Day Trips and Excursions

We recommend the following day trips and excursions, many organized by Travel, Etc. You can book these experiences online now, and take advantage of a 5% discount reserved for our guests.

Day Trip to Capri

Day Trip to Capri
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Day Trip to Capri

This is one of the best excursions for those who want to visit the Island of Capri, especially in summer when you can take a swim during your boat trip or bask in the sun. All this for the same price as a regular ferry ticket!

  • TRANSFER FROM VILLA CAROLINA TO THE PORT
  • BOARD A TRADITIONAL BOAT FOR CAPRI WHICH CARRIES A MAXIMUM OF 20 PASSENGERS
  • STOP AT THE BLUE GROTTO
  • DOCK AT MARINA PICCOLA ON CAPRI, WITH FREE TIME TO VISIT THE ISLAND ON YOUR OWN
  • BOAT TOUR OF THE ISLAND, PASSING UNDER THE FARAGLIONI ROCK FORMATIONS

Boat Tour of the Amalfi Coast

Boat Tour of the Amalfi Coast
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Boat Tour of the Amalfi Coast

A wonderfully full day on board a boat to visit the whole of the Amalfi Coast by sea, with stops in Positano and Amalfi. Skip the bus, take a boat!

  • TRANSFER FROM VILLA CAROLINA TO THE PORT
  • SAIL ALONG THE SORRENTINE AND AMALFI COASTS, WITH STOPS FOR A SWIM IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
  • DOCK AT POSITANO, WITH TWO HOURS OF FREE TIME
  • DOCK AT AMALFI, WITH TWO HOURS OF FREE TIME TO VISIT THIS HISTORIC MARINE REPUBLIC
  • RETURN TO THE PORT AT PIANO DI SORRENTO, AND A GOODBYE TOAST WITH LIMONCELLO
  • RETURN TRANSFER TO VILLA CAROLINA

Food and Wine Tour of a Traditional Sorrento Farm

Food and Wine Tour of a Traditional Sorrento Farm
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Food and Wine Tour of a Traditional Sorrento Farm

If you are curious about this area's traditional cuisine, we suggest this farm tour and lunch in the countryside near Sorrento, famous for its cheese and lemon production.

  • MEET WITH YOUR GUIDE IN THE CENTER OF SORRENTO FOR A WALKING TOUR THROUGH THE OLD TOWN.
  • ARRIVAL AT CAPODIMONTE IN THE HILLS OUTSIDE OF TOWN, WHERE YOU WILL STROLL THROUGH THE OLIVE AND LEMON GROVES IN "LI SIMONI".
  • FARM TOUR AND TASTING OF HOMEMADE EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL BRUSCHETTA, LIMONCELLO LIQUEUR, AND LEMONADE.
  • RETURN TO SORRENTO AT SUNSET.

Day Trip to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius

Day Trip to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius
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Day Trip to Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius

Getting from Sorrento to Pompeii is very easy: just take the Circumvesuviana train, which will take you directly to the entrance to the archaeological site in less than half an hour. If you'd prefer a guide to bring the history of Pompeii to life, and would like to visit the summit of volcanic Vesuvius, try this excursion:

  • TRANSFER FROM VILLA CAROLINA TO POMPEII
  • GUIDED TOUR OF POMPEII
  • VISIT TO THE CRATER OF VESUVIUS ACCOMPANIED BY A GUIDE
  • RETURN TRANSFER TO VILLA CAROLINA

The Amalfi Coast by Land

The Amalfi Coast by Land
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The Amalfi Coast by Land

Highway 193, the famed Amalfi Coast road, is known for being one of the most beautiful drives in the world. Twisting its way directly above the rocky coast, it has breathtaking views around every curve.
Navigating this road, for those who are not used to driving it every day, is not easy. Which is why we strongly suggest taking this tour instead, which allows you to enjoy the view with an expert driver at the wheel.

  • DEPARTURE FROM VILLA CAROLINA IN AN 8 PASSENGER MINIVAN
  • DRIVE TO POSITANO, WITH PHOTO STOPS ALONG THE WAY AT THE MOST SCENIC OVERLOOKS
  • STOP IN POSITANO
  • DEPARTURE FOR AMALFI PASSING THROUGH PRAIANO, FURORE, AND CONCA DEI MARINI
  • STOP IN AMALFI WITH TWO HOURS OF FREE TIME TO VISIT THE TOWN
  • DEPARTURE FOR RAVELLO WHERE YOU CAN VISIT THE COASTAL VILLAS ABOVE THE MEDITERRANEAN AND RETURN TO VILLA CAROLINA

Yoga in the Lemon Grove

Yoga in the Lemon Grove

Yoga in the Lemon Grove

You can reserve a yoga lesson at Villa Carolina! Our lessons are led by Heidi, a professional instructor who is originally from New York but has been teaching yoga for years on the Amalfi Coast. She will guide you through a session of Vinyasa yoga, and welcomes anyone from beginners to experts. Lessons are held in Villa Carolina's lovely lemon grove, a perfectly peaceful spot for yoga!

  • INDIVIDUAL LESSONS
  • GROUP LESSONS
  • PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR (NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER)
  • DURATION: 50 MINUTES

Day Trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum

Day Trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum
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Day Trip to Pompeii and Herculaneum

Visit two of the most important archaeological sites in the world in one day.

  • DEPARTURE FROM SORRENTO.
  • TRANSFER TO POMPEII.
  • GUIDED TOUR OF THE POMPEII ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK.
  • TRANSFER FROM POMPEII TO HERCULANEUM.
  • VISIT OF THE HERCULANEAUM ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK WITH AN AUDIOGUIDE.
  • RETURN TO SORRENTO IN LATE AFTERNOON.

Hiking in Paradise

If you are avid hikers, you'll be happy to know that there are a number of trails near Villa Carolina which you will have almost to yourselves, or you can choose one of the more famous coastal hikes. We can also arrange for a hiking guide!

Trail of the Gods

Trail of the Gods
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Trail of the Gods

This famous hike runs from Agerola to Nocelle (above Positano), passing high from one stretch of coast to another. It was named Trail of the Gods for the breathtaking views along the route and for the dizzying heights above the sea.

  • TRANSFER FROM SORRENTO TO THE TRAIL HEAD.
  • HIKE WITH A GUIDE.
  • RETURN TO SORRENTO.

Punta Campanella

Punta Campanella

Punta Campanella

You can walk to the very tip of the Sorrento Peninsula along this easy trail leaving from Termini, near Massa Lubrense. At the trail's end, you can visit the archaeological remains of a temple dedicated to the goddess Minerva, which, according to legend, was built by Ulysses to thank the goddess for having saved him from the Sirens.

Ieranto

Ieranto

Ieranto

This tiny bay is located south of Punta Campanella, and can be reached by a trail which leaves from Nerano. There was a lime quarry here until the beginning of the century, but the area is now a Marine Reserve owned by the Italian National Trust and has a small but lovely beach with a view of Capri's Faraglioni.

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