to browse through tempting shops in the lanes off Piazza del Duomo, and to visit the fabulous gothic cathedral with its San Brizio Chapel. In the afternoon, return to Rome. This evening, a special farewell dinner with wine and opera entertainment awaits you at Tanagra restaurant.

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Day 11 Rome–Sorrento

Travel by high-speed TRAIN (first-class) to Naples, then transfer to beautiful Sorrento. Your Local Host can help you make the most of your stay.

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Day 12 Sorrento

Morning guided walking tour through the OLD TOWN. Take pictures of Mount Vesuvius and visit the cloister of St. Francis Church before tasting locally produced LIMONCELLO.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 13 Sorrento

Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day at leisure.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 14 Sorrento

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Naples).

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

ANNE PALMER PUCCINI

Years of Experience: 38

As a veteran Tour Director, I find no other destination as stimulating and exhilarating as Italy. Here we have something for everyone--ancient ruins, delicious cuisine, breathtaking scenery, vibrant cities, amazing art, and more. Join me so you can absorb and understand the multi-faceted nature of this country without any of the difficulties, pitfalls, and time-wasting often encountered by individual travelers. I look forward to meeting and welcoming you to my beautiful country.

Tour Director - ANNE PALMER PUCCINI

 Accommodations

Rome
Lucca
Florence
Venice
Assisi
Rome
Sorrento

Rome

Dei Borgia

First-Class

Via Palermo 20
Roma, Italy

Free Wifi

Hotel dei Borgia is located in the center of Rome, just at 10 minutes walking from the main cultural places.

Hotel Amenities

  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Television
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Mini-bar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Room Safe
  • Window Opens
  • Phone
  • Climate Control
  • Desk

Una Hotel Roma

First-Class

Via G.Amendola 57
Rome, Italy

Six story Hotel with early 20th century furnishings; located downtown; 100 meters from Termini Station.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage
  • Concierge desk
  • Parking/Valet

Room Amenities

  • Mini-bar
  • In-Room Safe
  • Alarm Clock
  • Air Conditioning
  • Phone
  • Room Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Television
  • Desk
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Pay Movies
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Newspaper

Lucca

Grand Hotel Guinigi

First-Class

Via Romana,1247
Lucca, Italy

Modern hotel located near the historic center, offers tasteful decor, meeting facilities, restaurant & bar; staff is multilingual.

Hotel Amenities

  • Currency Exchange
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Parking/Valet
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Gift Shop
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Room Service
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Internet Access
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Phone
  • Climate Control
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Mini-bar
  • In-Room Safe
  • Air Conditioning

Florence

Mediterraneo

First-Class

Lungarno Del Tempio, 44
Florence, Italy

Free Wifi

Modern hotel situated on the banks of the river Arno, steps away from the city center - Duomo and Palazzo Pitti nearby.

Hotel Amenities

  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Ice Machine
  • Parking/Valet
  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Concierge desk
  • Beauty Salon
  • Luggage Storage
  • Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • In-Room Safe
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Internet Access
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Mini-bar
  • Television
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone

Ambasciatori

First-Class

Via L. Alamanni, 3
Firenze, Italy

Free Wifi

Modern hotel built in 1930 with well-appointed, tastefully decorated rooms, near the Metro, the Duomo, LaScala and shopping.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • Mini-bar
  • Desk
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non-smoking Rooms

Venice

Palazzo Selvadego

First-Class

San Marco 1238
Venezia, Italy

Free Wifi

The Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal enjoys an unparalleled location in Venice overlooking the Grand Canal and next to Ca' Giustinian, the historical headquarters of the Venice Biennale. The hotel is also close to the true heart of the city, St. Mark's Square, and enjoys wonderful views of the Basilica della Salute and the Island of San Giorgio.

