Known ad the largest colony of the Magna Grecia, the ancient city of Paestum have been for centuries not only the travel destination of occasional tourists or visitors coming from the different regions of Italy, but, above all, a cultural reference for important personalities in the field of architecture, painting and the arts in general, who came from every part of Europe. Just think about people like Goethe. Shelley, Canova, Piranesi, Winckelmann, to understand how. Much there is to see and discover, not only in Paestum, but also in the surrounding areas.
Thanks to road network easily accessible and also suggestive, being it totally by history and natural landscapes of rare beauty, it is possible to travel from Capaccio and quickly reach amazing atmosphere and beautiful places. Among the most remarkable destinations, where there's the opportunity to organise not only hiking trips but also to make sports activities such as rafting or "the flight of the angel" (zip wire), there are: the Calore River, the Tanaro river, Castelmezzano and Pietrasanta, Castelcivita and Pertosa, with their caves, Velia, Ascea, Padula, Vallo di Diano, Punta Licosa, Agropoli, Castellabate, Acciaroli and Palinuro, characterised by white sand beaches and cliffs and caves for scuba diving. Among the most attractive areas to visit it cannot be forgot the WWF Oasis near the Caves of Morigerati on Bussento. Also, from, Paestum, can be reached extremely easily: Salerno and the Amalfi Coast, Pompei, Herculaneum, Naples, Capri, Ischia, Caserta, and many other cities rich in history and traditions, including Benevento and Capua.