EXCURSIONS AND VISITS AROUND CILENTO

An unforgettable holiday in Cilento, a land rich in history, traditions and nature ...

The location is ideal for a pleasant holiday by the sea with interesting visits to the Greek temples and natural beauties of Cilento.

The Oleandri is situated in the coastal area of Paestum. Its privileged location gives you access to the private beach through a path in the shade of the pine forest that runs along the coast. The temples and the Archaeological Museum of Paestum are just two kilometres far. A wonderful scenery will accompany you during a leisurely stroll for art and beauty! Within a radius of one kilometer from the hotel there are several services such as ATMs, pharmacy, supermarket, Tobacconist, newsagent, etc. For a wider choice, in just four kilometres it is possible to reach the Center, Capaccio Scalo.

At the Oleandri Resort we strive passionately to offer a perfect holiday to the whole family, even outside the hotel. This is why our Concierge service will offer you every day indications on what to see in the Cilento area, suggesting the excursions and itineraries suitable for you as those below:

Paestum and its surroundings

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Paestum represents, with its three majestic temples (Temple of Hera, Athena and Poseidon) the most obvious testimony to the unparalleled legacy left by the Greek civilization. it is possible to visit the National Archaeological Museum and the early Christian Basilica.

Pertosa Caves

Caves of Pertosa or Angel Caves that run for approximately 2.5 km through tunnels, burrows and immense caverns (www.grottedipertosa-auletta.it). To visit them it is necessary to go by boat through a pond formed from an underground river. It is possible to combine the visit to the cave with the show "The Inferno of Dante" whether on stage. The excursion to the Caves can be matched with the visit of Padula Charterhouse (Certosa di San Lorenzo); founded in 1306 it is the largest architectural complex of southern Italy (www.comune.padula.sa.it).

Certosa_di_PadulaThe San Lorenzo Carterhouse in Padulais an imposing complex with courtyards, cloisters, gardens, hurch and various rooms, whose construction started in 1306 for want of Tommaso II di Sanseverino. It is the largest baroque religious building of Southern Italy, and the first monument declared "National Monument" in 1882.

Grotte di Castelcivita

Caves of Castelcivita one of the most extensive speleological compound of Southern Italy with countless stalactites and stalagmites (www.grottedicastelcivita.it)If present on the bill, it is possible to combine the guided tour of the Caves with the "Orfeo ed Euridice" show. On the way back you can also visit the sanctuary of the Madonna del Granato on Mount Calpazio where you can enjoy a panorama over the plain of Paestum.

Torrentismo e Canoing in val calore

Calore Canyons it is possible to do some trekking and canyoning in a truly magical place: spectacular canyons and medieval bridges.

Cilento Coast

Unspoilt nature, idyllic beaches, clear sea, wild lands surround picturesque villages along the coast of Cilento, also known as Blue Coast because all the locations on the seaside have been awarded for years the European Blue Flag, the coveted recognition for the quality of the water and the beaches.

We arrange guided tours departing from the hotel to Palinuro. Photo stop at the Gulf of Policastro and Punta Licosa. Arrival in Palinuro and boarding on motorboat for a mini-cruise around Capo Palinuro with visit of the Caves: Sulfurea, del Monaco, del Sangue e Azzurra. Stop for a swim on the beach of Buon Dormire. On the way back you have free time for lunch in Palinuro. Return takes place through the Mingardocon Valley with photo stop at the medieval town of San Severino di Centola.

Costiera Cilentana

Agropoli charming pearl of Cilento, which its beautiful promenade and the famous beach of baia di Trentova make it an important seaside location. We suggest a visit of the old town with its Angevin-Aragonese Castle from where you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the marina.

Castellabate

Castellabate , the village of the film "Benvenuti al Sud" (Welcome to the South). Experience firsthand the most charming places of the film set of the movie, the stunning views and an oasis of relaxation and tranquility you will discover the warmth, hospitality and hospitality ' as seen in the film. You can also visit the castle of the Abbot, the sea Museum and the sacred art and finally the characteristic fishing village of Santa Maria di Castellabate.

