Palinuro and Cilento: guide to tourist attractions not to be missed
Cilento is a region located in Campania, in the province of Salerno, which offers a great variety of natural, cultural and historical beauties. The "Cilentana coast" includes towns such as Agropoli, Palinuro and Marina di Camerota, which offer spectacular views and crystal clear sea. The region borders Basilicata, which offers a unique hinterland with the boulders of Matera and golden beaches and cliffs at Maratea. Cilento is famous for its characteristic villages and the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The region is also famous for the Certosa di San Lorenzo in Padula and the ancient and modern legends such as those of Palinuro and Leucosia. Cilento has been an inspiration for writers and artists such as Ernest Hemingway and Punta Licosa is an imaginative place with a suggestive glimpse of the sea and blue sky. The region is also known for its Mediterranean diet and its cuisine based on fresh fish and home-grown vegetables. Cilento is an ideal destination for a relaxing holiday with many attractions to see and do.
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