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Torchiara


In the north of the Cilento – not far from the ancient Greek places of cultural interest in Paestum – on a hill top lies the idyllic medieval mountain village of Torchiara.

Surrounded by ample green countryside the view stretches all the way to the sea.

 

Torchiara


In the north of the Cilento – not far from the ancient Greek places of cultural interest in Paestum – on a hill top lies the idyllic medieval mountain village of Torchiara.

Surrounded by ample green countryside the view stretches all the way to the sea.

Medieval town centre

Torchiara was founded around the year 1000, when many inhabitants of the coastal area fled to the surrounding mountains in fear of the Saracens. The medieval town centre with its narrow alleys is grouped around the landmark of the village, the Palazzo Torre, and the Palazzo Pavone.

Starting point for excursions

Torchiara ist a starting point for excursions to important places of cultural interest, to the national park of the Cilento and to the nearby sandy beaches at St. Maria di Castellabate and Agropoli.

Worthy sights: Paestum, Castellabate, Agropoli, Pompeii, Amalfi coast, the grotto of Pertosa.

Nearest train station: Agropoli.

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