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Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento

Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento

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Napoli, Italy
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icon7 hours  (approx.)
Pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Good for avoiding crowds
Safety measures
icon7 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more
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icon7 hours  (approx.)
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Enjoy a day exploring the picturesque and charming island of Capri from Naples or Sorrento with this private tour. Fall in love with Capri and – weather permitting – enjoy a visit to the surreal Blue Grotto.
  • Day tour of Capri from Naples or Sorrento
  • Travel from the Italian mainland with your knowledgeable guide
  • Visit the highest peak on Capri to soak in amazing views
  • Explore Anacapri, including the chic Piazzetta
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Round-trip shared jetfoil
Transport by private convertible car or minibus
Local guide
Blue Grotto admission tickets
Shared boat ride tour all around the island ( If the Blue Grotto is closed)
Augustus Gardens admission tickets
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Villa San Michele admission tickets
Chairlift admission tickets
  • Molo Beverello , Molo Beverello, 80133 Napoli NA, Italy

    FROM NAPLES PORT: The meeting point is the Main port of Naples, Molo Beverello, up to the steps of the ticket offices, on the side in front of the Castle and not in front of the sea at 08.00 am

  • Porto di Napoli , Porto di Napoli, Italy

    FROM NAPLES CRUISE SHIP : The meeting point is at the exit of your cruise ship at 07.40 am.

  • Via Marina Piccola , Via Marina Piccola, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy

    FROM SORRENTO'S PORT: The meeting point is the Main port of Sorrento , Marina Piccola, by the ticket office at 08.10 am

  • Via Marina Piccola , Via Marina Piccola, 80067 Sorrento NA, Italy

    FROM SORRENTO'S CRUISE SHIP: If you arrive in Sorrento by cruise ship: The meeting point is at the exit of your Tender at 08.10 am

  • 8:10 AM
    This activity will end right where it started.
    Meet your guide at the port of either Naples or Sorrento and board a hydrofoil boat to reach Capri. Disembark in Capri's main port and, weather permitting, hop into a small boat in order to see the Blue Grotto. Admire the glowing blue water of this sea cave, known as the Grotta Azzurra in Italian, that is large inside but has a very narrow opening through which only small boats can pass.

    Travel with your guide to Anacapri by way of some less-traveled roads – including the so-called 'Mamma Mia Road' full of switchbacks. Have your camera ready to capture the views from this cliffside road.

    Take a 10-minute ride on the chairlift to Monte Solaro from Anacapri to enjoy stunning views over the whole island from its highest point. Look for Mt Vesuvius and the islands of Ischia and Procida in the distance.

    Visit Anacapri's Villa San Michele, a former private home with verdant gardens built for a Swedish writer and doctor. Wander the gardens to see ancient artifacts alongside flowers and lemon trees. Continue to La Piazzetta, also known as Chiazza, a square lined with boutiques and cafes.

    Finish your tour with a visit to Augustus Gardens, the former home of an early 20th-century German steel manufacturer called Friedrich Alfred Krupp. Enjoy a visit to the gorgeous gardens on the estate, which are open to the public, to get a view of Capri's famous rock formations known as I Faraglioni. Take advantage of some free time after the garden visit to explore on your own before heading back to the mainland.
    Itinerary
    Stop At:  
    Monte Solaro
    To reach the Mount Solaro, the highest point of the island, you can catch the chairlift.
    Duration: 1 hour 
    Admission Ticket Not Included
    Stop At:  
    Villa San Michele
    The Axel Munthe House,dream home of the Swedish physician, Axel Munthe. Gorgeous for the viewpoint which looks out across the Bay of Naples.
    Duration: 1 hour 
    Admission Ticket Not Included
    Stop At:  
    Giardini di Augusto
    The augustus Gardens,with its colourful flora and breathtaking view of the Faraglioni rocks and Naples Gulf.
    Duration: 30 minutes
    Admission Ticket Included
    Stop At:  
    Blue Grotto
    The blue cave
    Duration: 1 hour 
    Admission Ticket Included
    Stop At:  
    Piazza Umberto I
    The main square of Capri, known as "La Piazzetta".
    Duration: 1 hour 
    Admission Ticket Free
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • The day of the tour, deliver the voucher to the guide
    • If the blue grotto is closed you can do the sharing boat ride all around the island
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • OPERATED BY Raphael Tours & Events
    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

    Learn more about cancellations.

