Entrance to the Ferriere Valley Natural Reserve
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The 25m high waterfall
The majestic fossilised moss walls
The path to the Woodwardia radicans
The submerged iron concretions

A deep and lush valley crossed by a torrent of crystal clear water, one of 41 biologic natural reserves. Spectacular waterfalls and ancient ruins of water mills and ironworks

  • Spectacular natural environment
  • Very rare prehistoric botanical relics
  • Spectacular natural environment
  • The tour includes accompaniment by the reserve personnel
Duration30 Minutes
Bring along
  • Printed copy of the reservation (alternatively this can be displayed on a digital device such as a smartphone)
ParticipantsEach tour, lasts 30 minutes, includes a maximum number of 20 visitors
Important information

It is important to not be late. It is recommended to arrive 20 minutes in advance of the booking time. Visitors who are late in respect to the booking time will not be able to participate in the tour and will not be eligible to receive any refund. If the delay is less than 60 minutes, the reserve personnel will try, depending on availability and without any guarantee of success, to reschedule them to a later shift on the same day. To avoid late arrivals from one of the three places of reference listed:


  • from Amalfi,

     Agriturismo FORE PORTA, Via Paradiso 22

     (recommended departure 1.30h before the confirmed entry time)


     Tel: +39 339 243 6450




  • from Pontone,

     Scala INFOPOINT, Via Valle delle Ferriere, 62

     (recommended departure 1.30h before the confirmed entry time)


     Tel: +39 338 5605550





  • from Agerola,

     hamlet of San Lazzaro

     from Piazza Generale Avitabile, location Santa Lucia

     (recommended departure 2.20h before the confirmed entry time)




Comune di Scala (84010 Salerno)

VAT Number (Partita Iva) : 00625780655


The tour starts from the entrance of the fenced part of the Oriented Nature Reserve. The location can only be reached on foot along a path immersed in nature. Although it is not possible to list a street address, it can be easily reached by following the signs along the paths that start from Pontone, Amalfi and Agerola.
Entrance to the Ferriere Valley Natural Reserve
84010 Scala SA, Italia

Offered by

Comune di Scala
84010 - Provincia di Salerno

Further information

The tour consists of the protected and enclosed area of the Oriented Nature Reserve called the Ferriere Valley. Once at the entrance (it is recommended to arrive 20 minutes prior to departure), show your reservation to the reserve personnel (either a printed copy or a digital copy on a device such as a smartphone) and you will be accompanied inside for a visit lasting a maximum of 30 minutes during which time, in addition to receiving historical notes on the history of the Valley and its particular microclimate, you will be shown: the 25 meter waterfall, the very rare Woodwardia Radicans, the majestic fossilised moss wall, the submerged iron concretions. If visible, the Spotted Salamander and the Spectacled Salamander and the biological cycle of the Italian stream frog.


Useful Tips

  • The microclimate in the Valley is particularly shady and fresh, so bring a jacket to wear once you enter
  • Wear trekking shoes or footwear with adequate grip
  • Go to the bathroom prior to departure
  • Bring a small bottle of water

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Please call : +393385605550