Explore the Amalfi Coast’s best towns and villages
The Amalfi peninsula offers cliff-top vistas, tiered lemon groves, and whitewashed villages that pop in contrast to the brilliant blue skies. This is Italy’s paradise coast, just a short train away from Rome.
With 13 picturesque towns to explore – Amalfi, Atrani, Cetara, Conca de' Marini, Furore, Maiori, Minori, Positano, Praiano, Ravello, Scala, Tramonti, and Vietri sul Mare – the choice is yours to find an ambience and pace that matches your Italian holiday goals.
If you’re keen to enjoy the Amalfi Coast in all its glory, Positano and Amalfi are where it’s at. Considered the jewel of the Amalfi Coast, Positano impresses with its pastel-coloured cliff-side homes and narrow streets filled with upscale boutique stores and galleries. Popular with A-list celebrities and wealthy millionaires, Positano’s glamorous restaurants, bars, and clubs are buzzing late into the night.
Once a maritime powerhouse, and namesake of the region, Amalfi is a gorgeous town, filled with piazzas, waterfront restaurants, and historical points of interest. Its location in the middle of the Amalfi Coast makes it a great base to explore from.
To discover the beauty of the Amalfi Coast at a more relaxed pace, three places stand out. Nestled between bustling Positano and Amalfi, romance-inducing Priano is a more affordable destination. The fabulous views, quaint restaurants, and laidback beaches appeal - including the one beach on the Amalfi Coast that enjoys the sun until it sets!
The quiet streets, historic sites, and fabulous pasta of Minori entice as a mellow base at an affordable price. Cetara is a no-frills destination revealing the traditional fishing lifestyle of residents on the Amalfi Coast.