Capri in December

The most magical time of year

Capri in December
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Capri in December

Christina

(Capri.com team)

Capri in December

There is a unique magic during Christmas on Capri and the Amalfi Coast. You won't find snow or arctic temperatures, but the beauty of the season is in the coastal villages decorated with fairy lights, the scent of traditional zeppole and struffoli fried sweets in the air, and the shops filled with goodies for the season.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 15° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 10° C
  • Chance of rain: 30%
  • Chance of clouds: 47%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 17° C
  • Average daylight hours: 9

Sorrento is famous for its Christmas decorations, from the towering musical tree in Piazza Tasso to the Disney character village in the nearby park. Even the pretty lights in the tiny coastal villages like Atrani and Positano are charming, and make the town seem like living Nativity scenes. On clear winter days, take the ferry across to Capri and spend the day exploring the quiet island, being sure to stop in the Piazzetta lit with holiday lights.

Christmas on Capri
Christmas in Sorrento
Christmas on the Amalfi Coast

Regardless, we recommend staying in Sorrento, where there are a number of holiday events scheduled all month long, especially on the weekend.

If you are looking for a New Year's destination, ring in the coming year in Capri's Piazzetta, the most glamorous and trendy spot in the area!

In our article on winter on Capri, you can find all the logistical information you need to plan a winter trip to Capri.

Recommended experiences and tours

Choose from our selected and vetted tours & experiences. Book now for the best rates and availability!

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Food experience

Organic Wine Tasting with Lunch on Vesuvius

€ 28 per guest

Duration 2 hours

  • Taste wines made on Mount Vesuvius
  • Enjoy lunch with a view over the Bay of Naples
  • Take a guided walk through the vineyards
Excellent (543)
Capri Island Tour - 2, 3, or 4 Hour Gozzo Boat Tour of the Island Most popular Verified

Departure from: Capri

2, 3, or 4 Hour Gozzo Boat Tour of the Island

€ 150 up to 7 passengers

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours

If you don't have much time on Capri but want to tour the island by sea, Antonello can take you for a quick 2, 3, or 4 hour tour on his traditional gozzo boat to visit the most famous spots on Capri! Have fun and unwind at sea with Capri Island Tour.

Excellent (159)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento

Full Day Amalfi Coast Tour with english speaking driver

from € 320 € 340 -6%

Duration 8 hours

Private full day tour or shore excursion of the most beautiful gems along the Amalfi Coast. Hop aboard our elegant sedan or minivan to visit Positano, Amalfi, Ravello, and the prettiest fishing villages along the coastline! Bilingual driver will assist you during your tour.
Duration: 8 hours

Excellent (152)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Tour of Pompeii, Mt. Vesuvius, & Lacryma Christi Winery

€ 120 per guest

Duration 8 hours

An unforgettable day that includes a visit to the ruins in Pompeii, a drive up the slopes of Mount Vesuvius to hike to the crater, and a tour and tasting with lunch or a light snack at the foot of the volcano. All on board a comfortable luxury sedan or van!

Excellent (306)
Oasi Motor - Rent your scooter online - Full Day (6 hours) Bestseller Verified

Rent

Rent your scooter online - Full Day (6 hours)

from € 45 Per scooter € 55 -18%

Duration 6 hours

  • Your scooter will be waiting for you to hop on.
  • From 10am to 4pm at an excellent price.
  • We are in the center of Marina Grande, the port of Capri.
Excellent (329)

Boat tours

Low Season Special Offers - Capri and Amalfi Coast tour

from € 130 up to 7 passengers € 160 -19%

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 8 hours

Discover Capri or Amalfi Coast during the low season and avoid crowd and queues. Enjoy the beauty of the island at a special price: choose among our offers and set sail around Capri or Amalfi Coast.

Excellent (159)

Departure from: Sorrento

Small-group Bus Tour of the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento

€ 75 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello in a day
  • Avoid the hassle of public transportation
  • See the coastline with a guide
Excellent (317)

Departure from: Capri

Sunset Sail with Cocktails beneath the Faraglioni

€ 180

Duration 2 hours

Surprise your sweetheart with an unforgettable experience: a romantic private sunset sail with a toast at the foot of the dramatic Faraglioni di Capri as the sky and sea turn a picturesque pink and gold.

