The Cilento Secret
2023 dates coming soon
Medieval villages, long sandy beaches, Greek temples, and Italy’s best mozzarella di bufala. Cilento has a front row seat to the Amalfi Coast, but life here is more serene. The Cilento National Park protects it from the mass tourism that has overwhelmed many of Italy’s more well-known destinations.
Cilento is like a box seat overlooking the Amalfi Coast"
Cilento has a front row seat to the Amalfi Coast, but life here is more serene. The Cilento National Park protects it from the mass tourism that has overwhelmed many of Italy’s more well-known destinations.
Cilento is home to one of world’s largest populations of centenarians. Since the Mediterranean Diet was first studied here in the 1950s, scientists continue to prove that Cilento possesses the secret to not just longevity, but happiness.
“The Cilento Secret” is a one week tour that unfolds the story of Cilento and the gentle life here that feels like Italy of another era.
Unpack your bags only once to stay at Borgo La Pietraia, a country inn immersed in nature, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea
Visit the 3,000 year old temples at Paestum, a UNESCO World Heritage site
Learn to cook the signature dishes of the Mediterranean Diet
Spend a day exploring the Amalfi Coast
Explore the Cilento National Park's protected coastline and seaside villages where the Mediterranean Diet is a way of life
Learn about wine from an accomplished sommelier and visit local vineyards and winemakers
Day 1: Arrive at Borgo La Pietraia, sunset toast on the terrace followed by 5 course dinner outside overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea
Day 2: Tour of Italy's best buffalo mozzarella farm & visit to Paestum archaeological park and museum
Day 3: Explore the Cilento Coast by boat
Day 4: Day 4: Mediterranean Diet cooking class
Day 5: Spend a day on the Amalfi Coast with a visit to Positano
Day 6: Relax by the pool and have lunch on the farm
Day 7: Day of wine tasting in the Cilento National Park
Day 8: Arrivederci
The tour starts and ends at noon at the Naples train station.
$5,100.00 per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is $572.00
Our largest room, the Executive suite is standalone building with a sea-facing wide terrace with table, chairs and two recliners. The Executive suite offers the most privacy.
$4,800.00 per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is $474.00
These large rooms also offer a queen bed and a sea view. They are closest to the breakfast dining room and connected in a bay of 7 suites. An extra single bed may be added to the Junior Suite if there are 3 guests sharing one suite.
$4,500 per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is $372.00
These rooms have a double bed and a partial sea view from their terraces. There are 4 superior suites situated on the eastern side of the property.
Wine at all included meals
All ground transportation via private coach and drivers
Ferry between Positano and Salerno
All entrance fees, tours and local guides
Transfers from Borgo La Pietraia and Naples airport or train station
Taxes, service charges and gratuities
NOT INCLUDED IN RATE
Mini-fridge charges or room service
The tour begins and ends in Naples. Please plan to arrive in Naples on Sunday at noon.
The tour ends on Sunday after breakfast. Our private coach will depart for Naples (about a 1.5 hour drive) at 10am.
$500 reservation fee to secure your seat (non-refundable). (We will send you an invoice after we receive your reservation request.)
Balance due 90 days before departure.