The region Campania is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy. It has an abundance of natural beauties, archaeological sites and a long tradition of excellent food. Walking is a great way to discover this area and meet its warm and friendly people. Our tour will take you away from the areas of heavy-duty tourism into another world of ancient lands full of history and towns hemmed in by lemon groves. We will let you discover the spectacular views as you walk along the famous path of the gods along the Amalfi coast into the valley of the mills. You will also visit the lovely town of Massa Lubrense that was founded by the Lombards and hemmed in by flower-filled fields of lemon and olive trees.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Sorrento Peninsula Airport|
People with knee problems could have problems with days 3 and 6 for the big amount of steps and those that have heights problems could have difficulty on day 3 (valid alternative stop in Positano).The walking is between 7Km/4mi/4hr and 11Km/7mi/5hr Walking boots and a bottle of water are recommended Possibility to enjoy lunch in.
Day 1 – ARRIVAL
Arrival at your hotel located in Sorrento Peninsula.
Day 3 – AMALFI COAST (The Path of The Gods)
After breakfast meeting at the Hotel with your guide. Today’s walk starts on the limestone ridges and hills above the Amalfi Drive, where you will explore the “Path of the Gods”, Amalfi’s most scenic walk, with spectacular views of the sea and the hillsides. Free time for lunch. After lunch the trail descends stone steps, down towards Positano where you will visit the picturesque and historic town center, situated on the beach. Private transfer back to your hotel.
Day 6 – RAVELLO & AMALFI “Valley of the Mills”
After breakfast meeting at the Hotel with your guide. Transfer by minibus to Ravello to visit the world-famous garden of Villa Rufolo. After the visit of Ravello’s center, you will walk along the ancient mule track to reach the ancient and medieval “Tower of the Ziro” where, according to the legend, the Duchess of Melfi was imprisoned. From the tower you will enjoy stunning views of Amalfi and the coast. Free Lunch in Pontone. In the afternoon, you will walk down to Amalfi, through the fragrant groves of the local lemon trees and into the “Valley of the Mills”. Here stand ancient paper mills, which drew their power from the abundant, fast-moving water of the torrent, situated here. Some of the mills can be still visited. In Amalfi, time to relax and visit the spectacular 13th century Cathedral and its historic center. Back to the hotel by private bus.
Day 8 – DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the hotel. End of the services