Amalfi

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Top attractions in Amalfi

Top 6 things to do in Amalfi

Located an hour south of Naples, Amalfi is undoubtedly one of the most enchanting cities on the Italian coastline. With cream-colored villas tumbling down to clear blue waters, this town is a paragon of Italian seaside splendor. See for yourself!

  • Amalfi Coast

    1. Amalfi Coast

    Though the entire European rim of the Mediterranean is gorgeous, the Amalfi Coast, with dramatic mountains and white sand beaches, is really something special.

  • Amalfi Cathedral

    2. Amalfi Cathedral

    A central landmark in Amalfi, the Amalfi Cathedral dates all the way back to the 9th century and features a fascinating mix of architectural influences.

  • 3. La Trinita della Cava

    Located in a river gorge, this impressive Benedictine monastery contains an archive of ancient documents dating back to the 8th century.

  • Villa Cimbrone Gardens

    4. Villa Cimbrone Gardens

    Prepare to be stunned by the Villa Cimbrone Gardens, which overlook a breathtaking landscape of jagged, forest-covered mountains and endless sparkling sea.

  • Duomo di Salerno

    5. Duomo di Salerno

    The Duomo di Salerno, a cathedral built in 1048, is one of the most famous landmarks in Amalfi. The building is dedicated to Matthew the Apostle, whose tomb is found inside.

  • Villa Rufolo

    6. Villa Rufolo

    Villa Rufolo features impressive local architecture, but it's the gardens that make this place a must-visit. If you're lucky you can catch a Classical music concert on the terrace.

Frequently asked questions about Amalfi

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Planning Your Visit

  • Getting around Amalfi

    Amalfi is a beautiful town full of lush foliage and romantic views best seen on foot. You'll be amazed at all you can discover when you walk this small city. If you need to get across town quickly, however, there are also local bus lines that are inexpensive. Taxis are readily available, as are rental cars.

  • What to eat in Amalfi?

    For breakfast try a cornetto with a coffee. At lunch, find yourself a pizza covered in 'alici' (fresh anchovies) for a truly local taste experience. In the evening, enjoy a caprese salad drizzled with the most decadent olive oil on earth.

Good to know

  • Language
    Italian
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
    +39
  • Best time to visit
    The best time to visit Amalfi has to be the summer time. The sunny months of June to August are perfectly suited for luxurious days at the beach and balmy evening strolls.

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What people are saying about Amalfi

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 4,464 reviews

The trip is worth you get the most of what you can in 1 day, the restaurant’s location is nice and the food was okay. When it comes comes to swimming, Positano has the most beautiful beach but your time is limited there, you’ll have time to enjoy the beach and swimming in Amalfi if you skip the boat tour.(add 25€ to your budget for a beach umbrella and access to changing room and shower) Throughout the trip Italo and Aniello took very good care of us providing information during the ride and guidance for the free time. Very much recommended overall

We had a lovely time with Mariangela (the tour guide) and Rosario (the driver). I would recommend the trip to however wants to see and enjoy the main attractions of the Amalfi coast in a nutshell especially if you are clueless about where/how to go. The driver was very experienced on the narrow roads along the coast and our tour guide kept us very engaged with all the narrations and legends around that area. The trip was very informative and enjoyable.

It was a full experience, our guide Federicka was fabulous and our driver Pasquale safe and patient. The tour gives you a hood sense of which towns you might want to return to for a longer visit, and the boat ride was a great way to see Amalfi from the water. Having some guided knowledge, tips and recommendations definitely helped in deciding what to do with our free time in each town. And they saved the best for last, Ravello!

The experience has been amazing - from the pick up to the boat trip arrangement. It may feel a bit rush but every minute was well spent, and much appreciated for the tips and info from our guide.

Giuseppe was a wonderful driver. Safely driving us to Positano, which can be a bit intimidating for a tourist.