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What to see in Vietri sul Mare

Lose the crowds and make your way to Vietri sul Mare, the hidden gem of the Amalfi Coast.

Vietri sul Mare is also the gateway to Amalfi marking the beginning of the Amalfi Coast.

It is located in the Campania region and it is just 10 minutes from Salerno and about 40 minutes from Naples. 

Follow our tips below and you won't miss a thing!

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Panoramc Views

Enjoy the stunning cityscape view as soon as you exit the Vietri sul Mare train station. You will see the full landscape of the beautiful town.

Another great view can be found near Corso Umberto 14.

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Spiaggia della Crestarella

Escape from the overcrowded beaches of the more touristic spots along the Amalfi Coast and relax at Spieaggia della Crestarella. As this is a private beach, you will need to reserve and pay to visit.

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Ceramic Shops

Vietri sul Mare is famous for its colourful ceramics you'll stumble upon everywhere on the Amalfi coast. If you can’t get enough of the ceramics just out and about on the streets, be sure to also visit the Museum of Ceramics, Ceramica PintoCeramiche di Mosca Giovanni and the Solimene Ceramics Factory

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Colorful buildings by Marina Di Vietri

For the most instagrammable spot along the Almalfi Coast and in Vietri sul Mare, walk towards Marina Di Vietri from the main square and you will find the famous blu buildings. The exact location can be found here on Google Maps.

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Cathedral of Vietri

The Church of San Giovanni Battista is another must-see thing to do when visiting Vietri sul Mare.

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Park and Amphitheater

Explore the park with views over the sea called Villa Comunale. It features a winding road full of colorful tiles and as you circle down the staircase, you will also find an amphitheater facing the sea.

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Explore the area

Capri & Sorrento

From Vietri sul Mare harbour, hop on a fast ferry to Capri or Sorrento.

Drive along the coast

Drive along the Amalfi coast and explore Maiori, Minori, Amalfi and Positano.

Sentiero degli Dei

Put on your hiking shoes and start your adventure on the Sentiero degli Dei ("Way of the Gods"). Learn more about it here.

Cetara

Taste colatura di alici - the local fish sauce made from anchovies - in the nearby town of Cetara.

Salerno

Discover street murals, the castle and a cathedral featuring a breathtaking crypt in Salerno.

Mt. Vesuvius

Walk along the crater of an active volcano in the Vesuvius National Park.

Ravello

At 365 meters above sea level, enjoy the lush gardens and the birds' eye views of the Amalfi coast from Ravello.

Naples

Indulge in the best pizza of your life in Naples.

Archaeological Sites

Experience ancient Roman life in Pompeii and Herculaneum, two of the world's most famous and fascinating archaeological sites. Fun fact - if you're curious to see how life was before the 62 a.C. earthquake, visit the MAV museum in Herculaneum. You won't regret it!

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