Hotel Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • In-Room Safe
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Mini-bar
  • Coffee Maker
  • Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access

Assisi

Giotto

First-Class

Via Fontebella 41
Assisi, Italy

From its splendid position overlooking the Umbrian valley, for over a century, it has been a preferred destination for even the most exacting of travelers searching for art, elegance and a great tradition.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Gift Shop
  • Currency Exchange
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevator
  • Luggage Storage
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking/Valet
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Ice Machine
  • Business Center

Room Amenities

  • Mini-bar
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Phone
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Alarm Clock
  • Climate Control
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Television

Rome

NH Roma Midas

First-Class

Via Aurelia, 800
Roma, Italy

Free Wifi

The modern NH Midas puts you on the west side of Rome, just outside the historical heart of the city and minutes from Piazza Cavour. Guests can hop on the hotel shuttle for the 20-minute ride to the Pantheon or to Vatican City and St. Peter's Basilica.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Ice Machine
  • Elevator
  • Business Center
  • Parking/Valet
  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning
  • ATM
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Concierge desk
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Internet Access
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Mini-bar
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Window Opens
  • In-Room Safe
  • Alarm Clock
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Desk
  • Phone

Sorrento

Hilton Sorrento Palace

Via S. Antonio 13 Casella Postale 210
Sorrento, Italy

Free Wifi

A 374 room stylish modern hotel offering luxurious comfort in exquisite surroundings. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the lobby and access in guestrooms is subject to a fee (payable locally). Leisure facilities include six beautiful cascading outdoor swimming pools, an indoor grotto style pool, fitness room and tennis court. A variety of regional cuisine and fresh seafood can be experienced in the hotel's main restaurant, rustic Neopolitan delights and refreshing drinks are served at lunchtime in the open-air poolside bar & restaurant and for leisurely evening drinks there is a sleek informal lounge bar with live music and seasonal outdoor terraces.

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Spa Services
  • Free WiFi
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • Gift Shop
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking/Valet
  • Concierge desk
  • Pool
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • Television
  • Phone
  • Voicemail
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Climate Control
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access
  • Mini-bar
  • Desk
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Alarm Clock
  • Window Opens
  • In-Room Safe
  • Pay Movies

 Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Rome
Lucca
Florence
Venice
Sorrento

Rome

Roman Highlights

Roman Highlights

To make the most out of your stay join the Local Guide for a tailor-made itinerary featuring some of the city's authentic jewels. With our optional walking tour you will have the chance to see the famous Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain and other sites and squares of Rome made famous in the movie Angels and Demons. A life-time experience!

Approximate value: €38 EUR per person

Lucca

Tuscan Dinner

Tuscan Dinner

Tuscany is known for its gorgeous landscapes, its rich traditions, long history and culture but Tuscany still has more to offer with its great food and wine. Tonight enjoy a traditional Tuscan meal, including coffee and drinks, in a picturesque country setting. This wonderful dinner with regional dishes is prepared using the finest local ingredients - Realize your dreams and live the Tuscan life for an evening!

Approximate value: €56 EUR per person

Florence

Florentine Dinner

Florentine Dinner

Would you like to enjoy a special evening in Florence? Well here's your chance. Savor a classic 4-course Florentine dinner with coffee and drinks, at a fine restaurant in the superb location of Santa Croce Square. Begin with the famous "Antipasto Toscano", a selection of the best local olives, cheese, salami and home made 'focaccia bread', followed by a regional pasta dish and typical Tuscan style beef or fish for the main course. If you still have room you can end this delicious meal by indulging yourself with a sinful dessert - After all you are on holiday!

Approximate value: €54 EUR per person

Highlights of Uffizi Gallery

Highlights of Uffizi Gallery

With your Local Guide, visit one of the earliest museums in modern Europe with the world's finest collection of Italian and Florentine art. Gain fascinating insight into paintings by the great Masters Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian.

Approximate value: €39 EUR per person

Venice

A Venetian Night Out

A Venetian Night Out

Taste four mouth-watering courses of local specialties and wine or soft drinks at a fine Venetian restaurant. After dinner, time to explore and absorb the unique, romantic atmosphere of Venice by night.

Approximate value: €54 EUR per person

Gondola Serenade

Gondola Serenade

Enjoy a ride in a traditional gondola, gliding through centuries-old canals, under famous arched bridges, past lavish palaces and quaint piazzas. These long, narrow, flat-bottomed boats with a high prow and stern were designed specifically for the Venetian canals and made in unique shipyards called Squero. Black is the obligatory color, due to a law passed to reduce how the rich and noble over-decorated their personal craft. The comb at the front of the gondola is made of iron and serves not only to balance the boat, but is also the symbol of gondolas and Venice. The six comb teeth represent the six Venetian districtsi sestieri. Note: the gondola is to be shared with other guests (maximum 6 participants on each gondola). There will be one musician on board of one of the gondola boats in your fleet.

