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Sorrento: Pizza Making Class

1. Sorrento: Pizza Making Class

Your experience will begin as you arrive at the tour location, at which point you will be welcomed with an olive-oil tasting of the house. From there, you'll don your apron and start kneading your pizza dough, discovering all the ingredients and secrets to prepare a traditional Neapolitan pizza. Once the dough is prepared, you will move on to the second step to have fun tossing your pizza in an authentic manner. You will have a choice of ingredients to coat your pizza with, and once it is ready you will cook it in the pizza oven. Following the lesson you will eat pizza accompanied by a good local wine, which will be followed by tiramisu. Your lesson will eventually conclude with a tasting of authentic Limoncello.

Sorrento: Authentic Local Cooking Class and Meal

2. Sorrento: Authentic Local Cooking Class and Meal

Take part in an interactive cooking lesson for two to ten participants. Learn how to prepare traditional family recipes based on fresh, seasonal produce and herbs from the garden. Start with a welcome prosecco cocktail with a tasting of a large choice of local cheeses and meats. Then follows a complete lesson in preparing and cooking a pasta course and a dessert. During the class, you can sample the ingredients used to prepare the dishes to understand and experience the importance of their quality. Then enjoy the meal you cooked as a group, paired with local wine. The classes are perfect for the whole family, and kids are welcome too. They will be made to feel comfortable and welcome in the kitchen.

Herculaneum: Augmented Reality Walking Tour

3. Herculaneum: Augmented Reality Walking Tour

Wear your Augmented Reality smart glasses and enjoy a unique, innovative, and immersive walking tour at the archaeological site of Herculaneum. Travel back to 79 AC and see what Herculaneum's squares and houses looked like before being destroyed in a volcanic eruption. Meet your tour leader at Herculaneum main entrance and get kitted out with your glasses before listening to a quick introduction to how to use them. Then, begin your tour which has been designed by an archaeologist team to show you what life was like in Herculaneum before the eruption. The software of the glasses creates holograms that overlap the existing ruins, showing what the most significant temples, houses, and buildings originally looked like. Cast yourself into the bygone age of ancient life in Herculaneum, walking through the city to feel like a Roman.

Sorrento: Sightseeing Cruise with Limoncello Tasting

4. Sorrento: Sightseeing Cruise with Limoncello Tasting

Explore the coast by boat on a 2-hour cruise from Sorrento. See hidden bays, ancient properties, a waterfall, citrus groves, and the island of Capri as you cruise along the picturesque coastline. Stop for a swim in clear waters and use the snorkeling equipment provided for a complete experience. Then, the captain will provide you with a limoncello tasting and comments on the history and legends of the region. Choose to comfortably admire the stunning view from the stern seatings or to relax and shelter from the sun under the boat's tent. Begin your tour admiring Bagni della Regina Giovanna, one of the most enchanting places on Sorrento's beautiful and famous coast. The landscape consists of a huge cliff that encloses an enchanting natural pool, which is accessed from the sea through a rock arch. You then reach Puolo Bay with its crystal clear water. The beach, with a view of Vesuvius, has a surface made mostly of pebbles and sand and its characteristic village mostly consists of fishermen's houses. Stretching towards the island of Capri and surrounded by about 20 km of coast bathed by the two gulfs of Naples and Salerno, you'll find Massa Lubrense with its enchanting panorama. Pass by Capo Corbo and its suggestive natural waterfall and then stop for about 20 minutes for a pleasant dip in the crystal clear waters of the Fiordo Delle Sirene. Lulled by the rocking of the sea you will be led to the discovery of a true paradise.

From Amalfi: Small Group Boat Excursion to Capri Island

5. From Amalfi: Small Group Boat Excursion to Capri Island

Take a full-day cruise from Amalfi to Capri Island to explore its beaches, bays, and grottos. Take in the views from the water, visit a small waterfall, and stop on the island for plenty of free time to explore. Enjoy snacks and drinks on board. Following pickup in Amalfi, take a transfer to the port of Massa Lubrense (about 1 hour and 45 minutes one way). Once there, leave for Capri as you sail along Sorrento coast. The first stop will be by the small waterfall in Marciano Bay where you can take pictures and a refreshing shower. Continuing the tour, admire Cala di Mitigliano and Punta Campanella, part of the Sorrentine Peninsula featuring an ancient watchtower. Arrive in Capri, and see the leap of Tiberius, Villa Jovis, Coral Grotto, and White Grotto. Then, navigate to the Faraglioni Rocks, a symbol of the island with its cave of love. See the Villa Malaparte, the set of famous films and commercials. Next, head near Marina Piccola bay, a summer destination of yachts from all over the world. Later on, Disembark on the island, with about 4 hours of free time to explore on your own. After free time, head back to the departure port, where a shuttle will be waiting for you to drop you off back at your pickup hotel or address in Amalfi.

