Campania is rich in history and culture, from Greek and Roman settlements to the Spanish kingdom, it offers a huge artistic and cultural heritage, including amphitheatres, palaces, squares and archaeological remains that characterize its territory. As regards nature, Campania has pristine areas and although most of the territory is located in the mountains and hills, the beautiful coastline attracts visitors of all ages. The coast is divided intoFlegrea Coast, Sorrento Coast, the Amalfi Coast and Cilento Coast. Each one of them has some unique features, and the Cilento Coast has been known since ancient times for its natural beauty. Some stories of Ulysses and Jason in fact, happened here.
Cilento, also called Western Lucania, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Cilento National Park helps to protect this area along with 8 mountain communities. Among the 80 municipalities located in the Cilento we can find Torchiara in Salerno district, where you can stay in a elegant Contry House.
This village retains its rural architecture typical of Cilento in its old town centre dating back to the Middle Ages, along with Renaissance palaces. Among the points of interest, there’s the Church of SS. Salvatore, dating back to the the twelfth century and the wooden statues of the eighteenth century located in niches along three aisles.
San Mauro Cilento in Salerno district, that offers you the possibility enjoy a beautiful Charming B&B, is the smallest municipality in Cilento and is divided into two: Casal Sottano and Casal Soprano. Other places to visit are the Church of San Mauro Martyr, the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows and the Chapel of Our Lady of the room.
Also in Salerno district, there’s the Pisciotta village, with its ancient origins. According to a legend, it was founded by the Trojans in 650 BC. In this same territory at the beginning of the nineteenth century there was a battle between French and Bourbons, and the buildings in the country and the watch towers on the coast are a direct evidence of this historic past. In this beautiful village, you will be delighted by a wonderful Boutique Hotel.
Besides, in other regions, Charminly offers you the possibility to stay in beautiful Charming Agritourism, Relais and Charming Hotels.