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  • Location:Sorrento, Italy
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Sorrento Small-Group Food Walking Tour

Taste your way through the charming Italian city of Sorrento on this small-group food tour. On a leisurely walk with a local guide, visit eight popular local eateries, family-owned delis and markets to enjoy a wide range of generous tastings, all adding up to a satisfying lunch. Enjoy classic Italian specialties including gnocchi, paninis, buffalo mozzarella, cured meats, Neapolitan pastries and gelato. Wash your tastings down with local beer, wine and limoncello!

Numbers are limited to 10 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you enjoy a more personalized experience with your fellow foodies.


  • 3-hour food walking tour in Sorrento
  • Enjoy a slow-paced walk through the beautiful cliff-side city with a knowledgeable local guide
  • Visit eight eateries, shops and markets to discover the celebrated local cuisine
  • Sample pastas, paninis, cheeses, cured meats, pastries, gelato and more
  • Sip local handcrafted beer, wine and limoncello
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Sorrento Small-Group Food Walking Tour

Visit a deli market for real buffalo mozzarella

In the late morning, meet at Piazza Tasso Sorrento, Sorrento's main square, for your 3-hour food tour. Your passionate local guide will lead you on a leisurely walk through central Sorrento, revealing the southern Italian city’s old-world charm and fantastic culinary delights and traditions.

Savor authentic Sorrentine dishes and sip local libations on your visits to eight specialty food shops, markets and family-owned favorites. Come hungry, as these tastings add up to a very satisfying lunch! As you walk, admire the postcard-worthy cliff side dotted with stacked houses and lemon and olive groves, with majestic Mt Vesuvius as the backdrop.

Your first stop is a local pasticceria, where you'll try traditional sfogliatelle (a shell-shaped, filled pastry). Follow with a classic Italian panini and pall'e riso, the Neapolitan version of arancini. These fried rice balls are a southern Italy staple.

Visit a family-owned deli market for real buffalo mozzarella, local cheese and salumi (a cured meat, not to be confused with salami). Sample the area's oldest handcrafted beer, and then savor Sorrento's famous pasta dish with wine at a local trattoria. You'll also learn how Sorrento's famous lemons are turned into limoncello — the must-try beverage of southern Italy.

Your meal concludes with the perfect treat: gourmet gelato! You’ll return to Piazza Tasso Sorrento around 1:30pm with a happy belly.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Brilliant tour - Tamara was an excellent guide. Food was wonderful and the tour was a great way to get to know Sorrento. Would recommend this tour as an ideal first day outing. Thank you!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent guide was friendly, knowledgeable and full of enthusiasm for the area and it's produce. Recommend doing this early in your trip as it's a great way to get a feel for Sorrento and to find a few hidden gems along the way.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Thouroughly enjoyed this tour. The guide was enthusiastic with a lot of local knowledge. A fun way to taste many dishes from Sorrento

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Would highly recommend this tour as a great way of touring Sorrento while learning some history and tasting great Italia food. Tamara was a very knowledgeable guide and can even recommend where to buy the best shoes in town!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Tamara was a great guide for Sorrento. Her tour selections were great, and her additional details and stories about Sorrento helped enhance the experience. We also appreciated the little pamphlet she handed out which included some of her other restaurant recommendations. We chose one of those recommendations for dinner and frequented the gelato place from the tour regularly afterwards. We will definitely look for similar tours in other cities we visit and would recommend this to anyone visiting Sorrento.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

I enjoyed this walking/eating/drinking tour of Sorrento. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. I enjoyed all the stops and if you liked something, you could purchase it. No need for lunch after. Plenty of food and drink along the way, ending with a very nice pasta dish and all the wine you can drink! I highly recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We thought the tour was informative, enjoyable and delicious. We highly recommend you book one of these tours- it's great value and the guide- Tamara made it a great Italian experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

It was one of the highlights of our trip! Tamara was great as were the food and drink! We went back to two of the restaurants for a full meal. We would highly recommend this tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

It was a good tour from an American women. You will leave it full so go hungry. They were a little skimp on the limoncello tasting but you do taste a bunch of different liquors.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great insight into prime places in the sorrento area. Guide was very informative and friendly - thank you

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