Day trip to Capri from Rome - With its caves and cliffs reflecting in the emerald-turquoise of the Mediterranean Sea. On this tour to capri from Rome you will see Capri as the "Pearl" of the Gulf of Naples which is the blue island of dreams that has enchanted many people with the incomparable beauty of its rugged landscape elegant and refined. In Roman times, Capri, as well as the beauty in its natural forms, was also enriched by prestigious buildings: the fortress of Tiberius, the palace of Augustus near the harbor, and on the top of the Phoenician Steps imperial villa. On this wonderful day trip to Capri from Rome you will get to really experience the whole island and take some breathtaking photo's.
Under Spanish rule, during the reign of Charles V, Capri underwent continuous raids of pirates led by the ruthless Kheir-ed-Din, called Barbarossa, ransacked and burned seven times.
On this tour to Capri from Rome you will see that the island has always been the destination of poets, painters and writers, moguls and stars like Onassis, Maria Callas, Jacqueline Kennedy, the royal family of Jordan, on board the yacht from the Arabian Nights "Sarafsa", the Saudi royals, tycoons, American entrepreneurs, so writing a piece of history on the rocks of this magical place, a star destined to never to fade.
Today in Anacapri, in the halls of the red house, you can admire on the daytrip to Capri from Rome a fine collection of paintings of the nineteenth century, called "The Painted Island", an artistic and historical place that have made Capri famous through representations proposed by many artists who visited the island in the nineteenth century.
Our tour to Capri from Rome begins along the Autostrada del Sole in a southerly direction, we can admire the green Roman countryside and the Castelli Romani. Half way you can see the Benedictine Abbey of Montecassino, noted for its famous battle of World War II.
Arriving in Naples we embark the ferry to begin our tour of Capri with the chance for some amazing photos of the bay of Naples and the Amalfi coast. After about 45 minutes we will reach the island.
At the port of Marina Grande, Capri, we will then board motorboats for an optional visit of the Blue Grotto, provided that the weather and sea conditions permit.
Minibuses are then waiting for the trip along the winding roads of the island until you reach the village of Anacapri situated at 280 meter above sea level where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the bay of Naples and that alone makes this tour to Capri from Rome worthwhile. We will then stop for lunch at a local restaurant which is included in the price of the excursion.
In the afternoon we will have free time to purchase local products of the island and take unforgettable photographs. Then returning to Marina Grande to board the boat back to Naples. Entering the port of Naples can admire the beautiful Angevin (castle of the XII century), the Certosa di San Martino and Royal Palace.
We will then depart by bus arriving to Rome in Approx 3 hours and the return to the vicinity of the hotel. If you have some days to spare in Rome during the summer months you must take this enchanting and unforgettable Day trip to Capri from Rome. !
What is included
- Bus Tour
- Full Day
- Hotel pickup