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:. Intro
:. Castelcivita grottoes
:. Castellabate

:. Medieval center

:. Santa Maria

:. San Marco

:. Licosa Island
:. Paestum
:. Padula Charterhouse
:. Palinuro
:. Velia
:. Typical food products
:. Diving in Cilento
:. Public transportation
:. Maps
:. Email us

The name “Cilento” derives from the Latin “Cis Alentum” meaning “beyond the Alento” river. Cilento is just a few miles off the usual tourist routes. It’s a place where nature blends with art and culture to offer you wonderful cultural sites, beautiful sea vistas and landscapes as well as splendid mediterranean food. The ideal place for your next vacation!

The Cilento & Vallo di Diano National Park, the second largest Italian National Park, constantly maintains the harmony between nature’s amazing landscapes and the thousands of years of history in the area to amaze and enchant any tourist and make perfect any holiday (plaese have a look at our vacation rental). The Cilento National Park has also been recognized by UNESCO (1998) as part of our shared World Heritage and described as “an outstanding cultural landscape”.

In Cilento you will enjoy a top quality & internationally awarded seaside experience, with a wonderfully cliff adorned coastline as well as beautiful fine sandy beaches and shallow waters ideal for kids. In 2005 Castellabate, among others, was again awarded the coveted EU ‘Blue Flag’ for its high quality beaches. In Cilento you will find a large variety of solutions to make a perfect holiday from Hotels, B&B and several vacation rentals.

The most famous sites on the waterfront of Cilento are Acciaroli, Castellabate, Paestum, Pioppi, Palinuro, Punta Licosa and Velia. But the beauty of Cilento is not only on the coast. The mountainous and hilly countryside, that is still rich in beautiful churches and monasteries, is equally welcoming and striking for its artistic and naturalistic richness. The Padula Charterhouse, the Castelcivita grottoes, the Gelbison Mountain with its Madonna del Sacro Monte (1705m) sanctuary and the several medieval towns of Cilento welcomes thousands of visitors each year.

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