Active Gourmet Holidays
Active Gourmet Holidays

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(Options: Customized Itineraries, Trekking)
Capri, Italy - 6 nights
Available April to October

 

The island of Capri captivates everyone who visits. You will stay at a beautiful four star boutique hotel with a swimming pool in the most exclusive village in Capri. Enjoy cooking lessons with a professional chef where you will learn how to use wonderfully fresh ingredients with recipes you can recreate at home for family and friends.

 

During your stay you will have a guided tour by boat to see this beautiful island. You will also have time to take a hydrofoil to vist the enchanting villages on the Amalfi Coast such as Sorrento, Positano or Amalfi.

 

Your three cooking classes will be hands on and will focus on the incredible local cuisine of the area. We can also organize a visit of a winery in the countryside of Capri or some wonderful guided hiking in the area. All you need to do is ask!

 

 

 

 

ITINERARY

 

DAY ONE

 

Capri

 

Pick up from Marina Grande Port in Capri and private transfer to your 4 star boutique hotel with private swimming pool located in the village of Anacapri, the most exclusive village in Capri.

 

Settle in and dinner on your own this evening at one of the many fine restaurants on the island.

 

  

DAY TWO

 

Capri Visit

 

Meeting with your private guide at the hotel. You will have a private tour by boat around the island to enjoy the island from the best perspective. You will see the Faraglioni, the villages of Marina Grande and Marina Piccola, the Natural Arch, the Blue Grotto. Then you will have a guided walking tour through the Island : you will visit the villages Capri and Anacapri, the Augustus Gardens and Villa San Michele. Villa San Michele in Anacapri was the home of the Swedish physician, Axel Munthe. Built on the ruins of an ancient Chapel dedicated to San Michele, the villa now belongs to the Axel Munthe Foundation and has been transformed into a Museum. The gardens of the villa, home to a great variety of Mediterranean plants and a charming little medieval chapel, which Munthe restored himself, are as beautiful as any of the exhibits inside the museum. From here, a magnificent view of the Bay of Naples can be seen.


Time at leisure in the afternoon for shopping, exploring or relaxing.

 

Dinner on your own this evening at another excellent restaurant in the area.

 

DAY THREE

 

Cooking Lesson

 

In the morning you will arrive at the restaurant where you will have your private cooking lessons. Hands on lessons are held by the owner and renowned chef of the restaurant. You will prepare some dishes of the local and Neapolitan cuisine.

 

Lunch of your creatiions will follow.

 

Dinner on your own this evening. 

 

DAY FOUR

 

Day at Leisure

 

Today you can explore the surrounding areas. You can take the hydrofoil and reach the beautiful villages of Positano or Sorrento or visit Naples.

 

Dinner on your own this evening.  

 

 

 

DAY FIVE

 

Cooking Class

 

Today you will enjoy your second cooking lesson in the morning with lunch following.


Time at leisure in the afternoon or if you would like, we can organize a visit to a winery in the countryside of Capri.

 

Dinner on your own this evening.

 

DAY SIX

 

Cooking Class

 

This morning is your last cooking lesson with your chef followed by lunch.

 

Dinner on your own this evening.

 

 

 

  

DAY SEVEN

 

Private transfer to Marina Grande Port.

 
 
*The content or order of the itinerary may change depending on dates, availability of services or activities, local festivals/holidays, weather constraints, etc. Menus are samples and may vary according to the season

 

 

GROUP SIZE

 

A minimum of 2 participants is required to run this tour and the tour is limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

 

(The number of participants refers to how many persons are required to run the tour, not to how many persons you must have in your party. Please inquire.)

 

 

 

HOW TO ARRIVE

 
Hydrofoil from Naples - about 1 hour
Hydrofoil from Sorrento - about 40 minutes

 

*These details are provided as additional information. Please check below to see if transfers are included in this tour.

 

 

 

BOOKING INFORMATION 

 

2017 Fees Per Person


Double Room/US$2850
Single Supplement/US$850

 

*Please inquire about lower pricing based on four or more persons

 

*Pricing may vary depending on market fluctuation  

 

 

Deposit

 

After availability is confirmed, a 30% per person deposit and the completed and submitted registration form will secure your reservation. Final payment is due in full 75 days before your arrival date. 

 

2017 Dates

 

Available April to October, minimum of 2 participants, upon request and depending on availabiltiy. Please inquire 

 

Included

 

*Six (6) nights' accommodation in double room at a 4 star hotel, breakfast included
*Three (3) hands on cooking lessons and lunches
*Private transfers in Capri from/to the Villa
*Private tour of the island by boat
*Visit of the Blue Grotto ( tickets included )
*Four (4) hour private guide as per program

 

Airfare, personal expenses are not included.

 
 

 

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CANCELLATION POLICY 

 

Please contact us for cancellation policy information. Travel insurance is highly recommended.

 

 

 

CLIENT REMARKS

 

Furnished upon request. 

 

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MAP*

This exciting region is depicted below. You can also access Google MapsTM by clicking HERE

 

 

*In some cases mapping may give clients a general sense of location due to changes in venue. Please inquire about specific location.

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CINQUE TERRE COOKING & WALKING

"Believe me we were impressed...very impressed...I don't know how we could possibly top this vacation...any suggestions? Active Gourmet did good. Everyone we came in contact with was superb. Friendly, professional, efficient, accommodating,fantastic. What a pleasure having them assist us with our vacation....it was the best vacation I ever had. Thank you." Fran and Daniel U., Torrance, California

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