Discover the secrets of the Amalfi Coast from Amalfi to Sorrento
Visit the dream-like island of Capri
Walk along the iconic Path of the Gods
Enjoy the stunning views of the coastal towns, the Tyrrhenian Sea, and towering cliffs
Immerse yourself in the local culture with Italian cuisine and Roman remains
The first day is all about exploring the beautiful town of Amalfi. You’ll be making your way there on your own. Once you arrive, take a leisurely stroll through the town center, or dive into the Tyrrhenian Sea for a swim. Then, visit St. Andrew’s Cathedral, which holds the remains of the saint himself.
Don’t miss out on the fascinating Arabesque cloister, either. If you’re curious, you can even visit the Museo della Carta to learn about 14th-century water-driven presses.
Today is all about exploring the charming countryside of the Amalfi Coast. First, visit the Valle dei Mulini, where you can see the ruins of some of Europe’s oldest paper factories from over a thousand years ago. Then, head to the cute little village of Pontone, where you can picnic at Torre dello Zirro and enjoy the breathtaking views of both Amalfi and Atrani.
Next, take a trip to the charming town of Ravello, where you can admire its stunning Romanesque church. For even more breathtaking views, be sure to stop by the gardens of villas Rufolo and Cimbrone, both famous for their terraces with some of the most beautiful views in the world.
Finally, you will make your way through the picturesque town of Atrani, taking in its charming white streets and unique character, before heading back to Amalfi.
640 meters of elevation gain/loss
5 hours walking time
On your third day on the Amalfi Coast, you’ll explore the beautiful Valle delle Ferriere, one of southern Italy’s most stunning nature reserves. You can start the day by taking a short bus ride or scenic hike to get to Scala.
As you hike through the valley, you’ll be surrounded by towering cliffs and the sounds of little waterfalls, and you’ll walk on comfortable footpaths. After your journey through the forest, you’ll reach the charming village of Pogerola, where you can stop for a refreshing drink and enjoy the views of Pontone and Ravello from the bar’s balcony.
Finally, you’ll head back to Amalfi, following a scenic mule track through lemon groves and marquis, with gradual descent and a gentle grade that makes the hike easy and enjoyable.
300 meters elevation gain
550 meters elevation loss
It is time to embark on a slightly strenuous but breathtaking hike along the Maestra dei Villaggi, a historic 9th-century mule track. You will pass charming villages, the impressive Santa Rosa Monastery, and scenic churches along the way. You can stop for lunch at the stunning fjord of Furore at a local restaurant to regain enough strength to continue.
After a steep ascent, you will hike through the uncultivated Valley of Praia and pass by a house once occupied by a local wizard. Finally, as you descend to Praiano, you will marvel at its picturesque inlet, Marina di Praia, and its small, natural beaches.
820 meters of elevation gain/loss
6 hours walking time
On the fifth day of your walking holidays, you’ll head uphill through the streets of Praiano towards the charming church of San Luca. After, an easy path leads you into the lush Valley of Praia, dotted with vineyards hanging from the cliffs. As you climb steeply to the Santa Barbara caves, you can take a detour to the alpine-like village of Bomerano for a coffee break.
Then, you will embark on the renowned Path of the Gods, a walk that offers breathtaking views, including the island of Capri in the distance. The path winds back to Praiano, taking you over centuries-old steps, some of which may be steep.
660 meters of elevation gain/loss
On the pilgrimage trail, you ascend to the San Domenico monastery, perched on a hillside with breathtaking coastline views. There, you can take a moment to soak in the scenery before continuing uphill through diverse rock formations and lush vegetation.
The final stretch of the Path of the Gods lives up to its name with stunning views of the sea, Praiano, Positano, and Capri. Journey through scenic valleys to reach the hamlet of Nocelle. Continue to the charming village of Montepertuso, where you can choose your descent to the picturesque Positano.
645 meters of elevation gain/loss
4.5 hours walking time
Today, you’ll hike through the forest on ancient footpaths, taking in breathtaking viewpoints and some cliffside walking. The destination is Santa Maria al Castello, an old fortress that guards the valley between the Amalfi and Sorrentine peninsulas.
