Thanks to its ideal situation between mountains and sea, Positano and the Amalfi Coast offer hiking enthusiasts and nature-lovers numerous possibilities to enjoy the breathtaking views, which through the centuries, have enticed many a painter, writer and poet from around the world.
The “Rifugio degli Dei” is the perfect place from which to embark on various trekking excursions and walk, for example, from Arienzo one can take the stairs up to the small village of Nocelle from which it is easy to find one’s way to the “Sentiero degli Dei”, the Path of the Gods, an approximate 11 km walk which will delight one’s senses, or perhaps even the “Alta Via dei Monti Lattari”, the High Road of Monti Lattari, which brings one to the Parco dei Monti Lattari.
Following a path, in around 10 minutes one can reach the oasis of “Vallone Porto” with its waterfalls and numerous species of fauna and flora indigenous to this valley – wild orchids, ferns, falcons, owls, amphibians (including to this yellow-eyed salamander) – all of which provide an inestimable wealth of natural beauty to this area.
Let’s not forget the sea which lies below!
In just 5-10 minutes by foot from the County House one will find one self on the tranquil beach of Arienzo and where one will also find the remains of an ancient Roman mill.
Places to visit in the surrounding area, a few km from Positano.
The ideal place for visiting the numerous beauties of our region as Amalfi, Ravello (km 18), the island of Capri, the archaeological digs of Pompeii (km 25), Sorrento (km 16), Naples (km 50), Paestum (km 60), the Vesuvius volcano (km 50).
Climbing in Positano.
The face of the Amalfi coast mountains is the ideal place for climbing and hiking tours,with its unique scenery you will live superb sensations going beyond the sole climbing experience, unique sensations for a unique landscape. Several are the sites in Positano and the whole coast which allow you to put into practice this sport and enjoy singular and diverse settings.