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From Sorrento: Amalfi & Positano Full-Day Trip by Boat

1. From Sorrento: Amalfi & Positano Full-Day Trip by Boat

Tour the beautiful Amalfi coast by boat with stops in Amalfi and Positano. Enjoy a light lunch on board with free time to explore the towns and to swim and snorkel. Relax on the boat while taking in the dramatic views of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Board the boat for a cruise around the Bay of Salerno to Amalfi. During the cruise, pass Nerano, the Emeraldo Grotto, and Li Galli Island. Sunbathe on the decks and beaches, or swim and snorkel in the shimmering waters. Arrive at the port of Amalfi and enjoy free time to explore this beautiful town. Then head towards the next stop, Positano the Pearl of the Amalfi Coast. Admire its famous pink and white houses and see the domed cathedral.

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From Sorrento: Coast and Capri Full-Day Trip by Boat

2. From Sorrento: Coast and Capri Full-Day Trip by Boat

Embark on a memorable and relaxing boat trip up the Sorrento Coast to the picturesque island of Capri. See the sights by boat, and then enjoy free time on Capri itself on this inclusive day excursion. The tour starts with the pick-up and transfers to the port. Once on board, enjoy the experience of sailing along the Sorrento Coast, admiring the Gulf of Naples, and majestic Vesuvius. Enjoy informative commentary from your captain as you tour the island by boat. Enter the Marvellous, White, and Green Grottos, and admire sights like the Natural Arch and Curzio Malaparte Villa. You'll also see the Lighthouse, Faraglioni, and pass through the famous Arch of Love. If you have chosen the option with a swimming stop, the boat will drop anchor at Marina Piccola near the Faraglioni Rocks. You will then have the opportunity to jump in the water to go swimming and enjoy a wonderful view of the Faraglioni Rocks. You will have about 4/5 hours of free time to explore the island by land. The departure back to Piano di Sorrento is in the late afternoon. Once arrived at the port of Piano di Sorrento, you will then be transferred back to the starting point.

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From Naples: Capri and Blue Grotto Day Tour

3. From Naples: Capri and Blue Grotto Day Tour

Meet your local, English–speaking guide at the port of Naples or Sorrento and head by jetfoil to the beautiful island of Capri. Start your tour at the island's main port, the picturesque Marina Grande. Packed with numerous sailing vessels, this view alone is worth the visit! Visit the Blue Grotto if the weather permits. Head along scenic winding roads, including the breathtaking Mamma Mia Road, to the second-largest center on the island, Anacapri, with its own unforgettable and stunning panoramas. Take the time to explore this beautiful village, its narrow streets, and typical small piazzas.  Next, travel to the main town of Capri and La Piazetta, the vibrant center of the island. Wander this area packed with hotels, restaurants and open-air cafes. Sit and relax in the warm sunshine, sip a cocktail or even spot a few VIPs. Visit the Augustus botanical gardens. From this vantage point, look down upon one of Capri's best–known landmarks, the legendary Faraglioni limestone rocks. Enjoy some time to explore on your own. Finally, return to the Marina Grande.

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From Sorrento: Amalfi and Positano Full-Day Shared Boat Tour

4. From Sorrento: Amalfi and Positano Full-Day Shared Boat Tour

After pick up from your hotel, your boat tour will depart at 9:00 AM. First, you'll sail around Li Galli island, where the myth of Ulysses and the Sirens is said to be set. Then your boat will head to the Ancient Marine Republic of Amalfi where you'll enjoy 4 hours of free time to explore the town. Don't miss seeing main local attractions such as the Cathedral and the Cloister of Paradise. Enjoy some time on the peddle beach, tanning and swimming in the azure waters. You may also want to shop for local products like the world famous Amalfi Coast lemons and lemoncello.  Next, sail towards Positano, where you'll also have about 1.5 hours to yourself. Admire the picturesque Furore and the beautiful old town of Praiano. On the return trip, you'll find the Fjord of Crapolla and the enchanting Islet d'Isca that belongs to Eduardo de Filippo. Finally you'll arrive back at the port at about 5:15 PM and catch your shuttle back to your accommodations.

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From Positano: Sorrento Coast & Capri Full-Day Trip by Boat

5. From Positano: Sorrento Coast & Capri Full-Day Trip by Boat

Set sail from Piano di Sorrento and cruise along the coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Admire the fishing village of Marina Grande and see the ruins of a Roman villa near Bagni della Regina Giovanna before passing a natural waterfall that flows from the rock. Cross the Tyrrhenian Sea to discover the magnificent sea caves of the Marvelous Grotto, White Grotto and Green Grotto. Admire the Paleolithic-age Arco Naturale and contemporary Casa Malaparte along the way. Pass the Faraglioni rocks and the Punta Carena lighthouse and get some time to swim and snorkel in the sea. Enjoy refreshing drinks and snacks served on board the boat, and enjoy 3 to 5 hours on the island at leisure. Use the provided map to create your own adventure before you sail back to Sorrento. Enjoy a limoncello tasting before disembarking at Piano di Sorrento, from where you will be taken back to the meeting point.

