Sport and Leisure
Sport and Leisure: Agropoli is an attractive destination for anyone wishing to attend top sporting events at national and international level, as well as anyone seeking an opportunity to practice a wide range of sports.
With its trails and sporting facilities, the Trentova–Tresino nature area is an ideal location for practising outdoor sports, from mountain-biking to horse-riding, hiking and archery.
Sea lovers can hire canoes, surfboards and sailing boats at the marina. The town also offers numerous modern, fully-equipped sporting facilities: PalaAgropoli and Palagreen, dedicated to basketball, volleyball, dance, and martial arts; the “Polito” pitch for football and rugby, the “Raffaele Guariglia” stadium with its eight-lane running track, grass and astroturf (Campo Torre) pitches, and numerous municipal facilities for five-a-side and eight-a-side football.
The Leisure Experience
Agropoli has a generous range of shops and tourist facilities which make it a great location for relaxing and indulging in shopping and other pastimes. The pedestrian precinct is a natural mall connecting Corso Garibaldi and Piazza Vittorio Veneto to Via Filippo Patella, Via Mazzini and the magnificent Piazza della Mercanzia with its view of the marina. Shops here cater to all tastes, with quality local crafts (leather goods, pottery, embroidery, souvenirs, jewellery, etc.), bars, local restaurants, ice-cream parlours, and the cuopperie selling twists of fried fish, and make an extremely pleasant stroll to the port or the old town.
There are also countless meeting places and venues offering entertainment for visitors.. Lungomare San Marco, in particular, is packed with bars, pizzerias, wine bars and pubs. The summer nightlife is buzzing with open-air discos and busy lidos.