From west to east
On the beach
===In the mountains===
This is one of the best places you can visit in the summer as it is hot and offers lots of facilities
Taking your car is discouraged because of the road size and lack of parking. During the summer there may be limitations on the road for tourist buses: e.g. sometimes the road along the coast is one way only for tourism buses from Sorrento to Salerno.
phone: +39 89 405 145Buses from Naples to Sorrento (1 hr 10 min), 2-3 per hour.
phone: +39 89 87 27 70Naples—Amalfi (via Capri) 3 per day, 2 hr 15 min, adult €32, child €16.
phone: +39 82 807 1812Naples-Sorrento 6-7 per day.
Many people rent the ubiquitous scooters, which is an indeed a good option, if you have previous experience, otherwise the heavy traffic and narrow roads makes this a bad place to learn.
By boatThere are many agencies offering boat excursions along the coast and to Capri.
Ferries are also available to access major towns on the coast, including Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, and Salerno. Ferry tickets can be purchased by the docks.
phone: +39 89 87 27 70Amalfi—Capri, 3 times a day, 50 min, adult €24, child €16. Amalfi—Sorrento, 5 times a day, 1 hr 15 min—1 hr 30 min, adult €16.50-18, child €8.50-13. Amalfi—Positano, 4 times a day, 15 min, adult €8, child €6.50.
phone: +39 82 807 1812Sorrento-Capri 20 per day. Sorrento-Amalfi 8 per day. Sorrento-Positano 8 per day. Sorrento-Salerno 1 per day. Sorrento-Ischia 2 per day.
phone: +39 89 405 145Buses along the coast from Sorrento via Positano to Amalfi 2-3 times per hour. Choose the region "Campania" from the website to find the timetables. Tickets cannot be purchased on board but are very easy to find in bars, newsagents, etc. The SITA buses are the least expensive option, but can be slow, and are often very crowded. A day pass that includes Ravello is available for €10-12.
City SightseeingHourly buses from Sorrento to Positano (40 min) and then to Amalfi (50 min more); €10 one stop, €15 two stops (or return), €6 for the return ticket. Amalfi to Ravello every half-hour, €5 each way. Buy tickets from agents at the bus stops.
- The Duomo (the cathedral) in Amalfi, and its cloister (Chiostro del Paradiso in Italian)
- The church of Santa Maria Assunta in Positano
- The churches of San Salvatore del Birecto and of Santa Maria Maddalena in Atrani
- Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo in Ravello
- The churches of San Luca and San Gennaro in Praiano and their viewpoints
- The church of San Pancrazio in Conca dei Marini and its viewpoint
- The church of Santa Trofimena and the ancient Roman villa in Minori
- The Fjiord of Furore with the Mulino Cartiera (Paper Mill) and the "Monazzeni" of Anna Magnani & Roberto Rossellini Furore
- Hiking trips along the mountain paths (see Positano)
- Riding by bike along hill paths
- Local festivals and events information: Amalfi coast