Boat & Bike

The wonders of the Gulf

The fun of riding and the beauty of the sea: here you are the perfect mix for an unbelievable holiday. With this tour with bicycle stops you will be astonished by all the wonders of the Campania coastline: passing by Cilento, Ischia and Isola Verde. On board of our boat, equipped with every comfort and highly qualified staff, you can admire from another angle all the marvels that the Gulf can offer, including the extraordinary island of Capri, famous all over the world for its incomparable beauty.

ITINERARY IN BRIEF

Total km in Bike about 190 – Total difference in altitude 2200 m

​1st day: welcome, meeting with the Skipper and the Guide for the starting briefing; boarding at Castellammare's port; accomodation in the galley and shipment to Sorrento.​

2nd day: landing to Sorrento's port, tour in bike (Bianchi MTB or Trekking) starting from Sorrento to Positano and coming back. 

Difficulty: medium 

Total km in bike about 40 km.

Duration: about 4 hours

In the afternoon you can swim in Positano's sea.

 

3rd day: landing to Amalfi's port, tour in bike (Bianchi, MTB or Trekking) Amalfi, Ravello, Minori.

Difficulty: medium

Total km in bike: about 30 km 

Duration: about 4 hours

In the afternoon we will sail to Salerno and You can swim in Capo d'Orso.

 

4th day: landing to Salerno's port. Tour in bike (Bianchi, MTB or Trekking) from Salerno to Paestum and coming back. Stop at archeological excavation.

 

Difficulty: medium

​total km in bike: about 80 km

​Duration: about 5 hours

In the afternoon in harbor in Capri or Positano.

5th day: We will sail to Ischia by boat, with stop and swim in the most beautiful bays of the island.

 

6th day: landing at Ischia's port, tour in bike (Bianchi MTB or Trekking) in the Isola Verde.

Difficulty: medium

Total km in bike: about 40 km 

Duration: about 4 hours

In the afternoon swim in the most beautiful bays of the island.

7th day: we will sail to the Castellammare's port where we conclude our holiday.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1

In the afternoon, boarding to Castellammare.

Refreshment on board, meeting with the Skipper and the Guide for  the starting briefing. Sailing to Sorrento.

Duration of navigation: about 40 minutes

We will spend the evening in the harbour or in the Sorrento's port.

 

Day 2

In the morning, we will start the tour in bike: Sorrento - Positano - Sorrento.

When we listen about the coast, we immediately think of Amalfi's coast. One of the most beautiful in the world.

Riding our bikes, you can enjoy it as never before.

 

Bike route's details:

 

Difficulty: medium

​Total km in bikes: about 40 km

Total difference in altitude: about 1300 m

Duration without visits: about 4 hours

Duration with visits: about 6 hours

​​POINTS OF INTEREST

 

Sorrento: It is located on the north-western part of the peninsula. The centre commands  harmoniously on a high tuff terrace, overlooking the sea, in the middle of lush vegetation. Tourist destination for excellence, because of its natural and artistic beauty and its traditions. Sorrento is the largest center for the number of services offered and also the best known and appointed by the Sorrento Peninsula.

Positano: The beauty of the territory fascinated Greeks, Phoenicians, even Romans, giving them a strategic commercial point. It became a privileged destination of gran tour of rich European families. It was also some famous artists’ residence, who have exalted its beauty, making it immortal in their works.

We will spend the night in the harbour or in the Amalfi's port.

Day 3

In the morning we will start a tour in bike on Amalfi's coast: Amalfi, Ravello, Positano.

The Amalfi's coast is a natural paradise, which UNESCO declared "World Heritage Site" in 1997. 

Starting from the sea level, we will reach a maximum altitude of 402 meters. This tour is not just designed to admire the majestic coastal landscape, but also to allow you to stop in the most important cities such as Amalfi, Ravello and Minori.

Bike route's details:

Difficulty: medium

Total km in bike: about 30 km 

Total difference in altitude: about 400 m 

Duration without visits: about 4 hours

Duration with visits: about 6 hours.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Amalfi: ancient maritime republic, gives its name to the stretch of the peninsula on which stands the Amalfi coast. Among the most important and prosperous Italian trading centers, it contributed with its vitality to the growth of the neighboring towns. A sea of ​​charm, enchanting nature, dreaming landscapes, monuments, history, food and wine make Amalfi one of the favorite destinations for tourists who choose Italy and the south for their holidays.

 

Ravello: the famous and picturesque tourist center, discovered and visited by many celebrities of all art, attracted by its intellectual appeal and fascination of its architecture and its famous villas. Ravello is situated on a steep cliff; it dominates Maiori and Minori and enjoys a famous panoramic view of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of Salerno.
It is in front of the Monti di Scala, whose boundary coincides with the course of the Dragon Creek. 

Minori:  Since 1997 has been declared by UNESCO, a World Heritage. Originally it was a small fishing village, but in the twentieth century a remarkable urbanization, combined with tourism, has made Minori one of the small gems of the Coast.

In the afternoon we will sail to Salerno and we can swim in Capo d'Orso.

Duration of navigation: about 1 hour

We spend the evening in the Salerno's port. 