Approximate value: €39 EUR per person

Lagoon Cruise and Meal in Burano

Lagoon Cruise and Meal in Burano

Appreciate the peaceful vistas of the Lagoon while you glide past the islands of Santa Elena, San Michele and the famous Lido. On picturesque Burano island, renowned for its lace making and colorful houses, savor a mouth-watering meal, with drinks included. Afterwards there's time to shop and stroll.

Approximate value: €69 EUR per person

Sorrento

Capri & Anacapri

Capri & Anacapri

After a scenic crossing from Sorrento, your expert Local Guide will show you Capri, the jewel of the Mediterranean Sea. Your guided tour of the island includes all of her beautiful and historical areas, bringing to life this magical island. You'll have plenty of time to visit shops or wander down the lanes to gaze at luxurious villas surrounded by fabulous gardens.

Approximate value: €78 EUR per person

Cassino Abbey, World War II Cemetery & Museum

Cassino Abbey, World War II Cemetery & Museum

Monte Cassino Abbey is situated at the top of a hill with spectacular views over the city of Cassino. The Abbey was founded in 523BC and has become a world-wide famous site for the art and culture along the centuries. Steeped in history, it has been destroyed and rebuilt four times in its 1400 years. The most recent and infamous destruction was during the 1944 battle of Monte Cassino in World War II. Because of its strategic position, it was occupied by the German forces and used as vantage point to attack the allied forces advancing from the South of Italy. The basilica, which is richly decorated in stucco and mosaics, contains the relics of St. Benedict and his sister St. Scholastica, who survived the bombings. Later, visit the beautifully maintained Commonwealth War Cemetery, where many of the soldiers who fell during the battle are buried. After free time for lunch, visit the World War II museum, where different exhibitions commemorate those, of all nationalities, who lost their life in the battle.

Approximate value: €45 EUR per person

Cooking Class in Sorrento

Cooking Class in Sorrento

Do you like Italian food but you're not very talented at preparing it? Are you good at cooking and baking but want a few more ideas and tips in the kitchen? Well then this is the place for you! Put your hands on the ingredients to create your own meal, under the expert guidance of our Chefs. A typical menu could be as follow: starters, gnocchi or ravioli, meat or fish and lemon tiramisu. Enjoy the meal you just cooked at the end of the lesson. As you will eat your own food, you'd better be an attentive student while the Chef is teaching!

Approximate value: €219 EUR per group

Cooking Class in Sorrento

Cooking Class in Sorrento

Do you like Italian food but you're not very talented at preparing it? Are you good at cooking and baking but want a few more ideas and tips in the kitchen? Well then this is the place for you! Put your hands on the ingredients to create your own meal, under the expert guidance of our Chefs. A typical menu could be as follow: starters, gnocchi or ravioli, meat or fish and lemon tiramisu. Enjoy the meal you just cooked at the end of the lesson. As you will eat your own food, you'd better be an attentive student while the Chef is teaching!

Approximate value: €219 EUR per person

Excursion to Amalfi and Positano

Excursion to Amalfi and Positano

The Amalfi Drive is known to be the most spectacular road in Europe and the winding cliff-top road from Sorrento offers breathtaking panoramic views at every bend. Treat yourself to this unique experience and relive the glorious past of the Maritime Republic, passing through Positano and Ravello. Your expert guide will escort you in style aboard a luxury minibus (18 people maximum), as you'll hear stories and legends along the beautiful route. Enjoy one hour free time in Positano to visit this splendid village and discover the wonderful Moda Positano. Stroll along the Amalfi streets for a guided tour of the historical center and some free time to enjoy the city on your own. Why not using your free time in Ravello to visit Villa Cimbrone or Villa Rufolo? Both villas overlook the Gulf of Naples and the view from their windows is breathtaking. A light lunch is also included in the excursion. Details: Return time in Sorrento is expected to be approximately 5:30/6pm.

Approximate value: €113 EUR per person

Flavours of Sorrento

Flavours of Sorrento

Enjoy an evening in a traditional restaurant, renowned for its cuisine and excellent service. This historical restaurant of Sorrento, member of the exclusive "Association of Historical Places of Italy" was founded in 1868, and is the proud inventor of the famous popular dish Cannelloni. Taste the mouth watering dishes typical of the Campania Region with wine (or soft drink) and mineral water included, in a unique atmosphere and beautiful light shadow effects naturally created through the large windows facing the splendid gardens.

