Casal Velino Marina
Marina di Casal Velino lies on the coastal plain of Alento, in the wide Gulf of Velia, below the mountain peaks Stella and Gelbison. From this splendid location you will be able to see the evocative ruins of the ancient Elea (Velia).
A coastal watch tower rises on top of a green hill and watches over the port and beach. Soft and sandy on one end, rocky and rough on the other, there is a beach to fit every taste. The village is home to the chapel that preserved St Matthew's relics for a long time, before being moved to Salerno in 954 AC.
Above the Marina, among olive groves and prickly pears, you will find the medieval hamlet of Casal Velino, the ancient town that was originally called Casalicchio, in a dominant position above the sea. The green hills of the Cilento park rise behind it.
From the port of Marina di Casal Velino, you can do take boat excursions and guided tours to the sea grottoes of Capo Palinuro, the protected marine park of Punta Licosa, the natural bay of Punta degli Infreschi and, in high season, ferries also run to the Isle of Capri. The town has a long seafront promenade, and there is no shortage of shops, restaurants and groceries, plus clubs and beach bars for nightlife .
Marina di Casal Velino is particularly well-known among the Italians for its beaches, its particularly mild climate and the good offerings of tourist services.
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