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Guide to the Path of the Gods Hike, Amalfi Coast

Path of the Gods

The Path of the Gods Hike (Sentiero degli Dei) on the Amalfi Coast is an incredible 3 hour hike with breathtaking views that cannot be missed. Follow this guide to help you get the most out of this cliffside hike from Bomerano to Nocelle (and continue to Positano).

Where Does the Path of the Gods Hike Start?

The best way to hike the Path of the Gods is to start in Bomerano and hike to Nocelle/Positano. The reason is that you will be hiking down more than up so it will be easier, yet still a workout.
The Path of the Gods hike starts in the center of Bomerano, where you will see a sign labeled “Sentiero degli Dei” right beside Hotel Gentile.

Spending more time in the Amalfi Coast? Read our 2 days in the Amalfi Coast Itinerary.

How Difficult is the Path of the Gods, Amalfi Coast?

The Path of the Gods is a moderate hike. There are some steep parts but if you hike from Bomerano to Nocelle it is mostly downhill. I do not recommend hiking the Path of the Gods from Nocelle to Bomerano as it will be mostly uphill and many steps going up. If you prefer to explore the Amalfi Coast by a van tour or boat tour, you can both those ahead of time through Viator at the links below.

How Long is the Path of the Gods, Amalfi Coast?

The Path of the Gods is about 7 km which will take about 2-3 hours from Bomerano to Positano

Tips for Hiking the Path of the Gods, Amalfi Coast

  • The Path of the Gods technically ends in Nocelle which is located before Positano. I highly recommend continuing to walk all the way down to Positano to get more amazing views of this town. In order to get to Positano you would continue following the steps down and eventually get to a road that will lead you to Positano.
  • Start the hike early when it is less busy and cooler out
  • Wear sneakers or hiking boots

Why you MUST Hike the Path of the Gods when visiting the Amalfi Coast

1. The Path of the Gods has incredible views of cliffside vineyards

Amalfi Coast Vineyards

2. While hiking the Path of the Gods you will see a viewpoint of Praiano

Praiano View

3. The Path of the Gods is the best hike that takes you along the large Amalfi Coast cliffs

Path of the Gods Cliff

4. From the Path of the Gods you can see Positano from different angles

Path of the Gods
Roadtrip Italy Amalfi

5. The Path of the Gods hike in the Amalfi Coast is a much needed workout during your vacation after all that pasta, pizza, and limoncello.

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