Cilento Coast cruise
Our proposal for a southern itinerary foresees a Cilento Coast cruise with stops in Acciaroli, Palinuro, Marina di Camerota, Scario and Casal Velino.
The boarding is in the afternoon in Agropoli. Accommodation on board. Welcome and presentation of the crew, the itinerary and the illustration of the Cilento Coast cruise and life on board. Visit to the supermarket in the town for the galley. Without prejudice to the ports planned to visit, the route can vary depending on weather conditions. Dinner on board or alternatively at one of the local restaurants for pizza and a taste of the famous buffalo mozzarella. Afterwards, a visit to the historical center of Agropoli dominated by the medieval castle with a triangular plan and 3 circular towers.
Breakfast on board and swim in complete relaxation in the Trentova Bay just outside Agropoli and the edge of the Natural Reserve of Santa Maria di Castellabate: uncontaminated waters, the sea several times awarded the Blue Flag award. It really started the Cilento coast cruise! Lunch on board and sail to the port of Acciaroli, where you will arrive at the going down of the sun. Walk along the narrow streets of the historic center of the fishing village and its characteristic square, followed by cocktail and dinner on board or alternatively at one of the typical restaurants of local fish. Evening setting at the table of one of the nightclubs on the beach or shopping in quaint gift shops. Overnight on board.
Breakfast on board and sailing towards Palinuro. Stop for a swim and lunch on board in the enchanting setting of the Poplars bay. Arrival in Palinuro, a swim, cocktail and dinner on board in the port of Palinuro. Alternatively, a swim, cocktail and dinner on board in the tranquil Bay of “Buon dormire” (Good Sleep). Overnight at anchor illuminated by the sun stars.
Breakfast on board. Tour to discover the sea caves around Palinuro including the famous Blue Grotto. We continue sailing towards the east for a stop at the Natural Arch and another relaxing swim. After lunch we continue the navigation in the same in the waters that have seen Ulysses and his helmsman Palinuro navigate. We will stop in Marina di Camerota, tourist village renowned both for the quality of its sea waters and for the natural setting, surrounded by the hills rich Mediterranean scrub. Cocktail and dinner on board. Evening in the village of Marina di Camerota to taste the ice cream with the strangest tastes which remember the old local flavors. Alternatively, cocktail and dinner in the Baia degli Infreschi, an inlet of particular beauty for the color of its waters, distant from the port of Marina di Camerota a little more than two miles that looks like a natural harbor. Overnight stay on boat.
Breakfast aboard, departure towards Scario and stop along the way for a swim in front of the beach Marcellino just in front of the so called French Bay. New start without haste. Evening arrival in Scario, village of fishermen of the town of San Giovanni a Piro, an important tourist destination for the quality of its waters and for its location near the pristine coast of Masseta, dotted with caves, coves accessible only by sea and watchtowers. Dinner on board or alternatively in one of the many excellent seafood restaurants near the harbor. Overnight in the port of Scario.
Breakfast on board. Departure to Baia Infreschi and short stop for swimming. Navigation, to continue the Cilento Coast cruise, to the Casal Velino. Lunch on board in the port and stop. For those interested, there is the possibility to visit the archaeological excavations of the site of Velia, the ancient city of Elea (Hyele), founded by Greek colonists from Phocaea and the birthplace of Parmenides and Zeno, as well as cultural center of great antiquity, where the Eleatic school was very important in the history of philosophy. Dinner on board or in the marina. Overnight in port.
Breakfast on board and sail to Ogliastro Marina for a wonderful swim in the crystal waters off the village. Lunch on board and departure towards Agropoli. Arrive early afternoon and for those interested you can visit the famous temples of Paestum. Return to Agropoli and dinner on board or in town at one of many local restaurants. Overnight in port.
Breakfast on board and disembark by 09:00 hrs.