Herculaneum 2-Hour Private Guided Tour

6. Herculaneum 2-Hour Private Guided Tour

Meet your private guide at Herculaneum for a 2-hour guided tour of the archeological site. Herculaneum was located closer to Vesuvius than Pompeii, and was buried deeper by the lava, which better preserved the architecture. Admire the colorful murals and other artwork of the homes of wealthy nobles, which are reminders that Herculaneum was also richer than Pompeii. Learn about ancient Roman culture as your guide utilizes the ruins to paint a vivid picture of life during that time. Bring the whole family on this private tour, as its flexible structure makes it ideal for families with children.

Sorrento: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

7. Sorrento: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.

Sorrento Coast Parasailing Experience & Boat Tour

8. Sorrento Coast Parasailing Experience & Boat Tour

Take a solo, tandem or triple parasail flight, and soar high above the tranquil blue waters. Experiencing the scenery from this height is amazing and will allow you to see around and beyond the entire Bay of Naples. When you arrive, you will be fully looked after by the crew who will provide you with the latest up-to-date parasailing equipment. Listen to a briefing about parasailing procedures and safety. As the purpose-built parasailing boat departs, you will be gently lifted off the back deck. When you are in the air, sit back, relax and absorb the amazing views. After approximately 10-12 minutes of flight time, your instructor will carefully bring you and your parachute back on to the platform of the boat.

Naples: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

9. Naples: Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class

During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.

From Capri: Best Of Tour Including The Blue Grotto

10. From Capri: Best Of Tour Including The Blue Grotto

This 5-hour tour takes you on a discovery of the island of Capri. After being collected at Pier 23, head to the Blue Grotto by bus and go inside by rowing boat. Marvel at this a natural sea cave in the side of the mountain, 65 meters long and 28 meters wide more or less. Later, visit the village of Anacapri, located 1,800 feet above sea level. Here, you can take a chairlift to Monte Solaro, spend your time exploring Villa San Michele and the Axel Munthe Gardens, you can enjoy of the lunch in a typical local restaurant. Later by bus we will go to visit the famous Piazzetta in Capri, where you can admire the amazing views out over the gulf. Walk along the most beautiful street until the August Gardens. Here, you can see the famous Faraglioni, the distinctive rocks. End your tour by taking the funicular (cable car) ride for the return to Marina Grande.

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What people are saying about Campania

Great day out. Well organised and the guide was very helpful. For those planning to go to Capri be aware that a lot of tourists visit the island each day and this puts a great strain on the island's bus service. In the morning we had 4 hours of free time to explore the island before our afternoon boat trip around the island. We took the bus to the chairlift with no problems but trying to get back we found that organised tour guides were skipping the queues and filling up the buses with their groups, making it very difficult for us to get back. The manager at the bus station was very helpful and he was able to put us on a minibus but we only just made our afternoon boat trip, so just be aware that getting around the island can be an issue and take a lot longer than you expect.

Worth the money. Everything worked well. The guide + infos were just what we were looking for. First we were picked up by a big car. We were brought to a marina where the biat took us to capri marina. From there we got all the infos and could buy tickets for the tourist bus that brings you to different stations just like a hop on hop off bus. We went to the top of capri with a chairlift. This was the best part of the whole trip. Afterwards we checked out annacapri and capri. Annacapri was a nice quiet idyllic little place. Capri was beautiful but very crowded. Good for luxury shopping and the insta pics for those who need it. Afterwards we had a trip around the island with the blat before heading back home.

In our short getaway to Italy we took this trip to Capri and we were very pleased with it. Capri is an amazing island and a total must see. We booked two other day trips (not with HP travels) to the Amalfi coast and Pompeii/Mt. Vesuvius. The day trip to Capri was far better than the other day trips we took. One of the main difference in our experience was the guide. Marlene was our guide for the Capri trip, she was exceptional. She was really nice and very professional. She was always polite and really enthusiastic about helping us getting the most out of this experience.

The Capri Island day trip is the best one while we stayed in Naples. We enjoyed every minute we were on the island. The tour is well organized. The boat ride around the island is breathtaking, so beautiful. The allowable free time to explore the island is just about right - Thanks to Stefania (from HPtravel) who provided helpful tips for the island.

We had a great bike tour with Tino and can higly recommend it.