Path of the Gods: hiking in the Amalfi Coast is magical

If you love hiking and you want to lose yourself in one of the most enchanting itineraries of the Amalfi Coast, the Path of the Gods will take you to discover a unique place in the world.

Only here, actually, you can walk among rocky hairpin bends and creep in lush woodland trails. And you can enjoy an explosion of spectacular views, suspended between myth and history. Only here you can breathe a legendary atmosphere, mixed with the salty scent of crystal clear waters as far as the eye can see. We are going to take you where every hiker’s dream really becomes a reality.

We are about to enter a magical dimension, where something never experienced will surprise you. We are about to set out on the Path of the Gods, where everything speaks the language of beauty and immensity. Come on! Backpack, comfortable boots and eyes opened: let’s go.

Path of the God: a 5 miles long dream

A favorite destination for hiking and walking enthusiasts, the Path of the Gods (or “Sentiero degli Dei” where god in Italian is “Dio”) extends from Bomerano to Nocelle. Connecting the two hamlets of Agerola and Positano.

The Path of the Gods is about 5 miles long and is a spectacular stretch of the mountain overlooking the sea, where you can admire the island of Li Galli, Punta Campanella and Capri on the horizon, with his spectacular Faraglioni, respectively. The walk of the God hike time is different from person to person, but the average time is 3 hours. The path, today mainly enjoyed by tourists and hikers, is the ancient road that once connected the two hamlets of Bomerano and Nocelle. In summer, it is still possible to meet, during the walk, some farmers with mules loaded with country products. Among the paths on the Amalfi Coast, this is certainly the most evocative.

Crossing terraces, crops and ruins of ancient stone houses, you will walk between paths overlooking the sea and the thick groves of the Mediterranean scrub. How can you miss the triumph of myrtles, wild fennel plants and the scents of maple and chestnut which smell in the landscape? Path of the Gods hike is a divine experience. If you are looking for a corner of paradise, close to nature, here is your best route.

Come to discover the Amalfi Coast

As you can see, walking on this stretch of the Amalfi Coast means walking on a divine and mythological path at the same time. But the Amalfi Coast, that connects Amalfi, Ravello and Positano, has other wonders in store for you. Citrus groves, watercolors of houses overlooking the sea, aristocratic villas and medieval religious architecture are just some attractions of this paradise on earth. Come to discover them all and choose to spend a few days on one of the most spectacular coasts of the Mediterranean. Maybe, with the support of a driver who will take you to discover the Amalfi Coast.

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