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Trip Planner : Europe / Italy / Campania / Province of Salerno / Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park / Centola / Palinuro
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.Make your own Palinuro vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our Italy trip builder.
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