OVERVIEW

Located just south of Naples, explore the dramatic Amalfi and Sorrento coastlines on foot. A region of immense beauty, spend a week exploring the natural beauty, pastel towns and delicious local seafood dishes that have made this stretch of coastline one of the most famous in the world.

Starting out from the former maritime powerhouse of Amalfi town, hike ancient staircases to the stylish hillside town of Ravello. Boasting some of the best views of the entire coastline, visit the exotic gardens of Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone. Journey up into the foothills of Monti Latarri and walk Europe’s most spectacular balcony path ‘The Walks of the Gods’.

Pass through steeply terraced vineyards and gardens of pomodoro as you catch your first glimpse of the pink houses of Positano cascading down to the sea. Taking the trip at your own pace, spend the day hanging out at Marina Grande or hop on a ferry to Capri and explore this beautiful island on foot.

Travel onwards to Sorrento and experience life in the 1st century as you walk the streets of the Roman city of Pompeii. In the evening, dine on seafood specialities, soaking up the atmosphere of beachfront restaurants and lively piazzas.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walk Europe’s famous Amalfi coastline to Sorrento
  • Visit the exquisite Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
  • Take a dip in the warm waters of the Mediterranean
  • Hike the ‘Walk of the Gods’ from Agerola to Positano
  • Discover the sophisticated coastal town of Positano
  • Ferry hop to Capri Island for the day and soak up panoramic views
  • Wander the streets of the Roman town of Pompeii
  • Cool off with a famous Amalfi lemon sorbet

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 2150

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 1295

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

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ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

DAY 1
Arrive Amalfi

The town of Amalfi can be reached via a ferry from Salerno or a direct bus service from Naples. Once a grand, wealthy maritime republic, much of Amalfi tumbled into the sea after an earthquake in the 14th century. Now a tiny harbour town with huge character, cobbled streets are packed with craft shops, purveyors of limoncello and restaurants serving local seafood dishes. The centrepiece of Amalfi is the cathedral which is dedicated to St. Andrew after his relics were brought to Amalfi during the fourth crusade of the 13th century.

Meals Included: None
Accommodation: Albergo L’Antico Convitto
In the heart of Amalfi town, Genaro and his team have been welcoming guests to his home town of Amalfi for many years. A keen walker himself, Genaro is always happy to help with your needs. The hotel has spacious, comfortable rooms with a peaceful roof terrace overlooking the cathedral’s duomo.

DAY 2
Walk the Valley of the Mills to Ravello and return to Amalfi

Ease into your first day of walking with a hike to the sophisticated hillside town of Ravello. Walk through the cobbled streets of Amalfi and ascend the ‘Valley of the Mills’ trail where you can see the ruins of 13th century water powered paper mills. The route continues to ascend many stone staircases, which have been used for centuries to transport goods to the villages high above. In Ravello, visit the 11th century garden of Villa Cimbrone. With some of the best views of the coastline, this exquisite villa was often frequented by Winston Churchill, Salvador Dali and DH Lawrence. On leaving Ravello, you have the option to return to Amalfi on foot or take a short bus journey.

Walk: 10km
Ascent: 750m
Descent: 750m
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Albergo L’Antico Convitto

DAY 3
Walk the Paths of the Gods to Positano

Today, we’d suggest taking the early bus to Bomerano. This little hill town sits at the base of the Monti Lattari mountains and is the official start for the spectacular ‘Walk of the Gods’. With incredible views across the peninsula, the trail is punctuated with sections of vineyards, chestnut and fig tree forests. Just a little over half way, you’ll reach the hamlet of Nocelle where you can see the pink buildings of Positano cascading down to the sea. Descending into Positano, pass by colourful artisan market stalls as you head to the beachfront cafes of Marina Grande.

Walk: 9.5km
Ascent: 430m
Descent: 1000m
Meals Included: Breakfast & Walkers Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel Floridana
A family run hotel located in central Positano. The en-suite rooms are furnished with soft, warm Mediternean colours and local Vietri tiles. There is also a sun terrace where you can relax and enjoy a drink from the bar.

DAY 4
Capri Island Walks / Free day in Positano

Today you have the option to relax and soak up the sophisticated atmosphere of Positano or travel by local ferry to the Isle of Capri. Famed for being a celebrity hangout, beyond the lavish streets of Capri is an island of immense beauty. With a choice of routes, follow rugged trails to Monte Solaro (the highpoint of the island) or weave your way to the north east corner where you can visit Villa Jovis built by the Roman Emperor, Tiberius in 27AD. Later, stroll back to the ostentatious centre, leaving time for an Aperol Spritz before catching the ferry back to Positano.

