Category Archives: Day Trips

Local spots for adventure activities in water and out, within a day trip from Naples, Italy.

Umbria Tour in Quad

Take a guided tour around Lago Trasimeno in quad or rent quads and go on your own.  This was such an awesome adventure and I’m so glad that we did it.  The tracks were crazy. Luca was awesome, spoke perfect English and stopped and helped us on all of the technical parts.

Here’s a video clip from our recent tour:

Every Day – Reservations required

Web: www.umbriainquad.com
Luca: 338 7760216
Email: info@umbriainquad.com

Hydrospeed Fiume Corno in Umbria

Ever want to go down white water on your stomach head first while holding onto a motor propelled mini ski? Hydrospeed is just that and many rafting companies offer various levels from classic to extreme. Rafting Umbria offers a classic excursion for 2 hours at €30 on the Fiume Corno.  Minimum age is 16. For more information and reservations, see contact information below.

Web: www.raftingumbria.it

Cell: +39 348 3511798

Email: info@raftingumbria.it

Canyoning and Ziplining in the Matese National Forest through the Gole di Caccaviola, Cusano Mutri

A quick drive from Naples, just north of Benevento, is the Matese National Forest.  With clean mountain air, stunning views, deep gorges, tall mountains and beautfiul valleys, it’s a place worth discovering.  Matese Escursioni offers various outdoor guided activities in the Matese National Forest, including horse back riding, biking, hiking, canyoning, parco avventura (kids rope courses) to name a few.   We chose canyoning, suited up with our kids and headed to the top of the gorge “Gole di Caccaviola, Cusano Mutri”.   Continue reading Canyoning and Ziplining in the Matese National Forest through the Gole di Caccaviola, Cusano Mutri

Kayak the island of Procida and experience beautiful views from the sea with ASD Kayak

Don’t miss out on the beauty of Procida, it’s sunny coast line, fishing villages, vibrant colors, volcanic history and welcoming people.  Best seen by sea, kayak is the way to go!  ASD Kayak in Procida offers various tours, depending on your skill level and how much time on you want to spend on the water.  It’s a view of Procida that can’t be missed.  I was with an adventurous group of friends and we took the 4 hour full island tour, but there were also much easier tours available that I could have taken even with my kids.  The guides are wonderful and make the trip fun.  This is a must-see for my local friends! Continue reading Kayak the island of Procida and experience beautiful views from the sea with ASD Kayak

Volo Dell’Angelo

Not all my adventures are on sea. Ever since I’ve heard of the Volo Dell’Angelo, I’ve had it on my TODO list!  In Basilicata, above the Lucanian Dolomites are the two small hillside towns of Castelmezzano and Pietrapertos.  Between these towns are 2 ziplines that are the 5th longest in the world!  For €40, you can buy a round-trip ticket. Continue reading Volo Dell’Angelo