AcciaroliAcciaroli, an enchanting seaside village by the sea. Boasts a sea between the cleanest of Italy, awarded the assignment, the blue flag of Fee Italy and Five Sails Legambiente. Here, between legendary and popular memoirs, Ernest Hemingway, the American Nobel would spend a short holiday in 1951. Always here, inspired by an old fisherman, he wrote the famous novel "The old man and the sea".

PalinuroPalinuro, one of the main tourist resorts on the coast. Its pristine coastline offers visitors beautiful expanses of beach and lots of small coves, bays and sea caves.

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Ruins of Velia The ancient Elea; the city founded in 540 BC by the Greeks Focei, soon became a real beacon of culture and civilization throughout the Western world. Here philosophers taught Zeno and Parmenides
(www.velia.it).

Fontana_Roscigno_Vecchia[1]Old Roscigno a ghost town abandoned nearly a century ago, now back to animate due to renewed interest in the roots and culture of cilentan (www.roscignovecchia.it ).

Salerno

salerno di nottewith its impressive old town and the Cathedral. Ability to walk for a little shopping along the pedestrian or course on the beautiful promenade (www.turismoinsalerno.it). We recommend a brief stop to the Arechi Castle from where you have a panoramic look at Salerno and the Amalfi coast. The atmosphere becomes magical at Christmas thanks to the beautiful illuminations.

Amalfi Coast

From Positano to Salerno is one of the most famous and scenic routes in Italy. The Evergreen Costa d'amalfi, a maze of alleys, paths, stairs, which arise from the tides climb the mountains where sink their ancient roots.

We arrange tour guidati in motonave departing from the hotel to Salerno and thence embark and departure by sea to Positano. Departure for Amalfi free limoncello tasting. Chance to visit Ravello and one of its splendid villas "Villa Rufolo", from where you can enjoy a beautiful garden landscape. Return to the port and departure at the hotel.
* Advance notice, the trip could be made entirely in minibuses, cause navigation problems.

amalfi

Amalfilocated in the Centre of the first coast maritime Republic, where you can admire the Cathedral with the cloister of Paradise (www.amalfitouristoffice.it). Here you can admire the ancient splendour of the Cathedral with the cloister of paradise. Amalfi is also famous as the home of hand-made paper processing that you can enjoy at the paper museum.

PositanoPositano, the most precious jewel of the Amalfi Coast known and appreciated by the elitist tourism around the world (www.aziendaturismopositano.it) with a visit to the Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and walk through the small streets and bleachers that make it unique and world famous for its fashion.

Pompeii, Herculaneum and Mount Vesuvius

pompeivisiting the excavations of Pompeii he rediscovers the charm unchanged of the ancient Roman city destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 ad, and remained buried for centuries. At the end we recommend visiting and the sanctuary of the Madonna di Pompei and Ercolano excavations that along with the ruins of Pompeii, is joined on the list of UNESCO World Heritage site. Possibility of combining the visit of Vesuviuswith walking distance to 1,000 m altitude to the crater.

Naples

NapoliA famous saying says Neapolitan Vire Napule and then you die (translation: See Naples and then die), a very dear to Neapolitans who like to celebrate the glory of their city. Everyone speaks of Naples, but no one can describe it consistently. Complex and contradictory Naples city reflects all descriptions to return them multiply.

Capri

Capri Faraglioni

Gulf Island better known and frequented by tourists, dominated by Mount Solaro, includes the two municipalities of Anacapri and Capri. Rich in natural beauty and history, with a charm that enchanted Augustus and Tiberius.

Palace of Caserta

foto della regia di caserta built in the 18th century, by order of King Charles III of Bourbon who wanted to emulate the splendour of the courts of Versailles (www.reggiadicaserta.beniculturali.it). Possibility to visit the apartments and the immense Royal Park. Possible stops, on the outskirts of Caserta, for a bit of shopping in the new Center "La Reggia Designer Outlet".