13 Hotels in Palinuro, Italy
Palinuro is one of the most important tourist resort of the Campania region and is situated on a picturesque cape that divides the gulf of Salerno from the Policastro one. Its name derives by the legendary pilot of the Aeneid, who is supposed to have drowned here.
The village attracts every year, above all in the summery season, a great number of tourists thanks to its beautiful beaches, the quality of its water and the evocative scenery.
This coast feature is characterized by unique marine coves that can be visited either by taking a guided boat tour or by renting a motorboat. The most famous it is sure the Grotta Azzurra but they deserve a visit also the coves Sulfurea and dell'Ossa. Thanks to the rich bedsea this zone is a lot appreciated also for excursions especially by frogmen.
An other place a lot attended in Palinuro is the bay situated under the Arco Naturale, an enormous rocky arc that protende towards the sea.
Palinuro boasts two ruins of great interest, that are the castle and the church of Saint Giuliano, going back to 1100. In Centola rises instead the Rinaldi baronial palace, residence of the family that until the XVIII century governed this area.
On the Palinuro Cape we can visit the archaeological site which testifies the presence of a flourishing Greek colony in the VI century b.C.
For who loves the nature, the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, is the ideal place to make pleasant excursion on foot or by mountain-bike
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About Palinuro, Italy
Longitude:15° 91' 0'' E (15.283333)