On a trip to the Gulf of Naples, you won’t want to miss the island of Capri. Reachable only by boat, if offers hidden caves, charming villages, and stunning ocean views. Here's what to know if you’re planning on a day trip to Capri from Sorrento.
Group tours are a great value, allowing you to maximize your time and check off all the top attractions in one day. Most tours include a boat ride to the Blue Grotto, a view of the famous Faraglioni rock formations, and visits to the towns of Capri and Anacapri. For a more personalized experience, opt for a small-group tour.
Private tours mean the itinerary can be tailored to your preferences and you can enjoy the undivided attention of your guide. With a private boat transfer to the island, you’ll have free time to check out sights such as Villa Jovis, the Gardens of Augustus, Marina Grande, and the Capri town funicular, or you can combine an island tour with a visit to ancient Pompeii, Positano, or the Amalfi Coast.
Things to Know
- Reachable only by boat, the island is located in the Bay of Naples, right off the Sorrento Peninsula.
- Day tours from Sorrento usually take six to eight hours, and most include hotel pickup and round-trip transport by hydrofoil.
- If you’re visiting during summer, be sure to bring sunblock and stay hydrated.