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Herculaneum 2-Hour Private Guided Tour

1. Herculaneum 2-Hour Private Guided Tour

Meet your private guide at Herculaneum for a 2-hour guided tour of the archeological site. Herculaneum was located closer to Vesuvius than Pompeii, and was buried deeper by the lava, which better preserved the architecture. Admire the colorful murals and other artwork of the homes of wealthy nobles, which are reminders that Herculaneum was also richer than Pompeii. Learn about ancient Roman culture as your guide utilizes the ruins to paint a vivid picture of life during that time. Bring the whole family on this private tour, as its flexible structure makes it ideal for families with children.

Sorrento: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

2. Sorrento: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.

Sorrento: Authentic Local Cooking Class and Meal

3. Sorrento: Authentic Local Cooking Class and Meal

Take part in an interactive cooking lesson for two to ten participants. Learn how to prepare traditional family recipes based on fresh, seasonal produce and herbs from the garden. Start with a welcome prosecco cocktail with a tasting of a large choice of local cheeses and meats. Then follows a complete lesson in preparing and cooking a pasta course and a dessert. During the class, you can sample the ingredients used to prepare the dishes to understand and experience the importance of their quality. Then enjoy the meal you cooked as a group, paired with local wine. The classes are perfect for the whole family, and kids are welcome too. They will be made to feel comfortable and welcome in the kitchen.

Herculaneum: 3D Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket

4. Herculaneum: 3D Walking Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket

Wear your Augmented Reality smart glasses and enjoy a unique, innovative, and immersive walking tour at the archaeological site of Herculaneum. Travel back to 79 AC and see what Herculaneum's squares and houses looked like before being destroyed in a volcanic eruption. Meet your tour leader at Herculaneum main entrance and get kitted out with your glasses before listening to a quick introduction to how to use them. Then, begin your tour which has been designed by an archaeologist team to show you what life was like in Herculaneum before the eruption. The software of the glasses creates holograms that overlap the existing ruins, showing what the most significant temples, houses, and buildings originally looked like. Cast yourself into the bygone age of ancient life in Herculaneum, walking through the city to feel like a Roman.

Naples: San Lorenzo Maggiore and Neapolis Sotterrata Ticket

5. Naples: San Lorenzo Maggiore and Neapolis Sotterrata Ticket

Explore the complex of San Lorenzo Maggiore, at the geographic center of ancient Naples, and the subterranean treasures that lie beneath it. See colorful frescoes in the Sisto V Hall, the Gothic charm of the Chamber Hall, and excavated relics in the museum. Marvel at the beauty of the San Lorenzo Maggiore Church and its Franciscan frescoes before gazing at the stunning ceiling frescoes in the Sisto V Hall. Pass through the Cloister and visit Chapter Hall, decorated with a Gothic portal from the late fourteenth century. Then, descend 10 meters underground and discover the ancient ruins of the Neapolis, the old Greek-Roman city which was founded in 470 B.C. Discover the ancient commercial heart of the city, the Macellum (market). End your visit with some time in the museum, which presents a cross-section of the history of Naples from the classical age until the nineteenth century.

Sorrento Coast Parasailing Experience & Boat Tour

6. Sorrento Coast Parasailing Experience & Boat Tour

Take a solo, tandem or triple parasail flight, and soar high above the tranquil blue waters. Experiencing the scenery from this height is amazing and will allow you to see around and beyond the entire Bay of Naples. When you arrive, you will be fully looked after by the crew who will provide you with the latest up-to-date parasailing equipment. Listen to a briefing about parasailing procedures and safety. As the purpose-built parasailing boat departs, you will be gently lifted off the back deck. When you are in the air, sit back, relax and absorb the amazing views. After approximately 10-12 minutes of flight time, your instructor will carefully bring you and your parachute back on to the platform of the boat.

Sorrento: Pizza Making Class

7. Sorrento: Pizza Making Class

Your experience will begin as you arrive at the tour location, at which point you will be welcomed with an olive-oil tasting of the house. From there, you'll don your apron and start kneading your pizza dough, discovering all the ingredients and secrets to prepare a traditional Neapolitan pizza. Once the dough is prepared, you will move on to the second step to have fun tossing your pizza in an authentic manner. You will have a choice of ingredients to coat your pizza with, and once it is ready you will cook it in the pizza oven. Following the lesson you will eat pizza accompanied by a good local wine, which will be followed by tiramisu. Your lesson will eventually conclude with a tasting of authentic Limoncello.

From Amalfi: Small Group Boat Excursion to Capri Island

8. From Amalfi: Small Group Boat Excursion to Capri Island

Take a full-day cruise from Amalfi to Capri Island to explore its beaches, bays, and grottos. Take in the views from the water, visit a small waterfall, and stop on the island for plenty of free time to explore. Enjoy snacks and drinks on board. Following pickup in Amalfi, take a transfer to the port of Massa Lubrense (about 1 hour and 45 minutes one way). Once there, leave for Capri as you sail along Sorrento coast. The first stop will be by the small waterfall in Marciano Bay where you can take pictures and a refreshing shower. Continuing the tour, admire Cala di Mitigliano and Punta Campanella, part of the Sorrentine Peninsula featuring an ancient watchtower. Arrive in Capri, and see the leap of Tiberius, Villa Jovis, Coral Grotto, and White Grotto. Then, navigate to the Faraglioni Rocks, a symbol of the island with its cave of love. See the Villa Malaparte, the set of famous films and commercials. Next, head near Marina Piccola bay, a summer destination of yachts from all over the world. Later on, Disembark on the island, with about 4 hours of free time to explore on your own. After free time, head back to the departure port, where a shuttle will be waiting for you to drop you off back at your pickup hotel or address in Amalfi.

Sorrento: Sightseeing Cruise with Limoncello Tasting

9. Sorrento: Sightseeing Cruise with Limoncello Tasting

Discover the enchanting coastline of Sorrento and the island of Capri on this 2-hour cruise. Explore secluded natural pools and enjoy the wafting scent of citrus groves as you admire historic waterfront homes and ruins. After a refreshing swim, hear tales of local history while sipping limoncello. Your tour begins at the Bagni della Regina Giovanna, once the site of an ancient Roman villa atop a large cliff with a scenic, secluded beach area sheltered below. Marvel at the natural rock archway over the clear waters as the pool opens out to the sea. On the boat, relax under the tent or sun yourself at the stern. Continue your tour as you enter Puolo Bay. This charming fishing village offers incredible views stretching all the way from the beach's colorful pebbles and sand over towards the famed Mt. Vesuvius in the distance. Next, venture onwards to Massa Lubrense with its panoramic views. Swing past the island of Capri and admire the picturesque coastline as you reach Capo Corbo. Here, admire the natural waterfall and stop for a pleasant dip in the magical Fiordo Delle Sirene. Finally, round out your tour with a limoncello tasting, hosted by the captain. Hear about the region's history and legends as the gentle waves of the sea bear you back to port.

Naples: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

10. Naples: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.

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What people are saying about Campania

A highlight of the trip! They were incredibly welcoming, the class was easy to follow along and we learned so much while eating arguably the best pizza we’ve ever had & made!

A really worthwhile & fun morning .. Ladyguide excellent describing some of places & history as we sailed past … also . homes of film stars etc & stopped for a lively swim

Thank you Toni, I can’t wait to get back and make meatballs with pasta with your recipes. It was delicious!! A very fun night. Tiramisu was fun too!!

Head chef Toni was fabulous. He explained everything and got everyone involved. Definitely a 10/10 experience!

Delicious and the most incredible setting. One of the best things I have done in Italy :)