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Scario is located in Italy
Location of Scario in Italy
Coordinates: 40°3′9.83″N 15°29′28.75″E / 40.0527306°N 15.4913194°E / 40.0527306; 15.4913194Coordinates: 40°3′9.83″N 15°29′28.75″E / 40.0527306°N 15.4913194°E / 40.0527306; 15.4913194
Country  Italy
Region  Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Comune San Giovanni a Piro
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population [1]
 • Total 1,123
Demonym(s) Scarioti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84070
Dialing code (+39) 0974
Website Official website

Scario is an Italian hamlet (frazione), the largest in the municipality of San Giovanni a Piro in the province of Salerno, Campania region.



The village is situated in the western corner of the Gulf of Policastro, on the southern side of Cilento. It is 8 km from San Giovanni a Piro, 4 from Policastro Bussentino, 15 from Sapri and 24 from Marina di Camerota. Its westernmost locality, Garagliano, borders the coastal area named Porto Infreschi, which extends from that area to Marina di Camerota.

Tourism and transports[edit]

Central beach

Due to its position in Cilento National Park, and the natural environment and the quality of its waters (especially in the western localities of Sant'Anna and Garagliano), Scario has a strong tourist appeal, especially in the summer.

It includes a small port. Its nearest railway station is Policastro Bussentino, 4.5 km distant, on the Naples-Reggio Calabria railway line.

The nearest main road is 6 km away (to the north, at the exit for Policastro Bussentino) which serves the Salerno-Battipaglia-Paestum-Agropoli-Vallo della Lucania-Policastro-Sapri traffic.

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Media related to Scario at Wikimedia Commons