Visit Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast in September 2020| The definitive guide

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September has always been considered one of the most fascinating and pleasant months to visit Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, milder temperatures, sunny days and being less crowded makes the holiday pleasant and unforgettable. With the beginning of September, Sorrento and the entire Amalfi Coast seem to relive a second spring. Autumn is still a long way off and the scorching days of August are getting more and more fresh. It is mandatory to pack a costume and enjoy the most beautiful time to swim in the Gulf of Sorrento or in the blue bays of Capri. The tourist flow slowly declines and with the beginning of the school year and the unofficial end of the holidays the most important roads and tourist sites are more easily visited and less crowded.

Visiting Sorrento in September| Must know

From the first days of September there is a different feel in the air, for the residents the arrival of the month always brings a veil of melancholy, one way or another you start towards the end of summer. Yet it is true that it is precisely this month that you can make the most beautiful baths.  The beaches are gradually emptying (apart from the weekends), in the gulf the boats decrease and the sea becomes crystal clear and clean everywhere. For those who love fresh water, then, there is no better place than spending a day at the beach.  It can be a cure to recover from a day visiting Pompeii or Naples. If you are in Sorrento for 3 days this itinerary can be useful to visit the best of Sorrento, Capri, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast. Of course you can sacrifice one of the destinations to spend a day at the beach in both Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast.

Sorrento in September : Things to do and Events

September is the best month to appreciate the most of our natural beauty, a must in this month is a boat excursion to Capri, private or semi private you can not go away from here without visiting the Island. Capri boat tour from Sorrento give you the possibility to visit the island by yacht with your family, friends or lover. Famous all over the world for its grottos, amongst all, the Blue Grotto is one of the most visited attractions on the islandIn addition to the turquoise reflections of its crystalline water, it is the experience to enter the cave when you visit that makes it a truly exceptional experience.  Since off season has started again, it will be a pleasant and relaxing visit with less waiting times. Every day thousands of visitors visit Capri from Sorrento by shared or private tours; in Sorrento Coast, dozens of companies offer daily tours to Capri and after years of testing and listening to hundreds of review from visitors who joined and shared their experiences, we strongly recommend two reliable skippers who ensure unforgettable days.

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Capri boat tour from Sorrento – Private or shared?

We suggest big groups to go for a private tour. Advantages are: more convenient money wise, flexibility as you don’t have to follow a schedule, privacy. You can add a sunset experience for enjoying the most magic moment of the day in a fabulous scenario either to surprise your partner for a special occasion or to celebrate a birthday.

Sorrento in September : Weather and Temperature

The weather in September has always been considered among the best to visit Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast, it is less humid than the summer months, with more pleasant temperatures and light breezes that cool the afternoons. September has always been a month to sunbath still wearing shorts / t-shirts and warm enough for outside dining in the evening.

Sorrento Weather and Climate information in September






  • Humidity 70% 70%
  • Chance of Rain 13,3% 13,3%

Sorrento in September: What to pack

Would recommend you pack a small folding umbrella trousers / jumper/ light jacket for evenings just in case the weather is not seasonal.

These are my personal recommendations for your visit to Sorrento in September:

  •  T-shirts or shirts 

  • A bathing suit and beach towel 

  • Shorts or skirts 

  • Good walking shoes 

  • Bring a sun hat, a backpack or a travel bag to bring with you when you visit sites like Amalfi Coast, Capri and Pompeii Ruins 

  • Bring a folding umbrella 

  • Bring a sweater for the evenings 

Sorrento in September: local tips and suggestions
  • Because it is less crowded than in the summer months 

  • To spend unforgettable days at the beach 

  • To see breathtaking sunsets 

  • To enjoy tasty lunches by the sea (with it being less hot and not so crowded, you can enjoy a wider choice) –

  • To experience the authentic Italian culture 

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