On board a comfortable boat for a day of relaxation, discovering two beautiful islands in the Gulf of Naples: Ischia and Procida. You can relax under the sun, dive from the boat and snorkel in the clear waters, but also spend some free time both in Ischia and Procida, exploring the two characteristic villages by land.


Duration
8 hours

Available
Tue - Fri

Small Group
Max 12-14 people

Pick-up
Hotel in Sorrento

Start time
10:30am

Depart from Sorrento on board a comfortable boat for a day of relaxation, discovering two beautiful islands in the Gulf of Naples: Ischia, the so-called “Green Island” for its lush vegetation, a beautiful spa resort, rich in bays and dream beaches, and Procida, recently chosen as Italian Capital of Culture 2022, which enchants visitors with its vibrant colors and its unspoiled natural beauty. You can relax under the sun, dive from the boat and snorkel in the clear waters, but also spend some free time both in Ischia and Procida, exploring the two characteristic villages by land.

Tour program of the Ischia and Procida boat trip from Sorrento:

  • Pick-up from your hotel or from a close meeting point and transfer to the port of Piano di Sorrento.
  • During the boat ride from Sorrento along the Gulf of Naples, you will see in the distance the small island of Nisida, the Phlegraean Fields, up to Capo Miseno, the extreme point of the Phlegrean peninsula.
  • Upon arrival in Ischia, we will start the tour from the Maronti beach, the longest on the island (almost 3 km); then we will stop at the Green Cave, an incredible natural cave carved into the rock, inside which the light, reflecting into the water, creates a play of colors and shades of green. Right here we will stop to swim and snorkel, before heading to the Aragonese Castle, the symbol of the island in the world: a majestic fortress that stands on a huge rock, connected to the East side of the island by a bridge of 220 meters.
  • We will, then, stop at the port of Ischia for 3 or 4 hours of free time, in which you can explore the island on your own, maybe on board one of the iconic microtaxis (three-wheeled Apecar), a fun and unique way of touring Ischia and discover the main points of interest.
  • The tour continues towards Procida. While sailing around the island, we will stop to admire: the islet of Vivara; Terra Murata with the former prison of Palazzo d’Avalos; Marina di Corricella, a wonderful village famous worldwide for its multicolored houses; the bay of Chiaiozza and much more. Also in Procida, we will stop for a swim in one of the many bays along the coast.
  • In Procida, you will have 1 or 2 hours of free time to visit the island by land in total autonomy.
  • Finally, we will leave Procida and return to Sorrento, with the final limoncello tasting.
  • Upon return to the port of Piano di Sorrento, the driver will take you back to your hotel or to the meeting point.
*This experience requires a minimum number of 4 travellers. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
**In compliance with the Covid-19 health and safety measures, the snorkeling equipment will not be provided on board (it is advisable for customers to bring their own, or to buy it new at our office before boarding: € 9 mask, € 6 snorkel).

The price includes: Pick-up to/from the port – Professional skipper English speaking – Dry snacks – Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

The price does not include: Snorkeling equipment.

Do not forget: Swimsuit – beach towel – sunscreen – sun hat – camera.

Maximum: 12-14 people on board.

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To know more about your boat trip...

The history of Procida is as old as the times. There are three major islands in the Gulf of Naples: Capri, Ischia and Procida. Procida is the smallest (only 4 square km), but it was the first to be inhabited. Procida is the Island of culture, tranquillity and mystery. With its slow rhythms, far from the mundanity and chaos of the nearby islands, it is the destination for lovers of simplicity, tradition and peace. Procida excites, inspires, enchants. Even from a distance, when the port of Marina Grande is barely visible, the first thing that is discovered in Procida is the colorful set of houses. Yellow, blue, red, orange, white: a rainbow that welcomes the traveler on this little island, not very touristy and so extraordinarily authentic. The beauty of Procida is all here: fishermen, blue sea and boats, lemons, hills, small villages lost in time. On the square of the port you will find the bus and taxi stop, as well as bars and restaurants, while on the left is Via Roma, the commercial and tourist heart of Procida. Terra Murata, with the majestic Palazzo d'Avalos, is instead the historic core of Procida and is located at the center of the island almost 90 meters above sea level. This village takes its name from the walls that surround it, built in the 16th century to protect the population from attacks by sea. Procida is an island full of beaches, bays and inlets: most can be reached on foot or by bus while some can only be discovered by sea. Near Procida, connected by a bridge, there is another small island, Vivara, currently uninhabited and used as a nature reserve. To protect the landscape and the marine environment of these magnificent places, the Marine Protected Area "Kingdom of Neptune" was established in 2007 and it surrounds Ischia, Procida and Vivara. This area is home to the most important colony of dolphins in the Mediterranean and is rich in archaeological finds scattered on the seabed just off the coast of Procida.

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From Piano di Sorrento the boat tour to Procida lasts about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Ischia and Procida boat tour from Sorrento












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      • Guaranteed on fixed days
      • Small groups of maximum 12-14 people
      • Pick-up at your hotel and drop-off on the return in Sorrento
      • Professional English speaking skipper
      • Snacks and drinks on board

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      Wonderful

      heileen n.
      07/2021
      Some friends who had been in Sorrento a couple of years ago, told us to go visit Ischia and Procida whilst on vacation here. We chose the small-group tour instead of the ferry to have a more relaxed and safe excursion. We are sooo glad we did it! What an amazing day…To be able to see these islands from the sea it’s just something else, believe me. We had a couple of swim stops in amazing places, time to relax, lots to drinks and even a delicious sandwich. On our own time in Ischia we walked around and had a fantastic gelato :) On the way back we sat on the front of the boat and just chilled out with a beer and enjoyed the views. Totally recommend it!

      Quality time on board with YouKnow!

      philippemontague333
      12/2018
      Always wanted to visit Ischia and Procida! With my family of 5 we went this summer and You Know made sure everything was perfect. Just 7 people on the boat and the ride has been amazing. The skipper provided good explanations along the way as well as snacks, drinks, limoncello and prosecco. We got to swim and snorkel 3 times and it was beautiful. My kids were so happy and my wife enjoyed sunbathing on the front of the boat. A beautiful day we will hardly forget!

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      Date review: 09/2021

      Relaxing day on the water

      David_J
      This trip was awesome. Boat driver was the best. Plenty of time on both stops with plenty of information. Procida seemed like a quaint little fishing district and ischia a little more commercialized. Your company was great and well organized
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