You will admire the stunning engineering of the “Tse-Tse” steps along the way, offering views of both the Gulf of Salerno and the Gulf of Naples. Enjoy a leisurely trail through a park-like landscape and wooded area to reach the foresters’ house, Caserna Forestale. Continue through the forest with a series of descents to Montepertuso. And then, finally, you will take a medieval mule track down to Positano.
450 m elevation gain/loss
Today, you will head to Sorrento by bus and spend the day exploring its charming streets, taking in views of the Gulf of Naples, or relaxing on the beach. You can opt for a visit to Pompeii and discover the world’s most intriguing Roman excavation, including the historical town center and the famous cathedral.
Or, take a short walk to the Roman Villa of Pollio and enjoy stunning views over the Gulf of Naples. The villa boasts a natural spring, Bagni Regina Giovanna, and a private beach — perfect for a swim.
You will start the day by taking a bus to Termini, the last village on the Amalfi peninsula, where a path leads up to the small San Costanzo chapel with views over the Gulfs of Salerno and Naples and Monti Lattari above Positano.
Follow a rough, rocky trail along the cliffs of Finis Terrae, offering stunning views of Capri and the Ieranto peninsula. Descend through disused terraces and scree to reach Punta Campanella, home to a restored stone watchtower, a temple, and a villa dedicated to Athena and Minerva.
The return path to Termini is more pleasant, and those looking for an extension can visit Nerano and the picturesque Bay of Ieranto. Explore the open-air agricultural and quarrying museum and take a swim before returning to Sorrento by bus.
650 meters of elevation gain/loss
5.5 hours walking time
On your last day of walking, you will explore the charming island of Capri, known for its picturesque location and pleasant climate since Roman times. Take a scenic walk around the island, with a few steps but not as many as on other days.
Visit famous spots such as the Piazzetta, where you’ll rub elbows with the rich and famous, and the three sea stacks are known as the Faragliani. Stroll the narrow streets of the village center, and visit Villa Clovis, the emperor Tiberius’s villa. For a small fee, you can wander through the well-preserved Roman remains.
You will see a natural arch overlooking the sea and grottos, then visit the Monastery of San Giacomo and Augustus Gardens. Shop, relax, or head to Marina Piccola for a seaside lunch. You will return to Marina Grande for your return boat to Sorrento, savoring the island’s charm without getting caught in mass tourism.
490 meters of elevation gain/loss
4 hours walking time
Today marks the end of your Amalfi Coast adventure. You can choose to return to Naples by ferry, bus, or train, and the journey will take you through the stunning coastal towns and villages you’ve explored over the past few days.
Take one final look at the stunning views as you make your way back to Naples, where you’ll have a chance to explore the city before returning home.
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Tour design and organization
24/7 service and support during your holidays
GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app
10-night accommodation with breakfast in 3* hotels
This 11-day adventure will see you explore almost the entire length of the Amalfi Coast, introducing you to the charming villages of Praiano, Ravello, and Positano, picturesque valleys, and remains of the Roman times in the area.
From the famous Path of the Gods to the enchanting walks through the Valle dei Mullini and Valle delle Ferriere valleys, breathtaking views will be with you every day as you make your way from Amalfi to Sorrento.
And to top it all off, you will visit the island of Capri, known for its captivating and rugged landscape, the iconic Blue Grotto cave being among the most well-known and stunning landmarks.
With us taking care of all the unwanted necessities, you will be able to fully immerse yourself in the local culture and draw the most from the time you spend on the Amalfi Coast. These holidays will let you recharge your batteries while the only thing working full-time should be your camera.
We will book all your accommodations in different locations, provide you with a detailed itinerary and GPS tracks of your hikes, and offer you 24/7 support. You will also receive information regarding local transportation from our side, letting you move around without any hassle.
We cannot wait to begin planning your walking holidays on the Amalfi Coast!
Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided tour. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations while you enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.
Experience the great outdoors on a private guided tour tailored just for you. The tour is for those who want a hastle-free adventure and enjoy the flexibility of a small private group and not stress about the details of everyday planning. The guide will be fully at your disposal to make this experience as personalized as possible, maximizing the enjoyment during and after the tour.
For solo hikers or hikers who wish to meet other like-minded souls, don’t want to stress about tour-planning and other annoying details. We’re going to find you a group of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts and take care of all the other details. The tour will be led by our guide, who’ll make sure everything runs smoothly, ensuring maximum hiking enjoyment.
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