Ideas for your Campania food and wine tour
Tastings, cookery lessons, culinary tours, even tailor-made ones
The mild climate, the beauty of the coastline, the wealth of art and history, and Campania cuisine make this region a land to be experienced. Naples strikes the traveller for its liveliness, for the splendid colours of the sea, but also for its history, which emerges in every corner of the historic centre, the largest in Europe, an authentic open-air museum.
Because of the exceptional nature of the finds and their state of preservation, UNESCO has also placed the Archaeological Sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata under its protection. The Royal Palace of Caserta, another UNESCO site in Campania, is an authentic masterpiece of art and architecture.
The Amalfi Coast offers a unique landscape: bays, inlets and picturesque villages such as Sorrento, Amalfi, Ravello, Vietri sul Mare and Positano. Here man’s work has been grandiose. The most impervious areas are now transformed by a series of terraces sloping down towards the sea, used to cultivate foods that are symbols of Campania food and wine industry, such as citrus fruits, olives and vines.
Food and wines of Campania are cheerful and sunny. This land can boast the tastiest and juiciest tomatoes in the world, which season many Campania foods such as pizza with Mozzarella di Bufala Campana PDO and spaghetti. In Campania food and wine also mean desserts appreciated all over the world: the Neapolitan pastiera, the fragrant sfogliatelle and the babà. If you’re going to explore the Campania wine region, visiting this land also means tasting the famous limoncello di Sorrento and Campania wines, from Taurasi to Aglianico via Greco di Tufo and Lacryma Cristi.