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Looking for one of the best Rome day trips? Travel to Capri, an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, on this day trip with an experienced guide. You’ll journey by coach to Naples, where you’ll cross the deep blue sea by boat to reach the isle of Capri. Enjoy lunch in Anacapri, a hilltop village with wonderful views, and then explore the main town of Capri independently. You can also take a boat tour to Capri’s famous Blue Grotto, if you wish. 

Highlights

  • Capri day trip from Rome with an expert local guide
  • Travel from Rome to Naples, admiring the picturesque Castelli Romani landscape
  • Cross to the island of Capri by boat and then visit the Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra) if you wish
  • Visit the charming village of Anacapri for lunch and enjoy views of the Bay of Naples
  • See top Naples attractions like Castel Nuovo as you return to Rome

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Capri is well worth the trip from Rome! Escape the hectic city for blissful views, quaint shops and the ethereally beautiful Blue Grotto.

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What You Can Expect

Capri Day Trip from Rome

See spectacular island scenery from Anacapri on your Capri day trip from Rome!

After pickup from your hotel or meeting point, your Rome to Capri day trip starts with the approximate 3-hour drive south to Naples, capital of Italy’s Campania region. Along the way, admire the landscape of Castelli Romani (Roman Castles) and sights like the Abbey of Montecassino, a hilltop Benedictine monastery.

When you arrive at the port of Naples, board a hydrofoil boat or catamaran for the 45-minute ride across the Tyrrhenian Sea to Capri, a fashionable island that sits just off Italy’s famed Amalfi Coast. You’ll pull into Marina Grand, where you can transfer over to a rowboat for a guided journey along the shoreline to see the fascinating Blue Grotto, Capri’s most famous natural sight (entry at your own expense). The grotto’s enchanting blue color comes from rays that enter from under the water and a small beam of light from the cave’s only entrance.

Back on the island, head up to the small village of Anacapri by coach to enjoy hilltop views of the Bay of Naples with free time for lunch at a local trattoria. Then go back down the hill to the town of Capri, the island’s main settlement, where you can walk around on your own. Go shopping for souvenirs or check out sights like Piazza Umberto before it's time to catch the boat back to Naples, where you’ll re-board the coach for the return drive to Rome.

As you leave Naples, catch sight of landmarks like Castel Nuovo, Certona di San Martino and Palazzo Reale. Then relax on the journey back to Rome, where your day trip ends at a drop-off point near Termini Station or one of the following locations, if you prefer: Via Veneto, Piazza Barberini, Piazza Venezia or Piazza della Repubblica (just let your guide know).

Please note: In rare cases of very bad weather, boats to Capri are cancelled; if this happens, you’ll spend the day exploring Naples and the ancient ruins of Pompeii, a World Heritage Site, with your guide. No refund will be due.

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Customer Reviews

Binoy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Totally worth the long ride from Rome, definitely visit the Blue Grotto while here.

Prema V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent arrangements. We were picked up from our hotel and dropped back too. The guide was very good . He gave us a wealth of information during the bus ride to Napoli and at Capri.The lunch was at a good restaurant and we were given enough time to shop and explore. Highly recommended.

Mary C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This was great value for the money. The bus, boat and the trip on the Isle of Capri were great.Our guides at all times were knowledgeable, helpful and most courteous.
We had ample time, yet we were never just hanging around. The included meal was great.I have taken other tours while in Italy and this one I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

Mary C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Excellent value. Good bus, boat, and tour of Capri. The Grotto experience was just fine.
The guides were all most attentive and courteous. The meal was excellent and all in all i thought the day was all and more than i expected

fhirsh

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Pino is the best tour guide I'd ever had

Mahesh K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Well worth the money.........would recommend!

mary

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

You spend most of the day traveling but the end result is well worth the ride. Even on a cloudy day and a closed blue grotto, this excursion is one we won't soon forget. The bus ride up the mountain is spectacular and the stops along the way to the lemoncello and perfume factory were worth every penny. Included lunch was a treat. Our tour guide, Pino, walked us all over the island giving us interesting stories and history. He was great! Great trip!

Jim D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Very well organized, tour guides were professional and friendly.

Patricia S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

A wish come true to visit Capri. A little cold but did not put a damper on our visit. The tour guide was superb. Could have been a little warmer but after all it was February.

Maureen K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Wonderful day!! This is the third time I've taken a group of people on this trip and it's always a success. Both Stefano, our guide from Rome to Naples, as well as Pino, our guide in Capri were wonderful. They are both very knowledgeable and kept us well informed! I will always be including this day trip during my groups' time in Rome.

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