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3 Days in Amalfi

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Amalfi is one of the biggest towns on the Amalfi coast. Once a powerful maritime republic, today is it a lively seaside town with plenty to explore.

Good for
  • Foodie
  • Beach Goer
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

12 Places

3 City Tips

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12 Places

Day 1

Duomo di Sant'Andrea

Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals

Museo della Carta

Speciality Museums

Pasticceria Andrea Pansa

Restaurants

Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi

Antique Stores, Gift & Speciality Shops, Distilleries, Wine Tours & Tastings , Other Food & Drink

Day 2

Atrani

Destinations

Ravello - Atrani Walk

Hiking Trails

Villa Rufolo

Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Pizzeria Donna Stella

Restaurants

Day 3

Valle dei Mulini

Hiking Trails, Valleys

Arsenale della Repubblica

Speciality Museums

Lido delle sirene

Restaurants

Gillian L's City Tips

  • Beaches on the Amalfi coast are small and rocky; bring thick soled sandals or water shoes.
  • The ferry service between Positano and Salerno runs from April until the end of September.
  • The patron saint of Amalfi, Sant'Andrea, is celebrated on November 30 and June 27.
    Day 1
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    Duomo di Sant'Andrea
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
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    Gillian L Says:

    Kind of an architectural mishmash, construction on this masterpiece began in the 9th century and was completed in the 19th century, and is dedicated to San’Andrea. The impressive cathedral rises from Amalfi’s main Piazza, with its golden flecked facade and multicolored tiled dome.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • If you are traveling in June or November, note that the feast days for the town of Amalfi's patron saint Sant' Andrea (St. Andrew) fall on June 27th and November 30th.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 52 things to do in Amalfi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Mesmerizing edifice + memorable view + low cost tour 21/11/2017
    • Seen one Church... 21/11/2017
    • Duomo di Sant'Andrea
    Address:
    Piazza Duomo
    84011, Amalfi
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 089 871324
    Other:
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    Museo della Carta
    Speciality Museums
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    Gillian L Says:

    This small museum is housed in what was once one of the towns important paper mills. You can learn about the ancient paper making techniques used in the past, see the machines used to make them, and sometimes even try your own hand at making some paper.

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • There is an excellent gift shop here.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 52 things to do in Amalfi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Enjoy the walk away from the crowds to view a really interesting place 04/11/2017
    • Incredible Piece of History 24/10/2017
    • Museo della Carta
    Address:
    Via delle Cartiere 23
    84011, Amalfi
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 089 830 4561
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 18:30
    Other:
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    Pasticceria Andrea Pansa
    Restaurants (Italian, Cafe)
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    Gillian L Says:

    This historic pastry shop is a must for a morning coffee or afternoon cocktail in Amalfi's main piazza. Make sure to try something sweet; Pasticceria Pansa is renowned for its pastries.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Inside, the wood paneled and mirrored shop is well air conditioned.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #8 of 102 restaurants in Amalfi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Sweets 12/11/2017
    • It's Worth The Calories 01/11/2017
    • Pasticceria Andrea Pansa
    Address:
    Piazza Duomo 40
    84011, Amalfi
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 089 871065
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    07:30 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi
    Antique Stores, Gift & Speciality Shops, Distilleries, Wine Tours & Tastings , Other Food & Drink
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    Gillian L Says:

    Lemons, lemons, lemons! Lemons are everywhere in Amalfi and this is the place to shop for some lemon products to take home.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • This picturesque shop sells some of the best Limoncello on the coast.
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 14 Shopping in Amalfi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Linoncello 01/11/2017
    • Family run liquor 19/08/2017
    • Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi
    Address:
    Piazza Duomo 39
    Supporto Dei Ferrari, 4
    84011, Amalfi
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 089 872062
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:15 - 21:15
    Other:
  • Day 2
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    Atrani
    Destinations
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    Gillian L Says:

    This tiny town next to Amalfi is filled with whitewashed houses, narrow alleys and arches that are perfect for wandering.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Hidden Gems
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • There are several bars and gelaterias in the main piazza to stop for a break before you head back to Amalfi.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    • Atrani
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    Ravello - Atrani Walk
    Hiking Trails
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    Gillian L Says:

    Surrounding the nearby town of Ravello, are spectacular views for miles and miles (and miles.) Extend your time enjoying these views by walking through the lemon groves between the two towns.

