One of Italy's top seaside destinations is the picturesque Amalfi Coast. Several interesting places can be visited near towns of the Amalfi peninsula, making this a good area to base yourself for a few days. From the enchanting island of Capri to the top of Mount Vesuvius volcano, find top places to go on Day Trips from the Amalfi Coast. For a unique look at the coast from the water consider the Grottoes of the Amalfi Coast boat tour (details and booking) and if you're looking for an organized day trip, see these Amalfi Coast guided tours.
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