What is the best time to visit Amalfi Coast? – The Amalfi Coast is beautiful and I’m sure you want that your trip to Amalfi Coast is very special.
That may be the reason why you’re asking the following question: What is the best time to visit Amalfi Coast? In this post, we’ll give you the answer.
What is the best time to visit Amalfi Coast?
What is the best time to visit Amalfi Coast? If you can choose when to visit the Amalfi Coast you should go from May to June. This is the time when spring explodes in a profusion of smells and colors and in especially in June the sun is warm enough to enjoy the sea.
What is the best month to visit the Amalfi Coast?
May is the best month for a trip to the Amalfi Coast: perfect temperatures, bright colors and it isn’t too crowded.
Sorrento is very closed to Pompeii. You can arrive in Pompeii in only half an hour by train. Spring is a very good time also to visit Pompeii. In Spring it’s warm but not too hot and you can spend all day in the ruins without particular problems.
Is August a good time to visit the Amalfi Coast?
It can be but before deciding, you should understand how is the Amalfi Coast in Summer. In July and August, the Amalfi Coast is very crowded and the weather is very hot. These aren’t the best months for the Amalfi Coast, especially if you want to include places like Herculaneum or Pompeii on your trip. Pompeii needs a full day and it’s very exhausting when it’s too hot.
Anyway, there are also good advantages. It’s a very good time to swim. The public transportation times are also extended. In this way, you have more time to visit places.
You can see the following example. If you go by boat to Amalfi for a day trip from Positano, you have to come back at 6 pm in June but after July you can come back later at 9:30 pm. In fact on the website that rides will be available in summer.
Also for Capri, there are more ferry boat times available. You can arrive in Capri early and take the best advantage of the full day.
Is October a good time to visit the Amalfi Coast?
Yes, it is! The weather is warm and it isn’t too crowded. In October, there are still sunny days. There are still boat services, such as the one from Amalfi to the Emerald Grotto or Grotta Dello Smeraldo.
You can admire the best sunsets in October and November: they are amazing!
You can see a few pictures I took at the end of October.
In October you can dress in only a light jacket and sometimes it is warm and a T-shirt is enough.
October is also a good month to visit Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Can you swim in Amalfi in October?
You normally can’t swim … but in the last few years, October was warmer than normal…
The Amalfi Coast in winter
Winter isn’t the best time to visit Amalfi Coast. As we’ve already explained in the post “Amalfi Coast Towns” the touristic season finishes on the first weekend of November. The result is that after this weekend, many hotels and restaurants are closed.
As it is true that winter is not the best period of the year to visit the Amalfi Coast, you can also have a great vacation. Many places are closed, but all the Amalfi Coast towns are not crowded as in other periods of the year and your vacation is more relaxing.
If you visit the Amalfi Coast in winter, staying in Sorrento is better. It’s one of the biggest Amalfi Coast towns and it’s the town less affected by the touristic seasons. In this way you can have all the services you need and if you want to visit the other town during the day.
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