Where to stay on Amalfi Coast in winter weather and things to do – We always love the Amalfi Coast and it’s always appreciated by many people coming from different parts of the earth. We love coming to the Amalfi Coast in summer when we can enjoy fully the beaches and sea, we also love coming here in spring when the Amalfi Coast offers us mild temperatures. What about the Amalfi Coast in winter? What are the Amalfi Coast weather and temperatures in winter? Where to stay? What are the top things to do?
Amalfi Coast in Winter Yes or No?
Is it worth visiting the Amalfi Coast in winter? Yes, it is. There is always a good reason to visit the Amalfi Coast. Despite the temperature don’t allow you to swim and stay on the beach the weather is milder than in other Italian places. The Amalfi Coast is very known not only for the sea but also for beautiful views, the good food, and the history.
Of course, you have to decide wisely where to stay on the Amalfi Coast in Winter. That’s why we are going to ask the following question: Where to stay on Amalfi Coast in Winter?
Where to stay on Amalfi Coast in Winter?
Where to stay on Amalfi Coast in Winter? As we explained in the post “Where to stay in Amalfi Coast” there are Amalfi Coast Towns that are very seasonable. That’s true for Positano for example. That’s why it’s better to stay in a bigger city such as Sorrento.
Sorrento, it’s perfect for your Amalfi Coast vacation in winter because it always offers good services and also good transportation. In fact, in Sorrento, there is a train station, buses for the Amalfi Coast Towns, and also a tourist port with ferry boats with different destinations.
I suggest you download the “Unico Campania” app on your smartphone which is a valid help for local transportation.
What are the top things to do on the Amalfi Coast in winter?
What are the top things to do on the Amalfi Coast in winter? There are really a lot of things to do on the Amalfi Coast in winter especially if you stay in Sorrento. Yes in fact Sorrento is a nice town full of cute streets and shops. It’s always enjoyable to walk in these streets, to shop and taste delicious food.
Then Sorrento is also a perfect point to stay if you want to visit nearby towns and tourist places. You can go by train to Napoli for an amazing pizza, to Pompei or Ercolano for a time travel. You can go to Positano or Amalfi by bus. You can also go to Capri using a company that works in every period of the year.
This is an example of a plan for Sorrento-Capri and Capri-Sorrento in December.
You can also go to the ticket office the morning you go to Capri and get the ticket there.
You have to know that in winter there are fewer boats than in summer. So plan your day tour according to the boat times that are available. These are for example the boat times available in winter 2021/2022.
Here is a list of the Top 10 places to visit on the Amalfi Coast in winter:
- Positano + Nocelle: Path of the gods
- Amalfi and the Emerald Grotto
- Ravello & Terrace of infinity
- Fjord of Furore + Marina di Praia Beach
- Naples: Pizza + area of spaccanapoli + Castel Dell’Ovo + excavations of Piazza Bellini
Sorrento is a lively town, and it’s enjoyable spending your time here. Sorrento is full of characteristics corners, streets, and shops. The food is good and the sea view is beautiful.
Sorrento is built on a tuff cliff: under you, there is the sea of beautiful green color and in front of you is the Vulcan called Vesuvio.
Video Sorrento Italy in Winter
How is Sorrento in winter? In this video “Sorrento Italy in Winter vs Summer,” we see the main parts of Sorrento in winter. We see also the same areas in summer when people swim in the sea and relax under the sun. Watch the video!
Sorrento Photo Gallery
Positano Italy in winter
Positano is a magnificent location both in summer and winter. To get to Positano from Sorrento you can take the bus. In the summertime, you can get here also by boat but in winter the service is discontinued.
Watch the following video: it shows you Positano in winter!
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Hi everybody, we are in Positano in winter. Positano is a magnificent location both in summer and in winter.
Clearly in winter, it presents itself in a completely different way than in summer.
For example, we remember well what the beach of Positano is like in summer.
In the summer we were worried if we would find a place on the beach and if there were umbrellas still available. Surely this problem does not exist now!
Our umbrella was right over there!
In Positano, many restaurants are closed in winter, but you have no problem finding the place you like best for lunch. Both for a lunch at the restaurant and for a quick lunch and why not even with a sea view.
Wow, what waves! Right there where in summer we wait for boats to Amalfi, Sorrento or Capri. Clearly, boats do not leave here in winter.
