Celebrate Italy’s famous la dolce vita by indulging in the sweet and savory flavors of the cherished cuisine during your culinary tour of Rome to the Amalfi Coast. Your custom-tailored journey immerses you into the culture by having you sample regional dishes that act as the cornerstone of the famous gastronomy, ranging from mouthwatering pasta to springy buffalo mozzarella. Each day will become a delicacy of historical marvels and culinary masterpieces that will provide you with a deeper...
Rome – Arrive in Rome with the Remaining Day at your Leisure
Rome will brim with iconic monuments of antiquity and Christianity that spread from the Colosseum to the Pantheon and from the Trevi Fountain to St. Peter’s Basilica. In the afternoon, sidewalk cafes fill with locals who are enjoying a glass of wine or freshly brewed espresso. While you are here, you will indulge in the famous ambiance of la dolce vita. Your private transfer will meet you at Fiumicino Airport upon your arrival in Rome and escort you to the comforts of your luxurious hotel in the heart of the historic city center. The ruins of the ancient city spread across the Forum and hide beneath antique churches in isolated catacombs. Exquisite Renaissance artwork fills the galleries of the Borghese Museum while Greek and Roman sculptures adorn the grounds of Diocletian’s baths.
The remainder of the day will be at your leisure to explore the marvels of Rome at your preferred pace, where you can take time to stroll along the main shopping avenue of Via del Corso or to discover the remarkable ambiance inside the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. The structure was first built in the fourth century and contains a stunning bronze tabernacle and 36 elegant marble columns. In the morning, the light will filter through the windows, casting an ethereal glow across the thirteenth-century mosaics.
Rome – Delight in a Tour of Rome and a Private Cooking Lesson
Rome – Explore the Culinary Treasures of Rome with a Private Guide
Rome – Wander Vatican City and Enjoy a Delicious Dessert Tour
Sorrento – Discover the Ancient Life of Pompeii and Charm of Sorrento
Sorrento – Sample the Flavors of Homemade Olive Oil and Mozzarella
Sorrento – Learn the History and Art of Making Wine and Liqueur
Positano – Traverse the Lovely Towns and Shoreline of the Amalfi Coast
Positano – Taste Diverse Flavors on a Wine Tour of the Amalfi Coast
Positano – Visit Ancient Paestum and Make Traditional Pizza
Positano – Revel in a Day at your Leisure on the Splendid Amalfi Coast
Positano – Depart for Home
- Indulge in the splendid tastes of Rome during a private cooking class that highlights the specific ingredients and flavors of local cuisine
- Bask in the layered sweetness of traditional Roman desserts, ranging from delicious gelato to a coveted sour cherry tart during a desserts tour
- Embrace the marvelous wines of the Amalfi Coast that offer insight into the favored palate of locals and how the dazzling scenery affects the grapevines
- Sample the captivating flavors of customary Neapolitan pizza during a private lesson in making, topping, and cooking the delectable dish
- Enjoy the luscious flavors of olive oil and buffalo mozzarella with private demonstrations and tastings on family farms outside of Sorrento
- Witness the remarkable history of Pompeii on a privately guided tour of the ancient city, visiting the oldest remaining Roman amphitheater in the world
- Learn the delicate art of making fantastic pasta with a traditional Roman sauce during a private cooking class in the Eternal City
- Enjoy gaining insight into the history of winemaking on the Bay of Naples at a vineyard that produces wine
- Venture deep into the ancient world of Campania at Paestum to view the remarkable Greek temples and visit the fascinating Tomb of the Diver
- Discover the breadth of beguiling artwork and artifacts that are displayed in the Vatican Museum on a private tour, culminating in the Sistine Chapel
Bask in the delicacies of Rome to the Amalfi Coast with your 12-day food tour through Italy, treating you to the best flavors between the Lazio and Campania regions. Your luxury accommodations and private tours immerse you into the Italian culture with comfort and ease, bringing the specificity of regional dishes to the forefront and highlighting the surprising simplicity of Italian dishes. Experience the combination of rich history, preserved tastes, and sensational wines for a comprehensive tour of supporting the greater culture of Italy.
Your captivating culinary tour of Italy begins with your arrival in Rome where your private transfer greets you at Fiumicino Airport. Four nights in the Eternal City bring the unique gastronomic history of the different neighborhoods to the forefront as you partake in fantastic guided food tours and private cooking classes that balance the engaging history of a dish with soothing samples. Learn how to prepare a masterful three-course meal that features a customary Roman pasta and wander the galleries of Vatican Museums. Explore the open-air museum of Rome’s historic city center and bite into a selection of pastries, cakes, pies, and gelatos for a better understanding of the popular desserts of the city.
Travel by private transfer to Sorrento where you will stay for three nights. The elegant town that overlooks the Bay of Naples will become a gateway into the flavors and ancient history of Southern Italy with dynamic private tours that will lead your family through the unearthed streets of Pompeii and into the fruit orchards of private family farms. Learn the art of making the famous Limoncello and sample select wines that are produced on the foothills of active Mount Vesuvius. Delight in delicious olive oil and watch a demonstration on how to handmake buffalo mozzarella cheese.
Your final leg of the journey will bring you to Positano for four nights. The charming town on the Amalfi Coast will become your home, offering easy access to the neighboring towns of the celebrated coastline. Discover the elegant ambiance and ancient history that rises out of the hillside, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, and taste how the wine that is produced on the terraces of the Amalfi Coast differs from that made on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. You will also enjoy crafting your own handmade Neapolitan pizza. Finally, visit the ancient Greek settlement of Paestum for views of the spectacular temples and spend a free day exploring Naples, Herculaneum, or Capri at your leisure. If you would like to extend your vacation tour of Italy, be sure to check out our additional Italy travel ideas.
$3,295 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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