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

Highlights

  • 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 July 2015

Tamara was an excellent guide! She took us around the most amazing places where we sampled some delicious food. The visit to the lemon grove and factory was a highlight as I simply adore Limoncello! Most of us wondered how we would ever eat the lunch we were offered towards the end of the tour and although it was a bit of a struggle, it was another beautifully prepared dish.
I would thoroughly recommend this tour to get a different perspective on this fabulous town.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Nice walking tour and great little treats to try. Well worth the time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Fantastic tamera was very nice loved the tour from start to finish thank you

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Tamara our guide was fabulous. Very knowledgeable about the area and the small group was friendly. Well worth doing this trip as it gave a great insight for first timers to Italy. We will be doing a wine tour next!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Tamara was a great guide who really knew where to go for special tastes. She is charming and gave each of us special attention. I would recommend this tour highly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fun, The guide, Tamara, was very knowledgable and knows the region well. Don't eat before you go.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Tour guide was great. Food was fantastic and learned a lot about Sorrento.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great tour, lots of good food. We went back to some of the places later on our trip. Tamara the guide was very helpful and knowledgable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great - it was good to sample a number of different restaurants with a 'local'. Very informative, easy pace and a great introduction to Sorrento.

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