HERCULANEUM - WINE TASTING - OLIVE OIL

Duration: 7-8 hours trip (from 8:30am until 3:30pm-4:30pm) Places you will visit: Herculaneum Naples
The Herculaneum-Wine-Olive oil tasting tour will last about 7-8 hours trip (from 8:30am until 3:30pm-4:30pm) and is available from Sorrento, Naples, Positano or Salerno Hotels/Train station/Port. This tour is designed for people who want to visit the Archeological site of Herculaneum, have lunch with wine tasting at the feet of the Volcano and visit an olive oil factory with a free tasting

Iaccarino Sorrento Limousine service will be pleased to drive you to the ruins of Herculaneum, have lunch with Wine Tasting at the feet of Mount Vesuvius and visit an olive oil factory with a free tasting.

We will pick you up in the morning and drive you first to Herculaneum where you will spend 2 hours to visit the ancient ruins on your own or there is the possibility to arrange a professional licensed guide on your behalf.

Then we will drive you at the Cantina del Vesuvio a winery located at the feet of the famous Volcano Mount Vesuvius where the soil is very fertil and you can join a wonderful panorama of Sorrento, the island of Capri and the entire bay of Naples. In this winery that was born after the last eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1944 you can taste the famous wine called "Lacryma Christy" (tears of Christ). You will be served 5 different types of wines among white, red and roseè, to finish with some spumante and a distilled of apricot (digestive). All these wines will be accompanied by the specialties of the Campania region like bruschetta, provolone, home made bread, salame, spaghetti with cherry tomaotes of Mt. Vesuvius and to finish with our typical easter cake:"Pastiera Napoletana" (a ricotta and corn pie).

On the way back to Sorrento we will stop you in a farm where they produce the best extravirgin olive oil. Here you will visit the mill and taste the real D.O.P. Extravirgin olive oil, and other olive oils infused with lemon, orange, parslin, basil, onions, garlic, bruschetta, chili and many other brands.

The tour will finish at your Hotel in the afternoon.

PAYMENT: We only accept cash payment in Euros.

NOT INCLUDED: lunch, gratuities, entrance fees for Herculaneum ruins and the extra cost to hire the Herculaneum licensed guide (if required).

INCLUDED:  taxes, fuel and parking tolls.

-Entrance fees for Herculaneum is 11 Euros per person but it is free of charge for kids under 18 showing a valid ID and for everybody only the 1st Sunday of each month.

-Lunch with wine tasting cost 28 Euros per person (but kids will pay only 18 Euros just for the lunch without drinking wine).

-The Olive Oil Tasting at Gargiulo is free of charge.

Meteo Conditions

Sunny
Wednesday Sunny min: 39 F | max: 55 F
Rain
Thursday Rain min: 43 F | max: 58 F
Mostly Sunny
Friday Mostly Sunny min: 48 F | max: 56 F
Light Rain
Saturday Light Rain min: 54 F | max: 61 F