As one of the regionâ€™s main maritime powers since at least the 6th century, Amalfi is packed with historical interest and beautiful medieval buildings
Itâ€™s also smack dab in the middle of the coast â€“ about 40 minutes from Sorrento in one direction and 40 minutes from Salerno the other â€“ making it a perfect base for easy day trips to the island of Capri or smaller towns to the east and west. Just donâ€™t expect to have easy access to places farther afield like Pompeii or Naples.
AMALFI IS THE PERFECT LOCATION:
- If youâ€™re looking for an energetic daytime atmosphere
- If you want to be right in the middle of the Amalfi Coast for easy travel to the other towns on the coast
- If you have many different travel preferences to satisfy
- If youâ€™d like some art, architecture, and history along with your beach time