Capri in January

A unique way to experience the island

Capri in January
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Capri in January

Camilla

(Capri.com team)

Capri in January

To be honest, if we were to choose the worst month in which to visit Capri and the Amalfi Coast, it would have to be January. After the Epiphany holiday on the 6th, most hotels and restaurants on the island and coast close for the season, only to reopen at Easter.

In addition, January is the coldest month of the year, with frequent grey, rainy days.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 15° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 10° C
  • Chance of rain: 30%
  • Chance of clouds: 50%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 15° C
  • Average daylight hours: 9

But there are also advantages to choosing this month to holiday on the island and coast: prices are definitely at the lowest during the year, and you won't encounter crowds or long lines. You can visit Pompeii and Herculaneum in peace, without having to deal with the hot summer sun on large tour groups, and you'll have the island of Capri virtually to yourself and can take advantage of discount shopping in the boutiques in Sorrento. January is also a great time to take a day trip to Naples and visit the museums and monuments.

Here are some tips for visiting Capri and the Amalfi Coast in winter:

Where to Stay

Choose Sorrento for your base, since businesses are open all year round.
This is the month in which you should book your summer vacation to have the widest choice of hotels!

Recommended experiences and tours

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

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Departure from: Capri

Boat Tour of Capri

from € 250 Per boat | Max 12 people € 280 -11%

Duration 4 hours 6 hours

Spend a day on a traditional gozzo boat Apreamare (with cabin and bathroom) exploring the most beautiful sea caves and coves along the coast of the island of Capri, stop for a dip at the foot of the Faraglioni, and leave your cares behind while relaxing on the sea off Italy's most beautiful island.

Excellent (329)

Departure from: Sorrento

Tour of Naples and the Caserta Palace

from € 320

Duration 8 hours

A driving tour of the heart of Naples, including Santa Chiara, the Spaccanapoli neighborhood, the Maschio Angioino, Capodimonte, Piazza Plebiscito, and the Castel dell'Ovo + a visit of the beautiful Caserta palace and grounds.
Departure from Sorrento
Auto: Mercedes sedan or minivan
Duration: 8 ho

Excellent (155)
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Boat tours

WINTER OFFER: Boat Tour of Capri

€ 130 € 150 -13%

Duration 2 hours

Don't miss our special winter offer and enjoy a boat tour of 2,20 hours around the island of Capri: set sail on board of a traditional 7.5 meter "gozzo" boat, with a large cushioned sundeck.

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Vesuvius

from € 320 40 euro for hour,x extra time! € 340 -6%

Duration 8 hours

Spend an entire day discovering the history of Pompeii and Herculaneum and the majesty of Mount Vesuvius! Book our driving tour for an unforgettable experience departing from Sorrento, Positano, or Naples on an elegant sedan or minivan with a bilingual driver.
Duration: 8 hours

Excellent (155)

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 (591)
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Departure from: Capri

Anacapri - Private tour

from € 180

Duration 2 hours

Our guide will accompany you on a private walking tour of the monuments and neighborhoods of Anacapri's historic center, including Villa San Michele, built by Swedish physician and writer Axel Munthe and the Church of S. Michele Arcangelo, famous for its majolica floor.

Excellent (57)
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Departure from: Capri

The "Classic" Boat Tour around Capri

from € 150 Per boat | Max 12 people € 160 -6%

Duration 2 hours 3 hours

A sail around the coastline of Capri on board a traditional gozzo boat is the best way to see the beauty of Capri - including the Faraglioni, Marina Piccola, the lighthouse, the Blue Grotto (upon request) - and even stop for a swim in the sea off the coast.

Excellent (329)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento

Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Vesuvius: Archaeological Tour

from € 330 9 hour tour

Duration 9 hours

For fans of archaeology and the great outdoors, this full day driving tour departing from Sorrento or Naples by one of the luxury Eurolimo sedans or vans includes visits to the Pompeii and Herculaneum archaeological sites, and a drive up the slope of Mount Vesuvius!
Duration: 9 hours

Excellent (331)
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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 (339)

Departure from: Positano

Pompeii, Wine Tour, and Sorrento (from Positano)

from € 349

Duration 8 hours

The ruins of Pompeii, the wines of Mount Vesuvius, and the charm of historic Sorrento: this private tour privato departing from Positano is an unforgettable day of discovery of the best of southern Italy.
Tour by luxury sedan or minivan with a professional bilingual driver.
Duration: 8 hours

Excellent (155)

Departure from: Naples, Sorrento, Positano

Semi-private tour of Pompeii, Mt. Vesuvius & Wine

€ 120 per guest

Duration 8 hours

  • Sami-private group tour (from 4 to 8 people)
  • Professional English speaking loca guide for 2 hours into Pompeii ruins
  • Wine tasting and light lunch on the side of Vesuvius
Excellent (331)

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 (155)

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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Casa Morgano Bestseller

Small Boutique Hotels - Capri

Casa Morgano

From € 1,000
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 (313)
Tel. +39 081 8370158

Small Boutique Hotels - Capri

Hotel Flora

From € 1,000
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 (228)
Tel. +39 081 8370211

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

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Il Giardino dell'Arte

From € 140
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 (486)
Tel. +39 081 837 3025
Capri Wine Hotel Bestseller

3 stars - Capri

Capri Wine Hotel

From € 121.50
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 (811)
Tel. +39 081 8379173

B&B and Homes - Capri

Capri Town

From € 400

Your home in the shadow of the Piazzetta

  1. Breakfast on the terrace overlooking the Bay of Naples
  2. A house in the heart of Capri - just for you!
  3. Two minutes and you're in the legendary Piazzetta
Excellent (26)
Tel. +39 331 7277715
La Giuliva Bestseller

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

La Giuliva

From € 60
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 (69)
Tel. +39 340 3583818

B&B and Homes - Anacapri

Hotel Mediterraneo

From € 75
Breakfast included

Your Mediterranean home-from-home

  1. The warm hospitality offered by the Schettino family
  2. A typical island home, with LCD television and Wi-Fi too
  3. The historic center of Anacapri is just a few steps away
Excellent (160)
Tel. +39 335 5666047
Grand Hotel Quisisana Bestseller

5 stars luxury - Capri

Grand Hotel Quisisana

From € 363
Breakfast included

Capri: The Piazzetta, The Faraglioni, The Blue Grotto, and...The Quisisana

  1. Hotel Quisisana is all the elegance of Capri
  2. VIP watching at the Quisi Bar
  3. Innovative luxury for more than 150 years
Excellent (921)
Tel. +39 081 8370788

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 (87)
Tel. +39 333 3950760

5 stars - Capri

Capri Tiberio Palace

From € 1,000
Breakfast included

At home with the Emperor Tiberius

  1. Mediterranean tradition and elegance steps from Capri's Piazzetta
  2. In-and-out pool and spa treatments
  3. The unforgettably gorgeous Bellevue Suite with private swimming pool
Excellent (780)
Tel. +39 081 9787111

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 (28)
Tel. 0818372277

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 (571)
Tel. +39 081 8378364

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 - 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 (718)
Tel. +39 081 8373926

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