Cilento: territorio da esplorare

Cilento is located in the province of Salerno between the Gulf of Salerno and the Gulf of Policastro.
This territory-which is part of the Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni NationalPark-has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998
History, architecture, culture, myths, legends, sea, mountains, villages with unspoiled charm, food and wine and many events distinguish one of the most loved locations by tourists from all over the world.

Cilento & sea: perfect combination

One of the peculiarities of Cilento is the Cilento coast in which many villages are ringed to be admired for the clarity of the waters, the fine sand and the bays or coves in which to swim. Every year, by now, there are many Cilento seaside resorts hoarding Blue Flags thanks to enchanting locations such as Ascea, Acciaroli, Agropoli, Marina di Camerota, Punta Licosa, Palinuro. Between days on the beach, boat trips,, water sportsand mini-cruises, holidays in the Cilento seaside resorts have always been the most popular.

The Cilento mountains: between trekking paths and sacred tourism

The Cilento peaks are an alternative to the sea or a source of interest because on some of them the most well-known sanctuaries of Cilento : the Santuario della Madonna del Monte Sacro(on the Monte Gelbison) and the Santuario della Madonna del Monte Stella(on theMonte Stella).

To reach these localities, but also Monte Bulgheria o the Monte Cervatiit is possible to take advantage of the numerous trekking paths that allow you to immerse yourself in nature while admiring breathtaking views.

Cilento land of history, art and culture

Among the most popular Cilento tourist resorts there are undoubtedly sites such as the Archaeological Park of Paestum and the Archaeological Park of Velia, but also the Certosa di Padula and many other realities that testify to the historical-artistic power of Cilento.
From the first human settlements, to the Greeks and then to the Romans, passing through the Lucanians, the charm and wonders of this area are preserved in open-air museums, underground caves (Pertosa-Auletta, San Michele, Vesalo, Castelcivita) or structures such as the Museo della Civiltà Contadina at Moio della Civitella, the Museo Ortega at Bosco and the Museo Paleontologico at Magliano Vetere.

The homeland of the Mediterranean diet and food and wine riches

Cilento is also known for being the homeland of the Mediterranean diet. At Pioppi, in fact, the American scholar Ancel Keys he studied the diet of the local population which struck him for two characteristics: longevity and low incidence of heart disease. In this seaside village there is also the Museum of the Mediterranean Diet.

Since 2010,UNESCOhas recognized this healthy and sustainable way of life as an Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

The food and wine riches of Cilento

A trip to Cilento is a discovery for the palate, a pleasure that gladdens the senses and makes you happier. In fact, there are many genuine products that appeal to tourists and enrich Cilento tables: from oil to wine through to cheeses (above all the pestana mozzarella and mozzarella in myrtle), cured meats and fish products (such as menaica anchovies) without neglecting the vegetables or side dishes of folk tradition such as leaves and potatoesor ciambotta.
Flavors of the seafaring and peasant tradition mingling with the knowledge of new generations eager to offer heavenly reinterpretations of these dishes in which so many ingredients are slow food presidia.

Cilento events

The sounds, colors and flavors of the Mediterranean are present in every party or festival organized in Cilento. The summer events certainly dominate, but by now even the autumn and winter festivals attract many people to this area who are curious to discover new places by absorbing their flavours, tradition and folklore. The Meeting del Mare at Marina di Camerota, Mojoca at Moio della Civitella, the Festival delle Mongolfiere at Paestum, the Sagra degli Antichi Suoni at Novi Velia, the Ciccimaretati at Stio or the Fiera della Frecagnola at Cannalongaare just some of the hundreds of parties organized in Cilento that never fail to attract the curious.

The cultural events

In the “land of myth” cultural events have carved out a considerable space for themselves, further increasing the notoriety of Cilento. The suggestion of the locations where the events take place and the caliber of the personalities who attend, have by now consecrated kermesses such as the VeliaTeatro in the Scavi of Velia, il Settembre Culturale at Agropoli, Equinozio d’Autunno at San Giovanni a Piro or> Jazz in Laurino.

Cilento experience

Between sea, mountains, trails and food and wine, Cilento is perfect for any type of tourist. If sea lovers can enjoy mini-cruises, snorkelling or scuba diving, mountain enthusiasts can also practice trekking with donkeys. Those who love to feel the adrenaline can take the flight of the angel at Trentinara or rafting on theriver Calore.  

Where to stay in Cilento

The best solution for those wishing to explore the Cilento lies in the possibility of staying in a structure that is close to the main tourist attractions of the area. Borgo del Bambù is the ideal location for visiting the Cilento villages, the sea or one of the many attractions in the area. The added value of the Borgo is the possibility of having a special experience walking in the only bamboo forest in Southern Italy, enjoying the so-called “forest bath“.

Holiday packages & tasting boxes

Borgo del Bambù has modern and super-equipped apartments with Jacuzzi and private garden, but it also offers its guests the opportunity to discover the Cilento locations and the flavors of this land

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