Unconventional wedding destination: Cilento – Southern Italy

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A mysterious land full of surprises yet to be discovered by millions around! This is the Cilento Coast… the wilder part of the Campania region, southern side of the Amalfi Coast, after Salerno. The Cilento is indeed beautiful and perfect to celebrate your wedding!

You can tie the knot among large green expanses, terraces and tablelands, where wild nature is the undisputed queen. It really is a dive into the past! A vintage Italian style wedding may be just perfect here, where time’s lost and people will never leave their ancient traditions. The villages of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park reserve emotions and surprises.

As usual, in the most fascinating treasures of our Bella Italia, history is accompanied by the folk tradition and gastronomy. The Cilento is a land of fertile pastures, where the mozzarella cheese is a cultural trait that emerges from procedures have remained unchanged for centuries. Imagine a corner with a local man that makes a tasty and warm mozzarella live in front of your guests, during your wedding reception…. Mmmh yummy!!!

The Cilento offers its visitors a variety of important reasons to be lived, from the remains of Greek civilization in Velia, and Paestum, to the memories of classics such as those of Cape Palinuro sung by Virgil. How romantic would be your wedding here!

The main attraction is made ​​up by the beautiful and unspoiled beach, nestled between cliffs, coves and inlets, harbors and white beaches. The coast is from Agropoli to Pioppi,  then Castellabate, Ascea, Pisciotta, Centola, Palinuro, Marina di Camerota and Sapri. Cobalt blue sea, which darkens under the shade of the pines. Completely different from the Amalfi Coast, but this is why Italy’s such an amazing location!

If you want your wedding to be made of the stuff of legends, Italy and the Cilento Coast may be just the romantic, magical approach to frames perfect for a storybook love. A wedding as an original outdoor picnic, a sober and elegant dinner, a colonial atmosphere, the layout of rooms in old mansions, everything is possible here! Just come down and have a look J


Everyone certainly knows the famous Mediterranean diet, elected the best diet for those who want to stay healthy and live long, but who knew that it was born right here in the heart of Cilento? The Mediterranean diet’s father is the American physiologist Ancel Benjamin Keys, which published in the ’70s, the book “Eat well and stay well, the Mediterranean way.” What does Keys have to do with the Cilento? Well, the human story of the researcher is linked to the Cilento, his second home, through the constant journeys among its populations in order to know traditions, food habits, lifestyles… In Cilento, Keys discovered the elixir of life!

Healthy eating can ensure good health and live a long life with your partner!

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