In order to fall in love with the beautiful region of Cilento, you have to have a few information about it.Firstly, Cilento lies at the southern part of the Province of Salerno. It is considered an important touristic destination, as it has access to the sea.
If you are running out of time and you have to select one city to visit, put Agropoli on your list. Agropoli is the largest town of Cilento and its main harbour.Other activities that can be included to your road trip can be an excursion to the “Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park”.
According to the locals, Cilento is famous for keeping on the “traditions” of the Mediterranean Diet.
Do not miss to pay a visit at a restaurant of the region and have a traditional dish in order to see yourself what the Mediterranean cuisine can offer you.If you want to deepen your knowledge of Cilento, you should have in mind that it was a Greek colony.

According to many ancient Greek myths and legends, the names of some towns derive from ancient Greek words.

Typical examples are those of the town Velia, which is thought to be named after the Greek word “Elea”, and Paestum, which comes from the ancient Greek name “Poseidonia”.