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Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by T. Petersen 3 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
Loved our guide, the food quality and variety was the only disappointment.
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Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by W. Watkins 3 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
We had the time of our life and look forward to our next bike and boat tour. Thanks so much for everything!
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by E. Greer 4 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
Everything did not go perfectly all the time but we had a great time and the guys from Girolibero were always doing their best to help out when needed.
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by V. Milner 4 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
Well organised overall. In honesty the food was at times ordinary with great emphasis on fish & pasta. Bit more variety would have been good. Riccardo (tour guide) was excellent - he really made the tour worthwhile with his enthusiasm and knowledge. Not all staff on board were as friendly or able to communicate which did make a big difference to the overall atmosphere on board. We did have some difficulties with the booking process initially which remained unresolved in that we were unsure of why someone was phoning us from US.
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by Jane Boyers 4 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
Our trip was for very good/strong bikers unless you got the electric bike which was great! The scenery was spectacular along the Amalfi coast!
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by Lee Beamish 4 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
Alex was amazing. She was so informative, hard-working and enjoyable to be around. The staff on our boat were excellent as well.
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by Marilyn McDowell 4 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
The boat anchored in Amalfi on the 3rd night, in an unprotected harbor - the boat rocked and banged all night long, no one including the crew was able to sleep, and apparently this was not an uncommon experience when in the Amalfi harbor.
On day 4, after an extremely hot day of biking we reached the boat in Cetara. For some reason, the boat was anchored along side the sister boat, not next to the pier. The crew made us wait in the hot sun until the bikes were hoisted on to the sister boat, then situated the bikes on our boat before allowing us to get on our boat to shower or get something to drink. AND since we were not next to the Read more… pier, to get from the sister boat to our boat the crew had us step up on the railing of the sister boat then step on the railing of our boat then down to the deck. Although they were assisting us, it was definitely an accident waiting to happen and totally unnecessary. On our Croatian trip in the Dalmation Islands, this type of parallel boat anchoring was common, but the boats utilized the openings in the railings to allow us to walk through the boats...
The captain fell and injured himself during this bike hoisting situation, and was certainly in pain when we finally got on the boat, but he was very rude to another passenger who commented about the inappropriateness of loading the bikes first and the ""rail balancing"" access to the boat.
Capri was a crowded disappointment, not worth the stop. Naples was also not worth the stop, large, dirty, crowded, the walking tour was not very interesting. On the positive side the Amalfi coast was absolutely beautiful and we really enjoyed the islands of Ischia and Procida with their quiet roads and small peaceful little towns.
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by Frank McDowell 4 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
On the plus side...The Metz (Merlijn 2013) & So Dalmatia tours (San Snova 2015) was excellent in every way. Crew, boat, scenery, guides. We'll return to Europe but events in Paris probably have many of us thinking about different options.
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by Brian 4 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
As Jana said, Riccardo from Verde-Natura was the first bike guide we've had and he made things so much easier and enjoyable. He was constantly checking on all the riders and never seemed to mind going back downhill to check on slower riders. Everyone on the Deriya Deniz went to great pains to make sure each of us had what was needed - even supplying food for our picnic lunches. The last evening, we all got a wonderful surprise that was so much fun...but I'll not divulge their secret! The crew really was remarkable. For instance, we had an early morning flight from Naples to Palermo on the last morning of the trip. In order to get to the airport at the proper time, we had to wake at 4:30 am. Every single crew member plus Riccardo got up to see us off at 5:00 am making sure once again, we had what we needed or desired. I cannot imagine a better experience in this singularly beautiful location and highly recommend this trip!
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by Jana 4 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by Lindsay (from Canada) 5 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
Amalfi Coast - Tyrrhenian Sea - Bike & Boat by Kate 7 years ago Permalink/Reply Verified Reviewer
My husband and I enjoyed this trip the first week of September 2011. The weather was hot but it was great to cool off swimming on the beach every day and jumping off the boat. There were gorgeous views of the coast from our bikes and the ride up to Ravello was worth it. We had a great guide and the crew on the boat was fun and very helpful - the evening meals cooked by the chef on board were very good and included lots of fresh fish. Sailing between the islands was definitely a highlight.
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