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Trails of Amalfi For Leisure Hikers

Updated: Dec 13, 2023

"A Piece of Heaven Fallen Down to Earth”

Welcome to the Province of Campania! Campania is one of the most beautiful regions of Italy. Campania is famous for its gulfs (Naples, Salerno and Policastro) as well as for three islands (Capri, Ischia and Procida).

This tour is for leisure hikers..

Saturday, October 25, 2025:

Arrival at Naples Airport

"A Pearl in Paradise," Villa Garden is a refined boutique hotel located in the Peninsula of Sorrento, on a rocky spur directly above the sea. The breathtaking panorama one enjoys from the Belvedere encompasses the entire Bay of Naples, with the majestic Vesuvius, the gentle hills and the picturesque villages dotted along the coast. Welcome dinner included.

There's no better way to see the Amalfi than by seeing it by above & leaving your footprints behind on the many breathtaking trails.

Here are the daily hikes you will be experiencing.

Sunday, October 26, 2025:

Path of Lemons

Departure: 9:00 am Arrival: 18:00

Transportation: Bus Transfers Organized. Start: Maiori, End: Ravello

This excursion is a bit particular, for most of the route we will walk on country lanes, long stairways and ancient streets between the various villages inhabited, there will be many ancient churches that we meet on our way.

Then get your cameras ready and they will work a lot today.

The first part of the excursion is the Path of the Lemons. This route was also originally a mule track, but this time it connects the village of Maiori with its "twin neighbor": Minori.

It is a fairly easy excursion, there are no great challenges.

The route is characterized by the typical pergola terraces, by the silence, by the colors and by the scents. It is an immersion in the traditions and culture of terracing, we will see olive trees, vines and of course we will be able to appreciate the lemon, "the gold of the Amalfi Coast", known throughout the world since Roman times and subject to I.G.P. (Protected Geographical Indication).

Second part of the trail we will be picked up at Minori and dropped off another pearl of the Amalfi Coast the beautiful Ravello.

You will have a few hours to explore Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone on your own time (entrance fees, not included)

Altitude diff. : +370 m Difficulty: Moderate

Attention: There are approx. 1000 Stairs in this hike

Includes: Breakfast, Two Guides and Round Trip Transfers.

Recommended: Running Shoes

Monday, October 27, 2025:

La Dolce Vita Style-Capri

At 9:00 (times of ferry is subject to change) you will take the ferry from the harbor of Sorrento and in less than 30 minutes you’ll disembark in Capri.

Capri, Capri, Capri!

Today's hike is an unforgettable experience on the breathtaking island of Capri. Our goal is to provide a unique and memorable experience with a mix of La Dolce Vita. We guide you along the main highlights, including the Via Krupp Trail which just opened after nine years!

Come explore the beauty of Capri and see why it's one of the most visited islands in Italy. As soon as we disembark we will hike up to the famous Pizzetta of Capri (about 200 stairs). We will walk all around Capri by visiting the highlights:

  • Arco Naturale

  • Giardini di Augusto

  • Belvedere di Tragara

  • Faraglioni di Capri

The whole afternoon, will be on your own. Enjoy Capri La Dolce Vita with a little bit of shopping, or maybe lots!

Includes: Breakfast, Two Guides , Round Trip Ferry

Recommend to wear running shoes

Includes: Two Guides , Ferry Round Trip to Capri/Naples,

Recommended: Running Shoes

Tuesday, October 28, 2025: Path of the Gods

Start time: 9:00 am Arrival Time: 8PM

Transportation: Bus Transfer to Positano, Transfer to Nocelle at 2PM, Pick up Bomerano

The Path of the Gods, certainly one of the most beautiful paths in the world, is the most popular route in Campania. Following easy passages bordered by spectacular cliffs and crossing various gorges, the path offers unparalleled views of Positano, the Amalfi Coast, and the islets of ‘li Galli and Capri. Very interesting are also the terraced cultivations and the ancient rural buildings scattered along the way.