Walks: 10km or 5km
Ascent: 500m or 280m
Descent: 500m or 280m
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel Floridana

DAY 5
Journey to Sorrento

If you chose to explore Positano yesterday, you can always hop on the ferry to Capri today and take the return journey direct to Sorrento. Alternatively, take the morning to further discover the pink pastel streets of Positano. Travelling onwards to Sorrento, hop on a ferry and sail around the peninsula to Sorrento. Since the inaugural Grand Tour of Europe in 1892, visitors have continued to flock to this dramatic clifftop resort. Occupying a prime spot of Italian coastline, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and the Isle of Ischia which makes for very easy access to natural and historic sites.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Villas Angiolina
Located just outside the hustle and bustle of the old quarter, Villa Angiolina is a haven of peace and tranquility. Find a quiet corner in the large garden, under the shade of the lemon and orange trees. Inside the property, many of the original features have been preserved. En-suite rooms are bright, spacious with a modern twist on this historic building.

DAY 6
Train to Pompeii

A direct train takes you from Sorrento to the well preserved Roman city of Pompeii. Following the eruption of nearby Veuvius in 79AD, Pompeii was buried under a thick layer of lapilli (pumice stone ash). Undisturbed until the 18th century, over the last 250 years 44 hectares of the city have been carefully dug out. Spend the day strolling along Roman streets and experience life in the 1st century. Sit on the benches of amphitheaters and explore villas, cafes and workshops. Later in the afternoon, you can travel by local bus to the upper slopes of Vesuvius and ascend to the crater rim on foot (30mins) or return to Sorrento from Pompeii.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Villas Angiolina

DAY 7
Free day Sorrento / Explore Termini / Visit Herculaneum

Having spent the week exploring this famous stretch of coastline, you can hang out in the bars and cafes of Sorrento and stroll through Piazza Tasso. Following your visit to Pompeii, you can also visit the smaller site of Herculaneum. Unlike Pompeii, Herculaneum was buried in mud and ash which preserved many buildings complete with wooden balconies, interior frescoes and marble decor. From Sorrento you can also catch a ferry to the island of Ischia (only a 60 minute journey), or if you prefer terra firma, head out to Termini with a picnic and descend to Punta Campanella. Located on the tip of the peninsula, in ancient times, Greek and Roman boats docked here to offload goods for the Goddess Minerva.

Walk: 8km
Ascent: 450m
Descent: 450m
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Villas Angiolina

DAY 8
Onward Travel

Travelling onwards from Sorrento is made simple by a regular train service to Naples city centre, or a regular airport shuttle bus service.

Meals Included: Breakfast

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Luggage transfers as described
  • Route Notes, Maps and GPX tracks
  • Flexible itinerary add or remove days
  • Optional visits to Pompeii and Capri Island
  • 24/7 telephone support
  • Walk Europe’s famous Amalfi coastline to Sorrento
  • Visit the exquisite Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
  • Take a dip in the warm waters of the Mediterranean
  • Hike the ‘Walk of the Gods’ from Agerola to Positano
  • Discover the sophisticated coastal town of Positano

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

During this tour you will spend each night in small family run guest houses and 3* hotels. Chosen for their location, facilities and history, each accommodation is used to welcoming walkers. Many of them will be family run so your hosts are very knowledgeable about the Amalfi region and they will always be happy to chat with you about the history of the Amalfi region. Of course, you can always call us too should you need anything during your walk. As Amalfi is a very popular destination, we may have to book another similar accommodation of equal standard. We will discuss these options with you during the booking process.

You will be provided with 7 breakfasts and 1 lunch. If you have any food allergies or intolerances, please let us know at the time of booking so we can let your hosts know. Should you have severe food allergies, it’s always worth bringing a few of your own snacks with you.

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This walk is available from late April to the end of June and mid-August through to October.

Not available from 1st July – 22nd August.

From April into June days are warm and sunny (up to 30 degrees) with the flowers in full bloom. You may find that earlier in the season you can encounter a few rainy days, but generally the piazza’s buzz with life and are perfect for enjoying an al fresco dinner. From late August into September the summer crowds have thinned and intense summer heat has cooled. Being on the coast, it isn’t uncommon for Amalfi to experience thunderstorms during summer days, so you should always be prepared for changeable conditions.