What to visit in Positano in winter? An excellent idea is to visit the very interesting MAR Roman Archaeological Museum, where you can also see part of the remains of an extraordinary Roman Villa. The museum ticket office is located near the church near the beach.
Walking on the beach is also very enjoyable, especially when there is a beautiful sunset.
Let’s now move to via Cristoforo Colombo to admire the beach of Positano and the view from above.
We wait for it to get darker and the lights of the houses to be turned on. I like admiring Positano in the evening.
Amalfi in winter
Amalfi is known all over the world for its beauty and particularity. What are the most characteristic areas of Amalfi? We certainly have the main square where we see the Cathedral of Amalfi and the port among the many. These 2 places have also been the set of numerous international films.
Amalfi is an excellent destination for spring-summer when we can enjoy the beaches of Amalfi, the beautiful sea and when we can go shopping as all the shops are open. But what about Amalfi in winter?
Amalfi is an excellent destination to go to even in winter: a walk through the streets of the center, a lunch in one of the excellent restaurants, a stop in the square to admire the Cathedral of Amalfi, and for super delicious ice cream even in winter thanks at the mild temperature of Amalfi.
One thing not to be missed on the Amalfi Coast in winter is the sunset. In fact, both in winter and in summer we have more opportunities to admire magnificent sunsets. In this video, we are mainly located near the tourist port of Amalfi. On one side is the illuminated Amalfi seafront and on the other a magnificent sunset.
Amalfi is one of the symbols of all the Amalfi Coast. In Amalfi, you can visit the city center the unique church, and the Emerald Grotto that is not far from Amalfi. You can get to the Emerald Grotto by boat from the Amalfi port, by bus, or by car.
The best part of the day to visit the Emerald Grotto is the early afternoon.
The Emerald Grotto can be closed due to the sea condition when it’s too agitated to visit the grotto. It may happen that you arrive at the grotto and you find it closed.
Anyway no problem because here on the Amalfi Coast there is a lot to see and so you can choose another beautiful destination to spend an amazing day on the Amalfi Coast.
Things to do in Capri in winter
Capri is a very famous island for more than a reason: for its sea, for the Faraglioni that are amazing Rocks in Water, for the Blue Grotto o the fancy shops and much more. What are the things to do in Capri in winter?
In Summertime I like to do the boat tour around the Island, snorkel, and also relax on the Marina Grande beach before exploring the island but winter is the perfect occasion to do those things I don’t have time to include in my Capri program for a day trip in the hot season.
For example, we can spend more time in Anacapri. You can include the beautiful Villa San Michele, walk in the Anacapri streets and go up the Monte Solaro with the chair lift.
Because the heat is not strong we can also think to get to Anacapri by climbing the Phoenician staircase if it is accessible.
When you arrive at Capri by boat is better to go first to Anacapri because all of these attractions close in the early afternoon. When we have finished we can go to Capri to walk from the Piazzetta to the Augustus gardens to see the Faraglioni and Via Krupp.
Then from the Augustus Gardens to the Tragara viewpoint.
If you arrive in the early morning and the sea is calm, you can also dedicate a couple of hours to the island boat tour. In this way, you can pass through the amazing Faraglioni.
If you do this option probably you’ll have less time for the Capri center, but seeing the Faraglioni or Rocks in water from the sea you can cancel the Tragara Viewpoint.
Summarizing the following are the 2 options for Capri in winter
Capri in winter Option1
- Anacapri climbing the Phoenician staircase if it is accessible. Walking tour.
- Villa San Michele
- Chairlift to Mount Solaro
- Piazzetta Capri
- Walking tour to Augustus Gardens to see the Faraglioni and The Krupp Street
- Walking tour to Tragara View Point to see the Faraglioni.
Capri in winter Option 2
- Anacapri by bus
- Villa San Michele
- Chairlift to Mount Solaro
- Boat tour around the Capri island
- Piazzetta Capri
- Walking tour to Augustus Gardens to see the Faraglioni and The Krupp Street if you have enough time
Ravello & the Infinity Terrace
It’s the beginning of January and we are in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast to see the Infinity Terrace at Villa Cimbrone. Watch the following video!
How can you reach Ravello? For example, you can come to Ravello by car and park at the Piazza Duomo car park. Beware that the road to travel by car is quite narrow and in periods of particular crowding you may struggle to find a parking space.
You can also come to Ravello by bus from Amalfi thanks to the Amalfi – Ravello – Scala line.
