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there is a bus (costs about eu3) from the train station at Pompeii or Orcelano that takes you to the trail ticket office. cost for trail is eu10. trail is about 300 m up the road from ticket office and you need to have those tickets to start the trail. Don't take a taxi. and don't take a taxi going down either. these stop a bit further down at parking lot and don't always go all the way back to a train station. tickets for bus are bought on board. schedule for bus going back is not frequent and remains a mystery.

Not much you say other then... wow. :o

Every corner presented new and beautiful views.

One of the rare parts of amalfi where you can get away from the rush and take in the beautiful coastline. I do not advise doing it twice in one day (return journey) as coming from Positano on the return had about 150 floors worth of stairs which hurt coming down, let alone going up after the hike and spending the day in positano, but I have no regrets.

Difficulty : Moderate - Hard, with the stairs the killer whether that be at the start or the end. Saw numerous amounts of older people (65+) struggling at stages but i do believe they all lived to tell the tale!

HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

A must-do while you are on the Amalfi Coast. The most gorgeous views you will have of the coast line. Everything I had read said the entire path takes 4.5 hours but my wife and I did it in about 2. There are plenty of places to stop along to way, a few picnic tables if you decide to bring something to eat.

I would recommend starting in Bomerano and ending in Positano. It’s much harder if you start in Positano because you have to walk up about 1,000 stairs to even get to the path. The path itself is also more strenuous from the Positano side.

If there was a UN World Heritage Hikes list, this would be near the top.

Incredibly breathtaking. It may be one of my favorite hikes of all time. The air is crisp and fresh and the views are spectacular. If you start in Positano and take the steps to Nocelle and then start the path in the very early morning (before sunrise) we found less people, if any at all. I’ll be dreaming about this hike for sometime.

This app is hopeless, the maps won’t load even if you have pro.

trail running
2 months ago

Incredible hike! The whole thing is actually 32km long.. took me 6hrs to finish.. I confusing in some of the villages to find the right way.. I have the gpx file if anyone wants it.. email me at dagham67@gmail.com

Breathtaking views and undulating hills make for a wonderful hike on this ancient walk.

This hike was a spur of the moment, the wife and I decided one morning to see how much ground we could cover. We are very active, in our minds it was fairly easy. There were some breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea but there was also a lot of time off the coast. Will do this again next time we are in the area, great way to breakup the gluttony of vacationing in Italy!

Great coastal trails with village stops!

fantastic place

hiking
2 months ago

Absolutely beautiful hike. It's quite easy but still surprsingly varied. Obviously, lots of people (we were there at 9am already, and almost all parking lots were taken). Be aware that when parking lots are full, there will be police who will not let you get anywhere close to the lake, and if we understood it correctly, entry is actually blocked from 10.30am-2pm. So definitely either go there in the morning or evening.

Performed this hike with my partner. She is not to used to the elevation and imbalanced surfaces that the loose rocks imposed on her and thus the duration took a little longer. However, I must give her credit, we begun in Positano and climbed up several thousands of stairs (or at least it definitely felt like it) and we took the stairs to the top to the highest point for pictures in the rocky arch. We then went back on the decent to return to the path in which we continued to hike to The end of the trail in Bomerano.
All in all the hike was picturesque and remarkable. I would love to do it again. For an experienced moderate to experienced hiker I would say it could be completed in 2.5-3hrs (fast paced, no recovery spots). For the more irregular or inexperienced hikers I’d say enjoy the view, take the time to stop and enjoy the scenery, encapsulate every minute of your surroundings, take as many pictures as you can and definitely stop and the little cafes (1 or 2) along the way for a picturesque drink and relax. So, take your time. Extend the hike from a 2.5h fast paced hike to a 5-7h enjoyable cruise.
Happy hiking ✌️

This is a beautiful stretch of coast all located in Liguria (not in Piedmont). Best in spring and autumn (but the sunsets in the winter may be magic).

hiking
3 months ago

The terrain is manageable by most people. There is nothing technical or hard but lots of ups and downs and steep sections. There’s were some people wearing walking sandals but a better choice would be to wear athletic shoes and definitely not flip flops. Some might find it difficult if doing the hike in one day. We started in Monterosso around 8 o clock in the morning to avoid the August heat. Remember to bring lots of water on a sunny summer day as many parts of the trail are not shaded. We made 30- 60 minutes stops in each town then took the train back to Monterosso. We regretted not spending more time in each town. This was one of the most beautiful hikes we have done with lovely views of the sea and grape vineyards along the way. As we proceeded along the trails we were treated with gorgeous views of each colourful towns as they came into sight.