THE WALKING

A moderate active lifestyle makes the walking enjoyable, an exercise regime of 2 to 3 times a week is needed. The daily routes you will follow are well defined. Many sections of the walk will have prolonged sections of stone staircases that you will ascend and descend. Many will have a handrail (though not always). You will also walk along forest trails and the balcony path ‘Walk of the Gods’ which in some parts have a feeling of exposure. The Walk of the Gods is a balcony cliff path walk, so if you suffer with severe vertigo this day of walking is not for you (you can use the ferry instead to travel between Amalfi and Positano). You will be walking on forest trails and through the towns and villages of the Amalfi coast. It is commonplace in Italy that there are no separate footpaths (even in the towns) which means you will often be walking on the roads. Please always be mindful of all road users when doing so. For each of the walks, you will be provided with daily walk notes, a map and the GPX tracks if you require to use for your own device.

HOW TO GET THERE AND AWAY

This walk starts in Amalfi and ends in Sorrento. The closest airport is the nearby airport of Naples.

Naples airport
Naples airport has bus connections through to Amalfi. If travelling between May and September you can pre-book a direct Pintour shuttle bus from Naples airport through to Amalfi (journey time is just over 2hrs). Alternatively you can catch the Alibus from Naples airport to the Immacolatella (Porta Di Massa) and change for services to Amalfi (journey time around 3 hours). If you prefer, we can always organise private transfer which is around a 1 hour journey.

By Train
From Napoli Centrale, change at Piazza Garibaldi for services to Via Nocera (40min journey). Here you can take a taxi (35min journey) to Amalfi.

Onward Travel From Sorrento
There are regular, direct airport shuttle services from Sorrento to Naples airport (Curreri Viaggi Services). Journey time is 1 hours. If you only wish to travel as far as Naples, you can take a direct train service from Sorrento train station through to Naples Porta Nolana train station.

For all train travel in Italy prices, timetables and ticket reservations can be made through The Trainline or Tren Italia.

Another useful generic planning tool for travel is Rome2Rio should you be travelling from, or to, other destinations.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for all of our trips. We require that you purchase a travel insurance policy for all travel overseas, as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it. It is also important in the event of an accident or loss of property.

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 3 Apr 2021 - 30 Jun 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2150

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $1295

    Not available from 1st July – 22nd August

  • 22 Aug 2021 - 20 Oct 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $2150

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $1295

    Not available from 1st July – 22nd August

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FAQS

Q: What happens if I don’t want to walk one of the days?

As some of the walks on this itinerary are loop walks you can explore the local towns or relax near the waterside or beachfront. On the days where you will be walking to the next town, it is not possible to travel with the luggage transfer service. The local bus and ferry services are an excellent way to reach your next destination. Your accommodation hosts will have up to date information and advice should you wish to travel to the next destination by local transport. There is plenty of information about options for the day in your daily walk notes and as always, you can call us at the office for any help during your walk should you need any assistance.

Q: Where would you suggest adding an extra night?

Positano The pink town of Positano is perfect for kicking back, relaxing. The town itself is worth exploring on foot. A glorious collection of terracotta buildings and artisan market stalls which all somehow cling onto the vertical rock Positano is built on. And of course, you can enjoy spotting the rich and famous moored just off shore in their luxury super yachts . Amalfi This historic town makes for an excellent base to further explore the nearby towns of Ravello, Maiori and Minori. You can always head down to the port and hangout in one of the many waterside restaurants.

Q: Can you extend our stay in Sorrento?

Of course, please let us know at the time of booking if you would like to extend your time in Sorrento.

Q: Can my children walk with me?

We can't book children under the age of 16 onto this trip. There also aren't any discounts that can be passed on for children.

Q: Is this tour OK for solo walkers?

Yes this tour is suitable for solo walkers. It is likely you’ll bump into other walkers along the trails and in many of the places you will stay. You will also pass through villages and towns should you need any assistance. Generally there is always good network coverage for mobile phones, should you worry about walking alone.

Q: We’re travelling as friends, can we get a triple room?

Triple rooms are limited in availability. Some accommodations do not offer triple rooms but we can always provide a twin or double room with a single room.

Q: Can we reduce the days walked?

Easily! This tour has been created with flexibility in mind. You can easily remove any of the walks if you wish to reduce the duration of the tour.

Q: Can we extend the days walked?