In Amalfi, as you can see, the bus stop is near the beach. The bus takes you to Ravello, and the bus stop where you can get off is very close to Piazza Duomo.
From Piazza Duomo, you can reach Villa Cimbrone on foot. Keep in mind that the road to get to the villa is uphill and there are several steps.
Maiori Amalfi Cost in winter
Here we are in Maiori and it’s a splendid winter day. In Maiori, the winter temperature is mild and in this period it is a fairly quiet location even though there are always people who love to walk along the beautiful promenade that runs along the beach.
In fact, here in Maiori, we have a beautiful wide and long beach with an equally long promenade that runs along the beach. This is an almost unique scenario here on the Amalfi Coast where the beaches are for the most part smaller.
What amazes, fascinates and I like about the Amalfi Coast is this variety. Each location has its beauty and particularity. You can choose your favorite location on the Amalfi Coast or you can simply daily choose the town of your destination considering what you would like to do that day. Enjoy the video!
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Look at the sea.
Hi! Where are we? We are in Maiori on the Amalfi Coast!
What I like about Maiori is this long walk along this large beach. We don’t have many long and wide beaches here on the Amalfi Coast.
It is a winter day, the climate is mild, and the sun shines. Let’s enjoy this beautiful walk together.
Leaving from Positano, Maiori is located after Amalfi. We have in fact Amalfi, Atrani, Minori and then Maiori.
What are other interesting things here in Maiori?
Here in Maiori, you can also hike doing the Path of the Lemons, which connects Maiori to Minori.
Just in Minori, we have, for those who love history and archeology, the remains of a Roman villa to visit, and for those who love the food, there is the famous pastry shop Pasticceria Sal De Riso.
Walking here in Maiori, it suddenly becomes evening, or at least in our video, and we can admire a magnificent sunset.
We’re at the end of this video, so I greet you. Bye and see you in the next video!
Furore Fjord Amalfi Coast in winter
The following video is about a winter day at the Furore Fjord. It was a cloudy day, but we liked this place a lot. One of my friends remembering that day said: “This was a cool little spot … it’s not that big but just amazing in the structure, water, and scenery to soak in”. Enjoy the video!
Furore Fjord Amalfi Coast Description
The Fiordo di Furore is internationally famous as it is one of the most particular and characteristic realities of the Amalfi Coast.
Regardless of the suggestions aroused by the ancient, tiny building settlement, the valley has one of the most important naturalistic riches of the entire peninsula.
You can get to the Fiordo di Furore from the state road, thanks to the steps that bring you directly to the small beach or from the Punta Tavola: the rocky spur above. The steps to reach the beach are not many and absolutely nothing compared to the steps necessary to reach the Duoglio beach.
However, the staircase has a total of about 700 steps. The environment surrounding the long staircase is characterized by the so-called vegetational inversion for which the valley floor is occupied by essences which, in general, are characteristic of higher altitudes.
Photo Gallery Furore Fjord in winter
Marina di Praia Amalfi Coast in winter
Close to the Fiordo di Furore there is the Marina di Praia Beach. Marina di Praia beach: very characteristic as it is set between 2 fjords. The beach of Marina di Praia is not the best known but it is really very characteristic. The beach of Mariana di Praia also has a great charm in the winter, indeed the natural beauty of this beach stands out even more in the quiet winter.
Watch the following video Marina di Praia Beach Amalfi Coast in winter VS summer (Praiano is not far from Positano Italy)
How to get to Marina di Praia beach? Go to the following Post: Marina di Praia beach Amalfi Coast Italy
Napoli in winter
Naples has a lot of history and its archaeological museum is extraordinary (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli). Winter is a good period to visit the museum where you can see many archaeological finds from Pompeii.
The history is very interesting but what attracts many people is the pizza. In Naples there are a lot of good pizzerias and one of the most famous is the Pizzeria Sorbillo.
Naples Pizzeria Sorbillo Photo Gallery
Pizza is not the only traditional food you can find in Naples. Babà is a very well-known dessert here.
Amalfi Coast in Winter Weather
Let’s see together a few examples of weather in winter by looking at the weather app. Of course, the weather can be different every year but these pictures are useful in order to have an idea. Temperatures are in degrees Celsius.
Amalfi Coast weather in December
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Amalfi Coast weather in January
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Amalfi Coast Weather in March
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