This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Cava de' Tirreni. To help you make friends with Cava de' Tirreni before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Cava de' Tirreni (Cava dei Tirreni), Campania, Italy, is a town of roughly fifty-three thousand inhabitants in the province of Salerno in Southern Italy. The history of the region dates back to Ancient Greeks, who colonized the area. Around ten kilometres northwest of Salerno, Cava de' Tirreni is a popular tourist destination, but it is not located right by the sea. The distance from this town among the hills to the Tyrrhenian Sea is around five kilometres. You can get to the seaside by train, by bus, or by car. The next stop close to the sea is Vietrie sul Mare. The motorway A3 (in Italian, autostrada A3), linking Naples and Reggio Calabria passes by Cava de' Tirreni. The town is also connected to the national railway network.
Compared to Salerno, the amount of Cava de' Tirreni (Cava dei Tirreni), Campania, Italy hostels, hotels, and guesthouses is much smaller. However, you can find a decent accommodation offering, even if your options for a Cava de' Tirreni (Cava dei Tirreni), Campania, Italy hostel are extremely limited. Think ahead and book your Cava de' Tirreni (Cava dei Tirreni), Campania, Italy hostel in advance if you want to stay there during the summer season. The prices of the hotels and guesthouses in town are acceptable, but not lower than by the coast.
The town is very suitable for culture and architecture lovers. The Art of the Nativity is a museum located in the historic centre, offering an interesting insight into the local art of cribs and its traditional features. Lat Trinità della Cava is an abbey in a gorge of the Finestre Hills. The Abbey of the Holy Trinity, commonly known as Badia di Cava, was founded in the early eleventh century. It easy only five kilometres away from the town centre. Bus connections are available, too. Castle enthusiasts should not miss the opportunity to check out Castle of Sant'Adiutore. The castle was built on a beautiful hill around the ninth century. The atmosphere is wonderful and it is also a perfect place to take some pictures.
Written by local enthusiast for Cava de' Tirreni hostelsFlo