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Walking on the Amalfi Coast

32 walks on Ischia, Capri, Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi

Guidebook describing 32 day walks on Italy's beautiful Amalfi Coast. The areas covered include Amalfi, Sorrento, Positano and Monti Lattari, and the idyllic islands of Capri and Ischia. The region is criss-crossed by ancient mule tracks and pilgrim routes, offering a variety of walks from family strolls to strenuous treks.


all year round, though midsummer can get a bit hot. The spring (April-May) and autumn (September-October) months are probably the best. Winter can be wonderful - and quiet


Naples is the main city and airport, but key walking bases are Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and the gorgeous islands of Capri and Ischia


all walkers catered for, from strollers to active trekkers; simple short routes on old mule tracks, but flat land is in short supply here and stepped pathways are the norm; walks are graded 1-3

Must See

the UNESCO World Heritage Amalfi Coast, with Ravello, Positano and Amalfi as well as Sorrento on the Gulf of Naples, the gorgeous island of Capri and neighbouring Ischia. Walks are both easy and challenging, Sentiero degli Dei, the Monti Lattari, Roman villas, hidden coves, lemon orchards, coastal ferry trips, divine Neapolitan cakes, medieval alleyways
8 Jun 2017
25 Apr 2019
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.15cm

A guidebook to 32 day walks on Italy’s Amalfi coast. Exploring the dramatic scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage site, the walks are suitable for beginner and experienced walkers alike and cover the Amalfi coast as well as the Islands of Ischia and Capri. 

Walks range from 3 to 11km (2–7 miles) in length and can be enjoyed in 1–5 hours. The walks have been designed to allow you to combine routes to create longer days out and are easily accessible from Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi.  

  • Local points of interest are featured including the Gulf of Naples 
  • Sketch maps included for each walk 
  • Detailed information on accommodation, facilities and public transport 

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By Gillian Price

Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice. Gillian has steadily explored the mountain ranges of Italy, and Corsica, and brought them to life for visitors in a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone. She is an active member of the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) and Mountain Wilderness.

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