Best Day Trips from Capri

Best Day Trips from Capri

Best Day Trips from Capri

Offering a dream holiday package, Capri is an awesome island to explore the real culture of Italy. The roaring cliffs, azure blue sea, and historic villas decorated with wisteria and bougainvillea paint the perfect picture of the ideal island of Italy, Capri!

Also, the place can be a starting base to visit other islands and towns on the bay of Naples and the mainland. The best way to visit the best of Italy is to hop in traditional wooden gozzo boat and check out these below-listed places as best day trips from Capri:

1. Amalfi

The historically rich coast of Amalfi is the best day trip from Capri due to its proximity to the culture and lifestyle of locals. Many small towns that are absolute worth visiting lie close to the town of Amalfi. The towns of Conca Dei Marini, Furore, Praiano and Positano offer some fascinating views of mountains, beaches, and old lanes. Vietri Sul Mare, the world famous handmade porcelain, lies near the Salerno city. Also, Punta Campanella, Maiori and Minori, Grotto Dello Smeraldo and Li Galli archipelago are best spots to check out! The destination can easily be reached via a direct route through ferry or hydrofoil in just 1 hour. Or you can first land on Sorrento via ferry and then hire a taxi or catch a bus to cross Sorrentine peninsula to reach Amalfi.

2. Pompeii

To journey past the time, Pompeii is where you to should while travelling in Italy! The town gives you chilling views of the ancient Romans, their villas, baths, and markets, things that were long buried under the layer of dust due to the eruption of Vesuvius. Being one of the best archaeological sites, Pompeii never fails to amaze tourists with its artworks and buildings. The keen visitors can walk in any museum, patrician villa, or any other site to take a glance at the old life in Pompeii. Also, Herculaneum, one of the archaeological sites can easily be visited while in Pompeii. Capri being an isolated island, needs a ferry ride to reach anywhere. So you can first reach Sorrento via ferry and then take a bus or taxi to reach Pompeii.

3. Sorrento

To enjoy the picturesque views of the Bay of Naples, Sorrento is a perfect town located on the mainland that makes one of the best day trips from Capri. The city houses the statue of patron Sant' Antonio in the centre of Piazza Torquato Tasso. The place worth seeing while here is the historic City centre with narrow and small streets lined up with wonderful studios and shops. Also, while here you can easily reach to the town of Castellammare Di Stabia and visit the archaeological ruins of thermal baths. The ferry ride from Capri to Sorrento takes around 30 mins. From the harbour where the ferry drops, tourists can easily walk or take local transport to go around the city.

4. Ischia

If Capri is Islo Azzurra, the Blue island, then Ischia is Isola Verde, the Green island. Covered under the lush green vegetation, Ischia is a magnificent island to unravel after visiting Capri. The district of Ischia Porto is the best starting point to roll over other corners of Ischia. The narrow lanes of the town take you to the best tourists sites like- Castello Aragonese, the 113m building standing upright on a small islet; Celsa, an ancient quarter; serene beaches like Spiaggia dei Maronti and Spiaggia del Lido; Lacco Ameno, mushroom volcanic rock structure. Also, you can enjoy the thermal spring and relax under the volcanic mud and thermal water. The journey time between the two spots via ferry is 50 mins. Ferry rides offered by many tour providers are easily available at Capri.

5. Nerano

To dine under the moonlight on the beachside with your loved one is a perfect ending to any vacation! Nerano, a small town, offers you the wonderful experience of what food of Amalfi tastes like which is prepared with the help of old local recipes. For this Mediterranean food, the vegetables are hand-picked from kitchen gardens and the wine served is best of the Lattari mountains. Nerano is 45 minutes away from Capri. You first have to reach Sorrento via ferry ride and then from there, buses and taxis are available to reach Nerano.

Get yourself drown in the waters of Italy and leave yourself in the past of its towns. Capri being worth visiting town makes other places worthwhile too!

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