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Sorrento Peninsula: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Sorrento: Coast and Capri Boat Trip with Limoncello

1. From Sorrento: Coast and Capri Boat Trip with Limoncello

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. Begin your day with pickup from an established meeting point. Sail 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. 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. Jump in the water to go swimming and enjoy a wonderful view of the Faraglioni Rocks. Then, settle in for some Limoncello tasting, an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Sorrento. Have about 6 hours of free time to explore the island by yourself. The departure back to Piano di Sorrento is in the late afternoon. Once at the port of Piano di Sorrento, be transferred back to the starting point.

From Rome: Round-Trip Transfer to Pompeii and its Ruins

2. From Rome: Round-Trip Transfer to Pompeii and its Ruins

Benefit from round-trip transportation to the archeological ruins of Pompeii from Rome. Discover the rich history of Naples, explore Vomero HIll, and enjoy the drive to Mount Vesuvius. Once there, explore Pompeii on your own, before driving back to Rome. Enjoy pickup in Rome and begin your journey towards Naples in an air-conditioned bus. Learn all about why this city is famous, and immerse yourself in its rich history, art, culture, and gastronomy. Explore Vomero hill, and look out over Naples all the way to the Sorrento Peninsula. Look out over the skyline, and witness how it has been dominated by the majestic and still active volcano Vesuvius. Take photos of the stunning landmark and revel in its history. Next, drive down towards the port of Mergellina, and travel towards the volcano and the town of Pompeii. Upon arrival, explore this UNESCO World Heritage site at your own pace on a self-guided tour. Walk along the ancient streets of the well-preserved ruins for a glimpse into the lives of ancient Romans. In the afternoon, join the tour leader at the meeting point and relax on the return journey to Rome.

From Sorrento: Positano and Amalfi Day Cruise

3. From Sorrento: Positano and Amalfi Day Cruise

Cruise through the magical Amalfi Coast and see two of its iconic destinations in just one day. Take a convenient roundtrip boat ride from Sorrento and stop at Positano and Amalfi to explore the charms of each town on self-guided visits. Embark on your discovery journey in Sorrento and float across the peninsula and the Amalfi Coast while taking in the spectacular sights. Make your first stop in Positano for a scenic walk along the rocky beaches and through narrow streets on the steep cliffs that make up the village. (2 Hours Stopover) Move on to Amalfi and admire the dramatic natural scenery and the colorful houses on cliffs as you approach the shore. Visit the stunning Byzantine cathedral, explore the picturesque town, and stop at a local restaurant for a fresh seafood dish at your own expense. (2 Hours and Half Stopover)

Naples Airport: 1-Way Shuttle to Sorrento Coast and Naples

4. Naples Airport: 1-Way Shuttle to Sorrento Coast and Naples

Enjoy a convenient and affordable way to reach your destination in the Sorrento or Naples area with a shared 1-way shuttle bus transfer from Naples International Airport. Drop-off areas include Meta di Sorrento, Piano di Sorrento, Pompei, Vico Equense, Sant'Agnello, and Castellammare di Stabia. Once you arrive at Naples International Airport, an assistant will be waiting for you at a welcome desk in the arrival hall to give you your bus ticket. Rest assured that if your flight is delayed, you can easily hop on the next shuttle bus. After receiving your shuttle ticket, simply hop on board the bus and sit back and relax as you are driven directly to the drop-off location in each city. 

From Pompeii/Castellammare/Vico Equense: Capri Day Cruise

5. From Pompeii/Castellammare/Vico Equense: Capri Day Cruise

In the morning you will be picked up and transferred to the port. You will spend your time on board reaching Capri surrounded by the Sorrentine Peninsula and the Gulf of Naples, dominated by the volcano Vesuvius. The tips and the entertainment of the tour leader on baord will make you learn more about the territory. During your leisure time on the island, you will have the possibility to visit the major attractions: the famous “Piazzetta Umberto I” and the magnificent Gardens of Augustus, the historic centre of Anacapri, with the chairlift up to Mount Solaro, the highest point of the island! During the panoramic cruise of the coast, you will be accompanied by a tour leader to know more about the limestone caves, like the Marvellous Grotto, the White Grotto and the Green Grotto. You will pass through the famous Arch of Love of the Faraglioni rocks and sail along Villa Curzio Malaparte on a rocky promontory . Don’t miss the opportunity to take a souvenir picture. In the afternoon, you will be accompanied to the starting point.

Positano: Small-Group Boat Excursion to Capri Island

6. Positano: Small-Group Boat Excursion to Capri Island

Sail along the Sorrento coast and see its dazzling natural sights. Explore Capri Island, go swimming at amazing beaches, and see spectacular grottos on this boat trip departing from Positano. After pickup from the meeting point, head to the port in Sorrento area via minivan. Once at the port, leave to Capri, sailing along Sorrento coast. The first stop will be by the small waterfall of Marciano Bay where you can take pictures and a refreshing shower. Continuing the tour, admire Cala di Mitigliano and Punta della Campanella, part of the Sorrentine Peninsula featuring an ancient watchtower. Once in Capri, see the Leap of Tiberius, Villa Jovis, Coral Grotto, and White Grotto. Navigate to the Faraglioni Rocks, the symbol of the island. Admire the Cave of Love and the famous Natural Arch and Villa Malaparte, the set of several famous films and commercials. After a stop near Marina Piccola bay, disembark on the island with about 4 hours of free time to stroll along its scenic alleys. Later in the afternoon, return to the port of departure and from there hope on the return shuttle back to the meeting point.

