Beyond the beautiful Cilento coast with deep blue waters ... Straight up to the Aeolian Islands and then, island after island, one of the most beautiful and spectacular itineraries for the variety of the islands and the incredible beauty of the landscapes.
Castellabate is a town famous internationally for its huge historical and archaeological heritage, its splendid gulf and long golden beaches. Castellabate offers the possibility of a variety of beaches and services equipped for seaside tourism in numerous localities: Santa Maria with the Pozzillo beach and the central Marina Piccola are tourist places of excellence.
From the ninth century it was the first Italian maritime republic, together with Genoa, Pisa and Venice. As per tradition, the regatta of the ancient maritime republics takes place in May, between May and July. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a visit to the Arab-Sicilian Cathedral of Amalfi is a must, which is certainly the most representative monument, a place of worship and a pillar of the Amalfi landscape.
The volcano, a regular cone, more than 900 meters high, was called in the ancient times "Faro del Mediterraneo", is in fact, perhaps, the only active volcano in the world in constant activity for at least 2000 years. Arriving at the island during the night will thrill you with the magnificent spectacle of its eruption. Its coasts are inhospitable, in fact there is no shelter in case of strong wind, coming from any direction and only anchorage points, as well as the only inhabited centers are Ficogrande and Ginostra.
Its coast is hospitable and safe almost everywhere: to the west, large sheer cliffs and to the east gentle and verdant slopes. To visit the islet of Basiluzzo, whose cliffs offer a beautiful spectacle. The Ansa della Nave is no less beautiful, a large rock 39 meters high with sheer walls. To the east is a group of islets called Lisca Bianca where a very rare phenomenon is possible: an underwater solfatara, at ca. 15 meters deep, which continuously emits gas and sulfur salts. The only and picturesque is the village of San Pietro.
The island has two small ports: one to the east, in front of the town of Santa Marina di Salina, the other to the south (Renella): Renella is a picturesque village situated in the hollow of a natural inlet which was subsequently transformed into a port . Malvasia (from which an excellent wine is produced) and capers are the island's most famous products.
Consisting of 4 volcanoes, of which the largest "Gran Cratere" is 386 m high, which has limited activity to fumaroles: the last eruption, which completely destroyed the entire town, dates back to 1890. east of the island has risen from the sea Vulcanello, linked by an isthmus to Vulcano; between the two overlook the bays of Porto Levante, characteristic for the black sand and Porto Ponente, famous for the warm waters due to submarine sulfur sources caused by the escape of hot gases from the seabed. The coasts, formed by jagged and colored cliffs, are spectacular.
Beautiful island with many sea caves, the most famous of which called the "Bue Marino", which was once considered a den of monstrous creatures. The island is formed by three extinct volcanoes and, from the north-west coast, a spectacular 71-meter high volcanic obelisk called La Canna is visible, surrounded by shallow and shallow bottoms ideal for fishing and diving.
It is the most Western island of the archipelago and its name derives from "Ericusa", due to the large number of heathers present in its territory. The hemispherical shape and the volcanic origin make the island difficult to inhabit, in fact due to the conformation of the land, the population is more concentrated in the eastern area. The island does not offer any shelter and you can approach it only with good weather.