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...

€ 32 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(965 Reviews)

Departure from Naples, Port of Naples, Sorrento, Positano

A tour by private, air-conditioned car departing from Sorrento, Positano, or Naples with an experienced, English-speaking driver.

Luxury Mercedes Vehicle

From € 320 EUR 40/hour for extra time € 340

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(242 Reviews)

Departure from Naples

Wine tasting
Visit the crater atop Mt. Vesuvius
Skip-the-line at Pompeii

Tour

€ 85 per guest

Duration 7 hours

Excellent
(2427 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)
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)
Selfie Sunset Tour Experience - Group
Shared

Departure from Positano

Snap Instagram-perfect photos
Discover the most beautiful corners along the coast
Relax with an aperitivo and music on board

Sunset Boat

€ 60 per guest

Duration 1 hour

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

Boat to Capri

€ 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 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

Gozzo Fratelli Aprea 7.50 and other options...

From € 550 Per boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)
Pompeii Group Bus Tour from the Amalfi Coast
Shared

Departure from Amalfi, Positano, Praiano, Maiori, Minori

A 4-hour shared tour to the Amalfi Coast: included in the price pick up at your hotel in Positano, transfer on board an air-conditioned GT bus and authorized local guide.

Resource 1

€ 58 per guest

Duration 4 hours

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 € 250 Per boat | Max 7 passengers € 250

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 8 hours

Excellent
(175 Reviews)

Where to stay in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in November

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

Restaurants open in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in November