On this tour we can add in an extra of walking in Amalfi if you wish.

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Overview

OVERVIEW

Located just south of Naples, explore the dramatic Amalfi and Sorrento coastlines on foot. A region of immense beauty, spend a week exploring the natural beauty, pastel towns and delicious local seafood dishes that have made this stretch of coastline one of the most famous in the world.

Starting out from the former maritime powerhouse of Amalfi town, hike ancient staircases to the stylish hillside town of Ravello. Boasting some of the best views of the entire coastline, visit the exotic gardens of Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone. Journey up into the foothills of Monti Latarri and walk Europe’s most spectacular balcony path ‘The Walks of the Gods’.

Pass through steeply terraced vineyards and gardens of pomodoro as you catch your first glimpse of the pink houses of Positano cascading down to the sea. Taking the trip at your own pace, spend the day hanging out at Marina Grande or hop on a ferry to Capri and explore this beautiful island on foot.

Travel onwards to Sorrento and experience life in the 1st century as you walk the streets of the Roman city of Pompeii. In the evening, dine on seafood specialities, soaking up the atmosphere of beachfront restaurants and lively piazzas.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walk Europe’s famous Amalfi coastline to Sorrento
  • Visit the exquisite Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
  • Take a dip in the warm waters of the Mediterranean
  • Hike the ‘Walk of the Gods’ from Agerola to Positano
  • Discover the sophisticated coastal town of Positano
  • Ferry hop to Capri Island for the day and soak up panoramic views
  • Wander the streets of the Roman town of Pompeii
  • Cool off with a famous Amalfi lemon sorbet

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 2150

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 1295

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now
Itinerary

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

DAY 1
Arrive Amalfi

The town of Amalfi can be reached via a ferry from Salerno or a direct bus service from Naples. Once a grand, wealthy maritime republic, much of Amalfi tumbled into the sea after an earthquake in the 14th century. Now a tiny harbour town with huge character, cobbled streets are packed with craft shops, purveyors of limoncello and restaurants serving local seafood dishes. The centrepiece of Amalfi is the cathedral which is dedicated to St. Andrew after his relics were brought to Amalfi during the fourth crusade of the 13th century.

Meals Included: None
Accommodation: Albergo L’Antico Convitto
In the heart of Amalfi town, Genaro and his team have been welcoming guests to his home town of Amalfi for many years. A keen walker himself, Genaro is always happy to help with your needs. The hotel has spacious, comfortable rooms with a peaceful roof terrace overlooking the cathedral’s duomo.

DAY 2
Walk the Valley of the Mills to Ravello and return to Amalfi

Ease into your first day of walking with a hike to the sophisticated hillside town of Ravello. Walk through the cobbled streets of Amalfi and ascend the ‘Valley of the Mills’ trail where you can see the ruins of 13th century water powered paper mills. The route continues to ascend many stone staircases, which have been used for centuries to transport goods to the villages high above. In Ravello, visit the 11th century garden of Villa Cimbrone. With some of the best views of the coastline, this exquisite villa was often frequented by Winston Churchill, Salvador Dali and DH Lawrence. On leaving Ravello, you have the option to return to Amalfi on foot or take a short bus journey.

Walk: 10km
Ascent: 750m
Descent: 750m
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Albergo L’Antico Convitto

DAY 3
Walk the Paths of the Gods to Positano

Today, we’d suggest taking the early bus to Bomerano. This little hill town sits at the base of the Monti Lattari mountains and is the official start for the spectacular ‘Walk of the Gods’. With incredible views across the peninsula, the trail is punctuated with sections of vineyards, chestnut and fig tree forests. Just a little over half way, you’ll reach the hamlet of Nocelle where you can see the pink buildings of Positano cascading down to the sea. Descending into Positano, pass by colourful artisan market stalls as you head to the beachfront cafes of Marina Grande.

Walk: 9.5km
Ascent: 430m
Descent: 1000m
Meals Included: Breakfast & Walkers Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel Floridana
A family run hotel located in central Positano. The en-suite rooms are furnished with soft, warm Mediternean colours and local Vietri tiles. There is also a sun terrace where you can relax and enjoy a drink from the bar.

