Visiting the Amalfi Coast in July

Bask in the summer sun on the coast

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in July

July is one of the busiest months on the Amalfi Coast, with hotels, beaches, and restaurants crowded with tourists and the waters off the coastline of Positano and Capri thick with luxury yachts of the international jet set. You'll find even the quietest villages overrun with visitors this month, especially during the midday hours.

The Weather in July

These are the dog days of summer, with high temperatures, merciless sun, and rare rain showers. Pack light summer clothes, with more elegant options for dining out in the evening. We recommend flat shoes for women, especially for Positano and Capri...opt for the pretty sandals made by hand along the coast that are both dressy and easy to wear on the steep coastal lanes.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 30° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 22° C
  • Chance of rain: 8%
  • Chance of clouds: 10%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 25° C
  • Average daylight hours: 14.30

What to See and Do

The best option to enjoy your visit during this hot and crowded month is to head for the waves by spending the day at the beach or on a boat. If you want to do touring or hiking, take advantage of the cooler and quieter early morning and late afternoon.

The Beach

Reserve your sun bed on the beach and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the coast. The beaches are small and generally covered with small pebbles, or have beach club platforms built on the coastal rocks directly above the water. Choose to spend your day on a beach that is accessible only by sea in July to avoid the worst of the crowds, and take a water taxi or shuttle service from Positano and Amalfi.

The most beautiful beaches in Nerano, Positano, and Amalfi

Boat Tours

You can book a private boat with skipper from a number of towns along the coast for a few hours or an entire day. The traditional boat is called a “gozzo”, a wooden boat with a large sun deck, perfect for exploring the coast in leisure, stopping for a swim or to admire the scenery.

Renting a boat with skipper

From Amalfi and Positano, you can also opt to join a shared group tour, with boats that fit 10-20 passengers total for trips to Capri or along the Amalfi Coast. This is the perfect option for those who are looking for a less expensive option than a private boat tour.

Book a tour

Nightlife

The warm July evenings are perfect for a night on the town: the center of the nightlife on the Amalfi Coast is the Spiaggia Grande in Positano where the bars, restaurants, and Music on the Rocks disco set directly on the coastal cliff fill with people. Another club that has been part of the coastline's Dolce Vita for years is Praiano's Africana, located directly in a sea cave on the waterfront.

The best experiences and tours in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in July

Shared Gozzo Boat Capri Tour from Positano
Shared

Departure from Positano

A 7-hour tour from Positano to Capri
Aboat ride around the island
4 hours of free time on the island

Gozzo Shared Tour

€ 100 per guest

Duration 7 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)

Experience and tour

Organic wine from Vesuvius
Guided walk of the winery
Lunch with local specialties

Wine Tasting with Lunch and other options...

€ 32 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(965 Reviews)

Experience and tour

Organic Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio DOP Superiore wine
Lunch on traditional dishes while enjoying the view
Visit the vineyard and winery

€ 40 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(965 Reviews)
Capri Boat Tour with Pick-up from Positano
Shared

Departure from Positano

Hotel pick up in Positano
Visit the Grottoes
Free time to shop and sightsee on the island

€ 139 per guest

Duration 9 hours (Morning)

Excellent
(370 Reviews)

Departure from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano

An unforgettable half-day or full-day tour
Set off from Positano, Praiano or Amalfi
Speedboat with skipper, beverages, and beach towels included

Romar Pepe Nero and other options...

From € 350 Per boat | Max 4 passengers

Duration 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)

Departure from Capri

A private gozzo boat
Stops to swim
See the Faraglioni and grottoes

Gozzo Fratelli Aprea 7.80 and other options...

From € 150 Per boat | Max 10 passengers

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(216 Reviews)

Departure from Positano

Rent a rubber dinghy or small gozzo boat
Depart from Positano and sail along the Amalfi Coast
No boating license needed!

Rubber Dinghy 5.70 m and other options...

From € 230 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Duration 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)

Departure from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano

A private boat tour via Aprea gozzo boat
Explore the Amalfi Coast departing from Positano, Praiano or Amalfi
Skipper, beverages, and beach towels included

From € 550 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)

Departure from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano

Private tour via Aprea gozzo boat with an expert skipper
4 or 7-hour tour around Capri
Set sail from Positano, Praiano or Amalfi.

Gozzo Fratelli Aprea 7.50 and other options...

From € 750 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)

Departure from Positano

Private sunset tour departing from Positano
An on-board toast
Views of the Li Galli Islets, the Amalfi Coast, and Capri

Mary Milano Aprea and other options...

From € 200 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)
Small Group Amalfi Coast Boat Tour
Shared

Departure from Positano

Only 8 passengers on board
Drinks provided
Free time on land in Amalfi

Gozzo Shared Tour Amalfi Coast

€ 80 per guest

Duration 7 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)
Boat Tour to Capri (full day)
Shared

Departure from Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Praiano

Stops to swim
Hotel pick-up included
Small-group tour

Boat to Capri

€ 109 per guest

Duration 7 hours 9 hours 11 hours

Excellent
(370 Reviews)

Where to stay in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in July

3 stars - Ravello

Your seaside villa and beach, in Ravello!

  1. A 'maison de charme' in Castiglione di Ravello
  2. Mediterranean cuisine overlooking the Bay of Salerno
  3. Your very own beach on the Amalfi Coast
Excellent
(800 Reviews)
Hotel Santa Lucia
Most popular

4 stars - Minori

A family-run property in the center of Minori

  1. Traditional Mediterranean hospitality in the heart of Minori.
  2. The delicious fish cuisine, typical of the Amalfi Coast.
  3. The vicinity to the beach and the sea.
From € 90 Breakfast included
Excellent
(690 Reviews)

Restaurants open in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in July