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Palinuro

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Beaches · Caves · Outdoor Activities
Palinuro is an Italian small town, the most populated civil parish of Centola, Province of Salerno, in the Campania region. The name of the town is derived from Palinurus, the helmsman of Aeneas, as recorded in the fifth and sixth books of the Aeneid.GeographyPalinuro lies on the southern side of Cilento, on the Tyrrhenian Sea and in the northern part of Cape Palinuro. The town, situated at the estuaries of the Lambro and Mingardo rivers, is also the main port of the comune. It is 7 km from Centola, 8 km from Marina di Camerota, 10 km from Pisciotta and 80 km from Salerno.TourismPalinuro is part of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, an area of "shrubland" typical of Mediterranean countries.It is popular with tourists, especially in summer, due to the cleanliness of its waters and beautiful beaches; and is regularly awarded five stars Blue Flag The town is also famous for the caves along its coast, which are regularly visited, especially by frogmen.
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Popular things to do in Palinuro

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Cave
Grotte Marine di Capo Palinuro
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Baia del Buon Dormire
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
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Beach
Spiaggia della Marinella
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
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Landmark
Arco Naturale di Palinuro
3.3
Duration: 4 hours

Side trips from Palinuro

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Cooperativa Rosa dei Venti Marina di Camerota
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Religious Site
Certosa di Padula Padula
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Laino Borgo
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Cave
Grotte di Pertosa-Auletta Pertosa
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Palinuro

Outdoor Activity
Da Poldo Gita Alle Grotte Di Palinuro
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Ficocella Beach
4.2
Duration: 4 hours
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Outdoor Activity
Lido Baia Saracena
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Palinuro Sub Diving Center
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Outdoors in Palinuro

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Outdoor Activity
Spiaggia le Saline
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Outdoor Activity
Faro di Palinuro
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Outdoor Activity
Servizi Quadrifoglio Palinuro
3.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Outdoor Activity
Da Artemio Spiaggia Del Porto Palinuro
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Palinuro

Gift & Specialty Shop
Momenti Di Vanita - Profumeria Cosmetica Accessori
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Beaches in Palinuro

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Beach
Spiaggia della Molpa
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

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