DAY 4
Capri Island Walks / Free day in Positano

Today you have the option to relax and soak up the sophisticated atmosphere of Positano or travel by local ferry to the Isle of Capri. Famed for being a celebrity hangout, beyond the lavish streets of Capri is an island of immense beauty. With a choice of routes, follow rugged trails to Monte Solaro (the highpoint of the island) or weave your way to the north east corner where you can visit Villa Jovis built by the Roman Emperor, Tiberius in 27AD. Later, stroll back to the ostentatious centre, leaving time for an Aperol Spritz before catching the ferry back to Positano.

Walks: 10km or 5km
Ascent: 500m or 280m
Descent: 500m or 280m
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel Floridana

DAY 5
Journey to Sorrento

If you chose to explore Positano yesterday, you can always hop on the ferry to Capri today and take the return journey direct to Sorrento. Alternatively, take the morning to further discover the pink pastel streets of Positano. Travelling onwards to Sorrento, hop on a ferry and sail around the peninsula to Sorrento. Since the inaugural Grand Tour of Europe in 1892, visitors have continued to flock to this dramatic clifftop resort. Occupying a prime spot of Italian coastline, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and the Isle of Ischia which makes for very easy access to natural and historic sites.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Villas Angiolina
Located just outside the hustle and bustle of the old quarter, Villa Angiolina is a haven of peace and tranquility. Find a quiet corner in the large garden, under the shade of the lemon and orange trees. Inside the property, many of the original features have been preserved. En-suite rooms are bright, spacious with a modern twist on this historic building.

DAY 6
Train to Pompeii

A direct train takes you from Sorrento to the well preserved Roman city of Pompeii. Following the eruption of nearby Veuvius in 79AD, Pompeii was buried under a thick layer of lapilli (pumice stone ash). Undisturbed until the 18th century, over the last 250 years 44 hectares of the city have been carefully dug out. Spend the day strolling along Roman streets and experience life in the 1st century. Sit on the benches of amphitheaters and explore villas, cafes and workshops. Later in the afternoon, you can travel by local bus to the upper slopes of Vesuvius and ascend to the crater rim on foot (30mins) or return to Sorrento from Pompeii.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Villas Angiolina

DAY 7
Free day Sorrento / Explore Termini / Visit Herculaneum

Having spent the week exploring this famous stretch of coastline, you can hang out in the bars and cafes of Sorrento and stroll through Piazza Tasso. Following your visit to Pompeii, you can also visit the smaller site of Herculaneum. Unlike Pompeii, Herculaneum was buried in mud and ash which preserved many buildings complete with wooden balconies, interior frescoes and marble decor. From Sorrento you can also catch a ferry to the island of Ischia (only a 60 minute journey), or if you prefer terra firma, head out to Termini with a picnic and descend to Punta Campanella. Located on the tip of the peninsula, in ancient times, Greek and Roman boats docked here to offload goods for the Goddess Minerva.

Walk: 8km
Ascent: 450m
Descent: 450m
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Villas Angiolina

DAY 8
Onward Travel

Travelling onwards from Sorrento is made simple by a regular train service to Naples city centre, or a regular airport shuttle bus service.

Meals Included: Breakfast

What’s Included

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Luggage transfers as described
  • Route Notes, Maps and GPX tracks
  • Flexible itinerary add or remove days
  • Optional visits to Pompeii and Capri Island
  • 24/7 telephone support
  • Walk Europe’s famous Amalfi coastline to Sorrento
  • Visit the exquisite Villa Cimbrone in Ravello
  • Take a dip in the warm waters of the Mediterranean
  • Hike the ‘Walk of the Gods’ from Agerola to Positano
  • Discover the sophisticated coastal town of Positano
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

During this tour you will spend each night in small family run guest houses and 3* hotels. Chosen for their location, facilities and history, each accommodation is used to welcoming walkers. Many of them will be family run so your hosts are very knowledgeable about the Amalfi region and they will always be happy to chat with you about the history of the Amalfi region. Of course, you can always call us too should you need anything during your walk. As Amalfi is a very popular destination, we may have to book another similar accommodation of equal standard. We will discuss these options with you during the booking process.

You will be provided with 7 breakfasts and 1 lunch. If you have any food allergies or intolerances, please let us know at the time of booking so we can let your hosts know. Should you have severe food allergies, it’s always worth bringing a few of your own snacks with you.

General Info

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This walk is available from late April to the end of June and mid-August through to October.

Not available from 1st July – 22nd August.

From April into June days are warm and sunny (up to 30 degrees) with the flowers in full bloom. You may find that earlier in the season you can encounter a few rainy days, but generally the piazza’s buzz with life and are perfect for enjoying an al fresco dinner. From late August into September the summer crowds have thinned and intense summer heat has cooled. Being on the coast, it isn’t uncommon for Amalfi to experience thunderstorms during summer days, so you should always be prepared for changeable conditions.

