The little village of Valle dell’Angelo is high in the hills of the Cilento, in a tranquil spot surrounded by green forests and clean mountain air, with the Calore River in the valley below. The town is cute and compact and enjoys fantastic, undisturbed views of the hills and crevices. Its name is also its biggest tourist draw - the Grotte dell'Angelo (Angel Caves) also known as the Caves of Pertosa, an intricate cavern system.
The "Angel Stone" - located 200 metres from the cavern – is a symbolic rock where the pilgrims put in their hands or arms, in a gesture of extending them towards the depths of the earth, as a sign of fertility and making a wish for a fruitful, happy life.
The woods are full of peaceful trails and lovely panoramas, a place that is perfect for nature lovers, as there is a variety of fauna and flora to observe along the way. Small villages are tucked away, preserved in time and tradition in their mountain settings.
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