Local Living Italy—Amalfi Coast Winter

Get ready to live like a local on this off-season trip to the hilltop towns and vineyards of the Amalfi Coast, where you'll explore the small towns and trails of this beautiful countryside while experiencing local customs and once-in-a-lifetime moments. Explore the ruins of Pompeii in the morning, hike the coastline of the Med by afternoon, and tuck into bed at your converted 17th-century monastery homebase at sundown. Since this trip takes place in the off season when it's just a bit cooler out, there are fewer people around the Amalfi Coastmeaning you'll have that much more paradise all to yourself.

Duration: 7 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Wildlife, Trekking, Beer Tasting Physical rating: Average
Accommodation standard:   Moderate% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 141883
Starts: Naples, Italy Finishes: Naples, Italy
You will visit
  • Naples
  • Naples



Day 1: Naples

Welcome to Naples, home to the best pizza of the world.

Join your Chief Experience Officer (CEO) after the welcome meeting for an optional group dinner to eat the dish Naples is famous for—pizza! Your CEO will lead you on a brief orientation walk after dinner.

Additional Notes:
Hotel check-in time is approximately 3:00pm.

Please make every effort to arrive in time for this important meeting. If you are delayed and will arrive late, please inform the hotel or us directly -- contact numbers are provided in these notes. Your Chief Experience Officer (CEO) will then leave you a message at the front desk informing you of where and when to meet up.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Orientation Walk


Day 2: Naples/Furore (1B, 1D)

After you've had time to settle into your room, the hosts will give you a tour of the property and tell you a bit about themselves and the agriturismo's history.

Additional Notes:
Our accommodation is an agriturismo just outside of Furore. For the duration of our trip we stay at the same agriturismo. Located in a tiny village just outside of Furore, it was formerly a 16th century monastery, and the staff are incredibly friendly and hospitable. The property is surrounded by colourful gardens, open terraces, and endless staircases leading out to lemon groves and grapevines.

Included Activities:
Pompeii Guided Tour
Cooking Demonstration

Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))


Day 3: Furore (1B, 1D)

Visit the seaside town of Sorrento and enjoy an orientation walk before free time.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Private Vehicle
Private Vehicle


Day 4: Furore (1B, 1L, 1D)

Additional Notes:
Note that this hike may take place on another day of the tour, weather depending. We will try to do this hike on the first day that has good weather conditions.

During the winter months the boat from Positano to Amalfi is also weather dependent. When it is not running, a private vehicle will be taken instead.

Included Activities:
Walk of the Gods Hike

Hiking (0.50-0.75 hours)
Boat (1.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))


Day 5: Furore (1B, 1D)

Today's focus is on food. Start off with a mozzarella-making demonstration, then learn about limoncello production, and, finally, learn how to make pizza the Italian way.

Included Activities:
Mozzarella Making Demonstration
Limoncello-Making Demonstration
Pizza-Making Demonstration

Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))


Day 6: Furore (1B, 1D)

Visit Amalfi and Ravello before returning to the agriturismo for a brief evening cooking demonstration.

Included Activities:
Cooking Demonstration

Private Vehicle
Private Vehicle
Private Vehicle


Day 7: Furore/Naples (1B)

Morning transfer to the Naples train station. Depart in the early afternoon.

Additional Notes:
If you opt to stay at the agrigurismo in Furore until checkout time at 11am, we will gladly help you to arrange any onward transport at your own cost.

Private Vehicle

    • Guided tour of Pompeii
    • Hike along the famous "Walk of the Gods" (weather permitting)
    • Visits to Amalfi, Ravello, and Sorrento
    • Five home-cooked dinners using local organic produce
    • Three pre-dinner cooking experiences at the agriturismo
    • Limoncello- and mozzarella-making demonstrations
    • Orientation walk in Naples
    • Transport between destinations and included activities
    • Hotel (1 nt), small locally owned agriturismo/guesthouse (5 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners
    • Private minibus, boat, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guide
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Tour Highlights:
  • Get cozy at an agriturismo on the Amalfi Coast
  • Hike the famous "Walk of the Gods"
  • Learn about the fate of Pompeii from an expert local guide
  • Explore chic resort towns and historic villages
  • Savour delicious home-cooked Italian food made from local ingredients
  • Enjoy having the Amalfi Coast to yourself during the off-season.