Christmas Package

Discover traditions and folklore during Christmas time in Sorrento 

Come to south of Italy to spend the Christmas holidays, travel with Laura will make of this Christmas an unforgettable and unique one, fill your eyes of all the lights, fill your mouth of  delicious Mustaccioli & Roccocò, the classic Christmas pastries; fill your life of another unique and magic experience.

Christmas in Sorrento full of events and concerts, every year the city hall of Sorrento organize a  program that wants to enhance the cultural and artistic heritage, all the gastronomic products of excellence, the peculiarities of the landscape, the minor arts and religious traditions and local folk.

Travel with Laura will guide you to all of this, in the easiest and best way.

Check here below a sample of a personalized holiday Christmas package:

Day 1, Dec. 23rd: Arrive in Naples airport or train Station where you will meet your english speaking driver that will take you direct to your Hotel in Sorrento.

Come than into the Caffetteria to enjoy a warm Cappuccino and start to feel the warm Christmas vibes of the local people, then a nice walk into Sorrento to enjoy the liveliness of the down town center during Christmas where the streets are full of Christmas lights and fragrance of the typical Roccocò & Mustaccioli cookies of the Christmas season.

Day 2nd Dec. 24th : It’s Christmas day! after breakfast get ready to have the best drive along the Amalfi coast, come back in Sorrento in the afternoon and get involve into a family house kitchen for the ending preparation of the Christmas eve dinner with your Italian Family and friends. This is a unique experience , you will truly feel the hospitality of a real Southern Italian family and be treated like part of it. 

Day 3rd Dec 25th : After breakfast the same family of the night before will wait for you for an exclusive CHRISTMAS COOKING CLASS , you will prepare the Christmas lunch menu and enjoy it after together with your Italian Family. After lunch enjoy the musical festival in Sorrento or visit the living Presepe in Sorrento and Casarlano.

Day 4th Dec 26th : After your lovely breakfast get ready for an escorted tour of Naples! the vibrant city. You will visit the best sites of the city, walk though the streets of San Gregorio Armeno , tasting the best Pizza in the world , portafoglio style ( folded in four) and the best sfogliatella.

After this enchanting full day tour back to Sorrento.

Day 5th Dec 27th : At 10 am departure for a full day excursion at the Caserta Royal Palace.

Visit a magnificent palace surrounded by beautiful park.

Day 6th Dec 28th : At 10 am departure for a full day tour to Pompeii and the Vesuvio’s vineyard.

After the walk through Pompeii ruins ( about 2/3 hours) your driver will guide you to the Vesuvio’s vineyard where you will tasting all the local Campania’s wine and have a lovely light lunch overlooking the gulf of naples and the Crater.

Day 7th Dec 29th : Free day at your leisure or Time to say Arrivederci and your driver will bring you back to Naples airport or train station.

Pizza Pasta and Gelato holiday

Pizza in the wood ovenCome to south of Italy to learn how to make the Neapolitan Pizza Pizzette and Calzoni, the fresh homemade pasta and the traditional Gelato ice cream.

homemade pastaTravel with Laura will organize for you a perfect 3 days in Sorrento focused on learning the best 3 things of the South of Italy : Pizza Pasta and Gelato holiday !

This course is focused on 2 days cooking class, One on the fresh pasta and Pizza making and the other one on the art of gelato.

Its a 3 days stay in Sorrento with the opportunity to learn the most famous 3 things of Italy: Pizza-Pasta-Gelato!

homemade pizzaTravel with Laura consultant will book for you accommodation in Sorrento along with these 3 days cooking class where you will learn the base of the Neapolitan Pizza the authenticity of the fresh pasta and the genuine homemade Gelato.

homemade gelatoYou will go back home with a backpack of italian traditions, great experience and ready to prepare all this specialities for the people you care.

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Oldest Traditions holiday Package

Come to South of Italy to discover all the Traditions of how our Nonna’s used to make, in the region of the Pizza, Love and Fantasy.

