The programme is being held at the coastal village of Ogliastro Marina,
Comune di (municipality of) Castellabate, Salerno. The village is located by Tyrrhenian Sea. It has local amenities and a beach
with beautiful countryside & woodland. It is 7km from popular tourist coastal town of Santa Maria and the historic hill town of
The port of Agropoli is 20km away and the Greek ruins of Paestum, dating from about 600 to 450 BC, are 28km away.
Further afield we have the Provincial Capital of Salerno 70km away. This is the start of the famous Amalfi Coast Line. For the more adventurous, a bus ride from Salerno to Amalfi is recommended and passes through spectacular scenery and picturesque seaside towns.
You may travel onwards by bus from Amalfi to the historic tourist town of Sorrento where you can get a ferry to the exclusive island of Capri.
The Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum are 100 and 120km away and Mount Vesuvius is 125 km away. There is a particularly spectacular views of the whole Bay of Naples from the summit of Vesuvius
The beautiful city of Naples with all it's culture and history is 120km.
The last place we will mention is the Royal Palace of Caserta. Both the palace itself & the gardens are on a grand scale: It is, by volume, the largest palace in the world and has grounds of 120 ha (200 acres).
Travelling to these destinations is well accommodated by public transport. Local buses stop outside Da Tony which take you to
Santa Maria where you can transfer to express buses north. These stop at Agropoli, which is served by main line trains to Salerno