Discover Naples gulf with our wonder boat itinerary!
One of the symbolic cities of southern Italy, Naples is characterized by a millenary history made of exceptional art, culture, and gastronomy. The city, famous for pizza and sweet delicacies, has much more to offer from an architectural and cultural point of view. Examples are the Royal Palace, Plebiscito square, the fortress of Castel Nuovo, and the numerous opera houses.
The Neapolitan hinterland is in fact rich in UNESCO heritage sites, including the archaeological excavations of the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, famous Roman cities buried by the eruption of the Vesuvius volcano.
Why choose a boat trip to visit the Gulf of Naples?
Visiting the beauties of Naples and its gulf aboard a motor yacht or a crewed catamaran is certainly the best way to get the best out of your holiday, traveling safely and quickly from one destination to another in luxury and comfort and savoring every moment lived on board and on land.
What wonders will we encounter during our 10 days charter itinerary from Napoli?
The Neapolitan archipelago islands
Capri means glamorous and elite tourism and it owes its fortunes to cruise tourism and day trips by tourists arriving from Naples and other coastal cities.
As hotspots in Capri, it is impossible not to talk about the magnificent Blue cave. An authentic wonder that can be visited only with special tiny boats.
When in Capri town, a stop in its famous square is a must. You don’t need to stay long, just the time for a coffee is enough to savor its authentic life and panorama.
With its 589 meters above sea level, Monte Solaro is instead the highest peak on the island. The easiest and most comfortable way to get to the top is the chairlift located in Vittoria square in Anacapri town. From here you can enjoy a unique view that embraces the two gulfs of Naples and Salerno, Ischia island, and the legendary “Faraglioni”, some huge rocks icon of Capri in the world.
The largest of the islands off the Gulf of Naples, Ischia is renowned for its spas and for the so-called “fumarole”, i.e. places where hot and sulfurous water gushes from the bowels of the earth. All this is in the context of villages made up of narrow alleys and perched houses that climb the slopes of its hills offering a wonderful view in a unique scenario.
Recently elected the next Italian capital of culture for the year 2022, the island of Procida is a real jewel whose fame has reached the whole world. Iconic is the village called “La Corricella” made up of colorful houses overlooking a small harbor with emerald water, which have made it a famous set of internationally renowned films. Rich in bays and inlets, Procida is the ideal island to enjoy a little privacy away from the chaos.
Probably the most famous stretch of the Italian coast in the world, the Amalfi Coast is synonymous with beauty and romance, so much so that it has been declared a World Heritage Site. It is located along that promontory that extends towards the Tyrrhenian Sea and is characterized by steep cliffs, cobalt blue sea, and famous towns.
Many are the reasons for such fame but probably it is a melting of the place’s atmosphere, amazing landscapes, a millenary history combined with exceptional typical cuisine and lifestyle. What better way to visit it than with a boat trip? Must to visit villages such as Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Furore and Vietri Sul Mare are easily accessible by boat. Then, it is worth climbing to the top of Ravello to enjoy its landscape’s breathtaking view.
The rugged Amalfi Coast creates many natural, scenic, and well-protected harbors, ideal for sailing holidays and day charters. In addition, the mostly mild climate means that the rental here is suitable at any time of the year.
This famous archaeological excavation site is located a short distance from Naples or Castellammare di Stabia cities. It can be easily reached in a few minutes by taxi from their tourist ports.
Famous throughout the world, Pompeii and Herculaneum were two Roman-era cities that were completely buried by the eruption of the volcano Vesuvio in the year 79 AD. Nowadays they are a huge archaeological excavations site and a majestic open-air museum that every year gives new discoveries and that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors.
How to reach Naples?
The main airports connecting Naples are Naples Capodichino International Airport, served by major European airlines, and Salerno Airport is known as the “Amalfi Coast” which supports some services from various European destinations. Alternatively, the city is served by a convenient high-speed rail network with trains from major Italian cities.
10 Day Yacht Itinerary of the Amalfi Coast from/to Naples:
- Day 1 -> Procida
Visit the capital of Italian culture 2022. Be delighted by its colors as you stroll through the old port and then dive into the cobalt blue sea of one of its bays;
- Day 2 -> Ischia
Go ashore for breakfast and then head to one of its beaches with thermal water or book the whole day in a spa where you can be pampered by expert hands;
- Day 3 -> Sorrento
Visit this beautiful town and its millenary alleys. Do not miss Piazza Tasso and its cafes overlooking the famous valley of the mills.
- Day 4 -> Positano
A mix of Moorish and European culture, Positano is one of the jewels of the Amalfi Coast famous for its pastel-colored buildings scattered on a rocky slope.
- Day 5 -> Vietri sul Mare
Stop in this city famous for local crafts. Explore its shops while enjoying the sun and then move to its beach for a refreshing swim.
- Day 6 -> Ravello
Located on a steep cliff at an altitude of 350 meters above the sea, it overlooks Maiori and Minori and enjoys a wide panoramic view of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of Naples. Indulge in some romance by dining in one of the restaurants that enjoy this priceless view.
- Day 7 -> Amalfi
A seafaring and millenary city, once a naval power in the Mediterranean.
Stroll through the alleys of its historic center, among the open spaces that you will encounter from time to time and on the stairs leading to the upper districts, you will be assailed by unforgettable scents and views.
- Day 8 -> Capri
The highlight of your vacation awaits you. Visit Capri spending a day between sea and land, between caves and stacks, between beauty and charm.
- Day 9 -> Pompeii
Spend the whole day visiting this unmissable open-air museum of ancient history;
- Day 10 -> Naples
Return to the port of departure, but before leaving, treat yourself to one last visit to the city center;
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