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Path of the Gods Tour from Positano

Private Hiking Tour Path of the Gods from Positano
Duration 4 hours
Tours and Sightseeing

Private tour from Positano to walk the Path of the Gods, one of the most beautiful paths in Italy, to admire the breathtaking panorama of the Amalfi Coast from a unique perspective.

If you are passionate about nature and enjoy walking, the Path of the Gods experience is certainly one of the most interesting to do on the Amalfi Coast.

Your experience starts, in the morning or in the afternoon, from Positano by meeting your private driver in the lobby of your hotel or at your rent villa.

Your private driver takes you from Positano to the village of Agerola on the hills of the Amalfi Coast which is the starting point of your private walking tour of the Path of the Gods.

Upon your arrival in Agerola you will meet your expert private hiking guide to start your experience of the best that this untouched corner of Italy on the hills of the Amalfi Coast offers to the most discerning travelers: the Path of the Gods, just make sure you wear good walking shoes and bring a bottle of water (purchased locally).

Your private hiking guide will take care of you along the wonderful scenery of the ridges of the Amalfi mountains overlooking the sea with breathtaking views of the village of Positano and the island of Capri giving you a full introduction to the local traditions, and about the local flora and fauna.

From Bomerano, a hamlet in the municipality of Agerola, the starting point of the path at about 630 meters above sea level, with your hike guide you reach the welcoming village of Montepertuso, about 350 meters above sea level, to then descend to the center of Positano, where your tour ends, in about 3 hours walking between sky and sea along this fascinating route full of historical and botanical attractions and with surprising panoramas and glimpses of the Amalfi Coast up to the island of Capri.

•    Pick up at your hotel in Positano
•    Private Tour
•    Private local expert hike guide
•    Private transportation from your hotel in Positano to the starting point of the Path of the Gods in Agerola.
•    Breathtaking views along the hike




4 hours (approx.)

Start Time Private Tour:
Morning Tour or Afternoon Tour:
you can require whatever start time you like.

Meeting Point:
At your Hotel or rent villa in Positano
or to be decided at the confirmation

- Personal expert and licensed hike guide;
- Private transportation from your hotel or private villa in Positano till Agerola (the departure point of your private hike tour of the Path of Gods)
- Private Mercedes vehicle
- Professional English speaking driver

Gratuities (optional)
Food and Drinks

Comfortable shoes are suggested
More of 6 persons rates on request



  • What is the legend of the Path of the Gods?

The Path of the Gods, known as "Sentiero degli Dei" in Italian, is a famous hiking trail along the Amalfi Coast in southern Italy. The legend of the Path of the Gods is deeply intertwined with the folklore and mythology of the region. While there are variations of the legend, it typically involves the following elements:

1. Divine Origins: According to local legend, the Path of the Gods was once a pathway traversed by the gods themselves. It is said that the gods used this path to move between the heavens and the earth, descending from the heavens to visit the beautiful coastal villages below.

2. The Creation of the Path: The legend suggests that the gods created the Path of the Gods as a way to connect the heavenly realm with the earthly realm. It is believed that the gods carved the path into the rugged cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, weaving it through the dramatic landscape to create a route of breathtaking beauty.

3. A Gift to Humanity: In some versions of the legend, the Path of the Gods is depicted as a gift from the gods to humanity. Recognizing the splendor of the Amalfi Coast and the beauty of its natural surroundings, the gods bestowed upon mortals the privilege of walking along this divine pathway and experiencing the awe-inspiring vistas firsthand.

4. Protective Spirits: It is said that the Path of the Gods is guarded by benevolent spirits or nymphs who watch over the trail and ensure the safety of those who journey along it. These guardian spirits are believed to inhabit the forests and cliffs along the path, offering protection to hikers and travelers.

5. A Spiritual Journey: Beyond its physical beauty, the Path of the Gods is often seen as a spiritual journey, offering travelers a chance to connect with nature and experience a sense of awe and wonder in the presence of the divine. Many hikers describe feeling a profound sense of peace and tranquility as they walk along the trail, surrounded by the majestic scenery of the Amalfi Coast.

Overall, the legend of the Path of the Gods adds an enchanting element to this iconic hiking trail, inviting visitors to explore the natural beauty of the Amalfi Coast while immersing themselves in the mythology and folklore of the region.

  • What is the panorama from the Path of the Gods?

The panorama from the Path of the Gods offers breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast, which is renowned for its dramatic cliffs, turquoise sea, and picturesque villages. From various points along the trail, hikers can take in sweeping vistas of the rugged coastline, with its sheer cliffs dropping precipitously into the Mediterranean Sea below.

Some of the highlights of the panorama include:

Coastline Views: The Path of the Gods provides uninterrupted views of the stunning coastline, with its rocky cliffs and lush vegetation. Hikers can see the coastline stretching out into the distance, dotted with charming towns and villages clinging to the cliffsides.

Tyrrhenian Sea: The azure waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea shimmer in the sunlight, creating a striking contrast against the rugged coastline. On clear days, hikers can see all the way to the horizon, where the sea meets the sky in a seamless blend of blue hues.

Villages and Towns: Along the trail, hikers can catch glimpses of picturesque villages such as Positano, Praiano, and Nocelle nestled among the cliffs. These colorful villages with their pastel-hued buildings and terraced gardens add to the charm of the landscape.

Island Views: On particularly clear days, it's possible to see the island of Capri rising from the sea in the distance. Capri's rugged coastline and iconic rock formations, including the Faraglioni sea stacks, create a stunning backdrop against the horizon.

Terraced Vineyards and Lemon Groves: The hillsides along the Path of the Gods are adorned with terraced vineyards and lemon groves, creating a patchwork of greenery against the backdrop of the sea. These traditional agricultural landscapes are an integral part of the region's cultural heritage.

Overall, the panorama from the Path of the Gods is a feast for the eyes, offering hikers a chance to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Amalfi Coast and experience some of the most breathtaking views in Italy.

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But you'll also have the opportunity to submit any specific customization preferences, from tweaking the itinerary to adding unique experiences and we would be delighted to assist you in planning your ideal vacation to make your journey unique and unforgettable.



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