Agerola travel guide :.
Agerola is located in the middle of a wide green
valley, and is approximately 600 meters above sea level. Agerola,
is largely surrounded by natural forests, and offers its visitors
amazing views of the surrounding mountains, and beautiful Mediterranean
The name Agerola derives from the Latin word "Ager", which
means field, this, together with the discoveries of many ancient
Roman artifacts, indicates an ancient Roman origin of the settlement.
Agerola, is conveniently located in close proximity to the famous
towns of: Amalfi, Positano, Ravello, Pompei, Sorrento, and many
others. This makes Agerola a perfect location to go on day trips
from, and plus, Agerola is also the starting center of many great
hikes. The "Path of the Gods", for example, which is the
most famous hike on the Amalfi Coast is begun in Agerola.
In the past, Agerola, was tightly integrated with Amalfi, and the
other towns on the Amalfi coastline. This was mainly because Agerola's
forests were the major sources of wood for the sea republic's ship
building, and the town was also known as a producer of fine silk
Nowadays, with the development of tourism, and new structures, Agerola
has a lot to offer to its visitors.
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