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Gulf of Naples & the Amalfi Coast

Investigating the natural treasures and cultural heritage

Naples
Naples Airport

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Naples Aiport

This is a journey that will take place both on land and on water, searching the natural treasures and cultural heritage spotted along the Amalfi Coast and the Gulf of Naples.

A cruise on board a ship that has all the style of the ancient caique, a type of boat that is a legend itself, just as it is the sea under your feet. It is not just a matter of watching and observing, but a truly active journey intended to combine navigation and relaxing with cycling along the narrow streets of Capri, Pompeii, Procida, Ischia, and Sorrento.

  • Type of tour Guided
  • Level 4
  • Duration 8 days
  • Distance 24 km, average per day (4 cycling days)
  • The Villa dei Misteri in Pompeii
  • Amalfi: the most powerful Mariner Republic at the end of X Century
  • The famous 'piazzetta' in Capri
  • The Roman Amphitheatre

Daily Program

1 km = 0,62 miles
Day 1

Saturday: Arrival in Castellamare

Embarkation at 6 PM at the Marina di Castellammare di Stabia (NA), accommodation on board, welcome drink, dinner and presentation of the program. Night in the port of Castellammare di Stabia.

Day 2

Sunday: Pompeii

14KM

Cycle trip to Pompeii and visit of Pompeii and the Villa dei Misteri. It is the biggest open-air archaeological site of the world. Return journey to the Marina di Castellammare and departure with the caique towards Sorrento. Walking visit of the town and return to the boat. Overnight on board at the Marina di Cassano in roadstead or in the port in case of bad weather conditions.

Day 3

Monday: Sorrento-Positano-Amalfi

34KM

In the morning departure by bike along the Sorrento coast. You cross “Passo San Pietro” (St. Peter’s pass) and you enter in the Amalfi coast, where you will cycle along the wonderful road overlooking the sea up to Positano. After Positano you continue towards Amalfi, the most powerful Mariner Republic at the end of X century. Return to the gulet. You are free for dinner. Overnight in port in Amalfi.

Day 4

Tuesday: Amalfi-Minori-Vietri-Cetara/Ravello

27KM

From Amalfi you continue your cycle tour along the coast, cycling on the coastal road with some ups and downs overlooking the sea, crossing the villages of Minori, Maiori and Cetara. It is possible to make a deviation and go up towards Ravello. From the village dominating the sea from 300 mt. above sea level, you can enjoy a view beyond the Gulf of Salerno and up to the Cilento mountains. You return on the road along the coast to finally reach Vietri. You come back on board. Dinner and overnight in the small fishing port of Cetara.

Day 5

Wednesday: Capri

Navigation to Capri and disembarkation with the tender in Marina Piccola (Capri). You visit the Island on foot, you reach the village of Capri with its famous “piazzetta” and continue to the Faraglioni. From above the cliff you can enjoy a wonderful panorama on the Gulf of Naples dominated by the Vesuvius. In the afternoon embarkation and navigation to Ischia. Overnight in the port of Ischia Casamicciola.

Day 6

Thursday: Ischia

18KM

Cycling from Ischia port you will cross by bike the west part of the island among the scents and flavors of the Mediterranean sea, crossing little villages. Once you reach the thermal village of S. Angelo, embarkation and overnight in port in Ischia Sant’Angelo.

Day 7

Friday: Procida-Pozzuoli-Castellamare

We sail up to Procida, walking visit of the town and San Michele Abbey. Return to the boat to continue to Pozzuoli, in the bay of Naples. We visit on foot the historical city centre of Pozzuoli with a stop at the Roman Amphitheatre, the third biggest amphitheatre of the roman empire. After the visit, return of foot to the boat. Navigation up to Marina di Castellammare di Stabia (in alternative, we reach Castellammare with public means). Overnight in the Marina of Castellammare di Stabia.

Day 8

Saturday: Castellamare

End of the tour at 9 AM, after breakfast.

