Il Cilento

The Alento River and its Oasis, a Cilentan heritage

The Alento River and its Oasis, a Cilentan heritage

From the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea to the Cilento inland, following the route of the Alento river and its tributaries, the territory of the Oasis Alento River extends for 3,024 hectares, located in the province of Salerno, partly within the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano and…

Torre San Marco, testimony of the history of Agropoli

Torre San Marco, testimony of the history of Agropoli

The presence of fortified towers on the coast of Agropoli, as well as along the entire southern Tyrrhenian coast, is linked to the threat posed by pirate raids. Following the general order of construction of an uninterrupted chain of coastal towers, issued in 1564 by the Spanish viceroy Don Pedro…

National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano

National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano

The Cilento National Park, the second largest park in Italy, extends from the Tyrrhenian coast to the foot of the Campania-Lucan Apennines, including the peaks of the Alburni, Cervati and Gelbison as well as the coastal spurs of the Bulgheria and M. Stella. To the extraordinary naturalistic emergencies, due to…

Salerno, a charming city close to Agropoli

Salerno, a charming city close to Agropoli

Salerno is a fascinating synthesis of what the Mediterranean can offer to those who want to know it more closely. The city is increasingly becoming a welcoming community for tourists and visitors from all over the world. Its province is the largest in Campania and together with the Amalfi Coast,…

Acciaroli, pearl of the Cilento

Acciaroli, pearl of the Cilento

It is located on the Tyrrhenian coast (Costiera Cilentana), along the SS 267 del Cilento. It is about 30 km from Agropoli. Acciaroli preserves a twelfth-century church, remodeled in the following period, dedicated to the Santissima Annunziata, a Franciscan convent dating back to 1565 and a Norman watchtower. For some…

Trentova bay, enchanted landscape, crystal clear sea

Trentova bay, enchanted landscape, crystal clear sea

Among the many charms of the Cilento coast there is, without a doubt, the bay of Trentova. It takes its name from the rock of the same name, famous for its characteristic view that is linked to the mainland by a very thin tongue of land walkable followed by the…

Castellabate, proclaimed World Heritage Site by UNESCO

Castellabate, proclaimed World Heritage Site by UNESCO

Castellabate is a scattered Italian municipality with municipal headquarters in the Santa Maria hamlet. The country, whose population amounts to 8.359 inhabitants, is located on the Cilento coast (province of Salerno) in Campania and its territory falls completely within the national park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni, declared…