Amalfi Coast cruise (and islands of Gulf of Naples)
Amalfi Coast cruise is our proposal of cruise towards the area to the north of Agropoli and includes the visits/stops in Positano, Capri, Ischia, Procida and Amalfi.
Embarkation in the afternoon in Agropoli. Accommodation on board. Welcome, introduction of the crew and illustration of the cruise, the itinerary and the life on board. After having done the galley, we start our navigation towards Positano where it is expected to arrive late in the evening. Dinner on board or, alternatively, in one of the restaurants located among the narrow streets and houses climbing the hillside. Excursion to the village to visit shops, art galleries etc. and to discover Positano fashion. The village, perched on the cliff, is a unique mix of art and culture, fashion, hospitality, gastronomy and folklore, and much more. Overnight on board in the bay.
The Amalfi Coast cruise continues with breakfast on board and swimming in the crystal clear waters between the islands of Gallo Lungo, Rotonda and Castelluccio (li Galli – the roosters). Soon after, departure for Capri to stop between Stella, Mezzo and Scopolo, the three famous rocky peaks located south east of the island, better known as the Faraglioni of Capri; swimming and lunch on board. Tour of the island to stop for a second swimming to the White Cave. Sail to the bay of Marina Piccola. Dinner on board or alternatively an aperitif, sitting at a table in the Piazzetta, a place of social gathering, welcoming and relaxing at the same time, dinner, walk through the elegant streets of Capri, before starting the night in the clubs on the island.
Breakfast on board and visit to Capri. Aperitif and lunch on board or as an alternative in one of the local restaurants. Departure for completing the tour around the island, to discover the island coasts and to admire the colors of the sea, the small bays and beautiful caves. A Dip in the clear waters of the Natural Arch and departure for Ischia Forio. Dinner on board or, as alternative, in one of the many local restaurants to taste the many local specialties including the rabbit Ischia style. Overnight on board in port.
Breakfast on board and departure towards Sant’Angelo. Stop in Bay of Sorgeto, a small heaven available to everyone: rocks, marine wildlife, and mineral hot springs, sauna and steam therapy: a swim in its waters is a must! Stop in Sant’Angelo for discovering the ancient fishing village, today popular international tourist destination, jewel of the island of Ischia, famous for its narrow streets and its special charm and its square, where you can find small shops, luxurious boutiques, restaurants and bars which in the evening are crowd of tourists. Dinner on board or alternatively one of the many local restaurants that fill up the square. Overnight at anchor lighted by stars.
Breakfast on board, and swim in the bay. Navigation to Procida. Sailing around the island, lunch on board and stop to explore the charming port of Chiaolella, an ancient fishing village, which has maintained his old appearance with the centenarian houses that encircle the harbor, with small and few hotels and the excellent restaurants overlooking the marina or on the beach. Dinner on board or alternatively one of the many seafood restaurants near the harbor.
Breakfast on board, and afterwards departure to Amalfi. Sailing along the coast of the Sorrento peninsula in the waters facing the Natural Reserve of Punta Campanella, the watershed between the Gulf of Naples and the Gulf of Salerno. Stop for a swim and afterwards departure for Amalfi to discover the ancient Maritime Republic in its ravines, along the alleys, up and down stairways. The visit to the monumental complex of the Cathedral and the Basilica of SS. Crucifix, the Campanile, the Crypt and the Cloister of Paradise is a must. Equally must is the tasting of the local patisserie, maybe a “sfogliatella” or the so called “coda d’aragosta” (lobster tail) or a “lemon delizia“, all strictly accompanied by a “sfusato Amalfitano” better known as “Limoncello”. Dinner on board or, alternatively, in one of the many local characteristic of the place to taste the flavors of the coast. Overnight in port.
Breakfast on board and departure towards East . Stop for a swim in the waters off the Grotta Pandora and the waterfall Marmorata. The navigation continues sailing along the coast to discover the natural beauty of the “Arco Naturale, the Emerald Grotto, the Conca dei Marini etc., until you get to Cetara, the ancient village located in a small valley at the foot of Mount Falerio which owes its name to the “Cetari”, the formidable Etruscan origin tuna hunters. Cetara is known for fishing tuna and anchovies and their workmanship that goes back to the Roman tradition of Garum, reworked over the centuries, and revived as a typical local product. Lunch on board or alternatively one of the many local restaurants. Afterwards you will sail towards Agropoli. Arrival in the evening. Dinner on board or, alternatively, at one of the local restaurants for the taste of well known pizza and buffalo mozzarella. Then visit the historical center of Agropoli dominated by the medieval castle on a triangular plan. Overnight on board in Agropoli port.
Breakfast on board and disembark by 09:00 hrs.