Capaccio Paestum is one of the most important town of the province of Salerno by extension, agricultural resources, historical and cultural heritage and tourism. Its economy is based on two fundamental resources, agriculture and tourism. The town consists of a vast and privileged territory, in which sea , nature, history and customs come together to give life to an authentic and unique experience.
Overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, it has got a charming natural landscape, where the typical Mediterranean scrub and pinewood hug and characterize the 14 km of sandy beach. It extends over the fertile and generous Plain of the Sele from which you get genuine products such as artichokes, tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella [produced according to the local craft tradition].
Paestum is a UNESCO "World Heritage Site" and it is one of the major archaeological parks in the world. It brings 2500 years of history from which it is easy to guess the deeds and lives of ancient greek and roman people.
Many visitors arrive to the town throughout the year. The territory continues and grows along the slopes of the hill, rich of plantations of olive and fig trees, and then terminate and complete in the village of Capaccio, where you can appreciate the ancient buildings, doorways, alleys and a lovely view across the plain turning its gaze to the sea. Ancient land, a real treasure trove, Paestum is the gateway to the Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni National Park.