Petra Viva Paestum is located in the countryside of Giungano, a small town in the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano, halfway up the Archaeological Site of Paestum (ancient Poseidonia, colony of Magna Graecia, whose foundation dates back to 450 BC) declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The Villa, owned by an ancient and noble Neapolitan family, was built by renovating an old farmhouse paying particular attention to the architecture respecting the territory that hosts it.
The surrounding area offers numerous opportunities to experience cultural, sporting and recreational events and it is also possible to know and enjoy the renowned "Mediterranean diet", using only products at 0 km, inserted by UNESCO in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity , developed by the American biologist and physiologist Ancel Keys. The scientist, who lived in Cilento for over forty years, following the observation of the local population's nutrition, concludes that the Mediterranean diet brings significant health benefits, as illustrated in his large scientific study, known as "Seven Country" Study ". In this regard, it is possible to organize guided visits to the numerous dairies as well as to the cellars of the winemakers, oil producers present in the area to taste their limited and excellent production.
The Villa is available to host conferences, seminars, internships and other events
The Municipality of GIUNGANO has been included by the Italian Excellency Observatory among the 100 destinations in Italy to visit. The recognition aims to give merit to the best experiences aimed at the development, growth, enhancement achieved for the concrete improvement of the quality of life of citizens, with a view to sustainability and the promotion of culture; an award to those communities that have been able to develop an idea of â€‹â€‹an original and authentic future, without ever losing touch with the origins linked to the roots of the place. Therefore, the Mayor and the Councilor for Tourism of the City of Giungano on November 16, 2017, in Rome at Palazzo Madama headquarters of the Senate of the Italian Republic, received the certificate of recognition.
The residence, surrounded by greenery, with a beautiful view of the mountains of Trentinara, is the ideal place for an exclusive and refined holiday.
The limited number of rooms, completely independent and each with a patio, private bathroom with shower and hairdryer, minibar, TV, internet connection, air conditioning and heating, offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing time in an atmosphere of essential elegance.
Its position is ideal for getting to know the incomparable naturalistic beauties of Cilento: hills of olive trees, vineyards, orchards, woods and pristine beaches with one of the cleanest seas in Italy, which for years has been awarded the "Blue Flag" award.
Moreover, it is possible to know and taste the famous Mediterranean Diet inserted by UNESCO in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, developed by the American biologist and physiologist Ancel Keys. The scientist, who lived in Cilento for over forty years, following the observation of the local population's nutrition, concludes that the Mediterranean diet brings significant health benefits, as illustrated in his large scientific study, known as "Seven Country" Study ". In this regard it is possible to organize guided visits to the numerous dairies and to the cellars of wine producers in the area to taste their limited and excellent production.
Petra Viva Paestum, very close to the sea with beaches ranging from Paestum to Sapri where to spend an unforgettable day, is an ideal starting point for short and medium-range excursions to visit places of naturalistic and cultural interest such as Paestum, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Vesuvius, Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, Naples.
It is also possible to practice sports such as fishing, diving, trekking, cycling, canoeing and horseback riding with western riding and, for those who love the thrill, the flight of the angel.
Nearby you can enjoy wellness centers with relaxation trails with water, steam and warmth, chromotherapy thalasso, personal treatments such as massages, body wraps, peeling, scrubs.
For lovers of the table we point out the possibility to taste the typical Cilento products such as the famous buffalo mozzarella and other dairy products, vegetables grown by farms surrounding the villa as well as wines produced exclusively from grapes grown on site by four wineries already winners of awards at VinitalyGet the full listing »