Among Centola hamlets there is the famous Palinuro. Palinuro is very appreciated by tourists, thanks to its wonderful position, among olive trees on the hills and the wonderful sea. Palinuro was the name of the helmsman of Aeneas who, according to tradition, fell in the sea, and when he reached the beach, he was killed by the inhabitants
The sea is really uncontaminated, there are wonderful creeks, long and wide beeches, beautiful caves (Azzurra, del Ribalto, Calafetente, del Buon Dormire, delle Ossa) with stalagmites and remains of prehistoric animals.
Places to visit:
Molpa Castle, with sighting towers, a courtyard surrounded by walls, stone portal . Towers on the coast built between 1550 and 1600. Natural arch, at the mouth of Mingardo River in a beautiful creek, between two beaches . Then there are the Capuchin Monastery and several churches to visit around Palinuro