Agropoli (about 50 Km from Salerno) is at the beginning of Cilento Coast. If you want to go by car, you have to take the A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria until the height of the Battipaglia gate; once left the freeway enter in SS18 covering others 32 Km until catching up Agropoli.
Agropoli is catching up also in train with stopped station of Agropoli. In summer a service of hydrofoils is also active until the Agropoli port. Dominated by the historical centre, with a feudal castle accessible through a beautiful door, represents one of the most important and lively place of Cilento.
The castle, which was built on the 6th century still stands on the top of the promontory. It has a triangular plan with three circular towers and a moat. The town where have been recently found some tombs of an age prior to the byzantine period, keeps also the medieval ruins of S. Francesco’s monastery, the church of Holy Mary of Costantinople (XVI century), S. Marco’s, S. Francesco’s, Tresino and Pagliarulo towers, in fairly good conditions. A port with 900 places boat, a traditional and conforting hospitality, the charming beach of Trentova bay contribute to feature Agropoli as important seaside resort.