Where to stay around Cilento?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,407 holiday lettings near Cilento. From 541 Studios to 539 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cilento is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cilento?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cilento. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sorrento Peninsula: 3,901 holiday homes
  • Amalfi Coast: 4,268 holiday homes
  • Calabria: 1,889 holiday homes
  • Sicilì: 123 holiday homes
  • Mediterranean Sea: 417,122 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cilento! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cilento?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cilento with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Sicilì: 123 holiday lettings
  • Salerno: 1,261 holiday lettings
  • Salento: 616 holiday lettings
  • Castellabate: 815 holiday lettings
  • Maratea: 155 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Cilento?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Cilento. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cilento e Vallo di Diano National Park: 503 holiday rentals
  • Salerno Cathedral: 3,019 holiday rentals
  • La Secca Beach: 366 holiday rentals
  • Port of Maratea: 364 holiday rentals
  • La Sellata-Pierfaone Ski Resort: 58 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cilento listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental villa in Cilento, Campania Your Home Away From Home


If you are looking for a trip that offers plenty of outdoor activities, history, culture and breathtaking views then a Cilento holiday is the ideal choice for you. This area, found in the Campania region of Italy, has a range of activities to be enjoyed whilst on your trip. A Cilento holiday rental villa is the perfect base from which to venture out and explore this captivating and vibrant area of the country.

Things to Do on Holiday in Cilento, Campania

A Cilento holiday offers visitors the opportunity to see and do many things. For those who love the outdoors there are activities available such as tennis, horse riding, golf, fishing, swimming, sailing and diving. The protected Cilento and Vallo Di Diano National Park is also located within the region, which is an excellent choice for walking, hiking or cycling. Keen artists and photographers will love the stunning scenery here to gather inspiration and subjects for their craft.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Cilento, Campania

If you can tear yourself away from the many activities and your comfortable Cilento holiday rental villa, then there are many great places to visit on your trip. The first place that should be on your list to visit is the ancient city of Paestum. This city was founded by the Greeks in around 600 B.C. and was originally named Poseidonia. Visitors to the city will see some of the most well preserved buildings, temples and painted tombs to be found on the mainland of Italy.

Also worth a visit is the town of Padula which stands inside the borders of the Cilento National Park. The most breathtaking feature of the town is the Padula Charterhouse, which is the second largest in Italy after the one that stands in Parma. The building dates back to the 13th century and has had additions made to it right up until the 19th century. Visitors can enjoy seeing its beautiful Baroque architecture, several courtyards and an outdoor staircase that was designed by the Italian architect, Vanvitelli.

Weather in Cilento, Campania

If you are considering going on a Cilento holiday you will be glad to hear that you can expect to experience hot summers and mild winters. The hottest temperature you can expect during the summer days is 37°C with an average low of just 18°C. The winter moths see the average daytime temperature drop to 11°C with night time temperatures of around 6°C. The annual average rainfall for the year is 16 inches with most of the precipitation falling on the higher ground.

Travel to Cilento, Campania Travellers on a Cilento holiday will most likely arrive at Naples Airport (NAP) which is approximately an hour's journey from the area. There are several airlines offering cheap, regular flights to the area including British Airways, Alitalia, Thomas Cook Airlines and easyJet. Passengers can leave from several UK airports such as Gatwick (LGW), Liverpool (LPL), Manchester (MAN), Birmingham (BHX) and Aberdeen (ABZ).