Giungano looks like a village out of time, to the traveler who leaves behind the sea of Paestum and the fertile plain of Sele. It is set among olive groves and vineyards, lying on one of the first hills of the Cilento National Park , with breathtaking views over the Gulf of Salerno.  A little further down, the river Solofrone goes through a landscape of ancient passes, gorges and caves, where it still is the harmonious relationship between man and uncontaminated nature.

The evocative Tremonti Gorges were protagonists (more than two thousand years ago, according to the Vulgate handed down by Plutarch), of the last action of so-called "slave war" between the rebel slaves of Spartacus, and a Roman army led by Licinius Crassus (71 BC). The gorges are reachable walking along a path. The fauna is characterized by the presence of foxes, badgers and pheasants. A beautiful panorama of the gorge is visible from the forest Dell'Elci on the hill overlooking the mount Cantenna, with its prevalence in Mediterranean holm oaks and arbutus.

 

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