Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park
Province of Salerno, Italy
About Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park
The national park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni is a national park established in 1991, while in 1995 the body for its management was established. The protected natural area of about 36 000 hectares, entirely included in the province of Salerno, was subsequently extended to bring its surface to 181 048 hectares, corresponding today to the southern part of the province, between the Sele plain to the north, the Basilicatato the east and south and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west.
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