... a very well developed local economy, wonderful landscapes with rivers, hills and mountains that rise towards the sky. In the towns here are noble palaces and churches telling the story of these places. The inhabitants live a very close relationship with their territory; this is why tourists find a friendly and nice hospitality, always respectful of traditions and nature. In this area the tourists can visit many interesting attractions: the Greek ruins of Paestumand Velia,the castles, the towers on the coast, signs of Middle Ages and of pirates' invasions, or listen to fascinating tales of the Classical age (the famous story of Capo Palinuro by Virgil); and local legends. Visitors will learn a lot about the rich history of Cilento through its castles, abbeys, hamlets and ancient ruins.
The Cilento coast is really beautiful, with its rocks, creeks and beaches. The coastline goes from Agropoli to Pioppi, to Castellabate, Ascea, Pisciotta, Centola, Palinuro, Marina di Camerota and Sapri. Aleppo pines are overlooking the blue sea which rests silently in the caves, surrounded by the rocks and the golden beaches..
Cilento is a precious treasure with a wonderful nature made of woods, caves and old paths and is part of the protected area of the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano, a wonderful park mingling ancient woods, sea, rivers, streams, lakes, ancient cultivations, small rural houses, and rich in archaeology and traditions.
Nature is very important for this territory: many agritourisms have been created to give tourists the possibility to taste the life of this area. In this way tourists can visit the wonderful churches, the monuments, the castles and live the silent and rich nature of these places, learning also the ancient rural traditions.
Nature is very important for this territory: many farm houses have been created to give tourists the possibility to taste how people live in this enchanting and unspoiled area. In this way tourists can visit the wonderful churches, the monuments, the castles and live the silent and rich nature of these places, in strict contact with the ancient rural traditions.
Agriculture is the main activity: olive oil is very famous and tasteful, the DOC wines, figs, salami and dairy products are really delicious. These products can be purchased and tasted also in the many farm houses of the area, where visitors can look at the productions and buy the local handicraft products.
A journey through these places is a really exciting experience made of culture, traditions, friendly people, nature and good food. Folklore is very rich of events, cooking is really tasteful, nature and landscapes are breathtaking and the history is captivating.