487 m (1,598 ft)
Province of Salerno
| Salerno (SA)|
Monday 7:36 AM
| Cosentini, Pantano-Serracchio, Serra|
12°C, Wind SW at 10 km/h, 87% Humidity
Castelcivita is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. In 2010 its population was 1,902.
The town is situated in the middle of Cilento, by the western side of the Alburni mountains, and its territory is part of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park. Neighboring municipalities are Albanella, Altavilla Silentina, Aquara, Controne (the nearest town), Ottati, Postiglione, Roccadaspide and Sicignano degli Alburni. The municipalities counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Cosentini, Pantano-Serracchio and Serra.
Castelcivita is home to the popular tourist attraction, the Castelcivita Caves (Grotte di Castelcivita), located 1,5 km in the valley, by the river Calore.