Amalfi Coast and Cilento

An Italian coastal escape

Enjoy two areas of the Italian coast with the Amalfi Coast and Cilento multicentre. The Amalfi Coast is so picturesque with its pretty coastal towns of many colours and has lots of bars and restaurants for you to enjoy. Then head on down the coast to Cilento to find a relaxed atmosphere with plenty areas of natural beauty. You'll find a UNESCO World Heritage Site, golden sandy beaches and archaeological sites to explore. The closest airport to the Amalfi Coast and Cilento is Naples (NAP), which is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Amalfi.
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At a glance

  • Stunning beaches in Cilento
  • Breath-taking scenery
  • Visit the Greek Temples at Paestum
  • Visit two contrasting sides of southern Italy
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Suggested Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : UK - Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi coast in Italy

Arrive at Naples International Airport and transfer along the steep southern shore of the Sorrento Peninsula to your chosen Amalfi coastal town (approx. 1.5 hours). On your first afternoon, we recommend getting to grips with the stunning surroundings, either by heading to the nearest beachfront, or by enjoying a glass of prosecco in the glorious sunshine.

Where you could stay
Neapolitan Riviera, Ravello
Hotel Bonadies
  • Located a 10 minute stroll from the centre of Ravello
  • A traditional family run hotel 
  • Beautiful views from the swimming pool
Recommended
Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast
Hotel Marina Riviera
  • Situated on the Amalfi coast, with views over the Tyrrhenian Sea
  • A five minute walk from the many delights of Amalfi town
Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast
Botanico San Lazzaro
  • Situated on a hill with striking views over the bay
  • A ten-minute walk from the centre of Maiori
Days 2-4 : Amalfi Coast

Front entrance and steps of Amalfi Cathedral, Italian coast

The picturesque Amalfi Coast is one of Italy’s most dazzling destinations, dotted with charming towns that cling to tall cliff faces and overlook sparkling blue waters. During your stay fill your days with as much, or as little, activity as you want. Shop ‘til you drop in glamorous Positano, relax on the impressive sun-kissed beach of Maiori or explore the time-worn streets of Ravello - famous for its panoramic views and the celebrated botanical gardens of Villas Cimbrone and Rufolo.

For those wanting to see even more of Italy’s beautiful scenery, a visit to Capri is a must. Travel via super-fast hydrofoil and then enjoy a visit to Villa St. Michele museum and later the Garden of Augustus. You should also take time to browse the elegant island boutiques and take in the atmosphere of Piazza Umberto I.

Where you could stay
Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast
Minori Palace
  • Central location in Minori just metres from the sea
  • An elegant property with comfortable rooms
Recommended
Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast
Hotel Marina Riviera
  • Situated on the Amalfi coast, with views over the Tyrrhenian Sea
  • A five minute walk from the many delights of Amalfi town
Neapolitan Riviera, Amalfi Coast
Botanico San Lazzaro
  • Situated on a hill with striking views over the bay
  • A ten-minute walk from the centre of Maiori
Days 5 : Amalfi Coast - Cilento

Small city Atrani on Amalfi Coast in province of Salerno, Campania region, Italy. Amalfi coast on Gulf of Salerno is popular travel and holyday destination in Italy. Ripe yellow lemons in foreground.

Embark on your journey to the stunning region of Cilento. Be sure to explore the ancient Greek Temples in Paestum before heading further south to your chosen hotel. Spend the evening settling in and relaxing at your hotel.

Where you could stay
Cilento, Palinuro
Hotel Saline
  • A good family friendly hotel located near the centre of Palinuro
  • Art Deco style building with panoramic views of the bay
Cilento, Santa Maria Di Castellabate
Hotel Sonia
  • A traditional, family-run hotel in the centre of Santa Maria di Castellabate
  • Beachfront location close to the picturesque harbour
San Marco di Castellabate, Cilento
Hermitage
  • Charming four star property in the heart of Cilento
  • Beautiful surrounding area
     
Day 6 - 8 : Cilento

Panoramic view in Agropoli with the sea in the background. Cilento, Campania, southern Italy.

Spend your time relaxing on the sandy beaches, exploring the hilltop town of San Marco di Castellabate or even driving further afield to the town of Maratea in the neighbouring region of Basilicata. Make sure to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cilento National Park.

The Cilento National Park is an undiscovered part of Italy, featuring jagged coastlines and inland hills. Here is where you'll find small seaports, quaint fishing villages, and time-worn hill towns. Natural landscapes and genuine hospitality are the hallmarks of the Cilento, which lies south of the famous Amalfi Coast but is a world away from the crowds and tourist shops. Here, you'll find street markets where locals shop and small stores for everyday life.

Where you could stay
Cilento, Palinuro
Hotel Saline
  • A good family friendly hotel located near the centre of Palinuro
  • Art Deco style building with panoramic views of the bay
Cilento, Santa Maria Di Castellabate
Hotel Sonia
  • A traditional, family-run hotel in the centre of Santa Maria di Castellabate
  • Beachfront location close to the picturesque harbour
San Marco di Castellabate, Cilento
Hermitage
  • Charming four star property in the heart of Cilento
  • Beautiful surrounding area
     
Day 9 : Cilento - UK

Scenic view with the Agropoli Castle on a sunny summer day. Salerno, Cilento, Campania, Italy.

From Cilento take a private transfer or your car hire back to Naples Airport for your return flight to the UK.

8 nights from £1125 per person

Price shown includes return flights from London, accommodation in each destination for the duration specified and transfers, trains and/or car hire as required. The price shown represents a from price per person based on two people sharing in low season travel unless otherwise stated. Price is subject to availability and flight seats change continually, affecting the final price. The lead-in price shown is for guidance only. To obtain a tailored quote specific for your requirements, please contact one of our Italy Experts.

Practical Information

Flight Information

The closest airport to the Amalfi Coast is Naples (NAP), which is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from Amalfi. Direct flights to Naples airport (NAP) are available from Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle and take approximately 2 hours 45 minutes.

Visa Information

At the current time, British citizens do not require a visa to visit Italy.

Tipping

Whilst tipping isn’t embedded into Italian culture it is always appreciated as an acknowledgement of good service. Nowadays people generally round up a bill in a bar or cafe and leave 5-10% extra on a restaurant bill. Taxi bills are usually also rounded up.
 
On guided tours/excursions it is customary to leave a token of appreciation for the driver and guide.
 
On small group escorted tours, it is customary to leave a token of appreciation the driver and guide at the end of the tour.

Details

The price is based on 2 adults sharing, travelling in May 2024. Our Italy Experts can personalise all of our Twin and Multi-Centre holidays for a date and destination that suits you. For a bespoke quote, give one of our Personal Travel Planners a call on 01293 765055.

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