We will be touring the Amalfi coast and further south in a rental car in early June. Is this a very busy time? Is traffic very heavy?
The roads are very narrow and winding, besides the Italian drivers are a nightmare. The driver will definitely miss out on all the stunning views. Definitely not recommend driving.
June, July ,August are busy months (early June shouldnt be too bad) . We rented a car and drove from Puglia to the Amalfi Coast last summer in late June. Just be prepared to wait in small towns along the way when buses pass through. It can get really tight in spots and around the more touristy towns, but its an awesome fun drive.
It can get very crouded