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Highlights of the Amalfi Coast Path

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Duration: 7 nights
Type: Guided trails
Walking Grade: 4

Experience an east to west trek along the UNESCO-listed Amalfi Coast and find out why it’s famed as one of the world’s most photo-worthy stretches of shoreline. Star of the show is a walk along the aptly named Path of the Gods. This immensely popular mountain trail is just over 4 miles long but reaches dizzying heights of 630m (2065ft) above sea level. Winding its way across olive groves and terraces, the path rewards walkers with wow-factor views over the Tyrrenhian Sea, colourful tiled rooftops, and the glitzy island of Capri in the distance. Other holiday highlights include a hike through Valle del Ferriere Nature Reserve and between cascading clifftop gardens on the Path of Lemons that leads from Maiori to Ravello.

What you’ll love

  • Discovering the Amalfi Coast 
  • Trying local honey, cheeses, salami, olive oil, wines, and limoncello 
  • Hiking the famous Path of the Gods 
  • Explore Sorrento and Capri on a free day 
  • Soaking up views of Naples and Mount Vesuvius 

What’s included

  • Full programme of guided walks led by a local HF Holidays Leader 
  • Luggage transfers 
  • Comfortable accommodation 
  • Air-conditioned transport 
  • Return flights from the UK including hold baggage and airport transfers 
  • 7 nights’ accommodation including 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners

Trip Notes

Easy to download as a PDF, our trip notes provide detailed information for every holiday. Please click below to find the trip notes for your departure date.

All our carefully-curated itineraries are designed by our experts. While we make every effort to adhere to the described itinerary, we may take alternative routes or adapt the running order for weather and/or operational reasons.

After meeting at Naples airport, we’ll transfer to our hotel in Maiori, which takes about 90 minutes. Maiori is a seaside town with a nice beach dotted with cafés and restaurants. There’s a small fishing harbour where ferries dock as they travel up and down the Amalfi Coast. We’ll reconvene for a short briefing about the week ahead with your leader before sitting down for dinner at local restaurant.

Hotel l'Antico Convitto - Amalfi Coast Path

Hotel l’Antico Convitto is situated in the centre of Amalfi; a stone's throw to the cathedral and a short stroll to the seafront. The hotel rooms are furnished with TV, private bathroom with shower, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi access.


Distance: 6.83miles (11km) 

Ascent: 550m 

We’ll walk from our hotel to Minori along the spectacular Sentiero dei Limoni (Path of the Lemons), with some great views towards Capri and along the Amalfi Coast. Our route passes through terraced lemon groves, up and down ancient staircases, and through alleyways.  

From Minori we’ll continue up to Ravello on steep, ancient steps passing olive and fruit groves and vineyards. After exploring Ravello, we’ll continue descending 300m into Atrani and on to Amalfi. In the late afternoon we’ll travel back to our hotel in Maiori. Dinner will be at a local restaurant tonight. 

Hotel l'Antico Convitto - Amalfi Coast Path

Hotel l’Antico Convitto is situated in the centre of Amalfi; a stone's throw to the cathedral and a short stroll to the seafront. The hotel rooms are furnished with TV, private bathroom with shower, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi access.


Distance: 7.45 miles (12km) 

Ascent: 1,000m 

After breakfast, we’ll journey to Amalfi and head into the Valle delle Ferriere. Designated a Natural Reserve, it’s a landscape of high limestone cliffs which have created a unique micro-climate home to plants not normally found in this area. We’ll hike past ferns and grasses to small waterfalls and a pretty river hidden in the forest. As we climb higher, we’ll venture through chestnut groves where there are superb views over the towns and villages below. We arrive at a high point overlooking the Bay of Salerno before descending on an ancient limestone stairway to San Lazzaro nestled in the Agerola plain. 

Hotel Risorgimento - Amalfi Coast Path

Set back from the Amalfi coast, Hotel Risorgimento is a relaxed, family-run establishment. Rooms are simply decorated with en suite shower & WC. 


Distance: 9.94 miles (16km) 

Ascent: 900m 

From the hotel we’ll head up onto a ridge and ascend to a height of 900m. Continuing along the ridge, we’ll pass through thick woodland and enjoy views of the Agerola plain, Mount Vesuvius, and the Bay of Naples. We’ll then descend to the small town of Bomerano before heading back to San Lazzaro. There are many gardens here as well as plenty of delis selling wine, olive oil, honey, limoncello, salami, and cheeses.

Hotel Risorgimento - Amalfi Coast Path

Set back from the Amalfi coast, Hotel Risorgimento is a relaxed, family-run establishment. Rooms are simply decorated with en suite shower & WC. 


Distance: 6.83miles (11km) 

Ascent: 400m 

Descent: 900m 

Justifiably regarded as one of the greatest coastal walks in the world, the Path of the Gods contours west from Bomerano with magnificent views of the Bay of Salerno and Capri. The trail passes under huge limestone cliffs and above picturesque stone farmhouses until it reaches the pretty village of Nocelle. From here, we’ll descend past flower gardens into Positano - a favourite with Hollywood stars. We’ll have time to explore before catching a bus to our hotel in St’Agata.

