Naples, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast - Salerno & the Cilento (PDF Chapter)
Salerno may not have the Amalfi coast’s glamour, but its labyrinth of earthy streets offers a refreshing change from the more touristy towns nearby. The Cilento region features a natural coastal strip, a beautiful national park and evocative sights.
- roam the ruins of the Hellenistic town of Velia.
- wonder at the extraordinary Certosa di San Lorenzo in Padula
- take a trip to the ancient Greek world at Paestum, one of Europe’s most majestic archaeological sites
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Salerno, Paestum, Parco Nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Diano, Agropoli, Cilento Coast, Palinuro, When to Go.
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