Dinner arrangements on board or you can go down and walk around shopping in the picturesque boutiques and the many craft shops, tasting the typical local products.

Day 4

In the morning we will start the tour in bike from Salerno to Paestum (archeological excavation).

This tour can mix history and nature in the same day.

Starting and arriving point will be Salerno, we will visit the archeological site of Paestum with its famous Temple of Athena.

 

Bike route's details:

Difficulty: medium

Total km in bike: about 80 km 

Total difference in altitude: about 50 m 

Duration without visits: about 5 hours

Duration with visits; about 7 hours

POINTS OF INTEREST

Paestum: latin name of the term Paistom with which it was defined after its conquest by the Lucanians. It is an ancient city of Magna Grecia called by the founders Poseidonia in honor of Poseidon, but very devoted to Hera and Athena. The extension of its inhabited area is still well recognizable today, enclosed by its Greek walls, as modified in the Lucanian and then Roman times.

In the afternoon we will sail to Ischia and you have the opportunity to swim.

Duration of navigation: about 2,5 hours.

We will spend the evening in the harbour of Positano or Capri.

Day 5

In the morning we will continue to sail to Ischia.

Duration of navigation: about 2,5 hours

All day will be completely dedicated to the adventure on boat.

You could have the opportunity to admire the island of Ischia by an other point of view. You could have a bath in the most beautiful bays of the island.

We will spend the evening in the harbour or in one of Ischia's ports.

Day 6

In the morning the bike tour will start on the island of Ischia.

Full day dedicated to the discovery of the largest island in the Campania archipelago. We will ride among some of the prettiest municipalities of Ischia, such as Lacco Ameno, famous all over the world for its thermal baths and the charming historic center, and Forio, with its natural pools and ancient churches. The road will then climb towards Serrara Fontana, from where we can enjoy the spectacular view of the Gulf of Naples and admire, to the north, Mount Epomeo, the extinct volcano that dominates the island. We will then stop in Barano for a refreshing bath in the thermal waters of the Nitrodi Fountain of Nymphs.

Bike route's details:

Difficulty: medium

Total km in bike: about 40 km 

Total difference in altitude: about 450 m 

Duration without visits: about 4 hours

Duration with visits; about 6 hours

POINTS OF INTEREST

The Fonte delle Ninfe di Nitrodi is a space of rare harmony and beauty. It gives wellbeing to the body and the spirit, thanks to the scientifically recognized therapeutic properties known for over two millennia. The waters of Nitrodi flow directly from the depths of the rock and are famous since Roman times. In fact, there was a small sanctuary dedicated to Apollo and to the Nymphs "Nitrodi", custodians of the Fonte. The patients came to bathe and drink water to benefit from his exceptional therapeutic abilities on the osteoarticular system and in association with heliotherapy and thalassotherapy, dermatological diseases.

 

In the afternoon you can have a wonderful swim in the most beautiful bays on the island.

 

We will spend the evening in the harbor or in one of the ports of the island of Ischia.

 

Day 7

In the morning we will sail to the port of Castellammare, where the holiday will end.

Duration of navigation: about 3 hours.

 

PRICES OF THE PACKAGE

Costs per person (in double cabin) for groups of 6/8 participants:

  • March and November            € 650.00

  • April to May                             € 850.00

  • June/September/October    € 990.00   

 

Supplement for single cabin: The cost will be calculated with an extra of 50% compared to the double cabin and depending on the season chosen.

Services included:

  • Navigation and overnight stays by boat (in the harbor);

  • Outboard Tender;

  • *Bicycle (MTB, Trekking; Road bike or E-bike) and helmet rental;

  • Cycling guide;

  • Oil;

  • Boat final cleaning.

 

Services not included:

  • During the bike tours you have two options for lunch: "breakfast bag" (€ 15.00 per person, includes: typical products of Campania, water and dessert) or lunch in a restaurant / farm (average price of about € 45.00 / 50.00 per person, includes: starter, first course, second course, fruit. Beverages are not included);

  • By boat you can take full board at € 60.00 / person (excluding wines and alcohol).

  • Overnight in port: the cost per person will be calculated according to the season (the cost is about € 90.00);

  • Galley, which will be carried out on the first day (before boarding all together) for about € 50.00 per person;

  • Supply of bed linen at a cost of € 12.00 per person;

  • Tickets for archaeological sites;

  • Possible tips;

  • Possibility of transfer round-trip (by reservation);

  • Extras and everything not included in "included services".

Notes: Depending on weather conditions the skipper will be able to decide any variations in navigation.

On request personalized tours.

For more information and booking, write to: info@irentbike.com

Terms and  conditions

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* For this tour, I Rent Bike puts at your disposal all our wide range of bicycles

 

Associazione "Solo in bici"

Via E. Scaglione 476, 80145 Napoli

Locations open only for retreats by reservation

Scafati (Na) - Via Dante Alighieri 15, 84018

Vico Equense (Na) - Corso Filangieri 80069

Piano di Sorrento (Na) - Via delle Rose 35, 80063 

Amalfi (Sa) - Piazzale dei Protontini 6, 84011

Salerno - Lungomare Cristofaro Colombo 84/90, 84031

San Giorgio del Sannio (BN) - Via delle Cesine 9, 82018 

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