Excellent (159)
Nesea Capri Tour - Capri and Anacapri - Full day private tour Bestseller Verified

Departure from: Capri

Capri and Anacapri - Full day private tour

from € 300

Duration 8 hours

A complete tour to discover Capri by land and sea: after a boat tour around the island, we'll explore the most glamorous lanes in Capri town from the Piazzetta to the Gardens of Augustus. We'll then move on to tour picturesque Anacapri and the reach the peak of Mount Solaro by chairlift.

Excellent (56)

Departure from: Capri

Capri in one day - Private tour

from € 280

Duration 8 hours

A tour of the history and landscape of Capri with a local guide. The tour begins with a boat tour of the island, then continues with a walking tour of the Piazzetta and the Gardens of Augustus. After lunch, the tour ends with a visit to the breathtaking Villa Lysis!

Excellent (56)

Departure from: Capri

Exclusive Capri Bus Tour

€ 230 Total price for 8 people

Duration 8 hours

  • Air conditioning on board
  • Seating for all passengers
  • Minibus

Boat tours

Capri Boat Tour +Transfer to or from Amalfi Coast

from € 400 up to 7 passengers

Duration 6 hours

Are you headed to Capri from the Amalfi Coast, or have already visited Capri and need to return to the mainland? Pair a boat tour of Capri (5 hours) with a one way transfer either to or from the island in this tour. Fun meets convenience with Capri Island Tour!

Excellent (159)

Accommodations

Choose among our selected and reviewed accommodations on the island, with more than 12.000+ dream rooms reserved.

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Availability and prices

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B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Alle Ginestre

From € 150
Breakfast included

Your Mediterranean home-from-home.

  1. Finally, an affordable holiday on the island of Capri!
  2. The countryside of Anacapri, on your doorstep
  3. The view of the Bay of Naples, from the terrace
Excellent (259)
Tel. +39 081 8371531
Hotel Orsa Maggiore Bestseller

Small Boutique Hotels - Anacapri

Hotel Orsa Maggiore

From € 180
Breakfast included

Paradise on Capri

  1. A splash in the panoramic swimming pool
  2. An al fresco feast in the Carruba restaurant
  3. Private pampering for two in the spa
Excellent (222)
Tel. +39 081 837 3351
Casa Morgano Bestseller

Small Boutique Hotels - Capri

Casa Morgano

From € 250
Breakfast included

Your boutique hotel, made in Capri

  1. A luxury gem with view of the sea surrounding Capri
  2. Panoramic pleasures in your room and by the pool
  3. The delicious Mediterranean cuisine served at lunch
Excellent (311)
Tel. +39 081 8370158
Boutique B&B Bettola del Re Bestseller

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Boutique B&B Bettola del Re

From € 50
Breakfast included

A welcoming B&B with a shabby chic vibe in the heart of Anacapri

  1. A fabulous location int he center of Anacapri
  2. Book the spacious Deluxe
  3. Linger over breakfast on the terrace
Excellent (86)
Tel. +39 333 3950760

3 stars - Capri

Capri Wine Hotel

From € 140
Breakfast included

Boutique and bottle!

  1. A boutique hotel inspired by the world of wine
  2. A vineyard within minutes of Capri's Piazzetta
  3. Rooms with a view of the Bay of Naples
Excellent (796)
Tel. +39 081 8379173

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Il Giardino dell'Arte

From € 119
Breakfast included

A garden B&B with an artistic touch

  1. Views of the sunset you're unlikely to ever forget
  2. Breakfast featuring homemade treats and freshly-picked fruit from the garden
  3. A relaxing dip in the jetted pool for 12
Excellent (485)
Tel. +39 081 837 3025

3 stars - Anacapri

Hotel Bellavista

From € 105
Breakfast included

A centrally-located hotel with views to die for? You've found it!

  1. The beautiful views of the sea surrounding Capri
  2. The strategic location slap-bang in the center of Anacapri
  3. Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
Excellent (82)
Tel. +39 081 8371463

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

La Giuliva

From € 70
Breakfast included

Your panoramic B&B in the center of Anacapri

  1. The strategic location in the center of Anacapri
  2. The fabulous, sea view patio
  3. Free Wi-Fi: a welcome treat
Very good (68)
Tel. +39 340 3583818

Small Boutique Hotels - Capri

Hotel Flora

From € 150
Breakfast included

A family hotel with island style!

