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Path of the Gods, Amalfi Coast

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From Sorrento: Path of the Gods Hike

1. From Sorrento: Path of the Gods Hike

Benefit from pick-up at a pre-assigned meeting point, and then journey to the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to hike the Path of the Gods (Il Sentiero degli Dei). Make your way through paradise on the ancient path that used to connect the sleepy hamlet of Nocelle near Positano to Bomerano in Agerola just outside Naples. Named after the natural beauties of its views, the trail is considered one of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. Discover the remains of ancient farmhouses and meet local shepherds carrying wood with their mules, or milk to remote towns dotted around the hills and along the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Sorrento: The Path of the Gods Hike

2. Sorrento: The Path of the Gods Hike

The Path of the Gods, set in a stunning natural beauty, this hike allows you to marvel at the wonders of the Amalfi Coast from a new perspective. Path of the Gods presents one of the most striking panoramas on Earth: when you reach halfway, the path crosses from Bomerano to Nocelle to reveal the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast. Beside the path you will admire caves and terraces dropping from the cliffs to the sea creating deep picturesque valleys. Among the Amalfi Coast high routes, this hike is the most famed traverse, taking you on a return journey from Nocelle to Colle Serra. You will have a multitude of opportunities to capture the serene beauty on camera throughout your adventure.  You will arrive at the final destination and highlight, Punta Campanella, which is joined under the sea to the stunning island of Capri. Join your guide in central Sorrento to reach Nocelle and immerse yourself in this amazing Italian experience.

Positano: Private Transfer to the Path of the Gods

3. Positano: Private Transfer to the Path of the Gods

Enjoy pickup from your accommodation in Positano at your preferred time and travel in comfort to the starting point of the Path of the Gods in Bomerano. Admire the stunning views of the countryside as you cruise and feel free to ask your English-speaking driver any questions you might have about the area. Arrive at the Path of the Gods, relaxed and full of energy. Hike along this breathtaking trail back to the center of Positano.

From Sorrento: Path of the Gods Hiking Experience

4. From Sorrento: Path of the Gods Hiking Experience

Meet your professional driver in the center of Sorrento, then board a van and drive to the hills of Aregola, a small village overlooking the Amalfi Coast. Upon arrival, get welcomed by your hiking guide and receive a short briefing about the hike. Have time for a drink and comfort break, then begin the tour's most active and scenic part by walking toward the natural path in the rocky mountains of the coast. After about an hour of walking — during which the guide will give in-depth explanations about the nature, landscape, and world surrounding the Path of the Gods — arrive at the panoramic viewpoint. There, enjoy some time to take spectacular photos of Positano from above before continuing along a high variant stretch of the normal path to the starting point. Meet your driver again in Aregola and then return to Sorrento in the van.

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What people are saying about Path of the Gods, Amalfi Coast

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 143 reviews

We had been wanting to hike this trail since our last visit in 2019, but the logistics all seemed a little unpredictable. And this partial day trip/tour was the perfect solution. The hike did a loop from Bomerano towards Nocelle back to Bomerano, taking the upper trail out (for some spectacular views) and the lower trail back. Some folks on our tour split with us at the halfway point and continued on to Nocelle and Positano and planned to take the boat back. Giovanni was a terrific leader for the group, providing just the right amount of information about the region with the a great sense of humor. Giovanni set a comfortable pace for all, although some found it more rigorous than anticipated and the group is driven a bit by the slowest hikers. It took close to two hours to get to our starting point (lots of traffic departing Sorrento), and about an hour back - so our day trip was closer to 7 hours than 5. There were more people hiking the trail than I anticipated (even in Octobe

I was extremely nervous beforehand because I am afraid of heights. Nino and his son are extremely kind and friendly which began to set me at ease. The hike started slow with frequent stops to share information and I was immediately comfortable with the hike. This is my most favorite adventure I've done in my life and although you can do the hike without a guide, I'm so so glad we chose to book with this guide! it was not too hard. We did become breathless at points, and Nino paused to share information and to take pictures when needed. What an absolutely wonderful experience!

The hike was great. Everything was well organized, we felt personally welcome from the start. Giovanni is a great guide, he told a lot of exciting things. The hike is easy to do with sturdy shoes. And the view is stunning. In between there was a small traditional meal at a goat farm for a donation. Uncomplicated and nice. The whole tour is just great. Thanks very much!

AMAZING!! Super knowledgeable guide, knew the plants along the path and plucked fresh mint, rocket, etc for tasting and also organized a lunch at a little farm house on the hike.

Incredible views of the Amalfi coast on this hike. Our guide was excellent!