We arrive at Positano, you will have 3 hours of your own time to explore this stunning town. Positano is the Amalfi Coast's front-cover splash, with vertiginous houses tumbling down to the sea in a cascade of sun-bleached peach, pink and terracotta. No less photo-worthy are its steep streets and steps, flanked by wisteria-draped hotels, smart restaurants and fashionable retailers.

At approx 1PM, you will be picked up and dropped off at Nocelle where we will walk towards Bomerano. Just before we are at the end of our trail we will stop to have a sunset dinner at a Shepherds House.

Includes: Breakfast, Two Guides

Recommended: Hiking Boots and Poles

Wednesday, October 29, 2025: Leisure Day

Suggestions for tours:

E-Bike tour

Pompei Half a Day tour:

Explore the ancient ruins of Pompeii. Enjoy skip-the-line access to the ruins and discover what life was like before the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. Follow your archaeologist guide around the western part of the town and see important buildings and structures such as the Basilica, the Forum, the thermal baths, a brothel, some residential homes, and more. Discover the ancient city of Pompeii on this small-group tour.Spend more time exploring the ruins with skip-the-line entry tickets. See key buildings like the Basilica, the Forum, and the thermal baths....

Thursday, 30 October, 2025: Valley of the Mills

Departure: 9:00 Arrival: 16:00

Transportation: Organized Bus Transfer

The best rural choice for walking in Amalfi Coast, inside history and culture of Amalfi hamlet, discovering an hidden "Natural Reserve" & its waterfalls.

Starting from the small square of Pontone you follow the signs to the Valle delle Ferriere, also known as “Valley of the Mills”. You will pass through the small medieval village hamlet of Pontone (Scala), the oldest town on the Amalfi Coast. Along the first part of the path you can enjoy the view of Amalfi from a differente point of view walking through the lemon groves, typical cultivation of these places. After about an hour’s walk you reach a junction where you must turn right towards the strict nature reserve. Walking along the river Canneto, you get to the place most famous with its waterfalls and its rare plants. From the reserve you walk back until the junctions and take the downhill path in the direction of Amalfi. Here you go through the ruins of the old paper mills where they use to produce the famous “Carta d’Amalfi” (paper made by a medieval system). After about an hour of walking you will arrive near the Paper Museum. From the museum it take five minutes to reach the Duomo.

NOTE: End of tour is in the town of Amalfi. You will have time to explore the town

Altitude diff. : +220 m Total duration: 3 h Difficulty: Moderate

Recommended: Hiking Shoes

Friday, 31 October, 2025: The Peak of Faito

Departure 9:00AM Arrival: 4:00PM

Transportation-Organized Bus Transfers

The ring of Mount Faito is perhaps the most spectacular trekking among our proposals, a ring tour that starts from the cable car of Faito and returns after a tour of 6-7 km to the same point. We always stay above 1,000 meters, touching the maximum altitude of all the Lattari Mountains, with the ascent to the Mount Molare peak of these mountains with its 1444 meters, from where we can see a unique 360 ° view over the region, with the islands of Capri,Ischia and Procida in beautiful view as well as the entire Amalfi Coast and Sorrento, or we can observe the city of Naples and its Gulf in its entirety, the majestic Vesuvius with Pompeii at its feet.

Duration: about 2 hours

Stop at a local restaurant in the mountains Tre Pini Rifugo

Altitude diff. : +350 m Difficulty: Moderate

Includes: Breakfast, Two Guides , Round Trip Transfers :

Recommended: Hiking Shoes and Sticks

Saturday, 1 November, 2025: Urban Walking Tour, Naples

Departure 10:00AM Arrival: 10:30PM

Transportation-Organized Bus Transfers

Experience the beautiful and vibrant city of Naples on our Urban Walking Tour! Our knowledgeable and passionate tour guides will take you on an unforgettable journey through history, showing you some of the city's most iconic sites and monuments. After the tour, you'll have some free time to explore and shop and have the famous Napolitano pizza on your own! (2.5 hour tour and 5 hour free time)

