Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni | National Park
The Cilento. The Green Heart of the ancient Lucania
it is included entirely in the geographical area of the so-called Great Lucania and covers the territory of 83 municipalities.
It includes the stretch of the Tyrrhenian coast from Agropoli to Scario and inward Cilento proper and a little further west the Vallo di Diano.
the access gates to the Park
distance from Maratea
Monte Stella, costa nord
San Giovanni a Piro
Monte Bulgheria, costa sud
Sicignano degli Alburni
|Vallo della Lucania|
They belong to the National Park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni, the marine protected areas of Santa Maria di Castellabate and that of Costa Infreschi and Masseta in the Gulf of Policastro.
Primrose "Primula Palinuri Petagna"
There are al lot of notable places to visit on the coast between Punta Licosa and Palinuro and Camerota.
In the interior of the territory, the Alburni Mountains are covered by extensive beech woods and pastures with various events such as the karst cave of Castelcivita (a cavity of about 5 km) and the caves of Pertosa, just outside the boundaries of the Park (a cavity very interesting, traveled by inland waters).
The most important point of the Park is Mount Cervati with its 1,898 meters that stands on the Park's flora: olive groves, alder groves and holm oak, beech as well as a rare white spruce fir wood.
And do not forget a dip in antiquity: Paestum!
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