Started in Praiano and made my way up to Bomerano. The trail up from Praiano to Bomerano definitely has some overgrown plant areas but the trail is generally easy to find. Views of the Mediterranean get better as you go up and the mountain inlet is covered in local lemon farms built into the mountains side. There were some small sheep as I got close to Bomerano, but they were heavily guarded by guard wolves. The wolves chased me as I made my way on the route I had planned so I had to take a 2 mile detour into the town of Bomerano rather than cutting through it to get straight to the trailhead. The hike from the start of the Path of the Gods to Nocelle is one I will never forget; they were some of the best views I have ever seen. After resting in Nocelle, I continued on to Positano. I felt like I walked down 1,000+ stairs to make my way to central Positano. I caught a ride back to Praiano on the hourly shuttle and finished up the day at Marina di Praia Beach. The whole hike took me around 7 hours. The hardest part was making my way up to the trailhead because it was a 2,000+ ft. climb up. A definite must-hike if you are staying on the Amalfi Coast.

hiking
4 months ago

A splendid little hike. Very easy, Suitable for all ages and skill levels. There were a couple place that appeared to be trail closures, but it didn't appear to be serious and everybody was moving through unimpeded. Make sure to try your hand at skipping rocks from the rocky beaches, my record was 5!

excellent and fun

Fantastic hiking trail! breathtaking views and you can stop in all the town's to explore along the way. great day.

Great trail that makes for a challenging trail run due to some polished rocks. Nocelle has convenient parking for those heading east-to-west (and back). While certain online sources quote 7/8hours, the return trip is more likely to be a 4hours one for an experienced hiker.

hiking
4 months ago

Really should update the hike. It is only accessible by paying like 17€ for one hour hike... And you will do only a part of the loop. You can try to access the close part. But people will not be very kind then ^^
Great view though.

Good for views. And for walking up hundreds of steps.

Of all the walks along the Amalfi Coast that I've done, the Sentiero degli Dei is definitelynthe most well-sign-posted one. Being the most well-known and well-marked trail, it's also the busiest, but ifnyoynhead out early enough in the day (think 7-8 a.m.), you'll avoid both the worst of the heat and the crowds. Going earlier in the season - think late May to early June rather than July and onwards - can also help thin out the crowds. Trainers or hiking boots will do well enough on the path; just make sure your trainers have adequate grip for some of the steeper sections with loose rock chips going uphill, and a few patches of slightly slippery dust-coated rock headed downhill.

There are water taps along the route, so no worries about needing to bring a lot with you. The trail alternates between exposed, sunny sections and shaded forest sections. For those with accessibility needs, there are some porting companies that can help with finding the best route for you (not sure of any specific company names though, sorry).

If you're into climbing, there are some sections with cliff faces for scaling! Pretty sure it's mostly trad, didn't notice much bolting, as per alpine tradition.

All in all, the route feels fun. It's not the most challenging, but offers opportunities for lots of different types of outdoor enthusiasts. It may not be "gnar," but it's worth stoke - and the views are gorgeous!!!

Walked around the lake in early June. Beautiful and easy hike. You could see the reflection of the mountains nearby very clearly on the pristine waters. Absolutely magnificent. Suitable for children, elderly. Dog friendly.

Did this a few years ago! So worth it. Late September and early October are the best times to visit Capri. We took a day trip here from Sorrento on a ferry, which was fantastic. Walking Capri is like walking in a dream. The beautiful views will leave you speechless as you walk up the city and charming, very tiny, streets. Bella!

Well trafficked trail easier going south to north. Otherwise mostly uphill. Gorgeous vistas of the towns, terraces and sea. Do stop to take photos along the way. Don’t forget water and enjoy a cold adult beverage with lunch when you get to a town. Go early for less traffic and lower temps. If you are too tired to hike back, take the train.

Easy to moderate hike itself. Unfortunately, went during a cloudy day so the views were obscured and the path was also closed onwards from Nocelle. So we had to take the stairs from Nocelle to Positano. Still worth doing the hike though as it’s a great trail that’s well marked and as busy as it is, it’s easy to separate yourself from other groups and hike in the peacefulness of nature.

Most beautiful hike I've ever done, it's a long day but we stopped in every city to explore before continuing. Loved the cat sanctuary!!!

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