18:30- Meeting Point- After a great day in Naples, we will be transferred to an amazing Wine Tasting and Dinner at a family owned winery Bosco De Medici Winery

Included: Tour + Tasting + Supper

MENU: Based on the typical cuisine of the Vesuvius area Wines: 3 Wines + 1 Charmat Method Sparkling Wine Welcome to the Winery: Tasting of Olive Oil Dop BDM with Bruschetta Appetizer de' Medici: Provolone del Monaco with jam, Neapolitan Salami, Prosciutto crudo nostrano, Smoked scamorza, Breadsticks First: Bronze-drawn Pacchero di Gragnano with cherry tomatoes from Piennolo Vesuviano and basil Sweet: Baba with BDM limoncello and custard

(Gluten Free options are available, please advise if there is any allergies or intolerances with the above menu)

Recommended: Running Shoes

Sunday, November 02, 2025: Beach Trail

Departure: 9:00AM Return: 14:00

Transportation: Bus Transfers

This walk has its destination one of the most beautiful Bay of Campania. Located between Punta Campanella and Punta Penna, it is a protected marine reserve and its access is only allowed on foot through an enchanting path that starts from the small village of Nerano.

You immerse yourself in the silence of the Mediterranean scrub, between dry stone walls, olive trees, carob trees and the most beautiful species of spontaneous flora such as mastic, myrtle, broom, euphorbia, red valerian. After about 30 minutes of walking, a wonderful panorama shows us the enchantment of the island of Capri and the Faraglioni rocks.

During the tour towards the Bay of Ieranto, the sea will always be part of the landscape, since the bay is positioned between two gulfs: the one of Naples and of Salerno.

Start: Nerano End: Nerano Length: 6Km Route: Dirt path, stairs Difficulty: Easy

Monday, November 3, 2025: The Little Bell Trail

Departure 9:00AM Arrival: 3:00PM

Let's start immediately with a super panoramic starting point: the Piazzetta of Termini, where Capri seems to be close enough to touch with your hand. From there we go down to the tip of the Campanella, the last strip of Peninsula, the final act of the Lattari Mountains, a beautiful place, full of charm and ancient history. In fact, during the walk, you reach the old temple dedicated to the goddess Athena.

Lunch Menu: Bruschetta, Mix of Salumi, grilled vegetables, mozzarella Sorrentino, rolls with rocket and tomatoes, omelet with vegetables, Eggplant Parmigiana and sausage, baked potato, house cake sweet with .25 liters of wine

Please advise if there is any allergies or intolerances with the above menu

Altitude diff. : +450 m Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Equipment: Running shoes, sticks, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses.

Included: Lunch (Stop at a local farm, Azienda Agrituristica Fossa Papa)

Tuesday, November 4,2025: The End of Trails of Amalfi

This is the end of the Trails of Amalfi.

Biography of your Tour Organizer

I realized I love to leave my footprints behind on beautiful trails when I went to explore the Canadian Rockies. I have my own group on Meet Up, which I organize Walk & Talk & Hikes at Mont Royal in Montreal. I have been a Travel Consultant over 27 years and I have been designing holidays for Singles, Couples & Families all over the world. I was a Tour Organizer for a group for Yoga in India, Hiking in Sicily, Amalfi and Greece.

I want to thank all of my 28 hikers who were part of my vision. All of the pictures were taken by them or myself.

Mille Grazie!

Hope to meet you in Amalfi! Antonella

Meet Your Hiking Guides: Veronica and Francesco

A passion for sustainable tourism handed down from father to daughter

A father - daughter team! We are certified hiking & tour guides native of the Sorrento Peninsula. We will guide you along wonderful hiking paths among the most authentic panoramic views of our beloved land. Veronica speaks Italian, English, French, Spanish and German.

Here is a short video of our Adventure together.... follow me on Instagram for announcements @discoverinstyle_by_antonella

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