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Colors of Agropoli - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

During summer, the city of Agropoli becomes one of the major tourist centers in Europe. This city possesses its own peculiar features and unforgettable identity. Interesting fact that majority consider local people to be very hot-tempered and even aggressive. However, in spite of this, it is impossible to find more peace-loving and sympathetic people than the Agropoleans. They like to argue and they can be easily offended by some unpleasant gesture, but, nevertheless, city residents can quickly forget their grievances. Locals are very hospitable and are ready to help or assist you.
During summer, Agropoli turns into a modern entertainment center, which offers vacationers to visit various clubs and discos. The entire coastal zone of the Italian resort town is occupied … Open
Moreover, Agropolis has very interesting and ancient traditions. Almost every day, you will be able to enjoy the bright puppet shows in the central city square. This tradition has a hundred years, and even today these shows have not lost their value and attract a lot of tourists annually. Another fascinating "national performance" is the process of cooking a caramel. Dexterous sellers, like magicians, create the most original candies from the sweet caramel mass. The local sweets are one of the most popular souvenirs.
Perhaps the most popular and famous national dish is mozzarella cheese. In every local restaurant, you will be invited to try a lot of its varieties. Gourmets prefer to order a cheese assortment, the fine addition to which is the Falerno wine. Moreover, here you should also try the most common dish, which will be offered in every cafe or restaurant in the city - pasta. Locals eat pasta literally every day, savoring a variety of sauces and complementing vegetable salads. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Italians prefer to celebrate New Year with noise and very cheerfully. They believe that optimistic disposition helps to get rid of all negative emotions, experiences, and troubles in the outgoing year. Very interesting tradition is held in Agropoli before New Year - to wear red lingerie. Therefore, on New Year's days, all the shop windows are full of red things, so you can also purchase some red item and participate in this tradition. The biggest attention Agropoleans pay to festive dinner. At the Christmas table, you can find pork legs, sausages, baked fish, and seafood. Grapes play a special role during the celebration: by custom, you need to prepare 12 grapes, and with each stroke of the clock to eat one by one. The one who can eat the last grapes in the first second of the New Year, the whole year will be accompanied by luck.
Carnival of Agropoli is the brightest event held in February. Every year, for a few days, the city plunges into an atmosphere of extravaganza and general fun. On the streets, you will see locals in bright outfits and costumes; everyone has a unique chance this unusual procession. During the holiday, besides the parades, you can enjoy some time on fun musical and theatrical performances. Open cafes of Agropoli invite tourists and residents to try unusual sweets, traditional desserts, and interesting national dishes. On February 7-9, Agropoleans organize the parades of floats. The celebration is held along the main streets, where you will enjoy fascinating figures from the papier mache created by local masters. The parade starts from Via Salvo D'acquisto, Via Pio X, and finishes in Piazza della Repubblica.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Agropoli and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Agropoli
♥   Santuario della Madonna del Granato, Capaccio, 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Pantaleone, Vallo della Lucania, 27.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica Concattedrale di S. Maria della Pace, Campagna, 36.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria degli Angeli e S. Matteo (Duomo superiore e Duomo inferiore), Salerno, 41.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Concattedrale di S. Donato, Acerno, 44 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale Abbazia di SS. Trinità, Trinità di Cava, 44.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Maria dell’Olmo, Cava de’ Tirreni, 44.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Agropoli
♥   Castle 'Gerione Castle' Campagna, 37.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Forte La Carnale' Salerno, 39.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castel Terracena' Salerno, 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Arechi' Salerno, 41.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rocca di San Quirico' Roccapiemonte, 52.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello del Parco' Nocera Inferiore, 53 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Carmine Castle' Naples, 53.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Agropoli and around

Arco Naturale

From the series “Incredible Natural Arches Built by Water and Wind”
The arch has impressive dimensions, its height is about 18 meters, and the width is about 12 meters. It has constantly been formed by the influence of water, wind and sun rays. Today it is incredibly harmonious and beautiful natural object. The eastern coast of the island of Capri is visited not only by curious tourists, but also by professional photographers who strive to make spectaculat pictures of the coast in these places. … Read further

Positano Village

From the series “Small Flamboyant Towns Painted with Van Gogh Colors”
However, a tiny town on the Amalfi coast, is famous not only for its religious sites. It is located on a rocky slope, so colorful houses are arranged in stages and form an incredibly beautiful landscape. In addition to colorful houses, the picturesque town features many olive and orange groves. Hikers are sure to enjoy vacations here. … Read further
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Agropoli

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Agropoli. Learn the best periods to visit Agropoli to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Agropoli.
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