“TRIPLE LIFE, FOOD, SEA AND MOUNTAIN AIR”
Marie Claire, one of the world’s largest magazine dedicated to the female universe crowns the Cilento.
In fact, on its online edition, the editorial team has decided to devote a closer look to a territory “where it never gets older”.
“Quiet life, cool food, sea and mountain air and the inexplicable absence of a blood biomarker present in all other mortal communions.”
So Cilento is described.
10 recommended locations for a vacation destination:
- Acciaroli – Agropoli
Acciaroli. If you go to Cilento Acciaroli, famous for the aforementioned phenomenon of superlongevity, it must come to the top of the list. In this resort, facing the sea, stands the beautiful church of the Annunziata, erected in 1187, while in its vicinity we find the remains of an ancient Angevin defense tower, with its square base. Agropoli: one of the largest cities, has a beautiful historic center with a wonderful castle and a very nice seafront. There is also the Trentova Bay, which is among Cilento’s most beautiful beaches. In August it is very crowded, because among all the sites of Cilento Agropoli is the one that welcomes most of the tourists who have the second home.
- Cicerale – Castellabate
Cicerale is an agricultural center of the lower Cilento, located on the right flank of the upper valley of the river Alento, on a spur of Mount San Leo. Its name comes simply from the first thing that comes to mind by saying it: chickpeas. These humble and very good legumes are in fact the main ingredient of many local dishes. Stutter for a lunch and you will understand the reason. And you will never forget them again. Castellabate. Tourism has increased exponentially in Cilento for Castellabate in recent years. Yes, precisely because of this country. The reason? Because it served as the location of the delightful movie with Claudio Bisio and Alessandro Siani Welcome to the South. Seeing the movie, people discovered the still underdeveloped location (but now not so much) that they appreciated only a few connoisseurs. A plaque near Perrotti Piazza, placed there to mark the bicentenary of the arrival of Gioacchino Murat, remember a quote his own, at the sight of so much beauty, “Here you do not die.” Panoramas apart, now we know that it is also biologically true.
- Velia – Camerota – Palinuro </strong
Velia is an important archaeological site of Cilento, founded around 540 BC. by settlers. At the time of the Greeks, Velia was named Elea, while re-naming it with the present name were the Romans as Pliny in Naturalis Historia. Marina di Camerota is one of the strong points in the area, the Cilento star. In Cilento, the sea of Marina di Camerota is certainly one of the most beautiful (even among all of Italy) and in the area is also alive the nightlife, which makes it one of the favorite destinations of the young. Here are many well equipped camping sites and, in the end, dulcis is very close to another beautiful and chic resort: Palinuro.
- Pertosa – Castelcivita – Paestum
Pertosa-Aulette Caves. They are the only speleological site in Europe where you can navigate on an underground river, going to the heart of the mountain (claustrophobic disapproved). The Negro River is in fact deep in nature and for those who want to get there offers a fascinating and unusual boat trip. Caves of Castelcivita. At the gates of the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano, in the province of Salerno, the Caves of Castelcivita are, with a total of approximately 4800 m in length, one of the largest speleological southern Italy. The underground cavity system opens at 94 m altitude, between the banks of the River Calore and the southwest side of the Alburni Mountains. Ascea Marina, where there is a beautiful beach of soft golden sand long kilometers, lined with Mediterranean scrub and beautiful olives. At one end, the arena culminates in a small creek bounded by the majestic cliff of Punta del Telegrafo. Paestum is the right conclusion of this virtual journey. It is a wonderful archaeological site and a shoreline with moving sea. The municipality of Capaccio (whose territory contains Paestum) can not be missed for a Cilento to be visited with all the emotions that in Italy sometimes do not appreciate (and value) enough.