Travel Dates

Date Availability Departure Accomodation Category  
4/27/2019 - 5/4/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
5/4/2019 - 5/11/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
5/11/2019 - 5/18/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
5/18/2019 - 5/25/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
5/25/2019 - 6/1/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
6/1/2019 - 6/8/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
6/8/2019 - 6/15/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
6/15/2019 - 6/22/2019 Available Naples Caique Silver Star II Comfort Plus Book now
6/22/2019 - 6/29/2019 Available Naples Caique Mariagiovanna Comfort Book now
8/31/2019 - 8/7/2019 Available Naples Caique Mariagiovanna Comfort Book now
9/7/2019 - 9/14/2019 Available Naples Caique Mariagiovanna Comfort Book now
9/14/2019 - 9/21/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
9/21/2019 - 9/28/2019 Available Naples Caique Silver Star II Comfort Plus Book now
9/28/2019 - 10/5/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
10/5/2019 - 10/12/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now
10/12/2019 - 10/19/2019 Available Naples Caique Deriya Deniz Comfort Book now

Tour prices

Accommodation Room Price Children 0-2 years Children 3-11 years
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Caique Deriya Deniz Double cabin € 2630,- 0 0
Caique Deriya Deniz Twin cabin € 2630,- 0 0
Caique Deriya Deniz Single cabin € 2035,- 0 0
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Caique Mariagiovanna Double cabin € 2630,- 0 0
Caique Mariagiovanna Twin cabin € 2630,- 0 0
Caique Mariagiovanna Single cabin € 2035,- 0 0
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Caique Silver Star II Double cabin € 2630,- 0 0
Caique Silver Star II Twin cabin € 2630,- 0 0
Caique Silver Star II Suite € 2700,- 0 0
Caique Silver Star II Single cabin € 2035,- 0 0
Other rates: 0 0
Gulf of Naples & Amalfi Coast Port charges, mandatory (to be paid in advance) € 60,- 0 0

Rent a bike

Image Name Type Price per week
24-speed City bike 24-speed City bike Aluminium city bike €80
E-bike E-bike €170

Included

  • Accommodation in cabin with private facilities
  • Full board from the dinner of day 1 to the breakfast of day 8 (one dinner not included in Amalfi)
  • Water during meals (1/2 bottled water per person for picnic lunches and water jars on the table at dinner)
  • Italian/English speaking guide
  • Sheets and towels (1 change per week)

Not included

  • Reservation costs €20,- per party
  • Journey to/from the embarkation harbor
  • Bike rental
  • Drinks
  • 1 dinner in Amalfi
  • Entrance fees (museums, parks, monuments)
  • Extras
  • Everything not included in “the price includes”.

Special details

  • This tour will be operated by our local partner.
  • Please take good notice of our Terms & Conditions.
  • The program is subject to change without notice.
  • If the minimum number of participants required for a trip is not met (4 participants), we reserve the right to cancel it. The decision about whether the trip will take place or not will be made as early as possible, 21 days before the beginning of the trip at the latest. In case of trip cancellation, the payments you have made for the only tour will be fully refunded. There can be no additional claims made against us.
  • Vegetarian meals are available, but please indicate this at the reservation. An additional charge of 50 € per person will be applied to provide lactose or gluten-free meals.
    In all other allergy or intolerance cases we will check the possibility of catering for it. In some cases an additional charge may apply.
  • The captain and the guide reserve the right to make alterations to the itinerary, depending on wind, sea and weather conditions or organizational requirements.
  • We wish to specify that this is not a sailing trip. The ship is a motor vessel, it has sails but the navigation is powered by engines.

By plane

The nearest airport is Naples Capodichino Airport. From here take the bus line Alibus to Naples central train station, then follow instructions in the section “by train”.

By train

From Naples train station take the Circumvesuviana train and stop at Castellammare Centrale station, then take a taxi to the Marina di Castellammare di Stabia (more detailed information will be on the info sheet)

By private transfer

Possibility to book a private transfer from Naples airport or central train station to embarkation point ( to be booked and paid in advance): €90,00/one way 1-4 persons or €120/one way , 5-8 persons.

By car

From Naples continue on the A3 highway in the direction of Pompei – Salerno, exit the highway at Castellammare di Stabia, take the SS145 in the direction of Castellammare, turn right in via Ripuaria, at the stop sign turn left in Via Napoli and then turn right in Traversa Varo. Once you have passed the rail crossing, turn left in Corso de Gasperi, and after 200 mt. you arrive at the entrance of the Marina.
Parking: you can park your car in the Marina of Castellammare di Stabia. Guarded parking € 50 for the week. Reservation is not necessary.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What biking level is the Gulf of Naples & the Amalfi coast tour?

