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The House of Pebbles

Castelnuovo Cilento SA, Italy
  • House753 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

The characteristic Casa dei Ciottoli, entirely covered with small stones of sea and river, is located in the center of Castelnuovo Cilento, a medieval village in the heart of the Cilento National Park at 280 meters above sea level. The village enjoys a dominant position and a fantastic view of the Alento Valley and the Cilento coast. The house is the work of the peasant architect Guerino Galzerano who in the same village has realized with the same technique three other sites: the garden under the Tower, Santa Caterina and his tomb.

The house has been recently and completely renovated with quality materials and is spread over 2 levels and is as follows: balcony with separate entrance, large living room with kitchenette, 2 bedrooms, two bathrooms and a comfortable loft 20 sqm with sofa bed. The property is completed by a splendid 16 sqm terrace with a fantastic view of the sea and surrounding valley as well as the medieval tower of the country. The house is equipped with every comfort and can accommodate up to 4 people.

Staying at the Casa dei Ciottoli, far from the stress of the city, allows the imagination to amplify and rediscover the simple gestures of every day. In the summer, the town is populated with various events, among which Castrum Novum stands out for the staging of a historical re-enactment in the fascinating location of Castelnuovo Cilento Castle and allows you to taste the typical Cilento products at the various food and wine stands. The feast of the patron saint of the village, Santa Maria Maddalena, is also very heartfelt.

The house is just a few kilometers from the blue sea of ​​Casalvelino Marina, Ascea, Pioppi (home of the Mediterranean Diet) and Acciaroli (the town of centenarians), and less than an hour's drive from the coasts of the myth of Palinuro and Marina di Camerota. Less than 8 kilometers from the apartment are the archaeological excavations of Elea, the ancient Greek city that gave birth to Parmenides and Zeno. Famous for its Porta Rosa, which includes the only classical Greek arch that has survived in perfect condition, Elea is also composed of the Acropolis and the remains of a small theater dating back to the 4th century BC. C. still today scene of theatrical performances.

A few kilometers from the magnificent sea of ​​Cilento, spectacular peaks set in the territory offer the other side of the tourist offer: Mount Gelbison is a particularly sought after destination to recover contact with nature. A little further away, between the valleys of the Sele and the Tanagro, stand out the silhouettes of the Alburni mountains, the Dolomites of Cilento, full of caves and caves ideal for nature walks and trekking.

Castelnuovo Cilento is also the starting point of the Via Silente, a magnificent bike route of about 600 km that crosses the entire territory of the National Park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni.



Member Since 2017
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english, italian
Calendar last updated:
Apr 05, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • 1 queen
      • 2 twin/ single


        • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
        • toilet, shower, bidet
        • toilet

          Location Type

            • Near The Ocean
            • Village


                • Family


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Kitchen
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                • Dining Area


                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television


                                        • Balcony
                                        • Bicycles


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Private Chef


                                                    • caves
                                                    • churches
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • duty free shops
                                                    • live theater
                                                    • marina
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • waterfalls

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • disco club
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • paddle boating
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • groceries

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • snorkeling
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • jet skiing
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • surf fishing
                                                                • surfing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • water skiing

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.


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                                                                  Castelnuovo Cilento SA, Italy

                                                                  Castelnuovo Cilento is 280 meters above sea level and has a fantastic view of the Alento Valley and the Gulf of Velia. The summer resort is repopulated thanks to its manifestations such as the patron saint of Santa Maria Maddalena and Castrum Novum, which provides for the staging of a historical reenactment in the charming location of Castello di Castelnuovo and allows to taste typical products to Various wine and food stalls.

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Taxes and fees are additional

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Cleaning Fee
                                                                  Additional Guest Fee
                                                                  $18 - $30

                                                                  nelle spese di pulizie sono comprese anche le spese per l'aria condizionata

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                                                                  For booking assistance, call 888-829-7076

                                                                  Property # 8336981