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

It was a great tour and we‘ve seen the famous coastal town at the Amalfi coast comfortably. At first it was very cold at the bus and I was glad that I brought a cardigan and shawl with me. But I think somebody informed the driver to lower down the AC, and the problem was solved. Connie was very informative and a superb guide. The great views along the serpentine roads were amazing. The recommended lunch was also fine and filling. We opted for the boat ride as well and it was all worth it. It was nice to see Amalfi from the boat‘s perspective, wonderful panorama and the breeze was nice. My only regret was that the stay in Positano was too short, 15 minutes, I guess. It deserved more than that, too beautiful for only a couple of minutes. Overall, the bus tour was fantastic and fulfilled all that was promised for the tour! To Connie and the driver, "grazie mille and stay safe!“ Rosemary

Driver was waiting at the pick up point and made himself clearly visible, extremely polite also. Transport was a spotlessly clean and luxurious Mercedes Benz people carrier, expertly driven. Driver loaded and unloaded all luggage at pickup and drop off. I would not hesitate to use this service again and would thoroughly recommend anyone to do the same.

We were driven by Enzo, Marco and Luigi and had a great time! They were wonderful guides and Enzo was so knowledgeable. The drivers made us feel so comfortable and relaxed. We had so much fun exploring the Amalfi Coast with them!!

It was epic! The whole experience was amazing. I wish you would offer an Amalfi coast tour that would last the whole day, to experience it at sunset. But this was great nonetheless. Vincenzo and Giovanni were great.

Wonderful trip, highly recommended! Everything was on time and smoothly organised. Pompeii is definitely a must see and in Positan we had an opportunity enjoy some stunning views! Safe drive through all serpantines!