Enjoy a full immersion in the nature and traditions of Sorrento Coast getting to know the lemon nursery job and tasting the wonders it produces
- Cycle along the hills of Sorrento Coast surrounded by olive trees and lemon groves with sea view
- Visit a lemon nursery and meet who takes care every day of the lemon trees from seed to fruit
- Experience a real contact with land, traditions and the people who preserve them
Where and When
Available every day all year long
Departure time: h 9:00am
Meeting place: Piazza Andrea Veniero - Sorrento
Sorrento Coast lemon is famous all over the world: its bright yellow color, its bitter however delicate taste, its unique frangrance that perfumes the air of Sorrento Peninsula are part of each and every story of who has been here just once or lives here since forever. But, how much we know about this wonderful fruit? Where its uniqueness come from? Who are the people who made it exist and work to keep its uniqueness ?
Rita is one of these people. She owns a holiday farm and lemon nursery ot he hills of Massa Lubrense, in a charming location immersed in nature and overlooking the Gulf of Naples.
We will reach her place cycling from Sorrento towards Massa Lubrense along old connection roads and main roads twisting and turning among olive trees and lemon groves overlooking the Gulf of Naples and Capri. The route (15 km approx back and forth) develops along gentle hills which will not be difficult to cycle on considering also that the tour will be done by electric bikes. You will cycle through small villages and along panoramic roads immersed in nature and far from the crowds.
At the end of our ride, we will reach Rita’s farm where she will welcome us with a refreshing glass of lemonade. Then she will show us her work. Her farm is one of the few ones allowed to produce the seeds destinated to be planted and produce the famous Oval Lemon of Sorrento. She will show us the seedbed, the place from which everything produced in the farm originates and the field of mother plants sharing her knowledge about the features of the Sorrento lemon and the citrus products. After that, we will visit the lemon grove and taste more lemon based products such as homemade jam.
This tour is a unique opportunity to experience a real contact with land, traditions and the people who preserve them. Don’t miss it!