SORRENTO

City tour with tasting in the historical garden

A short but intense journey through the beauties of the city of mermaids: Sorrento. Surrounded by the old defensive walls built around the sixth century, the heart of the city is defined by the twisting alleys and tight streets. These combinations recreate the still visible show old track of the Roman city hall. The tour will help you to dive into the soul of Sorrento through the discovery of its roots, history and flavors. Sorrento is worldwide known for the famous lemon, which can be used in a large number of different ways both in the gastronomical and ethnological fields. During the tour you will have the possibility to sample different recipes based on the above-mentioned citrus. Not only is Sorrento known for the food excellence but also for the historical richness, the tour will continue through the streets of the historic center. The tour leader will be happy to introduce you to the old loggia, the Sedile Dominova and to the St. Antonino Basilica, dedicated to the patron saint of the city. The last part of the tour will be dedicated to the visit of the fourteenth century church of St. Francis from Assisi and its related cloister and arcade.

Checklist of the trip:

  • Meeting with the guide
  • Welcome coffee
  • Dedicated guided tour with historian / archaeologist in the streets of the historic centre of the city
  • Sample of typical products prepared with recipes based on the worldwide known local lemons

Included:

  • Licensed tour leader
  • Welcome coffee
  • Medical insurance
  • Local food sampling

DURATION: 2/3 hours

DIFFICULTY: low

PERIOD: daily  

MEETING POINT: Piazza Tasso – Sorrento

ID: SOR1

 

The Correale Museum

A short but intense journey through the beauties of the city of mermaids: Sorrento. The tour will help you to dive into the soul of Sorrento through the discovery of its roots, history and flavors.
The artistic side of the city is entirely hold by the Correale Museum of Terranova, considered the most beautiful one of the province.
The site stores an expanded collection of works made by the School of Posillipo and Flemish’s painters. You will have the possibility to admire the famous Boemian crystals, a large collection of inlaid typical furniture, the maioliche and other archeological finds.
The tour will float from art to the discovery of new flavors in an eye blink. Indeed, Sorrento is known for the cultivation of the famous citrus: the Sorrento lemon.
The trip will end with the visit to one of the most famous citrus grove of the area and the sampling of this unique delicacy.

Checklist of the trip:

  • Meeting with the guide 
  • Welcome coffee. 
  • Guided visit of the Correale Museum
  • Dedicated guided tour with historian / archaeologist in the streets of the historic centre of the city
  • Sample of typical products prepared with recipes based on the worldwide known local lemons

Included:

  • Entrance ticket for the museum
  • Licensed tour leader
  • Welcome coffee
  • Medical insurance
  • Local food sampling

DURATION: 2/3 hours

DIFFICULTY: low

PERIOD: daily  

MEETING POINT: Piazza Lauro – Sorrento

ID: SOR2