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • I advise taking the SITA bus up to Ravello and walking downhill to Atrani.
    • The Scala to Pontone part of the walk is partially on the road and has a lot of steps.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 36 things to do in Ravello
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Better than waiting in a bus queue 20/10/2017
    • Great walk to Amalfi 18/10/2017
    • Ravello - Atrani Walk
    Address:
    Via Santa Chiara
    Ravello
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 089 857303
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    Villa Rufolo
    Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Gillian L Says:

    Villa Rufolo has inspired poets, musicians and artists for centuries. It is easy to see why. The villa is 1,000 years old and houses changing exhibits, while the gardens are lush and colorful. If you visit during the day, wander down and see the incredible stage used for the Ravello festival that seems like it is floating in the sky.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • This is where you can snap one of the most iconic Amalfi Coast shots.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 36 things to do in Ravello
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • It's not worth half of the entrance fee 20/11/2017
    • A big wow 19/11/2017
    • Villa Rufolo
    Address:
    Piazza Duomo
    84010, Ravello
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 089 857621
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 19:30
    Other:
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    Pizzeria Donna Stella
    Restaurants (Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean)
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    Gillian L Says:

    Sparkly lights, lemon trees and pizza — what could be better than that! Most Amalfi locals will tell you this is the best pizzeria in town. Follow the signs from the main road.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Start your meal like a local and order something deep fried. I love the zucchini flowers.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #19 of 102 restaurants in Amalfi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A little Oasis 23/10/2017
    • Not just another lemon tree! 23/10/2017
    • Pizzeria Donna Stella
    Address:
    Salita Rascica 2
    84011, Amalfi
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 338 358 8483
    Hours:
    Wed - Mon
    12:00 - 15:30
    19:00 - 22:30
    Other:
  • Day 3
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    Valle dei Mulini
    Hiking Trails, Valleys
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    Gillian L Says:

    This wild and rugged hike takes you through lemon groves, waterfalls and rewards you with some amazing views. There are quite a few steps however!

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • If you are lucky you might spot a donkey or two carrying supplies up or down the hills.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #18 of 52 things to do in Amalfi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • A wonderful escape 11/10/2017
    • A hike to remember 08/10/2017
    • Valle dei Mulini
    Other:
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    Arsenale della Repubblica
    Speciality Museums
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    Gillian L Says:

    This medieval shipyard has survived with its original structure intact. There is a small museum here and the dramatic space is also used for events and weddings.

    Good for
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • This a great spot to take a break from the heat of the day.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #23 of 52 things to do in Amalfi
    • Big yawn 15/07/2017
    • Cool refuge from busy streets of Amalfi 25/06/2017
    • Arsenale della Repubblica
    Address:
    Largo Cesareo Console, 3
    angolo Via Camera
    84011, Amalfi
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 089 871170
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 - 20:00
    Other:
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    Lido delle sirene
    Restaurants (Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood)
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    Gillian L Says:

    After a few days of hiking, paper museums, and tours of lemon groves, a day spent at the beach makes for a well deserved relaxing break. This beach club is close to the center of town. Rent some sun loungers and umbrella and book a table for lunch. You can stay here from late morning until sunset!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Beach Goer
    • Like a Local
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • If you would like to have a meal here but not spend the day at the beach club, there is a small "spiagga libera," a free beach area in the part of town called Porto.
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #87 of 102 restaurants in Amalfi
    • The worst sandwich I ever ate 05/12/2016
    • Exceeded expectations! 25/07/2016
    • Lido delle sirene
    Address:
    Piazzale Dei Protontini 4
    84011, Amalfi
    Italy
    Phone:
    +39 089 871756
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