THE WALKING

A moderate active lifestyle makes the walking enjoyable, an exercise regime of 2 to 3 times a week is needed. The daily routes you will follow are well defined. Many sections of the walk will have prolonged sections of stone staircases that you will ascend and descend. Many will have a handrail (though not always). You will also walk along forest trails and the balcony path ‘Walk of the Gods’ which in some parts have a feeling of exposure. The Walk of the Gods is a balcony cliff path walk, so if you suffer with severe vertigo this day of walking is not for you (you can use the ferry instead to travel between Amalfi and Positano). You will be walking on forest trails and through the towns and villages of the Amalfi coast. It is commonplace in Italy that there are no separate footpaths (even in the towns) which means you will often be walking on the roads. Please always be mindful of all road users when doing so. For each of the walks, you will be provided with daily walk notes, a map and the GPX tracks if you require to use for your own device.

HOW TO GET THERE AND AWAY

This walk starts in Amalfi and ends in Sorrento. The closest airport is the nearby airport of Naples.

Naples airport
Naples airport has bus connections through to Amalfi. If travelling between May and September you can pre-book a direct Pintour shuttle bus from Naples airport through to Amalfi (journey time is just over 2hrs). Alternatively you can catch the Alibus from Naples airport to the Immacolatella (Porta Di Massa) and change for services to Amalfi (journey time around 3 hours). If you prefer, we can always organise private transfer which is around a 1 hour journey.

By Train
From Napoli Centrale, change at Piazza Garibaldi for services to Via Nocera (40min journey). Here you can take a taxi (35min journey) to Amalfi.

Onward Travel From Sorrento
There are regular, direct airport shuttle services from Sorrento to Naples airport (Curreri Viaggi Services). Journey time is 1 hours. If you only wish to travel as far as Naples, you can take a direct train service from Sorrento train station through to Naples Porta Nolana train station.

For all train travel in Italy prices, timetables and ticket reservations can be made through The Trainline or Tren Italia.

Another useful generic planning tool for travel is Rome2Rio should you be travelling from, or to, other destinations.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for all of our trips. We require that you purchase a travel insurance policy for all travel overseas, as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it. It is also important in the event of an accident or loss of property.

Departure Dates

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Faqs

FAQS

Q: What happens if I don’t want to walk one of the days?

As some of the walks on this itinerary are loop walks you can explore the local towns or relax near the waterside or beachfront. On the days where you will be walking to the next town, it is not possible to travel with the luggage transfer service. The local bus and ferry services are an excellent way to reach your next destination. Your accommodation hosts will have up to date information and advice should you wish to travel to the next destination by local transport. There is plenty of information about options for the day in your daily walk notes and as always, you can call us at the office for any help during your walk should you need any assistance.

Q: Where would you suggest adding an extra night?

Positano The pink town of Positano is perfect for kicking back, relaxing. The town itself is worth exploring on foot. A glorious collection of terracotta buildings and artisan market stalls which all somehow cling onto the vertical rock Positano is built on. And of course, you can enjoy spotting the rich and famous moored just off shore in their luxury super yachts . Amalfi This historic town makes for an excellent base to further explore the nearby towns of Ravello, Maiori and Minori. You can always head down to the port and hangout in one of the many waterside restaurants.

Q: Can you extend our stay in Sorrento?

Of course, please let us know at the time of booking if you would like to extend your time in Sorrento.

Q: Can my children walk with me?

We can't book children under the age of 16 onto this trip. There also aren't any discounts that can be passed on for children.

Q: Is this tour OK for solo walkers?

Yes this tour is suitable for solo walkers. It is likely you’ll bump into other walkers along the trails and in many of the places you will stay. You will also pass through villages and towns should you need any assistance. Generally there is always good network coverage for mobile phones, should you worry about walking alone.

Q: We’re travelling as friends, can we get a triple room?

Triple rooms are limited in availability. Some accommodations do not offer triple rooms but we can always provide a twin or double room with a single room.

Q: Can we reduce the days walked?

Easily! This tour has been created with flexibility in mind. You can easily remove any of the walks if you wish to reduce the duration of the tour.

Q: Can we extend the days walked?

On this tour we can add in an extra of walking in Amalfi if you wish.

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