This path is frequented by most who stay in Vettica Maggiore (Praiano) or Praiano, you’ll do just the first part of the traditional Sentiero degli Dei (Path of the Gods). Walking this trail from east to west is the best choice because the steps here are everywhere and only if you feel really healthy you should do in the other direction :D. By the way, we suppose you are already in Agerola, Bomerano hamlet, in Piazza Capasso. Leaving the main road behind you, between an hotel and a bar lay a side street, via Pennino (sign on the wall also indicates “Sentiero degli Dei”) walk down the narrow street for about 250m, then pass under the bridge and you’ll arrive to a paths junction, turn right and walk over the wooden bridge just in front of you, take the steps to the driveway, turn left and follow it. The road ends in about 450m and the trail begins with some going down steps. On your right side you’ll see the Grotta del Biscotto.
After 450m of the trail, past a sharp left turn, you’ll find a fork, keep left (the right is private property).
After 150m the rocky pinnacle you’ll arrive to Colle la Serra “T” junction (cross for the higher/lower option of the Path of the Gods) go left and then immediately right, after few stone steps you’ll get to another “T” crossroad with a sign indicating directions for Nocelle, Positano and Praiano, keep going right (if you go on left you’ll reach Praiano).
Less than 500m and you’ll find San Domenico convent junction, keep left on the gentle slope, after several bends (pay attention on exposed areas) you’ll reach a small natural arch, from here keep right and in less than 100m the convent will appear. The stairs just under the Convent of S. Domenico will bring you down of 200m of height, after a fountain will begin a pedestrian only road (also if you see some motorbikes, is a pedestrian only road 🙂 ), is via Croce, follow it, then keep the same direction through via degli Ulivi, go on up to via Costantinopoli crossroad, go downstairs up to Via Francesco Russo, choose right, few meters and you are done. In this place you have, in less than 50m, SITA bus stop, grocery, bars, tourism office and so on.
This path start from point A and finish to D in the map below.
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