Approximate value: €48 EUR per person

I Love Pizza

I Love Pizza

Enjoy a lovely pizza meal in an elegant restaurant in the center of Sorrento with bright dining rooms and outdoor seating. Your 3 course meal includes traditional Neapolitan starters, the famous local pizza prepared in a variety of flavors and a refreshing dessert. Drinks and coffee are also included. A real treat that cannot be missed.

Approximate value: €29 EUR per person

Photo Shooting in Sorrento

Photo Shooting in Sorrento

Enjoy 1-hour private shooting in Sorrento with a professional photographer followed by a glass of Prosecco. Meet the photographer in Piazza Tasso (historical city centre) and start this unique experience that will last forever. Your very own 20 photos (16 colours, 4 black/white). Will be delivered to the Monograms hotel by the end of the day.

Approximate value: €147 EUR per group

Pizza and Gnocchi Making Experience

Pizza and Gnocchi Making Experience

Immerse yourself in the passion of Italian cooking in this class full of rich tradition. Learn the culinary classics of Pasta and Gnocchi to experience what real Italians eat! Buonissimo! Hand-formed pizza fresh from the oven is loved by everyone. The real Neopolitan pizza base is thick and bread-like. Light potato gnocchi shapes are great fun as well as rewarding to make. Commercially made gnocchi don't even come close to the soft texture and fresh flavor achieved when handcrafted with our guidance and teaching. Shall we start?

Approximate value: €125 EUR per person

Pizza and Gnocchi Making Experience

Pizza and Gnocchi Making Experience

Immerse yourself in the passion of Italian cooking in this class full of rich tradition. Learn the culinary classics of Pasta and Gnocchi to experience what real Italians eat! Buonissimo! Hand-formed pizza fresh from the oven is loved by everyone. The real Neopolitan pizza base is thick and bread-like. Light potato gnocchi shapes are great fun as well as rewarding to make. Commercially made gnocchi don't even come close to the soft texture and fresh flavor achieved when handcrafted with our guidance and teaching. Shall we start?

Approximate value: €125 EUR per group

Private Excursion to Capri

Private Excursion to Capri

After a scenic crossing from Sorrento, your private Local Guide will show you this jewel of the Mediterranean Sea, including the beautiful and historical areas, bringing to life this magical island. Visit also the beautiful Villa of Axel Munthe (Villa San Michele), built on the site of a Roman villa. You will also have plenty of time to visit shops or wander down the lanes to gaze at luxurious villas surrounded by fabulous gardens.

Approximate value: €335 EUR per person

Private Excursion to Capri

Private Excursion to Capri

After a scenic crossing from Sorrento, your private Local Guide will show you this jewel of the Mediterranean Sea, including the beautiful and historical areas, bringing to life this magical island. Visit also the beautiful Villa of Axel Munthe (Villa San Michele), built on the site of a Roman villa. You will also have plenty of time to visit shops or wander down the lanes to gaze at luxurious villas surrounded by fabulous gardens.

Approximate value: €391 EUR per group

Private Excursion to Pompeii

Private Excursion to Pompeii

Visit this amazing archaeological area with an expert Local Guide. See original frescoes and mosaics in villas that belonged to rich Roman merchants, as well as the public baths, marketplaces, and shops. Your guide will point out interesting aspects of normal life that normally might not be noticed, such as road signs and ruts made by the wheels of Roman chariots. Learn how this important Roman city disappeared completely after the eruption of Vesuvius, not to be rediscovered until 1,700 years later.

Approximate value: €219 EUR per person

Private Excursion to Pompeii

Private Excursion to Pompeii

Visit this amazing archaeological area with an expert Local Guide. See original frescoes and mosaics in villas that belonged to rich Roman merchants, as well as the public baths, marketplaces, and shops. Your guide will point out interesting aspects of normal life that normally might not be noticed, such as road signs and ruts made by the wheels of Roman chariots. Learn how this important Roman city disappeared completely after the eruption of Vesuvius, not to be rediscovered until 1,700 years later.

Approximate value: €239 EUR per group

Sorrento Musical

Sorrento Musical

Enjoy a cheerful Neapolitan live stage performance of the area's most famous songs and tarantella folk dancing.

Approximate value: €24 EUR per person

 Know Before You Go

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