Below Sorrento Trips offers a detailed guide to the 10 things to do and see in the surroundings of the Amalfi Coast.
1) Positano and the main beach
Once arrived in Positano, after walking along the narrow roads, you will reach the main beach.
This is the place where most of the pictures of the vertical town have been taken.
There you can find many bars and restaurants and the most famous club in Positano, the Music on the Rock
2) Dining at sea level
The Amalfi Coast, due to the high cliffs, has a large variety of bays and fjords, little villages and secluded restaurants. Here you can taste the local specialities, literally at sea level.
3) Praiano town and Gavitella beach
Praiano is one of the most authentic village on the Amalfi Coast. You can walk around the town and reach “La Gavitella Beach” famous for the lively atmosphere at the One Fire Beach Club.
4) The famous villas in Ravello
Ravello is an incredibly famous town on the Amalfi Coast, a real gem, located 600 meters above the sea level.
You can visit some amazing villas where you can find amazing floral composition with the ocean on the background
5) The Cathedral in Amalfi
The Ancient maritime republic of Amalfi has, right in the centre, a marvellous dome, decorated with maiolica and colourful stones. The steps to reach the cathedral are full of tourist any day of the year and it is one of the highlights of the city for great pictures
6) A bike tour along the coast
The road that connect the various towns along the Amalfi Coast needs to be run at least once in your life.
It is amazing because of the panoramas and the amazing corners where you can stop for taking pictures or to admire the ocean.
7) Nerano bay and the marine reserve in Ieranto
A protected marine reserve at the edge of the Amalfi Coast is famous for the marine biodiversity and for the untouched nature. It is reachable through a nice path in the nature or by kayak. Close to Ieanto there is the fishermen village of Nerano, where you can find many different restaurants and seafood trattorias. The most famous dish at Nerano is the famous “Spaghetti with Zucchine”, also known as “Spaghetti alla Nerano”
8) Cetara and the anchovies
Cetara is a very nice village on the Amalfi Coast and the culinary tradition there is great!
There you can find and taste a very special ingredient called “Colatura di Alici” a kind of oil with strong sea flavour, excellent to dress salads or to combine with pasta.
9) Li Galli Isles and their legends
The little archipelago composed by 3 private isles is called “Li Galli”. The ancient legends said that the mermaids used to live there. Now you can swim around the isled and experience the blues water you have ever seen. It is a must to visit during the Amalfi Coast tour.
10) The Music Festival in Ravello
One of the main events on the Amalfi during summer is the Ravello Music Festival, dedicated to the classic music. The town hosts artists and classic musicians from all over the world and the main concert take place at sunrise time, overlooking the sun appearing at the horizon.