Walk of Gradillo
The splendid Walk of Gradillo is an ideal outing for both expert hikers and simple nature lovers. From spring through autumn, it provides gorgeous scenery in the cliff-side hills above the Amalfi Coast. The easy itinerary starts at the picturesque village of Praiano, which is along the famous Amalfi Coast Road that goes from Salerno to Positano. Praiano is between the town of Amalfi and Positano.
The lovely Piazza San Luca is the starting point. Take some time to admire the views and pay a visit to the church which has beautiful majolica tilework, and is dedicated to the patron saint of Praiano, St. Luke. Go down to Via Duomo passing under the arch between the church and the bell tower, as far as Piazzetta Moressa. Continue along to the small church of St. Thomas to reach a charming overlook with a lovely view of Marina di Praia and Torre a Mare. You'll walk among beautiful villas, reaching a crossroads where you have two choices - turn right and go to the beach, or turn left and reach Furore, Bomerano and Agerola (the mythical Path of the Gods).
If you prefer the path of Scogliera di Praia (nicknamed "place of the heart"), you will reach Marina di Praia, one of the loveliest seaside resorts of the Amalfi Coast, which is also reachable by sea by renting one of the many boats available from the nearby port of Amalfi.
If you''d rather enjoy a geological oddity, then you will not be disappointed by the marvelous Fjord of Furore, an unusual natural rocky inlet complete with ridges and coastal landscapes that crosses the most fascinating places of the Gulf of Salerno.
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