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Best Things To Do in Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast can be seen and experienced a number of ways. Adventure travelers wanting to work up a sweat can traverse the many scenic hiking trails that snake through the region. Those strictly seeking relaxation can find solace at one of the coast's 100 beaches, including the ultra-secluded Furore Fiordo. If you have sufficient sea legs, seeing Amalfi by boat is said to be an unforgettable experience, as is bearing witness to the littoral views from the sky-high Villa Cimbrone. But if you're on a tight itinerary, the postcard-worthy Positano, with its colorful architecture and luxurious amenities, is quintessentially Amalfi and not to be missed. 

How we rank Things to Do

Updated July 5, 2017

  • #1
    Things to do in Amalfi Coast
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    #1 in Amalfi Coast
    Beaches, Cafes, Churches/Religious Sites, Entertainment and Nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing, Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    More than Full Day
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    Beaches, Cafes, Churches/Religious Sites, Entertainment and Nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing, Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    More than Full Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    If you only have time to visit one town in the Amalfi Coast, it should be Positano. Positano is everything you'd dream the Amalfi Coast to be; lush cascading cliffs stacked with colorful Mediterranean architecture, luxury yachts and speed boats docked on turquoise waters, and narrow streets and ornate stairways

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  • #2
    Hike
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    #2 in Amalfi Coast
    Beaches, Hiking, Natural Wonders, Parks and Gardens, Recreation, Free
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Beaches, Hiking, Natural Wonders, Parks and Gardens, Recreation, Free
    TYPE
    Half Day to Full Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    Though the Amalfi Coast is the kind of place where you should kick back, relax and soak up the stunning scenery, you'd be missing out on all it has to offer if you didn't make room for a little adventure in your itinerary. In between the coast's various towns are

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     Beaches
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    #3 in Amalfi Coast
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    Beaches, Free
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    A trip to any coastal destination wouldn't be complete without a trip to the beach. In the case of the Amalfi Coast, your vacation wouldn't be complete without visiting multiple beaches. One of the things that makes this region so unique is the sheer amount of beaches found here (100,

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  • #4
    Villa Cimbrone (Ravello)
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    #4 in Amalfi Coast
    Parks and Gardens, Recreation
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Parks and Gardens, Recreation
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    1 to 2 hours
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    If you're looking to take in spectacular views without breaking too much of a sweat, head to Villa Cimbrone. Situated in the mountaintop town of Ravello, Villa Cimbrone is a luxury hotel lauded by both experts and recent visitors for its gorgeous on-site gardens. The property's gardens are considered one

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    Boat tours
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    #5 in Amalfi Coast
    Sightseeing, Tours
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Sightseeing, Tours
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    1 to 2 hours
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    To explore Amalfi by land is only half of the experience. The best views are seen from the ocean, where unobstructed vistas of the coast's world-renowned cliffs, as well as the gorgeous vegetation and colorful architecture, can be admired. The most cost-effective way to experience Amalfi by sea is by

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    The Furore Fiordo
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    #6 in Amalfi Coast
    Beaches, Hiking, Natural Wonders, Recreation, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Beaches, Hiking, Natural Wonders, Recreation, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND

    The Amalfi Coast is filled with so many secluded beaches it's nearly impossible to pinpoint where exactly all of them are, let alone allot enough time to get to them. But if you were to choose just one, you should make it to the Furore Fiordo, considered one of the

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