Wydawnictwo: Cicerone Press
Autor: Gillian Price
Ilość stron: 192
Format: 12 x 17 cm
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.
Walking on the Amalfi Coast
describes 32 day-walks, ranging from 3km to 11km in length. The walks explore
the Sorrento Peninsula, Amalfi Coast and Monti Lattari, as well as the islands
of Capri and Ischia in the Gulf of Naples. The whole area is crisscrossed by
ancient mule tracks, pilgrim routes and goat tracks, offering a variety of
walking from family strolls to strenuous treks across terrain from paved paths
to verdant hillside paths and rough volcanic scree.
Split into the five sections of Ischia, Capri, Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi, each walk is accompanied by relevant public transport information as well as a sketch map. The book also provides local and practical information, accommodation options and an Italian–English glossary.
The steep southern edge of the Sorrento peninsula, famous for its medieval villages perched atop plunging cliffs, with their near-vertical vineyards and lemon orchards, is recognised as a World Heritage Site. This coastline, the rugged landscape behind, crowned by the Monti Lattari, and the idyllic islands of Capri and Ischia together make a perfect holiday destination for walkers.
12 x 17 cm