Not far from the village of Casaletto Spartano, in the scenery of the Cilento National Park,there is another wonder of MotherNature not to be missed. The icy waters of the waterfalls glide on a bed of mosses and lichens, creating those filaments that in the lower part form a pond. Diving is a real pleasure, especially if you let yourself be “massage” by the water jets of the waterfall. Ideal for a refreshing summer break. Nearby you can admire an ancient mill. There is also a pleasant and well-equipped picnic area.
A boat trip to become environmentalist explorers. From the boat you can make lovely dives in an amazing and special bay. You can do snorkelling, relax or just sunbathe. You can enjoy a plate of typical Cilento’s cuisine, served directly on the boat in this corner of paradise. The scenery alone is enough to reconcile with nature and with yourself. But if you add the fun relaxation and flavours which this territory can offer you, there’s certainly more taste. And your vacation will become even more beautiful.
In the company of the helmsman of Enea you can undertake an amazing journey full of colours that delights the eyes. Along bays and hidden coves, you come to places inaccessible by land and here you will discover fascinating caves. The most famous one is the “Grotta Azzurra”, where the crystal clear and breathtaking water makes it memorable. Or the “Cave of the blood and bones” inhabited by our ancestors since prehistoric times. At the same time you will be attracted by golden sandy beaches where you can rest and relax before resuming the sea and discover other hidden places.
Who goes to the discovery of the National Park of Cilento has to make a stop in the Archaeological Park of Velia: this place is, certainly, one of the richest places of poetry where you can still feel the ancient Greek philosophy. Central point of trade between Greece and Etruria, lived moments of real brilliance. The Greeks Elea (Velia is the name given by the Romans) was frequented by philosophers of the calibre of Parmenides, Zeno and Melisso. The Acropolis today also hosts theatre performances, too. Among the most valuable architectural elements, stands the Porta Rosa.
The most exciting excursion of them all. Lose yourself into the beauty of this WWF Oasis, where you can see the fantastic Bussento river. This river disappears under the ground for 4 kilometres and then it reappears here. A touristic guide will tell you the whole secrets about the Oasis, its particular cave, which is called “inghiottitoio” and a water mill!
Some arrives there at the end of one excursion while others arrives directly on boat. No matter how you get there, the most important thing is that you’re on the beach of Marcellino. Even from this prospective you can enjoy a landscape that can certainly not leave you indifferent. The wild and unspoiled nature is the backdrop to your day away from the hustle and stress of everyday life. If you want to round off this experience we can give you some ideas: be boarded up to Marcellino beach, take a dip, sunbathe and wait relaxing till the time of an unique Cilento dinner.
Kayak, what a passion! But also a unique experience to enjoy the beauty of Cilento directly from the sea. Well yes, in Cilento you also have this opportunity to do sport activities. With paddle strokes you can enjoy the beautiful sea that washes the Majestic cost of Cilento. Stop for a moment and admire the beautiful landscape that you left behind. Also take the opportunity to challenge your friends or just to keep in shape and return from holidays completely regenerated. And with one more experience to tell your friends.
A great tour along the river Mingardo in this green beauty of the Mediterranean Scrub! A very nice opportunity for everyone, both for experts and beginners. Yes, even those who are not well-practiced with horses can face these paths in peace. There’s always someone who is ready to teach you how to ride a horse, to follow you, to give you advice and to help you to discover that this is really a great experience to go into the natural scenery of Cilento at a gallop! No matter whether you are or not an horseman born: what really matters is that you can discover unique emotions.
Not only sunbathing and dips where the water is more blue… If you are also fascinated by the mountain and you want to enrich your wealth of unforgettable memories, you can take the opportunity to indulge in trekking. And do not worry: you can follow routes of different levels. Through the mountains you can discover the hidden nature of the Cilento Park. Step by step you will empathize with the beauty of this land, which is also made by its flavours. Of course: during the break we’ll let you discover the goodness of local products. One way to make your trip even more interesting and tasty.
You never would have imagined… Go for a beach holiday and discover that in fact you will also have the opportunity to go rafting. That’s right: you have the opportunity to enjoy the adrenaline experience in the Tanagro river, suitable even for children. Let's jump all together on the boat and enjoy the emotion of dealing with falls on a mild and safety speed. And do not worry if you’re not equipped for this new adventure: all that you need to find is on the spot. Ask your friends to join you: there’s more taste in good company!
Become a fisherman of Cilento for one day. Even better, for one night. During your stay you can enjoy one of most interesting experiences during your stay in Resort Baia del Silenzio. Join the lamparata, a special technique of fishing that uses a lamp on a boat called ‘lampara’. This lamp lights up the nearby sea waters and will show you the emotion of night-fishing. But it does not end there. At your return you will have a dinner on the beach, under the sky full of stars. And the best is that you exactly know what you are going to eat! You’ve just fished for it!
