Welcome to Palinuro
Palinuro is a touristic village, known for his wonderful marine caves and for his movida, inspired by all clubs and cafés, where young people loves to find themselves. The amazing Arco Naturale, a natural limestone sculpture, The Baia del Buon Dormire and the stunning Grotte di Palinuro are natural museum, reachable by sea and offer a magic show. The village is full of cafés, restaurants and boutiques, thanks to his touristic purpose. Touristic structures are hidden in the Macchia Mediterranea, which encloses the village and goes down to the sea. The Palinuro’s marina is the starting point to boat trips and diving school. It’s possible to find particular beaches, like Spiaggia delle Saline, southern Capo Palinuro. Perfect location for all people, Palinuro offers a various landscape with sand beaches, alternating rocky ones, marine caves, which offer naturalistic beauties. The little seaside village is known for typical seafood restaurants.
Place to go and free time
Capo Palinuro is a rocky promontory on Costa del Cilento. It’s a limestone cliff. Waters dug caves and coves, reachable by sea. Palinuro is an important touristic center and offers extraordinary views, crystal-clear waters, long beaches and marine caves. The most important caves are: Grotta Azzurra, called like that because of the intense blue of the waters, Grotta dei Monaci, where stalactites seem monks praying, Grotta delle Ossa, where the walls are crusty with human bones. The beaches are amazing. The fossil dunes, in Saline, the Spiaggia dell’Arco Naturale and the Spiaggia della Marinella are the most famous.
San Severino di Centola is a suggestive medieval and desolate burg, near the touristic villages of Palinuro, Camerota and Pisciotta. The ghost hamlet is on the top of a limestone promontory and is composed by two zone: the area of the remains of the castle and of the church and the city. The burg dominates the Gola del Diavolo and the Monte Bulgaria. The village conserves all the aspects of the dominations. The promontory was chosen because of his strategic position.
Palinuro also offers the opportunity to live the night in exclusive clubs, like Il Ciclope, amazing disco in a charming cave, deep in the Macchia Mediterranea. Another procedural step is La Suerte, open-air disco, in Pisciotta. The Lido Le Dune, in Palinuro, is famous for his happy hours, at sunset.
Palinuro is also a place to live in boat. The experiences and the excursions are suggestive and, thanks to the Cooperativa Palinuro Porto, it’s possible to take a boat trip. Palinuro Sub Diving offers the opportunity to scuba diving in clear-clean waters.
Palinuro offers a wide range of restaurants, bistrots, cafés. The restaurant Core a Core proposes great traditional dishes, according to the day’s catch. The Osteria U Brigante, trattoria from the intimate and convivial atmosphere, where tourists could taste farm-to-table products. Don’t miss the pizzeria Med Farine Club, which offers biological farm-to-table products. To call it a night, the U Sarracino, where it’s possible to taste artisanal ice-creams, and the Fonte del Dolce, bakery of traditional pastries.