Agropoli

A more affordable alternative alternative to the Amalfi Coast, this seaside town features a port with ferries to Capri, Ischia, Salerno and Naples.

Agropoli is situated at the start of the Cilentan Coast, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. The town, where some tombs predating the Byzantine period were found, also houses the medieval ruins of San Francesco's monastery, and the Churches of the Holy Mary of Constantinople (16th century), San Marco, and San Francesco. The beaches of Trentova Bay contribute to make Agropoli an important seaside resort. The Angevin-Aragonese castle, which was built on the 6th century Byzantine foundations, still stands on top of the promontory. In the Municipal Antiquarian, there is a sizeable collection of archaeological finds, representing life in the area from prehistoric to medieval times.
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