The Amalfi Coast is a 50 kilometre coastline in Italy. Visitors often holiday along the coast in one of the many beautiful towns.
Rome is full of history and ancient buildings in the city. Once you have explored Rome, you are ready to discover the many beautiful coastal towns on the Amalfi Coast. So yes, you can certainly do a day trip to the Amalfi Coast from Rome.
Sorrento is a great city to walk around. All the major attractions in Sorrento are walkable, so you don’t have to take public transport. Walk through the little streets towards Piazza Tasso. These beautiful streets have many local shops, restaurants and bars. A must see of Sorrento is the Cloister of San Francesco, one of the oldest monuments in the town. This monument was originally built in the 7th century, however, what you see today was built in the 14th century. The Cloister of San Francesco is an open-air garden where you can enjoy weddings and concerts. Another popular attraction is the Cathedral of Saints Phillip and James, known as Sorrento Cathedral. The cathedral was originally built in the 11th century and then rebuilt in the 15th century. The outside of the cathedral looks simple but still looks very impressive. However, the inside is even prettier!
Amalfi has many historical buildings and offers a beautiful coastal view. One of these buildings is the Duomo di Amalfi. This is a beautiful cathedral in medieval style. It was first built in the 13th century. The outside of the cathedral alone is already amazing, however, the inside of the cathedral is stunning. Amalfi Cathedral was dedicated to one of the Apostles, Saint Andrew. It’s not all about history and architecture. When you’re in Amalfi, you must also go in the waters. At Tonino’s beach you can kayak, stand up paddleboard, or relax on the sand. Chill out on the beach and hire umbrellas and sunbeds for you to use all day.
Ravello is the city of music with the town having live concerts and festivals every year1 The most popular music events are the Ravello Festival and the Ravello Concert Society. Villa Rufolo was once an expensive villa back in its prime days. This villa was built in the 13th century and has a rich history. Surrounding the villa are the Villa Rufolo Gardens. The garden has colourful flowers which are mesmerising to see. The Duomo is another popular attraction visitors come to see when in Ravello. The Duomo is an 11th-century cathedral. The outside of the Duomo looks like a white cathedral, but the inside has incredible pieces.
So, take a day trip down to Amalfi Coast while you’re in Rome! The towns along the coast are some of the most beautiful in the world.