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Guided walking holiday in Amalfi, Italy

Italy • Campania • Amalfi Walking Holiday

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Coast, contours and Capri
It makes an impression –it always has done. Even back in 29 BC, Emperor Augustus fell in love with, and acquired, Capri. A walking holiday on the Amalfi coast is a wonderful experience –perhaps it’s standing hundreds of feet above the blue-green Med, or wandering through olive groves in the lemon-infused air

A typical itinerary on this walking holiday in Amalfi

Arrival day

A short transfer to our hotel in Agerola leaves time to explore before dinner.

The walk of the Gods

This amazing walk follows the contours of the land and leads us through fields of wildflowers, past ancient stone huts, and across precipitous terraced hillsides overlooking the sea. We end the day in beautiful Positano on the Amalfi Coast.

Valley of watermills

Via the charming village of Pontone, we follow the Torre dello Zirro ridge before descending into the valley of the watermills, with its ruins of ancient paper mills. The path takes us deep into the valley, with lush vegetation and waterfalls. Later, we walk to a 13th century paper mill before stopping by a limoncello maker to observe and taste!

Off to Amalfi

From the artists’ retreat of Ravello, we descend via vineyards, lemon groves and hamlets to the coast and Amalfi town. After an ice-cream, we take the labyrinthine path around the headland to Atrani.

Free day

Pop down to the sea or enjoy a boat ride from Sorrento to the island of Capri with its Roman ruins and stone-paved lanes –a Mediterranean retreat which is surely one of the most beautiful in the world.

Vesuvius and Pompeii

From high on Vesuvius we circle the crater past lava flows and pumice fields to view the Bay of Naples –one of the panoramic wonders of the world. Later, we explore the extraordinary site of Pompeii.

The ridge of Monte Tre Calli

Through vineyards and chestnut woods, we climb the ridge of Monte Tre Calli, with its wide vistas. Choose to continue the climb to the Monte Sant'Angelo, or stop and enjoy an extended picnic lunch. We descend via the chapel of the Silent Virgin to our hotel.

Departure day

We depart early for Naples airport.

Note: This is a selection of the many options available on this walking holiday in Amalfi. Weather conditions, group interests and the tutor will influence the final itinerary.

Where we stay on this walking holiday in Amalfi, Italy


Hotel Bacco

From its panoramic position 450 metres above sea level and nestled into the hills, Hotel Bacco is a small, 3-star hotel offering breath taking views of the Amalfi Coast. Peaceful and secluded, Hotel Bacco is surrounded by vineyards and flowered gardens. For nature lovers, the hotel is within easy reach of the famous Sentiero degli Dei (The Trail of the Gods) and many hiking paths. It is a great base for exploring the rich surroundings, and is conveniently set between Positano, Praiano and Ravello. Hotel Bacco provides a welcoming atmosphere where you can enjoy individually designed rooms – some with lovely panoramas of this famous coast. The hotel is also known for its good restaurant with a panoramic terrace where you can admire the Amalfi landscape. A perfect location for these walking holidays in Amalfi.

Some sea-view rooms are available at a supplement.

Hotel Bacco – our base for this walking holiday in Amalfi, Italy.
Airport transfer time
Approximately 1 hours

Dates and prices
12 May 2017
Without flights 7 nights £1,399
Grade: 3+ Single supp £133
£250
Did you know there is a painting holiday running in parallel to this holiday? Same hotel and same dates
29 Sep 2017
Without flights 7 nights £1,399
Grade: 3+ Single supp £133
£250
Did you know there is a painting holiday running in parallel to this holiday? Same hotel and same dates
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What's included
5 full days of walking with professional local guide
7 nights in en suite accommodation
7 breakfasts and 5 lunches
6 dinners with wine
Personal welcome at Naples airport
All air-conditioned transport
Walk the world famous Path of Gods
Famous limoncello and cheese tasting
Visit ancient Pompeii
Visit the Museum of Paper in Amalfi
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Getting there
Underfoot
Stony tracks and paths, country and coastal roads with steep drops.

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