Ciclismo Classico Offers Amalfi Coast Celebrity Chef Hiking-Culinary Tour

Ciclismo Classico Offers Amalfi Coast Celebrity Chef Hiking-Culinary Tour
Along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, guests will hike peaceful trails and coastal roads, past silvery olive trees, secluded fishing inlets, sandy beach resorts, and aromatic citrus groves. Chef Dante will share his family's history in the region, curate tasty picnic lunches, share cooking tips/lessons, and welcome travelers into his family's home. The seven day tour starts at $4,295 and is slated for Septembers 17-23, 2016. For more info, visit

“This tour offers breathtaking scenery as you travel from dramatic clifftop towns, through hidden fishing inlets, and along some of the most beautiful coastlines imaginable,” said Ciclismo Classico Founder Lauren Hefferon. “It features a stunning hike around the cliffs of Positano, a visit to the beautiful gardens of Villa Cimbrone in Ravello, a private walking tour of the historic cathedral and cloisters in Amalfi, a boat ride along the glimmering Mediterranean coast, and an intimate dining experience prepared by Chef Dante de Magistris.”

Guests will take a ferry to the isle of Capri where they'll explore the ancient Roman ruins of Villa Jovis, enjoy a delicious picnic, and encounter the famous Faraglioni rocks jutting out of the sea. They'll stop at a local limoncello factory for a tasting of the regional specialty and enjoy the melodic sounds of the native Neapolitan music.

This unique hiking vacation will engage all of the senses and introduce travelers to the savory southern Italian cuisine, famous for its natural ingredients and traditional dishes like spaghetti allo scoglio, and delizie al limone.


  • Cooking lesson with Chef Dante de Magistris

  • Five spectacular days of coastal hiking (4 hours per day)

  • Sampling fresh vegetables, gnocchi, local wines, olive oil, and so much more

  • Exploring: Positano, Ravello and Capri

  • Discovering the real and locally-made limoncello, Amalfi's lemon liqueur


Chef Dante de Magistris is the Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Restaurant Dante in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as well as Il Casale Belmont. Casale has earned the attention and praise of national and local culinary critics, including being named in Esquire Magazine list of "15 Places Not to Miss", and earning 3.5 out of 4 stars from the Boston Globe's Devra First, an A- from the Boston Herald's Mat Schaffer, and two Best of Boston awards from Boston Magazine.