    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
    Q:
    What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento?
    A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    See all safety measures taken by Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento.
    Q:
    What is the policy on sanitization during Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento?
    A:The policy on sanitization is:

    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    See all safety measures taken by Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento.
    Q:
    What is the social distancing policy during Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento?
    A:The policy on social distancing is:

    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    See all safety measures taken by Capri and Blue Grotto Private Tour from Naples or Sorrento.

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    star-5
    Amazing tour guide in Capri
    Claudia_D
    , Jul 2022
    We had a magical time in Capri. Our tour guide Brunella was exceptional. We highly recommend this tour! Thank you !!
    star-5
    Amazing Tour
    Carmel_P
    , Sep 2019
    Great tour, our guide Anna Maria was amazing. She is local and maneuvered us through the island super efficiently. She managed to keep us ahead of the crowds. Saw more than we could have imagined, loved it! Thanks!
    star-5
    Awesome Tour and Ben was a Great Tour Guide!
    Footprints17449
    , Jun 2019
    Our family had a terrific day in Capri! Ben was a wonderful tour guide and we felt lucky to see as much as we did in one day. Capri is beautiful and our Sky Ride and Boat Ride were some of the high points of our entire vacation. Ben had us organized and safely maneuvered our family of six throughout the entire day. My family was so proud I booked such an awesome tour for them! Our memories and pictures are treasures! We would highly recommend this tour!
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    star-5
    Awesome!
    LUCY_D
    , Jun 2019
    This was the perfect way for our family of four to see Capri, Blue Grotto and Anacapri all in one day! Our tour guide Luigi was fantastic! He had everything timed perfectly so we could cover as much ground as possible! He was very knowledgeable of the area and made great recommendations for restaurants and shopping. He was flexible and very attentive to our family to make sure we got what we wanted out of the day. We would highly recommend this tour and because we were not part of a big group, I believe we maximized our time for that day . We would definitely do this tour again, well worth the money.
    star-5
    Spectacular private tour with Michael
    Richard_L
    , Dec 2018
    My husband and I were meeting his sister and parents in Naples for 3 days over Thanksgiving and I was put in charge of arranging tours. Even though this one was quite pricey, I booked it anyway as Capri was on all of our bucket lists and it had very good reviews. We were not disappointed! Michael was a very efficient, friendly, flexible, and knowledgeable tour guide. Due to less than stellar weather the night before, the ferry ride was a bit choppy and the blue grotto was closed. Nevertheless, we got a wonderful boat tour around the island, a convertible taxi ride up the winding roads, a lovely chairlift to the top point of the island for a 360 degree view, a nice lunch, a lovely walking tour of the main town, and a funicular ride back to the ferry. We packed a lot in but never felt rushed. Seeing Capri in the off-season was wonderful. The streets were not particularly crowded, the temperature was mild, and it was absolutely stunning. My father-in-law said it may have been the best tour he had ever been on (and he's been on a lot!)
    star-5
    We had a fantastic time with Luigi on...
    Jane
    , Oct 2018
    We had a fantastic time with Luigi on our private boat tour with him. We met him at the Serrento port and he took care of us each step of the way - getting us tickets, telling us where to wait, getting us to the front of the line, treating us to the chair lift. Introducing us to local store owners with special discounts. If I had any complaints, it would be that we really didn't have enough time on Capri and also the weather didn't cooperate with us seeing the blue grotto. We were able to go on a boat cruise around Capri which was also very beautiful. Luigi escorted us but also left us to our own at different place allowing us to do our own things. This is definitely a worthwhile tour.
