Sorrento is a great home base to explore the Amalfi Coast. From you can explore both Amalfi and Ravello or even Positano, as well as the island of Capri. Transportation is available by either the local SITA Bus or by ferry.
The local SITA Bus runs from in front of the local train station two times per hour, head to Positano, and continue to Amalfi. From there you can connect to other cities. Tickets are euro 1,40 to 2,50 per leg, or you can get a day pass for the Amalfi Coast for euro 6 per 24 hour period.
In Amalfi the cathedral, with its distinctive stripes, was built in the 10th century, although the facade has been rebuilt as recently as the 19th century. Rest on the front steps, or pay the entrance fee to explore the interior. The charming winding streets are full of shops of all kinds, and around every corner something new to discover.
Another SITA bus takes you up the winding hillside to the sleepy town of Ravello. Here you are rewarded with sweeping views of the sea. Nearby, for a few euros explore the Villa Rufolo, and the surrounding gardens. Outdoor cafes’ invite you to sit a while and soak up the ambiance.