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Capri Island Full-Day Semi-Private Trip from Sorrento

6. Capri Island Full-Day Semi-Private Trip from Sorrento

The boats used for this Sorrento cruise are very comfortable, with ample wooden deck space, a sofa, seating, a cabin and a bathroom. You’ll take part in a short briefing, and then head off on a scenic cruise to the island of Capri. Departing from Marina Grande, you'll first pass by Regina’s Giovanna Baths and have views of the Ancient Roman Villa Pollio. As you approach the Isle of Capri and then cruise around it you’ll see the statue of the Scugnizzo, the Grotta del Corallo, the Grotta Bianca, the Natural Arch, Villa Malaparte, the Faraglioni, the Bay of Marina Piccola, the Grotta Verde, the Lighthouse at Punta Carena and the Grotta Azzurra. After cruising around the island, you’ll have 4 hours of free time to visit the center of Capri. Head to Piazza Umberto I, better known as the Piazzetta, a surprisingly small square dominated by the profile of the island's Monte Solaro. The Piazzetta is the heart of Capri's social life, and therefore became known as the Salotto del Mondo, or the world's sitting room. In the late afternoon you’ll cruise slowly back to the mainland, leaving the legendary island behind.

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From Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Full-Day Cruise Trip by Boat

7. From Sorrento: Amalfi Coast Full-Day Cruise Trip by Boat

Experience the beauty of the Amalfi Coast and Sorrentine Peninsula from a different perspective on a full-day boat cruise. Discover the Li Galli islets, where the myth of Ulysses and the Sirens are set, and much more. Stop for 2.5 hours in the historic city of Amalfi and use the time to visit the Cathedral of Saint Andrew to see the Cloister of Paradise, or enjoy a coffee on the main square. Depart Amalfi for an optional visit to the sea grotto of the Emerald Cave, weather and sea conditions permitting. Admire the beautiful church overlooking the sea in Praiano, and pass the amazing fjord and medieval watch towers at Furore. Make your way to the pretty village of Positano and go ashore for 2 hours to stroll the charming streets and find local crafts in the gift shops. Alternatively, relax on the beach and go for a swim before sailing back towards Sorrento. Pass the Crapolla fjord and the private islet of Isca before arriving back at the port of Nerano.

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From Sorrento: Under 30s Boat Trip to Capri

8. From Sorrento: Under 30s Boat Trip to Capri

Benefit from pick-up at a meeting point close to your hotel and journey to the port of Piano di Sorrento to sail along the coastline of the Sorrentine Peninsula in a group of young adults under 30 years old. Take a tour of the island by boat to see the sea caves of the White Grotto and Green Grotto. Continue past the arch of the Arco di Naturale and discover a fine example of contemporary architecture as you admire the Casa Malaparte from the water. See the Faraglioni rocks and Punta Carena lighthouse, and get some more time to swim and snorkel. Disembark to explore Capri on land and take part in fun water sports, such as a banana boat ride.

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From Sorrento: Pompeii & Vesuvius Tour by Boat with Lunch

9. From Sorrento: Pompeii & Vesuvius Tour by Boat with Lunch

Start your day of adventure by meeting your driver/guide at your hotel. After a short meet and greet, take a brief, scenic drive to the port of Piano di Sorrento. From here you will depart by boat to the port of Castellammare di Stabia where the fun begins.  From your docking point at Castellammare di Stabia you will take a scenic transfer via bus to Pompeii and enjoy a 2.5-hour visit. Take a walk through the living ruins of this ancient city with your experienced, authorized guide who will teach you everything you need to know about this famous place.  Once the visit of Pompeii is over, relax for a while and have lunch in a traditional vineyard. Then, depart from Pompeii to visit Mount Vesuvius, once the site of a live volcano, and learn about this natural wonder with the assistance of a professional guide. From Mount Vesuvius, you will take a transfer back to Castellammare di Stabia before departing by boat to Sorrento. You will take a scenic sailing trip along the coast and have the chance to take a dip in the crystal clear waters. After your sailing trip return to the port of Piano di Sorrento and be transferred back to your hotel.

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From Sorrento: Capri Boat Trip with visit to the Blue Grotto

10. From Sorrento: Capri Boat Trip with visit to the Blue Grotto

Marvel at the iconic Blue Grotto, one of the most famous attractions of the beautiful island of Capri, on a boat cruise departing from Sorrento. Visit the sea cave from a small rowboat before boarding back on a bigger boat to cruise around the whole island. Swim or snorkel in the blue waters and visit Capri at your own pace. Reach the Blue Grotto, the first stop of your tour early in the morning. Enter the cave aboard a small rowing boat to see it up close and personally. This unique sea cave, formed over the millennia by the erosive action of the sea, owes its name and its beauty to the intense blue color of the crystalline water. In Roman times it was used as a marine nymphaeum. Continue your day of adventure with a tour of the whole island. You'll see the Faraglioni, the White Grotto, the Green Grotto, and the Lighthouse of Punta Carena. Stop for a swim or a snorkel in the clear waters, and enjoy free time to visit the famous center of Capri, a city rich in archaeological and natural treasures.

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What people are saying about Sorrento

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1,275 reviews

Driver was a gentleman, very friendly and helpful. Beautiful boat and worth every penny. Amazing coastline couldn't recommend this trip anymore.

Great excursion, the Amalfi Coast is best appreciated by the sea, the landscapes are magnificent.

Very nice to see Amalfi and Positano in a day. I thought it was a nice addition to our vacation!

We had an amazing day visiting Capri and would recommend this tour.

Michele catered to my family and was very knowledgable and funny.