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Hiking in Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Peninsula
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Discover the magic of the Hiking in Amalfi coast

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Navigate around the map. Select the “Full Screen” and in the “search” write the name of the town where you want to start the trail.
The map will show you all the paths that leave from the area of your choice, displayed in degree of difficulty, from 1 to 5.
Finally, thanks to our knowledge, we have cataloged every single track walking the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento, in order to give you the ability to query the map and get detailed information about every single path, not enough to click on the desired track ..walking-paths-amalficoast
Hiking in Amalfi Coast and Sorrento Peninsula – What to bring and how to dress for hiking.
We advice to bring with you the following list of objects, to live at the best your hiking experience

Bring always with you:

It’s usefull to bring with you:

  • water bottle, at least 1 liter
  • trekking shoes
  • sun glasses
  • cap
  • raincoat
  • load mobile phone
  • torch
  • trekking poles
  • sunscreen
  • maps or cartography
  • wear comfortable and breathable
  • snacks (dry fruit, chocolate, biscuits ecc.)
We cover a wide area of the territory of Campania: from Salerno and its Gulf, runs along the entire Peninsula, Capri and Sorrento, passing by the Vesuvius, ending in the Gulf of Naples and Campi Flegrei.   Immerse yourself in the history and nature of these beautiful places guided by us, the Cartotrekking team , connoisseurs of Geology, Botany and History of this land.
Cartotrekking makes available to the customer, and anyone who wants to approach the world of Trekking and mountain trails, the possibility to download a great and simple manual in PDF Trekking

The Hiking Areas

We ideally divided the territory where we operate in 5 HIKING AREAS, each with its own characteristics.
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View from Ravello
From Positano to Vietri sul Mare 36 km of paradise. Fourteen locations each with its traditions and its peculiarities for which worth a visit at least once in their life. Immersed in an enchanting scenery share a crystalline sea of ​​vibrant colors, wild nature, churches with majolica domes and houses clinging to the rock. The coast, since 1997 UNESCO World Heritage Site, is named from Amalfi for its central location and the historical role that it held. In the nineteenth century marked the fate of the Mediterranean along with other maritime republics. The Duomo, with the cloister of Paradise and the Basilica of the Crucifix and the precious paper Amalfi among the attractions of the place. From Positano with its narrow streets, the shops of clothing and blue flag beaches, through the fjord of Furore, the Emerald Cave in Conca dei Marini, from the square on the sea of ​​Atran ito the stairs of Raito, without speaking about Ravello and other pearls of the coast is a succession of emotions, a journey to discover.
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Sorrento Peninsula and the island of Capri
The marvelous natural scenery makes the Sorrentine Peninsula one of the most famous tourist destinations in Italy. Protruding into the Tyrrhenian Sea, almost touching the island of Capri, it extends from Castellammare di Stabia to Punta Campanella, watershed between the gulfs of Naples and Salerno.
Art and tradition characterize the numerous towns, among which the most famous is Sorrento: perched on an imposing cliff overlooking the sea, this charming town holds medieval and classical proofs, which are flanked by the architecture of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
There are, in this very famous area, the opportunities for wellness tourism, such as the thermal baths at Vico Equense, one of the most picturesque towns of the Sorrento peninsula. But it is in the natural beauty the great charm of this land: the coastal road is one of the wonders of the Italian landscape. By citrus groves, vineyards and olive groves gently sloping towards the sea, the road follows the tortuous coastline, curve after curve opens up incredible views of the Bay of Naples, Vesuvius and Capri. The coast is high, craggy and rocky, with sheer limestone cliffs that crumble into the sea, creeks and rocks.
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Snowy Mount Sant’Angelo
Mounts Lattari are a mountain range that forms the backbone of the Italian peninsula. They are part of the  Appenine campano. Their name come from the goats that graze, providing excellent milk (hence the Latin name lactariis). The mountain range is bounded on the northwest by the Gulf of Naples, from the plains to the north of the river Sarno, to the east by Metelliana valley and to the south by the Gulf of Salerno. The mountains are of limestone and reach the highest elevation in the 1444 meters of Mount St. Michael the complex of Monte Sant’Angelo a Tre Pizzi, which includes the peaks of San Michele, Monte di Mezzo and Monte Catiello. At the western edge of the mountain range is the place Monte San Costanzo of 497 meters. To the north there is the Monte Faito (1131 meters). The southern slope of the mountain is very steep and life to the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast towards which descend numerous streams, is crossed by many trails. A 90 km trail goes from the eastern edge of the Corpo of Cava at the western edge, represented by Punta Campanella. Various braces and variants connect this path to residential areas of the coast, and for its strategic location allows Agerola to undertake some of the most characteristic itineraries and breathtaking Atlas Mountains, as the Path of the Gods, or the High Street of Lattari.
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Island of Capri from the sea
The main islands of Campania are, in order of size, Ischia, Capri and Procida. All are characterized by an established strong tourist vocation. The one that stands out to keep still almost intact its origins marinaie is the smallest, Procida. Capri instead is. between the three, the one that has developed the most tourist influx, mostly of an elite tourism; while on the island of Ischia has been spreading the German tourism.
Geologically, the origins of the islands are volcanicand  geologic, in fact, Capri, is substantially connected to the rest of the block of limestone peninsula, while Ischia and Procida are two volcanic islands. Ischia it takes the shape and morphology typical of a volcano, but now extinct.
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The Campi flegrei and the gulf of Naples
The Gulf of Naples, one of the most popular in the world. A wide expanse of coastline stretching from Cape Miseno to Punta Campanella dominated by the complex of Somma-Vesuvius. Naples is the city that gives its name to the gulf and the largest in Southern Italy with a long history and rich culture. Over the centuries have alternated various dominations which outlined the characteristic features of the city without erasing the authenticity. Pozzuoli after Naples is one of the largest cities in the Gulf even in Roman times was a most important center of the capital of Campania thanks to its thriving port. Are still visible today the testimonies of the past, of all the Flavian Amphitheatre (the third of Italy) and the Temple of Serapis ancient Roman market opposite to the port.

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