What to see and do on the Amalfi Coast in January
The weather on the Amalfi Coast in January might not be the optimal time for extensive hikes and bustling city trips due to cooler weather and quieter streets, it offers a unique chance to explore the Amalfi Coast's more intimate side.
Celebrate the New Year
Welcome the year with an Amalfi Coast twist. Engage in the joyful celebrations that light up the coastal towns with fireworks and festivities. Join locals and fellow travellers in toasting to new beginnings against the backdrop of the sparkling Mediterranean.
Admire the winter blooms
Amidst the cooler temperatures, a handful of gardens remain open in January, showcasing the Amalfi Coast's winter blooms. Wander through these pockets of tranquillity, such as Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo in Ravello, and appreciate the delicate colours that grace the landscapes.
Experience the local pulse
With the summer crowds on hiatus, January invites you to engage with the authentic rhythm of the coast. Saunter through charming alleys, strike up conversations with friendly locals and delve into the region's heart in a way that only the quieter months allow.
Three Kings Horse Parade
Immerse yourself in an age-old tradition by witnessing the Three Kings Horse Parade, a cultural event celebrated in several coastal towns. Marvel at the sight of costumed riders parading through streets, celebrating the feast of the Epiphany with a dash of coastal flair.
Festival of San Sebastiano in Minori
Get a taste of local traditions by participating in the Festival of San Sebastiano in Minori. This celebration offers a glimpse into the town's soul, featuring processions, music, and culinary delights that embody the Amalfi Coast's cultural essence.
Take a cooking class
January invites you to discover the flavours of the Amalfi Coast through cooking classes. Join local chefs to learn the art of crafting traditional dishes using seasonal ingredients. It's a chance to bring a piece of the coast's culinary magic back home. Interested in Italian food? Check our gastronomic journey in Amalfi