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Cilento and Vallo di Diano

The Cilento and Vallo di Diano park recently joined the European Network of Geoparks receiving the recognition by UNESCO

In this area a rich geological heritage is characterized by a high degree of diversity is preserved, the coastal and mountainous, consisting of sedimentary rocks give rise to a view articulated, often mountainous and steep gorges cut deep, quickly reaches the sea or degrades gradually towards the valley crossed by major rivers.
This area belongs to the south of that has developed between the late Cretaceous and the Pleistocene as a result of interactions between European and African plates.