Punta Licosa in Santa Maria Castellabate

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Punta Licosa is a peninsula in Cilento, located on the southern coast of Campania, a few kilometers from Agropoli. It is an unspoiled place, where nature is still intact and where you can breathe a sense of peace and tranquility.

Punta Licosa is known for its landscape beauty, with its white sandy beaches and crystal clear sea, ideal for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts. The coast is characterized by cliffs overlooking the sea and coves where you can find small coves where you can enjoy some privacy.

The place is also rich in history and legends, such as the legend of the mermaid Partenope, who according to tradition had her kingdom right at Punta Licosa. In addition, on the peninsula there is a lighthouse, the Punta Licosa Lighthouse, which was built in 1866 and is still in operation today.

Punta Licosa is also an ideal place for birdwatching enthusiasts, as it is possible to spot various species of migratory birds here, such as seagulls, sparrows and peregrine falcons.

Despite being a still little-known tourist destination, Punta Licosa is a perfect place for those who want to spend a holiday in the name of relaxation and contact with nature. Here you can find farmhouses, bed & breakfast and small accommodation facilities where you can stay and taste the flavors of the culinary tradition of Cilento.

In addition, in the surroundings of Punta Licosa you can visit numerous places of historical and cultural interest, such as the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, the Pertosa-Auletta caves and the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Granato.

In summary, Punta Licosa is a place not to be missed for those who want to spend a holiday immersed in the beauty of nature and the history of Cilento. A place where you can find your well-being and inner peace, away from the stress of everyday life.

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