Palinuro and Cilento

Palinuro and Cilento

Even the ancient Greeks had fallen in love of the Gulf of Palinuro coast, scene of Myths and Legends, to become today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All this can be seen from the Castle of San Sergio, and easy access by car in few minutes.
  • Palinuro and Gulf Coast

    An enchanting landscape with extraordinary beauties to discover: crystal clear sea, sea caves, pristine nature, good Mediterranean cuisine, relaxation and fun. For more information visit capopalinuro.it

    Capo Palinuro
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  • The scenic trail "Forts and Towers" of Capo Palinuro

    About 3,000 m long, embraces the most extreme point of Capo Palinuro starting from Porto and reaching 175 m altitude. s.l.m. The route starts at the root of the pier, near the Harbour Master, here the golden beach and crystal clear waters that line the street are worth a stop. For more information visit fortinietorri.it

    Capo Palinuro
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  • Cala Bianca, the most beautiful beach in Italy

    One of the largest parks in Italy, with a unique biodiversity in the world. For more information visit www.comune.camerota.sa.it

    Cala Bianca Marina di Camerota
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  • The Cilento National Park

    One of the largest parks in Italy, with a unique biodiversity in the world. For more information visit cilentoediano.it

    Parco Nazionale del Cilento
  • The medieval village of San Severino

    The old town of San Severino is an abandoned medieval village overlooking the valley of the Mingardo river, which here digs a narrow gorge called Devil's Throat. Dates from the tenth or eleventh century and the Serbian traces of different historical periods up to the twentieth century, preserving the ruins of a magnificent castle and a church, still used for ceremonies. The famous "Living Nativity" held for several years in the village, attended the citizenship of the country. For more information visit cilentocultura.it

    Borgo Medievale di San Severino
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  • The archaeological ruins of Elea

    The ancient city of Elea was founded around 540 BC by a group of exiles from the Greek city of Phocaea, in modern Turkey, occupied by the Persians. The city, known in the V century. especially the figures of Parmenides and Zeno, founder of the famous Eleatic school of philosophy, reaches a period of great development in the Hellenistic period and largely Roman age (end of IV BC - V century AD.), when its name is changed in Velia. By the Middle Ages the town retires Acropolis, where a castle was built. The architectural structures of the ancient city are immersed in a vast area of ​​Mediterranean vegetation and lush green olive groves constituting a splendid combination of archeology and nature. For this reason was established the Archaeological Park of Velia that could benefit from substantial resources with national and European funds that allowed the resumption of archaeological research flanked by the restoration of the main monuments. For more information visit eleavelia.it

    Ascea Velia
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  • Caves of Morigerati

    Having become a WWF Oasis, it is an outstanding example of karstic phenomenon. Consist of a canyon covered with lush vegetation to visit along a path that winds its way from the old town along a stream with springs, waterfalls, an old mill to the cave where we are witnessing the resurgence of Bussento underground river. For more information visit grottedimorigerati.it

    Grotte di Morigerati
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  • The archaeological ruins of Paestum

    Founded by the Greeks around 600 a.E.V., initially called Poseidon, Poseidon, or Neptune, god of the sea, which the city had been dedicated. Between 400 and 273 later it was occupied by the Italic population of Lucan. In 273 he became a Roman colony under the name of Paestum. The rediscovery of Paestum dates back to 1762, when it was built modern road that runs through the still. Famous for its majestic Doric temples, declared UNESCO heritage. For more information visit paestumsites.it

    Paestum
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