Casal Velino Marina
Marina di Casal Velino lies in the large plain of Alento, between the wide Gulf of Velia and the mounts Stella and Gelbison, rising behind it. From this splendid location you will be able to see the suggestive ruins of the ancient Elea.
A coastal sighting tower rises on top of a green hill and watches over the port and beach: soft and sandy on one hand, rocky and rough on the other hand. The village homes the chapel that preserved St Matthew's relics for a long time, before moving it to Salerno, in 954 AC.
Above the Marina, among olive groves and prickly pears, you will find the mediaeval hamlet of Casal Velino: the ancient "Casalicchio" that dominates the sea, the Cilento coast and the green rises on its back.
From the tourist port of Marina di Casal Velino, you can do everyday boat excursions and guided tours to the sea grottos of Capo Palinuro, the marine park of Punta Licosa, the natural port of Punta degli Infreschi and the Isle of Capri.
Marina di Casal Velino is particularly well-known among the Italians for its beaches, its particularly mild climate and the good offer of tourist services.
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