Cycling tourism in Cilento, live the nature along "The Silent Way" (Via Silente)
Cycling tourism in Cilento, live the nature along “The Silent Way” (Via Silente)
Cilento is a land that has much to offer about the Cycling Tourism.
You are spoiled for choice if you like to spend your days outdoors in close contact with nature.
You can choose between trekking or sport.
Or, you can discover the territory by bike!! Also and especially in mountain biking.
In recent years, many cycle paths have been realized just to meet the demands of travelers.
In fact, cycling tourism is growing year by year.
The Silent Way, 600 km of wellness and beauty
One of the paths dedicated to bike lovers is the Silent Way.
It’s the trail of 600 Km that embraces the whole Cilento National Park.
But don’t worry, the trail is divided into 15 stages, all united by one single factor: cycling in nature, usually slowly, you can enjoy the uncontaminated nature of this land.
You can fully enjoy the silence, peace and quiet that characterize these places.
It’s perfect for people living in chaotic cities or stressed by work.
The residents hardly pay attention to it, but the guests make us notice it often.
From Casaletto Spartano to Palinuro, passing through San Giovanni a Piro
The guests return to the hotel enthusiastic after a day of hiking on the Cilento’s trails.
They are tired but happy when they come back from the ride along the Silent Way.
You can also limit to one or two stages that cross our territory, like the “Casaletto Spartano – San Giovanni a Piro” path or that of “San Giovanni a Piro – Palinuro“.
Always with enchanting and unique panoramic views, from the coast to the mountain with few rides.
Of course, some stages are hard, but the effort is undoubtedly repaid!
And then you can always make a stop to admire the history and the nature of these places.
Discovering the places of José Ortega
For example, you can visit Bosco, hamlet of San Giovanni a Piro, where the Spanish painter José Ortega lived during the exile because of the dictatorship of Francisco Franco.
An interesting Museum collects some of his works.
Instead, at the village entrance, there is his mural dedicated to “Moti Cilentani“.
The Silent Way also offers a 4-days itinerary, from Sanza to San Giovanni a Piro, reaching Pisciotta the next day.
This trail is really interesting!!
You can go to the village of Caselle in Pittari that it’s popular for the “Wheat Palio” (Palio del Grano).
Cycling among karst caves and legendary waterfalls
You can discover the beauty of the karst caves of Morigerati and the popular WWF Oasis.
It’s also stop in Casaletto Spartano to admire the wonderful waterfall “Capelli di Venere“.
The last rides lead you to our hotel.
First, you can enjoy Scario, a little fisherman village and then you can visit the Basilian Monastery at the base of Bulgheria Mountain, in San Giovanni a Piro.
The next step is more relaxing!
From San Giovanni a Piro to Pisciotta you can take the opportunity for a dip in the sea in Marina di Camerota, Palinuro or Pisciotta.
Cycling tourism in Cilento: a cycle path for children in Palinuro
In the seaside village Palinuro there is also a cycle path for children along the river of Labro until to reach one of the most beautiful beaches of this area.
The beach of Marinella, awarded with the “Blue Flag“.
The peculiarity of this trail: to reach the beach you need to cross the river.
On site, you can also discover alternative itineraries easier, like that between Scario and Marina di Camerota, or you can practice trekking along trails like “Baia Infreschi” with Pozzallo beach or “Ciolandrea – Torre del Trarro” with the Four Regions Viewpoint.
You just have to choose the path that you prefer!!
Our offers for a weekend between natura, wellness and unique flavors
Starting from March 2022, you could have one more reason to live a cycling experience.
You can take advantage of our special offers to make your time with your dears more beautiful.
With the offer of BED & BREAKFAST you can taste a really rich breakfast also with Cilento’s goodness.
Instead, with the offer of ROMANTIC ESCAPE AND TASTING DINNER you can taste a gourmet dinner and excellent wines.
Of course, all characterized by authentic flavors of Cilento’s land.