What cities are part of the Amalfi Coast?

The picturesque region of the Amalfi Coast stretches from the stunning Sorrento, all the way east until it reaches Vietri Sul Mare. The area is flanked by an endless number of coastal towns and villages, all home to sapphire shores, jagged cliff tops, and rich culture. But where do you even start?

Picking the right town for your holiday all depends on your interests and dislikes, with each town providing an array of attractions and activities. Here are our top picks of the best of the best Amalfi Coast cities on offer.

Salerno

A lively seaport city sitting along the south-east coast of Italy. Its charms come from its sparkling beaches, nature treks, and tranquil atmosphere. It has a vast history with multiple cultures inhabiting the area, promising an array of ancient artefacts and attractions for the history buffs out there. With most of the city’s attractions within a short distance of each other, you can lace up those walking shoes and head off for a full adventure on foot. With stunning gardens, epic lookouts, and peaceful spots perfect to visit with your partner or posse.

Ravello


Ravello

When looking up images of the Amalfi Coast, you most likely have come across the cliff side gardens. These stunning gardens have jaw-dropping views overlooking the spectacular Mediterranean sea and the surrounding coastland, such an unforgettable view it’s an attraction is not worth missing. And that is not all Ravello has to offer, with charming locals, cobblestone streets, and a perfect blend of beautiful flora and ancient structures.

Amalfi

At the centre of everything is Amalfi once the main trading centre in ancient times. Famous for its extensive history, the area was once the capital of the Duchy of Amalfi as well as being home to astonishing medieval architecture. After discovering all the city’s secrets, visit the deluxe beaches within for a truly tranquil afternoon in the waters.

Atrani

Many postcards and posters for the coast feature the charming city of Atrani. Highlighting southern Italy’s beauty with the town’s ancient buildings, rich culture, and epic seaside view. The main appeal for this small town is the vast history and religion engraved in the buildings, traditions, and lifestyle it possesses, with ancient fortresses and olden churches dating back to the Roman Empire period.

Praiano

Once an ancient fishing village, Praiano has grown in popularity over the years, now becoming one of the coast’s best delights. Notorious as a summer tourist spot ever since it was a summer home for the dogs from the Duchy of Amalfi. The area is bursting with colour, from its blue waters, orange and pink buildings, to finally its lush greenery.

Positano

Typically, the main focus in Amalfi Coast’s advertisements, Positano easily seduces visitors with its beauty. With charming pebble beaches, pastel coloured houses, and narrow streets lined with boutique shops, Positano offers a deluxe stay amidst stunning scenery. Travel down the steep narrow roads of this coastal town and spend a day in the chic beach area, stepping away to refuel at the assortment of restaurants promising mouth-watering local delights. Make sure to bring your camera to this town as your friends won’t believe the sights you see without proof!

Maiori


Maiori

A favourite for tourists, for Maiori, is home to one of the biggest beaches around. A popular resort since ancient Roman times, the city celebrates its history with annual festivals and daily tours inside the earliest buildings and churches.  

Sorrento

Sorrento may be on the smaller size, but it has a massive reputation among tourists. welcoming locals, splendorous scenery, and oh so romantic vibes. Sorrento is a rainbow of colour! With sapphire waters of the Mediterranean sea crashing against Sorrento’s white rocks. While pastel pink and yellow buildings line the coast and lush greenery flood the surrounds. Still not convinced? Read our reasons you should pack your bags and head straight to this coastal wonder.

Conca Dei Marini

A favourite for the well-off travellers since ancient Roman times, Conca dei Marini is a sublime hideaway for the traveller. In ancient times, this city became an important marine stop for trading and refuelling, however, it grew into more of a holiday retreat for high-profile types such as Jackie Kennedy and Carlo Ponti. With green terraced gardens, villas overhanging the jagged clifftops, and stunning natural wonders nearby including the Emerald Grotto.

Minori

This is where the local Italians come for a holiday. With sublime beaches, festive seafront, and scenic surrounds. The town has a more genuine atmosphere, as they aren’t as reliant on tourists, known as the scruffier sister to Amalfi and Positano. One of the first things you must do when visiting Minori is to try their local pasta. This traditional style has been passed down generations, dating back to medieval times.

Cetara


Cetara

Located south-west along the Amalfi Coast, this village is known as the world tuna capital. This village hasn’t been tainted by tourism, home to a gritty, hardworking fishing establishment with a stack of culture and charm.

Erchie

Home to lush greenery with olive and lemon trees covering the village. The name ‘Erchie’ comes from an old temple within that was built in honour of Hercules. The name of the village has developed over time, with at points being named Ircle, Ercla, and even Hercla. Spend a weekend here to try the local wine and nibble on the delicious olives.

Vietri Sul Mare

One of Amalfi Coast’s true treasures, acting as the gateway to the coast’s many villages. The village is best known for their porcelain bowls and plates, decorated in unique patterns and bright colours of yellow, pink, and blues. They aren’t the only things decorated, with an endless amount of tiles covering every corner of town, creating a truly stunning scenery. 

Regardless of where you travel within the Amalfi Coast, we guarantee you can relax on sun-drenched beaches, dine at mouth-watering restaurants and take in some breathtaking scenery.

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