Palinuro boasts majestic caves that sink into the cliffs
Along the central streets of Palinuro, whitewashed villas and low-rise hotels sit next to olive groves where the breeze makes the leaves rustle.
The port of Palinuro is the starting point for boat trips to the Blue Grotto and other caves on the Tyrrhenian coast. Palinuro boasts majestic caves that sink into the cliffs. Due to its geological formation, in Palinuro the gottas are found both above the sea level and below.
Along the central streets of Palinuro, whitewashed villas and low-rise hotels sit next to olive groves where the breeze makes the leaves rustle. The village is filled with rocky coves ideal for swimming, while the soft white sands and lounge chairs near the harbor make it the perfect spot for sunbathing or strolling in the shallow waters.
Local attractions include underwater caves accessible by boat. The Blue Grotto, one of the most beautiful, where the sunlight enters through an eight-meter passage giving the water a bright blue hue.
Near the mouth of the Mingardo river, the Arco Naturale beach is one of the most beautiful places in Cilento, also used by the cinema in films such as Argonauts 2 p Clash of the Titans. The beach is famous for the rocky arch that surrounds an isolated beach. From there the trails for excursions to the caves of Capo Palinuro start.