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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental at Villammare, Campania, Italy your home away from home

Located in the southwest coast of Italy in the Cilento region, Villammare is a well kept local secret. Located right on the seafront on the Gulf of Policastro, the small town with its gorgeous sandy beaches is a delightful place to stay. Villammare was a fishing village until the early 20th century when wealthy Italians began building holiday homes to take advantage of the beautiful area. Today the town is a mix of old and new, humble and grand architecture, making it a fascinating place to visit.

Things to Do in Villammare, Campania Explore the Town

Villamare's historic section of fishermen's houses is grouped around the Church of Santa Maria di Portosalvo along with the 16th century coastal watchtower. There is a wide sandy beach and a port promenade lined with small shops, cafés and restaurants.

Enjoy Regional Cuisine

Cilento's regional cuisine is based on the evergreen olives and chestnuts which are grown here. Locally grown citrus fruits are made into limoncello liqueur, figs are covered in chocolate and delicious apple tarts are just some of the local sweet treats. Buffalo mozzarella cheese is the famous delicacy along with other local cheeses.

Hiking and Mountain Biking

The Parco del Pollini is the largest national park in Italy and is within easy reach from your Villammare holiday villa. It is perfect for hiking and mountain biking amidst ancient cork trees with plenty of natural wildlife. The park has some small mountain villages and wonderful mountain scenery.

Places to Visit Near Villammare, Campania

Sapri

The seaside town of Sapri is one of the most visited towns in the area. It is an attractive bathing resort with the remains of a 200BC bathing resort.

Naples (Napoli)

Naples is about 200km north of your holiday home in Villammare and makes a great place to visit. It has hundreds of historic churches, palaces, artworks and markets and like many other Italian cities is a mind-blowing experience of cultural history.

Mount Vesuvius

A trip to Mount Vesuvius and the ancient town of Pompeii is sure to be the highlight of any holiday in Villammare. It is easy to reach by the Circumvesuviana railway which takes you right to the excavations.

Weather at Villammare, Campania

Temperatures at your Villammare holiday rental are mild in the winter. During July and August the area can be hot at around 84°F (29°C) but the dry mountain winds create a pleasant climate in Villammare. Hiking and outdoor activities are ideally done in the spring and fall when the weather is cooler.

Travel to Villammare, Campania

The nearest international airport to your Villammare holiday villa is Naples (NAP) Airport. It is about 170km to Villammare and a car is useful, but during the summer it is possible to get around the area by bus. Rail connections to southern Italy are excellent.

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                                                                                                      Great house with superb views

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                                                                                                      The whole family loved staying here. The views are wonderful and facilities and grounds perfect for us. Gabriele was very helpful and friendly. The house is set away from the village and seafront but it is only a short drive away and the ability to wake up to stunning scenery was worth it. The dogs became a favourite feature and are well behaved.The beach and sea is not far away and is very clean. Highly recommend this place to anyone wanting a relaxing quiet location but not too remote.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Great stay!

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                                                                                                      We really like the accomodation. Road to house leads to a steep hill but it is possible to go by car and the sea view and mountain above us is really worthy it. House is about 5 minutes by foot from main road, it is completely private. There are 2 beautiful pebble beaches about10 - 15 minutes by stairs. The sea is really clean, you can see into really depth, there are beatiful rocks and many fish in the sea. The swimming pool outside the house is wonderfull. We swam in it every morning before the breakfast. What a refreshment! House is inside quite spacious, on terrace there is enough space for nice seating and relaxation. We would appreciate if there would be bigger light in the main room. Stay in this house was really wonderfull. Would recommend to everybody.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Oct 04, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016