  1. The pool with view of the sea and the Faraglioni
  2. Bedrooms bathed in the Mediterranean sun
  3. Breakfast in your room with a view
Excellent (225)
Tel. +39 081 8370211
Il Tramonto - The Sunset Bestseller

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Il Tramonto - The Sunset

From € 50
Breakfast included

Bed & Breakfast (with sunset included!)

  1. Watch the sun set, aperitif in hand, from the terrace lounge
  2. The effortless elegance of a traditional island home
  3. Discover Anacapri, the "other" Capri
Excellent (232)
Tel. +39 334 7125862

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Villa Pollio

From € 80
Breakfast included

Live like a local in a historic island home

  1. An authentic island villa in the center of Anacapri
  2. Completely renovated and furnished in 2017
  3. A warm welcome from the Pollio family
Excellent (26)
Tel. 0818372277

3 stars - Capri

Esperia

From € 120
Breakfast included

A historic hotel, at an amazing price!

  1. A historic 3 star within steps of the Piazzetta
  2. A 190 year old hotel - with Wi-Fi!
  3. Breakfast on the sea view terrace
Very good (154)
Tel. +39 081 8370262

Guide to restaurants on the island

A table with a view, dinner on a budget, an elegant gourmet meal...here is our guide to the best restaurants on Capri.

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Restaurants - Capri

E' Divino €€

Tales of the unexpected

  1. The bohemienne atmosphere
  2. Its delicacies such as "gnocchi di baccalà" and "pasta alla genovese"
  3. The garden for summer meals, the fireplace for the winter ones
Very good (570)
Tel. +39 081 8378364

Restaurants - Capri

Buca di Bacco €€

When bite-size is the right size!

  1. The famous pizza "sfilatino"
  2. Pretend to be in the first decades of 20th century
  3. Reserve the table next to the panoramic window
Very good (743)
Tel. +39 081 8370723

Restaurants - Anacapri

Pizzeria Aumm Aumm €€

Yummy scrummy Anacapri!

  1. More of 30 types of pizza to choose among
  2. Homemade cakes
  3. A glass of "limoncello" at the end of the dinner
Excellent (705)
Tel. +39 081 8373926

Restaurants - Capri

Capri Pasta Delicatessen €€

Delicatessen and gourmet take away

  1. Order the delicious homemade ravioli capresi
  2. Top class take away food
  3. Excellent catering service
Excellent (386)
Tel. +39 081 8370147

Restaurants - Capri

Michel'angelo €€

A gourmet paradise in the heart of Capri

  1. Cooking lessons with a local chef
  2. A tasty aperitivo at the Mozzarella Bar
  3. Traditional dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients
Excellent (761)
Tel. +39 081 8377220

Restaurants - Anacapri

Le Arcate €€

Under the arches

  1. A genuine healthy cuisine
  2. Just a walk from the centre of Anacapri
  3. A great wines' selection
Very good (814)
Tel. +39 081 8373588

Restaurants - Anacapri

Al Buco Rosticceria €€

Streetfood, island style!

  1. Right in the center and easy to find
  2. Traditional wood oven-fired pizzas
  3. Fried finger foods, salads, and other take-away specialties
Tel. +39 081 837 1970

Restaurants - Capri

Villa Jovis €€

Dine like a Roman emperor

  1. The atmosphere of an ancient Roman villa on Capri
  2. Dinner on the terrace overlooking the Bay of Naples
  3. The traditional flavors of the Mediterranean
Excellent (230)
Tel. +39 081 837 6354

Restaurants - Anacapri

Columbus €€

Before you take the lift - pop into Bar Columbus!

  1. A tasty light lunch while visiting the centre of Anacapri
  2. Have drink on the terrace before taking the chairlift
  3. Thé and Sicilian pastry during winter
Very good (55)
Tel. +39 081 8371441

Restaurants - Capri

Donna Rachele €€

Wine and dine

  1. Good live music
  2. Tasty Sal De Riso desserts
  3. Dine here also during winter and Christmas holidays
Very good (372)
Tel. +39 081 8375387

Restaurants - Capri

Isidoro €€

Open until late, all year round

  1. A quick and tasty light lunch
  2. Spacious rooms for groups of people
  3. A wide selection of local and national wines
Very good (624)
Tel. +39 081 8377252

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