Want to discover Cilento, but you are not sure if it’s better to do it by the sea or by walking into the wild nature. When in doubt, seize two birds with one stone: enjoy this corner of southern Italy by foot or by boat. We propose two routes: Infreschi Bay, travel along one part of the coast of Marina di Camerota until you’ll reach Infreschi Bay first walking and after by boat! Cape Palinuro, an expert will guide you to discover the Macchia Mediterranea della Molpa and the ancient places of Cape Palinuro. And then you will enjoy your relaxing return trip by boat.
Among the main features of the Cilento outstanding artistic handicraft. Live this unusual experience to see the craftsmen with proven experience in wood transformation into sculptures, pipes and ornamental objects. It’s a precious opportunity to live this atmosphere of art shops that smell of old, and to listen to the experiences of those craftsmen who, with their creations can surprise and conquer everyone. Here you can take the opportunity to make some really original gifts to your friends or to your family.
Tastes, smells, colours of the vegetable garden, in the flower garden and in the company of so many animals. For one day you can immerse yourself in the rural life, discovering its most fascinating and hidden aspects. You can feel part of the farm. You can closely observe how to take care of the animals and which products they offer. You can try the hard life of the fields, but also being happy to sit down and enjoy absolutely genuine delicacies home-made by Cilento’s farmers. You can listen to their life experiences and their anecdotes of absolute wisdom.
No way to feel bored in any Cilento’s evening. This is true when you can get to the discovery of this land that has so much to tell. You can discover its glorious past and its interesting present through the typical dishes, dances and traditional music. From town to town you can live the feelings of old times that blend in simplicity with modernity. You can enjoy the charm of the ancient villages. Anywhere you can breathe the atmosphere of celebration and enjoy that unique hospitality that's typical from Cilento and that will reconciles you with the world.
Pompei is one of the most important archaeological centre in the world, it keeps untouched the remains in the topography of the city buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.C. Each visitor who enters the city has the feeling of crossing the threshold of time and thanks to the excavations you can see streets, monuments, objects, paintings and houses emerging from the past. And also the last gestures of 25.000 people immortalized in the lava, today very clearly visible through plaster casts. Those who want to enjoy the panoramic view of the enchanting bay of Naples, can go on the Vesuvius, one of the few active Volcanoes in Europe.
The most important and famous tourist island of Italy. Famous for its little square and intersections of streets that climb inside it to show up a breathtaking view of the cliffs that rise from the blue sea to form the famous cliffs. Among these cliffs, by a boat, you could see many coves and caves among which the most famous are those of ‘Matermania’ and the ‘Grotta Azzurra’. Charming villas overlooking the sea with their magnificent gardens. A really enchanted atmosphere. Not surprisingly that Capri became the second home for many VIPs.
Relatively far away from the tourists, it’s a destination that you can’t miss for its places, historical events and fascinating costume. It is Capri in miniature, where while walking you can see the coasts overlooking the unique natural architecture and the one made by the man and you can wandering among the stalls for a ceramic souvenir or local crafts. You will have also the opportunity to discover and taste the local products. Some restaurants offer authentic delicacies. One more reason to visit Anacapri and to spend more time there is to enjoy beautiful panoramic views.
This city was founded in 1300 and it’s known for its architecture and for more famous ‘Certosa di Padula’. Open all year round. La Certosa, built in 700 on a surface of 51.000 square meters, is rich in vessels that have remained unchanged over time, the baroque altars, woods and precious majolica. You can visit the apartment of the Prior, the Chapel, the Library, the Cloister, the cemetery, the refectory and the kitchen, the latter famous for an omelette of 1.000 eggs consumed by Charles V and his entourage during a stop.
The Pertosa caves are a complex of karstic cavities of a certain tourist importance, located in the town of Pertosa. Among the most famous are the ‘Angel’s caves’, one real spectacle of nature: here you can discover and admire small ravines and caves, once inhabited by Greeks and Romans. You can observe stalactites and stalagmite of various shapes and sizes, all in absolute silence, broken only by the noise of water and waterfalls that form a small lake, navigable with a boat, and then return again to the surface!
In the plain of Sele rises Paestum, a city that recalls the myth of the Argonauts. It’s rich in history and home to the trade of the Ancient Greece, it is also a wonderful art centre where you can admire the Temple of Neptune, the Doric temple: the most famous of the entire Greece world, from 450 BC. Exploring this wonderful place is an essential stop during your vacation at the sea, a journey through time among the beauties of ancient Greece, immersed in the amazing colours of Cilento and in the scent of crimson roses. Don’t miss this opportunity.