The oasis of greenin the centre of the town.
One of the favourite places for the young couples to take photos for their wedding albums.
In the summer you can sit and relax in the shadow of the plants and in the winter time, for the third time in a row, there's beautiful fairy tale of lights.
Collocato tra Paestum e Velia, il Comune di Castellabate e' uno dei piu importanti centri balneari della Costiera Cilentana, nonche' di notevole interesse storico culturale del PARCO NAZIONALE DEL CILENTO E VALLO DI DIANO. Castellabate e' facilmente raggiungibile, essendo collegata da un comodo sistema viario (AutoSole SA/RC uscita Battipaglia, direzione Costiera Cilentana) e ferroviario (Stazione Agropoli-Castellabate). Geograficamente vasta, con una superficie di circa 37 Kmq, conta di cinque frazioni: Castellabate capoluogo, Santa Maria, San Marco, Ogliastro Marina e Lago.
At least thats' what the travel-guide said (and WHERE is my dictionary!!!!)
Take a walk along the pedestrian pathway along the sea wall. It's a long walk, cool in the summer from the trees and the breeze (ha), plenty of benches to rest on and plenty of people to watch going by. Depending on the exact location you can just look out at the ocean or the boats that drift in and out of the harbor.
Why not visit the Salerno Film Festival.
The international film festival is a real "secret tip" for movie buffs.
Categories: Feature, short, video, video dance, music video, digital and experimental
There are all together 3 international film festivals in Salerno!!!
Salerno (April): Shadowline Salerno Film Festival
Salerno (July): Giffoni International Film Festival
Salerno (November): Festival Internazionale Del Cinema Di Salerno
Find out more on the website below :)
SALERNO FILM FESTIVAL SEPT 2006
Shadowline Salerno Film Festival
Dates:Jan. 4-Sep. 4, 2006
Address:Piazza S. Agostino, 16 84121 Salerno Italy
Phone:+39 08 92753673
Fax:+39 08 92571125
FILM FESTIVAL WEBSITE
when you arrive in Amalfi... you discover a little village near the harbour and the beach, very interesting for the architecture.
There is a beautifull Church in the center (100mt by walk from the bus stop wich arrives from Salerno).
You should see the "Flavio Gioia" monument... he was the inventor of the "compass" (before of the chineese) and was from Amalfi,
About 30Km from Salerno, toward the south of Italy... or Palinuro.. . you can see the ancient ruins of greek temples (still intact...). Very nice. The biggest one looks like Partenone in Athens...
Check the web-site...
a little village near Salerno, the first you encounter on the Amalfi Coast on the way to Positano...
Good in summer because it's the first beach you find near the city (but full of people)...
Good in winter to visit the "ceramic" shops (each one has its own little museum of ceramic products... - but too expensive...)
Good every time... because it's a very romantic place ;-) with nice panorama on the sea ... the moon... the coast... an two little rocks in the sea ... called "the lovers" ...
Furore is a little little village on the Amalfi-Coast between Amalfi and Positano. Only a few houses near the sea, built "on the rocks" of the coast...
It's famous because is the only Fiord in the south of Europe ...
Yes, just as in Sweden or Norway...
And it's famous too because there take place, once a year, a famous world wide sea-diving competition. The divers jump from a bridge of the "Amalfi Coast road" that cross over the village of Furore ...
A really nice place... good for "lovers"... it's really romantic...
Amalfi is one of the four ancient italian Maritim Republics (with Pisa, Genova and Venice)...
I think its coast is the best in Italy...
You should travel from Salerno to Amalfi and then to Positano...
you can choose to have a trip in example hiring a car in Salerno and then travelling towards "Amalfi Coast"... or just from the train station in Salerno take a bus to Positano (you find one every half-hour in summer or every hour in winter - check this site for a more accurate time-table: http://www.sita-on-line.it/CampaniaTPL.html) .
The best if you can is to take a boat from Salerno's harbour which stops in Amalfi, Positano, Sorrento or Capri... so you will have a look to the best panorama in Italy....
I will never stop to say that "Amalfi Coast" is one of the Seven Wonder of the World ;-) ... and not because I have an house there :-)
Amalfi. Go there, walk around in the narrow streets of the old town, visit Sant'Andrea's cathedral, relax on the sea front, taste good food and buy some pottery. The place is fabulous in itself. Amalfi was one among the four traditional "sea republic" of Italy (the others being Venezia, Genova and Pisa), that means its life and economy always depended upon the sea.
Now, maybe, limoncello, the lemon liquer is economically more important: you will notice that lemon trees are everywhere in the Costiera Amalfitana. The problem is thay don't know what to do with the excess juice (limoncello is made with the outer skin of the fruit) and how to eliminate the residues from the extraction of aroma from the skin.
Spend some of your time in pleasant walks along the sea shores. The water may be not the clearest one (for that you will need to go a bit further than the city area), but the trees, the climate, the horizon over the sea and the mountains on th the opposite side are taking care of your soul and will bring you in a good mood.
Great to stroll along the main avenue, passing beside nice cafeterias and restaurants that are not yet (all) spolied by the bad influx of the dark side of globalization and the homogeneity of tastes. Magnolias, jacarandas and pine trees ... green in winter too.
Amalfi was once a powerful maritime town until it was conquered in 1131 by the King Roger from Naples. In Amalfi you have to visit the Duomo and its Chiostro del Paradiso where famous Amalfi citizen rest.
It's one of the most beautifull lungomare I have ever seen with just astonishing look on the sea and the whole city. You have take long walks and really enjoy yourself.