Positano - Olive oil tasting

Drive Tour Positano - Olive oil tasting

Duration: 6 hours (Approx)
Start From: € 220,00
Max People: 8
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Tour Description

POSITANO

If this is your first time on the Amalfi coast, get ready, because Positano is probably the most picturesque town of the globe. John Steinbeck was right, “Positano bites deep.”

Located in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, Positano, is an Italian town of 3836 inhabitants, and is a place where you can wander down romantic alleyways and gaze out beyond the mesmerizing coast, It is a very popular tourist destination hosting pebble beaches and narrow, steep streets filled with shops.

Italy’s Amalfi Coast is a bucket list destination, and Positano is undoubtedly the crowning jewel of the Coast. Even to many Italians, it represents the perfect Italian holiday with its fashionable people, scenic location, amazing food and wine. Positano really is a dream. Colorful houses painted shades of pink, white, and yellow appear to cling tightly to the cliff but are in fact very accessible through the narrow streets that snake their way up the steep mountainside. The unique vertical Cliffside setting is what gives most of the town amazing views.

Medieval Saracen towers dot the coastline and Around the town, you’ll see references to the Sirens, or le Sirenuse, tempting sea creatures who lived on the tiny islands of Li Galli just off the shores of Positano and had all intentions of seducing with their songs all who sailed nearby.

Part of the fun in traveling, is capturing memories that you can look back on and share with others. On this particular trip, you will be sure that you to capture at least one “frame-worthy photograph” it’s truly hard to believe that this legendary luxury destination was once a poor fisherman’s village.

Get prepared for a very local experience: The extra-virgin-olive oil tasting. We will first start visiting an olive oil factory; here experts are going to show you how this incredible ingredient is prepared, step-by-step. You will have the opportunity to taste many different kinds of oil, all of the best quality, with fresh baked Italian bread. An exciting tour lasting an ‘hour that will evoke unforgettable organoleptic sensations.

A guide will accompany you on route, among the estate's century-old olive groves, they will tell you about the history and traditional production of Sorrento oil. You will be able to observe the tools of the past that were used for pruning and pressing, finally, you will discover all the steps that lead to the production of our delicious oil. Spend about 15 minutes taking in the beauty of nature before starting the tasting. Tasting of over 15 extra virgin olive oils.

Olive Oil - The Tasting 

A guide will accompany you on route, among the estate's century-old olive groves, they will tell you about the history and traditional production of Sorrento oil. You will be able to observe the tools of the past that were used for pruning and pressing, finally, you will discover all the steps that lead to the production of our delicious oil. Spend about 15 minutes taking in the beauty of nature before starting the tasting. Tasting of over 15 extra virgin olive oils.

In addition to DOP extra virgin olive oil, you will also taste the extra virgin olive oil flavored with Sorrento lemon, Sorrento oranges, truffles, chili peppers and other bouquets up to about 20 variations.  After the oil tasting you can taste delicious local products.

Tasting of Limoncello and local liqueur creams

 Limoncello is the typical Sorrento liqueur, imitated all over the world. Her, the original flavor is savored, made with real lemons from our land. In addition to limoncello, you can also taste the fantastic lemon, pistachio and chocolate creams.

The excursion of Positano & olive oil tasting in brief:

* Alcaexcursions private driver will meet/pick you up at your Hotel/Accommodation and after a brief presentation, you will be accompanied to your luxury and licensed Mercedes vehicle for to start this lovely tour.

*We will drive through the scenic rout Amalfi ss163 and it will be possible for you to stop and immortalize the unique views of the Amalfi drive.

* Upon arrival in Positano, you will have approximately 3 hours of free time to explore the old town on your own.

* After enjoying and admiring the beauty of Positano, we will head to the hills of the Sorrento coast where we will try this amazing experience the extra - virgin olive tasting.

*At the end of the tour your private driver will ride you back to your Hotel/Accommodation.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Please kindly note that your driver will be at your complete disposal for the entire time, personalizing your sightseeing tour in order to offer you the best possible experience; in our tour descriptions you can read the highlights of each location, but of course you can discuss the itinerary with your driver and the timing between each place which might be subject to change (traffic - weather conditions) and if you are looking for a different plan from this proposed please contact us for further information, we will be happy to customize your experience to your needs.

What's Included

  • Luxury air conditioned
  • English speaking driver
  • Photo stops
  • Stop in Positano
  • Tasting of extra virgin olive oils
  • Tasting of glazes, honey and jams
  • Tasting of limoncello and liqueur creams
  • All taxes, parking tolls, gasoline, driver maintenance
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Waters
  • Refreshing wipes

Not Included

  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance fees if required
  • Guides in sites
  • Gratuities