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Address: Salerno, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 28 Attractions in Salerno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sandnes, Norway
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Castellabate is one of the best-kept secrets in the south of Italy. Situated on a mountaintop overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, one hour south of Salerno. There are surprisingly few tourists, even in summer. There are fantastic views from different piazzettas, and a few good restaurants. A must see before it is discovered by mass tourism.

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Greer, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I saw this from below and wasn't impressed, but really enjoyed actually touring the place. Small village with many stairs and alleys.

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Cugnoli, Italy
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89 reviews 89 reviews
56 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Someone recommended this place to us. It is very characteristic and has become quite famous with the Italians for the film "Benvenuti as Sud". In fact we had a drink in the square where most of it was filmed. Lovely little shops dotted around the old part. Going down towards the main town there are lovely sea views.

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Bellizzi, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Bar Gloria San Marco Castellabate (SA), with great cocktails made ​​by bartenders were very friendly and a good meal all'taliana if thou wouldst be immediately served. Come and visit us! you will not be disappointed!

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Dowling, Ontario
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Castellabate is a small town perched at the top of a mountain that overlooks Santa Maria & the Tyrranian Sea. The views from the castle are just magnificent and the actual town is picturesque with its narrow streets & beautiful gardens in tiny locations. The drive up to the castle along a narrow winding, switchback road is breathtaking. A not... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

There you can enjoy the attractive beaches and do some trips by boat, taste one of the freshest and most delicious sea food in Italy. K restaurant and Domero yummy food. Villa Liberti perfect place to stay especially for a family.

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New York City, New York
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206 reviews 206 reviews
141 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

It had been my fortune to spend two whole summers in San Marco Castellabate more than a score of years ago. We twice did exchanges with a doctor's family (primarily from Naples) who stayed in our Westchester, New York home. My sons were quite young but learned to enjoy the adventure of shopping occasional mornings for milk and bread, playing... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a nice place to visit in Salerno, quite south of Salerno. If you are a sea person, you can visit it. Of course, it may not be as amazing as Amalfi Coast but of coast it has its beauty. As it is low season, I took a cab as there was not much tour and i din drive.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Take a deep breath and smiles. Forget about all your problems and relax. Be passionate about simple things in life. Welcome to Castellabate!

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Oud - Beijerland
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Small port, nice village, marvelous pedestrian zone with many interesting shops. Local culture, hospitable people. NOT overrun by tourists. Good places to eat. Nice beach.

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