Cilento Hotels & Holidays
The headland of Cilento, south of Naples is an untouched conservation area threaded with monasteries and medieval towns. It's impressive cliffs and golden beaches are characterized by an untouched, rugged beauty that oozes southern authenticity.
San Marco & Santa Maria di Castellabate
These two quaint fishing villages, attached by an endless stretch of golden sand, also share such...
These two quaint fishing villages, attached by an endless stretch of golden sand, also share such charming sights as impressive caverns filled with pre-historic stalagmites and stalactites, and are both overlooked by hills embedded with ancient hilltop towns.
The area is celebrated for it's unspoilt stretch of beaches, but Palinuro is also a gourmand's...
The area is celebrated for it's unspoilt stretch of beaches, but Palinuro is also a gourmand's paradise, with an abundance of restaurants that dish up sumptuous but inexpensive cuisine, and the rugged hills lavished with vineyards, producing the areas finest wine. Those in search of culture, and some spectacular cloisters should make the short drive from Salerno to Padula, where the monastery of Certosa di San Lorenzo lies sprawling amongst the pine trees.
- Archaeological Site and Museum of Paestum
- Medieval town of Castellabate
- Parco Nazionale del Cilento
- Grottoes of Pertosa & Castelcivita
- Archaeological site of Velia
Best Time To Go
Cilento is a summer destination and most hotels are open between May and October. July and August can become quite crowded, especially on the coast so the best time to go to avoid this is June and September, although the weather stays relatively warm for the whole season.
Average monthly temperature and rainfall for Cilento.
The closest airport to Cilento is Naples (NAP), which is approximately 3 hours from Cilento. Direct flights to Naples airport (NAP) are available from Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester and Newcastle and take approximately 2 hours 45 minutes.
From Our Experts
The best way to explore the rural surroundings and quaint hillside villages around Cilento is by...
The best way to explore the rural surroundings and quaint hillside villages around Cilento is by car. Make sure you stop off at the temples of Paestum - you'll be amazed at how they appear in the middle of nowhere and how well-preserved they are.
Rosetta Fanzo, Citalia Concierge
Set in Cilento's National Park, amid its own extensive natural gardens with magnificent views of...
In a prime location on its own private white-sand beach, the modern and spacious Saline has been...