Italy - Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula

"The Cilento is an outstanding cultural landscape. The dramatic groups of sanctuaries and settlements along its three east–west mountain ridges vividly portray the area's historical evolution: it was a major route not only for trade, but also for cultural and political interaction during the prehistoric and medieval periods. The Cilento was also the boundary between the Greek colonies of Magna Graecia and the indigenous Etruscan and Lucanian peoples. The remains of two major cities from classical times, Paestum and Velia, are found there." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Extra long nice postcard of Paestum. Thanks to Jean-Pierre of France.





Postcard 2
Zona Archeologica Tempio di Nettuno e Basilica, Paestum (Sai) - Temple of Neptum and Basilica in Paestum. Thanks so much to Lollina, Italy.


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