From Sorrento: Mount Vesuvius Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting

7. From Sorrento: Mount Vesuvius Tour with Lunch & Wine Tasting

Enjoy a half-day tour from Sorrento to Vesuvius. Walk along the lip of the volcanic crater while gazing out over the Bay of Naples. Uncover the secrets of the winemaking process and stroll through vineyards with a stop at a winery for lunch and wine tasting. Be picked up at a centrally-located meeting point in Sorrento and take in views of the Italian countryside on the drive. Pass by unique volcanic landscapes as you make your way to Vesuvius. Get off the bus and walk to the summit where you can peer into the crater that once destroyed Pomepii. Capture pictures of the surrounding valley's and sea before heading back to the bus and travelling to a local winery at the foot of the mountain. Take a walk through vineyards where heavy grapes ripen in the sun and learn about the winemaking process. Sit down to a leisurely lunch of bruschetta with cherry tomatoes, local cheese, salami, tomato spaghetti, and Neapolitan pie served with grappa liquor. Compliment your local meal with a tasting of 3 wines from the farm’s own cellars. Sip on a white, a red, and a rosé, and savor the unique flavors produced by the mineral rich volcanic soil. Return to your meeting point in Sorrento after your meal.

From Sorrento: Full-Day Boat Tour to Capri with Drinks

8. From Sorrento: Full-Day Boat Tour to Capri with Drinks

Our exclusive tour starts from Marina Piccola (Sorrento Harbour). We will start the tour sailing along the peninsula’s stunning coastline , admiring the picturesque fishing village of Marina Grande , then down to Massa Lubrense and Mitigliano Bay , whilst enjoying a refreshing aperitif. The tour proceeds straight to Capri , where we will stop in the most breathtaking areas of the island. You will be able to explore and admire them very close. The tour includes places such as the White, Green and Blue Grotto,,the Champagne cave and the Heart cave, the Faraglioni rocks and the Punta Carena lighthouse , Tiberio’s jump and Villa Malaparte , just to name a few. Your experienced skipper will answer any questions you may have. (Please note the Blue Grotto entrance fee is not included, which is priced at €14 per person, this visit is of course optional). After your guided tour around the island we'll disembark at Marina Piccola of Capri , where you will have 4 hours of free time to spend on shore, enough to see Augusto’s Gardens , the famous Piazzetta and Anacapri . Once back on board we will stop for a swim , providing you with snorkeling equipment to enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Bay . Arriving along the Sorrento Peninsula at about 5,00 pm where we will have our last stop in the fantastic Queen Giovanna’s Bath, surrounded by the ruins of the oldest Roman Villa of Sorrento City. Before saying goodbye we will offer you a glass of homemade limoncello !

Capri: Full-Day Small Group Boat Tour

9. Capri: Full-Day Small Group Boat Tour

Cruise on over to the glamorous island of Capri in the Tyrrhenian Sea on a full-day, small group boat tour. After pickup from your selected start point, transfer to the port to board your small boat (maximum 12 passengers). Cruise along the Sorrento coast, before crossing to Capri to marvel at some of the most dramatic rock formations. Navigate your way to Faraglioni to see the unique caves and grottoes of the White, Coral, and Green Grotto, each illuminated in different colors by the reflection of the sunlight on the water. Take a dip in the crystal clear sea, or simply kick back and relax on deck. A snack and ice-cold beverages will be served as you enjoy the glorious sunshine. Spend 4 hours exploring or topping up your tan, then enjoy a limoncello tasting on board as you return to Sorrento.

Naples: Sightseeing Tour by E-Bike

10. Naples: Sightseeing Tour by E-Bike

Get a better appreciation of the historic city of Naples and its impressive monuments on a guided e-bike tour. Cruise by the city's hottest sites like Castle Nuovo and Castle dell'Ovo. Admire views of Bay of Naples and the towering Mount Vesuvius.  Start with a ride down Spaccanapoli in the historic heart of the city to arrive at Piazza del Municipio, where the 13th-century Castel Nuovo (Maschio Angioino) is located. Ride onwards to the grand Piazza del Plebiscito. Marvel at the colonnades of the Royal Palace and the oldest active opera house in the world at the Real Teatro di San Carlo. Next, cycle in safety along the bike paths of the promenade to Marinaro, home to the Castel dell'Ovo, the oldest castle in Naples.  Learn about some of the legends associated with the castle, such as the myth of the siren Queen Partenope. Look closer at the old settlement of Monte Echia, considered the first area of Neapolis settled by the Greeks. Travel along the magnificent coastline of the Gulf of Naples with impressive views of Vesuvius and the islands of Capri, Ischia, and Procida at almost every turn in the road.

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What people are saying about Sorrento Peninsula

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Our day in Capri was amazing, even with the rainy weather. The boat tour around the island was amazing and our guides Eliana, Antonio and Martina told us so much about the island and gave us the best tips on where to take pictures and where to go. Would definitely recommend!

Enjoyed the knowledge and friendly personality of our guide Mara. She is a credit to your company. From getting onto the coach to returning she was so helpful and every enquiry/question was answered with a smile.

Our guide Gabriel made the day unforgettable with his outstanding knowledge of the history of the area and how passionate he was with making sure every single one of us on the trip enjoyed our time

Unforgettable tour! Prosecco, snorkeling, and stunning views made our day in Capri!

Great day out thanks to our tour leader Enrico and driver Gianfranco