Visiting the Amalfi Coast in November

How to enjoy the best of the coast in the autumn

 Visiting the Amalfi Coast in November

November is not the best time of year to visit the Amalfi Coast, especially if it's your first time. After the All Saints Day holiday at the beginning of the month, most businesses close up for the winter and reopen at Easter.

The Weather in November

Though the temperatures are still somewhat mild during the month of November, there are often entire days in which it rains quite heavily and seas are choppy.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 20° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 13° C
  • Chance of rain: 35%
  • Chance of clouds: 45%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 19° C
  • Average daylight hours: 10

What to Do in November

Our recommendation is to book a hotel in Sorrento if you are visiting in November, where most shops and restaurants stay open all year round. From there, you can take trips to the town on the Amalfi Coast, the island of Capri, and the archaeological sites at Pompeii and Herculaneum based on the weather forecast each day.

On clear days, you can visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello...all of which are particularly pleasant during this quiet month in which you can stroll the lanes in perfect solitude. Driving yourself from town to town in complete freedom is easy in November, as traffic is much lighter than during the summer months and finding parking is easier.

If you would rather not drive, the bus is pleasant this month when the summer crowds have dispersed. Ferries on the Amalfi Coast do not run in November, however.

Getting Around the Amalfi Coast

What to Do When it Rains

If rain is in the forecast, the best strategy is to head to Naples and dedicate a day exploring its churches and museums, with a break for a real Neapolitan pizza!

A Day in Naples

You can also visit the Correale Museum and Inlaid Wood Museum in Sorrento.

What to Do in Sorrento When it Rains

On the Amalfi Coast, the town that offers the most options for a rainy day is Amalfi. You can walk beneath the porticoes and visit the Amalfi Cathedral complex. Stop for a pastry and espresso at Pasticceria Pansa, and then visit the paper museum.

Winter on the Amalfi Coast

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

Experience and tour

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

Wine Tasting with Lunch and other options...

€ 28 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(965 Reviews)
Luxury Capri Boat Tour by Fratelli Aprea Lancia/Gozzo
Shared

Departure from Capri

Welcome glass of bubbly
Fresh fruit
Traditional lancia or gozzo

Gozzo Fratelli Aprea 7.50 and other options...

From € 220 Per boat | Max 9 passengers € 310

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours

Excellent
(175 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)

Rent

Drop off at your arrival pier in Marina Grande
See the top sights on Capri at your own pace
Peace of mind with 24-hour assistance

Scooter

From € 70 Per scooter | Max 2 passengers

Duration 1 hour

Excellent
(463 Reviews)

Departure from Capri

A traditional gozzo boat all to yourself!
Visit the Blue Grotto
Swim in the crystalline coves

Gozzo Caprese and other options...

From € 190 Per boat | Max 7 passengers € 250

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 8 hours

Excellent
(175 Reviews)

Departure from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano

Depart from Positano, Praiano or Amalfi
A private boat tour with skipper
4 or 7 hours along the Amalfi Coast

Gozzo Bella Vita and other options...

From € 350 Per boat | Max 8 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

Gozzo Fratelli Aprea 7.50 and other options...

From € 200 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)

Departure from Capri

Swim where you want
Rent with no license
Great prices

Gommone 40 cavalli

From € 140 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 5 hours 6 hours 9 hours

Excellent
(508 Reviews)
Emerald Grotto Boat Tour
Shared

Departure from Amalfi, Maiori, Minori

Choice of departure points
Scenic cruise along the coastline
Entrance to the Emerald Grotto

Grotta dello Smeraldo

€ 10 per guest

Duration 1 hour 2 hours

Very Good
(7 Reviews)
Pompeii: Guided Tour Departing from Naples
Shared

Departure from Naples

Transfer service included between Naples and Pompeii
1.5-hour tour with guide
Free time to souvenir shop near the archaeological park

Tour

€ 35 per guest

Duration 3 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)
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)

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)

Where to stay in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in November

Villa San Michele
Most popular

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)

Villas - Praiano

The irresistible allure of the Amalfi Coast

An ideal location for exploring the coast
Traditional architecture and style
Panoramic terraces and pool

5 stars - Praiano

White magic, on the Amalfi Coast

  1. An authentic design hotel in the heart of the Amalfi Coast
  2. The gourmet Mediterranean cuisine at "Un Piano nel Cielo" restaurant
  3. The private beach accessed by glass elevator
Excellent
(956 Reviews)

Restaurants open in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in November