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

Island Tour + Stop by Blue Grotto - Yellow Line
Shared

Departure from Capri

Skip the line
Save money
See the island highlights

Speedboats

€ 18 per guest € 19

Duration 2 hours

Very Good
(271 Reviews)
Capri Boat Tour + Snorkeling
Shared

Departure from Naples

Visit the highlights on Capri
Snacks and drinks on board
Snorkel in the Mediterranean

Tour

€ 139 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(2427 Reviews)
Capri Boat Tour from Sorrento, Naples, and More
Shared

Departure from Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Castellammare di Stabia, Herculaneum, Portici, Torre del Greco, Piano di Sorrento, Vico Equense

Pick-up locations in Sorrento, Naples, etc.
Visit Capri on land and by sea
English-speaking skipper

Motorized Boat

€ 55 per guest

Duration 8 hours 8 hours 10 hours

Excellent
(378 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

€ 119 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(797 Reviews)
Transfer to Blue Grotto and Back- Blue Line
Shared

Departure from Capri

Children ride free
Save 1 euro
Skip the line

€ 17 per guest € 18

Duration 1 hour

Very Good
(271 Reviews)
Capri Boat Tour with Blue Grotto: Open Ticket
Shared

Departure from Capri

Open ticket: choose your tour date
Admire Capri by sea
Various departure times each day

€ 18 per guest

Duration 2 hours

Excellent
(378 Reviews)
Pershing 43 Yacht
Shared

Departure from Capri

Flexible itinerary
Experienced skipper
Powerful luxury speedboat

Pershing 43

From € 1,200 Per boat | Max 11 passengers € 1,100

Duration 4 hours 8 hours

Excellent
(175 Reviews)

Departure from Positano

Flexible itinerary
Snacks on board
Free time on land

Jeranto 11 - Sea Living

From € 1,300 Per boat | Max 12 passengers € 1,300

Duration 8 hours (Morning)

Excellent
(25 Reviews)

Departure from Capri, Naples, Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Praiano, Massa Lubrense

See Capri and the Amalfi Coast in one day
Free time to visit Amalfi and Positano on land
A comfortable boat all for yourself

Princess 56 Flybridge and other options...

From € 680 Per Boat | Max 12 passengers

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(341 Reviews)
Magical Capri: Small-Group Highlights Tour by Sea
Shared

Departure from Massa Lubrense

Groups of maximum 12 passengers!
Multi-lingual skipper
Snack on board

Gozzo shared tours

€ 109 per guest

Duration 8 hours

Excellent
(183 Reviews)

Departure from Capri

Traditional wooden boat without a skipper
Complete freedom at sea
No boating licence requested

Lancia caprese

From € 80 Per boat | Max 6 passengers

Duration 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 7 hours

Excellent
(130 Reviews)
Hydrofoil to Amalfi & Positano from Sorrento
New Shared

Departure from Sorrento

Avoid traffic and delays
Admire the coastline by sea
Stop in both Positano and Amalfi

Hydrofoil from Sorrento 9:30AM

€ 35 per guest

Duration 9 hours

Where to stay in Visiting the Amalfi Coast in September

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 September