Visiting the Amalfi Coast in September

End the summer with balmy days on the coast

Visiting the Amalfi Coast in September

September may mean the end of the summer holidays and the return to the daily routine for most, but this is one of the best months of the year to visit the Amalfi Coast if you can squeeze in a final few days of R&R.

The Weather in September

The weather on the Amalfi Coast is still quite mild in September, with the temperatures slowly cooling off but still warm enough to swim in the sea. Beach clubs, restaurants, and hotels are all open until mid-October but much less crowded, and you can pack summer clothing along with a light jacket for the late summer showers and cooler evenings.

  • Average high temperature (in Celsius): 27° C
  • Average low temperature (in Celsius): 20° C
  • Chance of rain: 25%
  • Chance of clouds: 30%
  • Average sea temperature (in Celsius): 25° C
  • Average daylight hours: 12.30

What to Do in September

The Beach

Beaches on the Amalfi Coast all face south, guaranteeing warm temperatures late into the fall. Unfortunately, the beaches are in the shade from the late afternoon, so the best time to head to the sun bed is early in the day.

Schools in Italy reopen the second week of September, so the beaches and towns along the coast quiet down significantly in the later half of the month and you can enjoy relative peace and quiet.

Beaches on the Amalfi Coast

Boat Tours

The water is perfect in September for a boat tour to Capri or along the Amalfi Coast. The water is much less crowded with boats and yachts after the high season months of July and August, so you'll have the coastal caves and coves virutually to yourself. You can also take advantage of lower prices for boat tours in the second half of September.

Book a boat tour along the Amalfi Coast

Nightlife in September

The temperatures are mild enough in September to dine alfresco, and restaurant terraces are still open. Clubs and bars are open on the weekends, centered around the Spiaggia Grande beach in Positano.

Events in September

At the end of the month, you can dine on fresh fish at the “la festa del pesce” on the Fornillo beach in Positano, when the town celebrates the end of the tourist season with food stands and music right on the water's edge.

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

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)
Capri Island Classic Tour by Private Boat
Shared

Departure from Capri, Sorrento, Positano, Massa Lubrense

Total freedom and flexibility
Drinks on board
Pick-up included

Apreamare 38 ft

From € 699 Per boat | Max 10 passengers € 999

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(52 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)

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 € 280 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Duration 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(115 Reviews)
Positano and Amalfi: Boat Tour from Sorrento
Shared

Departure from Sorrento

Visit Amalfi and Positano
Set sail from Sorrento
Water and beverages on board

Amalfi Coast Boat

€ 109 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(797 Reviews)
Capri: Boat Tour incl. Blue Grotto
Shared

Departure from Sorrento

Free time to explore Capri
Blue Grotto visit
Small-group tour

Capri Boat + Grotta

€ 109 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(797 Reviews)
Small-Group Tour of the Amalfi Coast
Shared

Departure from Sorrento

Small-group experience
Free time in each town
The best of the Amalfi Coast in one day

Minivan Amalfi Coast Sharing

€ 65 per guest

Duration 8 hours

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

Departure from Naples, 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)

Departure from Capri

A tour by gozzo boat around the island departing from the bay opposite the Faraglioni and with a stop to swim off the coast of Capri.

Gozzo caprese and other options...

From € 150 Per boat | Max 7 passengers

Duration 2 hours 3 hours

Excellent
(130 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 Capri

A luxury speedboat all to yourself
VIP service
A flexible itinerary

Speedboat Itama 38

From € 550 Per boat | Max 6 passengers € 700

Duration 4 hours 8 hours

Excellent
(216 Reviews)

Experience and tour

cooking class in Positano
Preparation of 3 spaghetti dishes according to the Neapolitan tradition
Final tasting with all pasta that we make and local wine

Cooking Class

€ 50 per guest

Duration 3 hours

Where to stay in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in September

Restaurants open in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in September