Many people choose the Cilento as a destination for sea holidays. But only there people can discover that this land has much more to offer.
First of all, excellent food with its Mediterranean diet, then a wonderful nature with local history that can inspire travelers.
In the “Cilento National Park” there are many itineraries for trekking lovers with trailer, more or less difficult. Just choose the ones that you prefer.
Walking among Cilento National Park’s beauties
You can visit the Certosa of Padula or all the archeological sites like that of Elea-Velia.
But of course, the coastal or mountain trails attract more the hikers because you can admire the green mountains and the wonderful blue of the sea.
The headland of Capo Palinuro and Baia Infreschi
One example, The headland of Capo Palinuro, a limesrone rocks, overhanging the Sea, which offers a rare flower: the cowslip, that usually grows on the mountains.
Along the trails of the promontory you can reach the coves or see suggestive caves like the wonderful “Grotta Azzurra” (Blue Cave).
But also you can admire the beauty of nature along the “Baia Infreschi” in Marina di Camerota, a path of 4 km that allows you to visit some beaches like Lentiscelle, Pozzallo, Cala Bianca.
Masseta Coast and the path of Ciolandrea
Not so far ifrom our hotel you can discover Masseta Coast.
Starting from the center of Scario, you climb towards the headland “Punta Spinosa” and then go down to the beach of Molara.
Then there are karst caves like “Grotta dell’Acqua” (Water Cave) characterized by stalactites and stalagmites.
Another trail really interesting in San Giovanni a Piro is that of Ciolandrea with wonderful landascapes.
Its peculiarity is the “Viewpoint of the four regions“. It’s really special because it embraces the entire Gulf of Policastro, and you can see Campania, Basilicata ( with Christ of Maratea) and Calabria. Sometimes, in very sunny days there Is also a bit of Sicily with the Aeolian Islands and the volcano Stromboli.
Another important place to visit is the Santuario Della Madonna di Pietrasanta, built on a rock.
The path of lovers in Ascea Marina and the naturalistic oasis of Trentova
Romantic people can also include Ascea Marina in their travel itineraries with its Paths of Lovers that, since 2017, allows you to admire the Beauty of the Gulf of Velia and to see the promontory of Palinuro.
The route is very special: it’s characterized by steps and several wooden walkways.
The arrival point is at the Telegraph Tower (Saracen Tower). The Naturalistic Oasis of Trentova in Agropoli Is also interesting. In 2020 a network of trails has bene created for a total lenght of 10 km.
The trails allow to reach some suggestive coves and the ruins of ancient watchtowers.
The most popular Is the Trail of “Belvedere”.