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The Path of Gods, guided trek from Agerola to Positano

The Path of Gods, guided trek from Agerola to Positano

Duration
4 hours

Difficulty
Medium

Cancellation
Moderate

Participants
From 1 to 15

Highlights

  • Discover the beauty of the Amalfi Coast by walking with a sea view on one of the area's most famous trails.
  • Let yourself be captivated by nature, colours, scents and incredible views overlooking the sea.
  • Reach Positano, the 'pearl of the Amalfi Coast', via the characteristic flight of 1,500 steps.

Your guide

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Michele I.

I was born and raised in the Monti Lattari, where I have cultivated a passion for the mountains since I was a child. Over time I pursued the studies that would lead me to turn my passion into a profession, specialising in forestry and cartography. In 2010, I obtained the AIGAE Environmental Hiking Guide card.

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Full description

The Amalfi Coast is a place of incredible beauty, unique and world-famous for its brilliant colours and breathtaking views overlooking the sea. With a guided trek from Agerola to Positano you can discover it in all its splendour.

The Sentiero degli Dei (Path of the Gods ) is a famous route, so called because it takes place between sky and sea, in the midst of fantastic nature and full of magnificent views, so beautiful that they were reserved for the gods, according to Amalfi legend.

An AIGAE environmental guide will lead you along the Coast, amidst the scent of lemons and Mediterranean vegetation. The blue of the sea will be a constant presence at your side and all you have to do is enjoy this earthly paradise in complete relaxation.

What we will do

We will meet in Agerola (NA), a town located 600 metres above sea level, with a wide view of the Amalfi Coast. There our guide will be waiting for us and we will begin our walk following the mountainside and passing through terraces of vineyards.

Immersed in the typical Mediterranean vegetation, we will face some uphill and downhill stretches on steps and rocky terraces, which are short and never too challenging. We will stop several times at the most panoramic spots to take photos and enjoy the viewpoint.

Towards the end of the walk we will arrive in the small hamlet of Nocelle, a picturesque village overlooking the bay of Positano. Here the guided tour will end and we can decide whether to rest and have lunch in a local trattoria (the guide will be happy to give us advice and suggestions) or continue down the 1500 steps of the famous staircase that leads directly into the centre of Positano.

Alternatively, a bus service is available from Nocelle (not included in the participation fee). The itinerary is about 8 km long, which can be covered in 4 hours at a relaxed pace.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is at an intermediate level. Anyone who is in good physical condition and has some familiarity and training in walking on gravel paths and walking up and down steps can participate. The minimum age for participation is 8 years (minors must be accompanied by parents).

Other information

The activity takes place from April to November on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and is confirmed when there are at least 4 participants.

It is possible to rent trekking poles, payable locally. Ask the guide for them after booking.

Recommended clothing

Seasonal sportswear and hiking shoes

Don't forget to bring

  • backpack
  • hat
  • k-way or light windbreaker
  • at least 1 litre of water to drink

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What is included

  • Environmental hiking guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Transfer from/to departure point/arrival
  • Hiking poles (rental possible)

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point
Agerola, Naples

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is moderate. You get a full refund if you cancel within 8 days from the activity start date. Within 7 and 5 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What measures are implemented to prevent COVID-19?

All activities on Freedome strictly follow regulations issued at national, regional and federal levels. Sports associations and freelancers commit to carry out activities in full compliance with such regulations, sanitize equipment and environments, and limit their maximum capacity.
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