    star-5
    Great experience although the weather...
    RICHARD A
    , Aug 2018
    Great experience although the weather did not cooperate and were unable to access the grotto. Great tour guide and nice boating alternative provided.
    star-5
    Our Naples private tour with Paolo...
    Silvia A
    , Aug 2017
    Our Naples private tour with Paolo was amazing!! Paolo, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. It felt like we were friends for years. Paolo was very friendly and connected well to both the adults and our kids. I would highly recommend Paolo. Taking a private tour through Capri was the best thing we could have done. Paolo was very organized and precise with timing. The only way to see all of Capri is through a tour. Paolo was well connected to the people there which made moving around a lot easier. We will never forget our time spent in Capri!!
    star-5
    It's a nice tour! The tour...
    Bibilia C
    , Aug 2017
    It's a nice tour! The tour guide was amazing, she knows her job and tried to arrange the best for us! ( forgot her name tho) If you got only 1 day to visit the island and don't wanna spend time to buy tickets or looking for transportation at the last minute, it's a good choice to join this tour!
    star-5
    Our family of four took this tour on 29...
    David G
    , Aug 2017
    Our family of four took this tour on 29 June, and our tour guide was Giovanni Johnny. He met us at the Sorrento harbor and guided us onto the boat to Capri. Because the blue grotto was closed that day he got us on to the ski lift to the top of Capri at no extra charge. He knew many interesting facts about Capri and he helped us with photos and was able to give us free time for lunch and to explore a little on our own. The weather was great that day and Capri was beautiful. Giovanni was an excellent guide and we were very lucky to have him.
    star-5
    Vinchencio was amazing!Great energy...
    Nanette T
    , Jul 2017
    Vinchencio was amazing!Great energy, professional and very knowledgeable. Weather didn't allow us to see the Blue Grotto but 4 of us took a boat ride around the island and saw the Green Grotto.Got a refund for the other two. This is my 2nd tour with Rafael Tours. I would book again. They were great!
    star-5
    Our guide Luigi was extremely...
    Carol C
    , Jun 2017
    Our guide Luigi was extremely knowledgeable and was able to arrange our day so we avoided most of the crowds. The tour was one of the highlights of our trip. We especially enjoyed the restaurant Luigi recommended for lunch. It was very authentic with beautiful views and delicious recipes made with local ingredients, many grown right on the restaurant grounds. I also loved being able to take home carthusia perfume and custom made capri sandals made on the island. It was a very special day.
    star-3
    The tour was very nice but we...
    Lynn F
    , May 2017
    The tour was very nice but we basically booked it so that we could see the Blue Grotto. We didn't realize that it was so subject to weather. Unfortunately we were unable to see it. Viator did the right thing and gave us a discount. Thank you.
    star-5
    Visited Capri yesterday and had a...
    Yvonne G
    , Apr 2017
    Visited Capri yesterday and had a wonderful time. Saw the blue grotto, amazing sites including Mama Mia road and Augustus Gardens. Really enjoyed ice cream and freshly made waffle. Shops were great and the guide was excellent, the restaurant was really friendly and had super food. Really enjoyed everything being organised for us which made the day really pleasant. Weather was cool and we did not get up chair lift due to clouds. Would definitely recommend this trip to everyone.
    star-5
    This excursion was amazing in every...
    Gail_T
    , Sep 2016
    This excursion was amazing in every way. Our tour guide, Michael, was so professional, personable, informative and made our day memorable. From all of the information that he shared to getting us ahead of the crowd, being able to by pass lines, visiting family owned restaurant, etc., he made this trip more than awesome!!!
    star-5
    Capri
    Christine_B
    , Jul 2021
    Es war ein herrlicher Tag, alles bestens organisiert. Sehr netter Guide und Fahrer, kann es weiterempfehlen
    1 traveler found this review helpful

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