La Ginestra (Agriturismo) - Amalfi Coast Path

La Ginestra is set on a family-run estate with organic gardens, orchards and various livestock. The hotel offers modest rooms with hairdryer, satellite TV and Wi-Fi.


Distance: 10.56 miles (17km) 

Ascent: 600m (800m with Punta Campanella) 

We’ll head to the sleepy town of Torca and continue on a quiet path towards the sea with wonderful views over the water and tiny islands below. After a couple of hours, we’ll reach a quiet road and continue to Termini where we head down to Punta Campanella. We’ll follow a path for around 3km, a very small part of which is the original Roman road. We’ll finish our trek with views over the Tyrrhenian Sea, fishing boats, and the island of Capri.  

If you still have the energy, you have the option of climbing 500m to the top of the hill behind which has a magnificent chapel on its summit. There are incredible views, both towards the sea and looking back to the east at our long trek. There’s a short bus ride back to St’Agata. 

Hotel Jaccarino - Amalfi Coast Path

Hotel Jaccarino is in Sant'Agata sui due Golfi, is a charming 4-star hotel, overlooking the enchanting panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples and the Vesuvius. From its large and sunny terraces you will be able to enjoy breathtaking views of the sea, the woods and the olive groves.


Each week there’s a free day when no guided walks are offered. This is an ideal opportunity to relax around the hotel, walk independently, or visit local places of interest. Options include: 

Sorrento 

Sorrento is only 20 minutes by bus from St’Agata and is home to a beautiful cathedral, quaint churches, pretty piazzas, and tiny streets lined with cafes. Take a stroll through the centre to discover the centuries-old palaces of the powerful noble families that prospered here and visit the lively Via San Cesareo – the beating heart of the town. 

Capri 

Travel on a hydrofoil across the Gulf of Naples to visit the glitzy island of Capri. All broad swathes of sand beneath soaring cliffs, this easy-on-the-eye isle has been a magnet for the rich and famous since the days of ancient Rome. Visit the flower-festooned Gardens of Augustus, explore the 2000-year-old ruins of Villa Jovis, or give your credit card a workout in the designer boutiques. Other highlights include Emperor Tiberius' palace and the Art Nouveau, Villa Lysis.

Hotel Jaccarino - Amalfi Coast Path

Hotel Jaccarino is in Sant'Agata sui due Golfi, is a charming 4-star hotel, overlooking the enchanting panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples and the Vesuvius. From its large and sunny terraces you will be able to enjoy breathtaking views of the sea, the woods and the olive groves.


Depart to the airport after breakfast. 


Itinerary map for Amalfi Coast

Hotel l'Antico Convitto - Amalfi Coast Path

Hotel l’Antico Convitto is situated in the centre of Amalfi; a stone's throw to the cathedral and a short stroll to the seafront. The hotel rooms are furnished with TV, private bathroom with shower, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi access.

Hotel Risorgimento - Amalfi Coast Path

Set back from the Amalfi coast, Hotel Risorgimento is a relaxed, family-run establishment. Rooms are simply decorated with en suite shower & WC. 

La Ginestra (Agriturismo) - Amalfi Coast Path

La Ginestra is set on a family-run estate with organic gardens, orchards and various livestock. The hotel offers modest rooms with hairdryer, satellite TV and Wi-Fi.

Hotel Jaccarino - Amalfi Coast Path

Hotel Jaccarino is in Sant'Agata sui due Golfi, is a charming 4-star hotel, overlooking the enchanting panoramic views of the Gulf of Naples and the Vesuvius. From its large and sunny terraces you will be able to enjoy breathtaking views of the sea, the woods and the olive groves.

Essential information

It's best to be prepared for all weather conditions. To make it easier, here is a list of items you should consider packing.   

Essentials  

  • Walking boots 
  • Waterproof jacket 
  • Waterproof trousers 
  • Insulated jacket/top 
  • Walking clothing  
  • Walking socks (plus spares)  
  • Sunhat 
  • Gloves/mitts and warm hat
  • Water bottle (minimum 2 litre capacity)  
  • Headtorch 
  • High-factor sunscreen (minimum SPF 30)  
  • Sunglasses with a dark lens 
  • Rucksack (15-30 litres)  
  • Mobile phone 
  • Personal first aid kit (containing your medication, blister plasters, etc.) 
  • Passport 
  • Visa (if applicable) 
  • Copy of your travel insurance policy 
  • UK Global Health Insurance Card (formerly known as EHIC

Recommended

  • Collapsible walking poles 
  • Swimwear and travel towel
  • Snacks
  • Dry bags
  • Rubbish bags
  • Insect repellent

Optional extras

  • Camera 
  • Sit mat
  • Flask for hot drinks 
  • Durable lunch box
  • Gaiters 
  • GPS device 

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Duration:
7 nights
Type:
Guided trails
Walking Grade:
4

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