This package is for those who wish to know more about the oldest traditions of our ancestors, when everything was made with Love , Fantasy & Passion.

Oldest Traditions holiday Package:

1st day) Pick up at Napoli airport or train station to your hotel in Sorrento.

Get settled in your room, time to relax and then get ready to leave for dinner to taste the oldest Neapolitan Pizza.

wine tasting

wine tasting

Our driver will pick you up to take you to Vico Equense at University of Pizza, where you will taste the original Neapolitan Pizza overlooking the “Pizzaioli” with the 6 ovens in the Pizzeria that used to be a school of Pizzaioli!

Your driver will take you back to your hotel in Sorrento.

2nd day) Pick up from your hotel in Sorrento departure for the Peastum tour of the Buffalo Mozzarella to see how it’s produced.

scialatielli pasta

scialatielli pasta

At 4:30 pm join a cooking lesson to learn how to make fresh Pasta “Scialatielli”, named this way because our ancestors use to make “Scialatielli” with the remaining pasta dough. The name also means plentiful (All you can eat).

3rd day) Pick up from Your Hotel in Sorrento departure for an Olive oil tour and tasting to see how the best Extra Virgin olive oil is produced, following by a Wine tasting where you will learn about the DOC Campania wines, accompanied by a typical buffet of Neapolitan gourmet products.

Free Afternoon

Dinner at a local restaurant, where you will taste whatever your palate desire.

sea food spaghetti sea food

Transfer back to your Hotel

4th Day) A half day escorted tour to discover the beauty of the Amalfi coast with stops along the way at La Ceramica to find out more about this beautiful and designed pottery.

amalfi coast

amalfi coast

ceramic in amalfi

ceramic in amalfi

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Stop and free time in Positano, then Back to your Hotel.

Time to Relax and get ready for another typical dinner in the historical center of Sorrento.

5th day) Time to say Goodbye Italia , your driver will come to pick you up at your hotel to bring you back by private transfer to Napoli train station or airport.

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Cooking & Sightseeing

Immerse yourself in the Italian way of life, learning the secrets of the Campania traditions and its healthy meals in the beautiful land of the Sirens.

Cooking & Sightseeing Holiday Package:

This package is for cooking lovers and for those who at the same time wants to discover new places and the origin of the mediterranean food.

1st day: Private transfer from airport or train station in Napoli to your accommodation Sorrento

Get settled in room, time to relax for a minute and get ready to discover Sorrento

2nd day: Pick up from your accommodation at 9 am departure to a Visit of  Pompeii ruins, about 2/3 hours visiting the ruins then back to your hotel. At 3:30 pm start your first cooking lesson, learning about typical starter, fresh pasta, Ragù sauce with Braciole and of course dessert.

Dinner after class with your food fellows.

3rd day: Pick up at 9 am  for your half-day tour to Mt. Vesuvio & Herculaneum.

Up Mt. Vesuvio

Up Mt. Vesuvio

 

Back in the kitchen for your second day class at 3:30 pm for other unique dishes, such as Calzone, Gnocchi Sorrentina, Fish crazy water style and Chocolate Flan dessert. Dinner after class with your food loving fellows.

gnocchi sorrentina

gnocchi sorrentina

4th day: Pick up at 9 am departure for the breathtaking Amalfi coast with stops along the way. Positano with the Limoncello taste than the famous Ceramic “Casola” of Amalfi to see the art of hands on manufacture pottery .

Last stop Ravello at the spectacular Villa Ruffolo.

Dinner in a typical local restaurant.

5th day: Neapolitan Pizza making in the wood fire oven. Class start at 11:30 am until 2 pm.

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Free afternoon

6th day: Pick up at 9 am departure for an amazing day on a boat tour to Capri Island with my professional friends Capitanoago’s team

discover Capri

discover Capri

Dinner on your own

7th day: Pick up from your hotel, time to say Arrivederci and Buona Fortuna, transfer back to Napoli airport or train station.

 

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