Hiking experience on the Sorrento Peninsula, walking right in front of Capri Island.
- Campanella Tip
Description of the walk
Continue on the main paved path that runs along the side of the Mount San Costanzo and through vast olive groves. The trail offer beautiful views of the fascinating Cala Mitigliano, Capri and the gulf of Naples. You arrive to Punta Campanella, once the site of a temple dedicated to Athena (Under Romans: Minerva), today at this site you find a medieval tower and some ruins of Roman walls and a modern lighthouse. From here you start to go up towards Mount San Costanzo until you reach 439m of altitude nearby the pine forest where there is the Monastery San Costanzo. From the monastery you can choose to take the ladders leading to the starting point or continue to descend on the trail that after a plane section go downhill along the east side of Mount San Costanzo and ends in the main square of Nerano (Suburb of Massa Lubrense). From Nerano take the stairs and continue along a road that crosses olive and lemon groves until reach Termini.
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