    This tour is recommended to people who have a good experience in biking tours. Not suitable for children under 12 years old. Not suitable for beginners. Please expect several ups and downs. The daily stage is between 25 and 35 km and there is all the time to do the bike tour and to cycle with tranquility all along the itinerary.
    Difference in level is between 40 and 700 mt per day.
    Terrain: country roads on day 2 (Pompei), on day 3 and 4 (Amalfi coast) you will ride on the Coastal road, open to vehicular traffic. There are no bike paths on the Amalfi Coast. On day 5 (Capri) you will walk on paths overlooking the sea. Day 6 (Ischia) the itinerary is on secondary roads or coastal road (open to traffic). On day 7 (Procida and Pozzuoli) you will walk on secondary roads or paths.

  • Do you accommodate for special diets?

    Must be notified when booking, but at the latest until 14 days before arrival. Diets which need a special preparation or special ingredients can only be offered in limited form. We will do our best to meet your needs, but we also ask for your understanding as due to limited logistic possibilities on a barge we are not able to prepare complete specialized menus.
    In case of Celiac; gluten free diet; vegan meals there is an additional charge of € 50, – per week. On some tours there also is an additional charge of  € 50, – for lactose-free meals.

  • How do I get from the airport to the destination place and is this transfer included?

    Our sales and information department can inform you on this manner. These transfers are usually not included (see the included section for each tour).

More questions

Price starting from € 1315,- * * There are no extra's included in this price

Accommodations

Caique Silver Star II
Caique Silver Star II

About the caique Silver Star II

Silver Star II is a sturdy vessel built in 2006, with the latest construction techniques and high quality
materials. The interior contains elements of two worlds: on the one hand, the classic Turkish caique and, on
the other, the most recent modern technological applications. Safety on board is guaranteed by the high
standard equipment and by the technical preparation of our crew.

Cabin plan

The caique gathers 4 luxury cabins: 1 spacious suite, 2 double cabins, 1 twin cabin and can accommodate up to 8 people.
All cabins are equipped with private services with hot and cold water, shower box or bathtub, hairdryer.
They all have air conditioning, a little wardrobe, enough space to place bags and luggage (please exclude
trolleys and rigid luggage) and portholes.

The guests can also relax on comfortable beach mattresses on the large solarium deck enjoying the sounds
of the sea. The back deck has a table for breakfasts and dinners.

 
  • Offical name Silver Star II
  • Length 23.8 m
  • Width 6.2 m
  • Capacity 8 persons
Caique Mariagiovanna
Caique Mariagiovanna

About the caique Mariagiovanna

Mariagiovanna is a caique, a traditional Turkish vessel built with mahogany wood, which will make you live an unforgettable and relaxing holiday joining together the antique charm of an “ancient vessel” with the functionality of a modern boat.
The stern and the bow are provided with large and soft cushions which are ideal for our guests who wish to enjoy very relaxing moments just looking at the amazing landscapes in the glittering sunlight caressed by the sea breeze, or simply to sunbathe.
All the services that Mariagiovanna can offer, together with an accurate and discreet hospitality will really make your stay on it a very magic holiday.

Cabin plan

Comfortable cabins, air conditioning and private services and WC on board, provide the clients the maximum comfort.

5 cabins (10 places max.): 2 double cabins and 3 twin cabins, with private services (shower and WC). 

  • Offical name Mariagiovanna
  • Length 23.8 m
  • Width 6.1 m
  • Capacity 10 persons
Caique Deriya Deniz
Caique Deriya Deniz

About the caique Deriya Deniz

Deriya Deniz is a 24 meters long and 6,6 meters wide caique, with a solid structure and finished with precious mahogany woods. The great care in the interiors and external spaces provide big charm and extreme comfort, in order to enjoy a wonderful holiday.

The ship is furnished with style, it boasts prestigious wood furnishings and fittings, as well as comfortable inner spaces, such as the spacious dinette with bar. The guests can also relax on comfortable beach mattresses on the large solarium deck enjoying the sounds of the sea. The back deck is covered and has a table for breakfasts and dinners.

Cabin plan

The caique gathers 5 cabins: 4 double cabins and 1 twin cabin and can accommodate up to 10 people.

All cabins are equipped with private services with hot and cold water, shower box with 1/4 bathtub, hairdryer. They all have air conditioning, a little wardrobe, enough space to place bags and luggage (please exclude trolleys and rigid luggage), a safe and portholes.

  • Offical name Deriya Deniz
  • Length 24 m
  • Width 6.6 m
  • Capacity 10 persons

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