Amalfi Coast City Break: Weekend Itinerary
The perfect Amalfi Coast Travel Guide for 3 days and 2 nights.
In our opinion, the best way to visit is to stay at least a week.
But if you only have one weekend, no worries, we tell you how to optimize the time available.
We suggest to search an Accommodation in Maiori or Minori, two towns outside the mass tourist itineraries but not far from the main places accessible by bus or car, and with the possibility of cheaper beds.
In Minori it is worth visiting the ancient Roman Villa, the archaeological site of a Roman villa of the 1st century AD and the Basilica of Santa Trofimena, a church build in the 1747 in neoclassical style.
The Roman Villa in Minori is open every day
from March to June from 9.00 until an hour before sunset
from July to September from 9.00 until an hour before sunset
from November to February from 9.00 until an hour before sunset
The admission to the Villa Romana is free.
From Maiori and Minori you can move by bus (n° 5120 SitaSud bus line) to Amalfi.
You cannot say that you have been on the Amalfi Coast without visiting the majestic Cathedral of Amalfi, located in the center, a few meters from the sea and the marina.
The Amalfi Cathedral is open every day
from March to June from 9.00 to 18.45
from July to September from 9.00 to 19.45
from November to February from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 14.30 to 16.30
To enter the Museum and the Cloister of Paradise there is an entrance ticket of 3 euros.
After visiting the Cathedral, while walking through the alleys of the center of Amalfi, you will need to taste an excellent lemon sorbet ice cream.
In the morning you can take the Travelmar ferry line from Maiori, Minori or Amalfi to Positano, the pearl of the Amalfi Coast. We sugget to take the first time ferry, the journey during about 1 hour.
Perched on the Lattari Mountains, you can walk along the narrow and steep streets full of shops and cafes. We suggest to stop to drink a coffee or taste a lemon sweet on the terrace of La Zagara, an orange grove overlooking the Mediterranean sea.
Beautiful and typical is the Church of Santa Maria Assunta with its majolica dome, give an unforgettable landscape.
In the afternoon you can come back by ferry in Amalfi, then take a taxi or a bus to Ravello.
Considered the terrace to infinity, for its locatetion at 350 meters above sea level overlooking the infinity, Ravello is one of the most wonderful places of Italy.
In Ravello you can visit the beautiful Villa Rufolo and the Garden of Villa Cimbrone.
The Villa Rufolo in Ravello is open every day
from March to June from 9.00 to 18.00
from July to September from 9.00 to 18.00
from November to February from 09.00 to 18:00
To admission fee is 7 euros.
The Garden of Villa Cimbrone in Ravello is open every day
from March to June from 9.00 to 20.00
from July to September from 9.00 to 20.00
from November to February from 09.00 until the sunset time.
To admission fee is 7 euros.
Walk through the alleys of the town and stop to taste Limoncello, the typical lemon liqueur of the Amalfi Coast.
We suggest you to come back in hotel by Taxi.
In the morning you can’t leave from Amalfi Coast without a delicious breakfast to Sal De Riso, the famous italian pastry chef.
If you like to walk or you love hiking trails, we suggest also the Path of Lemons (Sentiero dei Limoni) to walk from Maiori to Ravello.