Located on the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Strada Sapri-Castrocucco is one of the most beautiful drives in the world. The road has been featured on high-end auto commercials and advertisements.
The road is part of the Strada Statale 18 Tirrena Inferiore, an Italian state road, connecting Campania and Calabria. The journey offers an exhilarating driving experience, with superb views. It’s an unforgettable road trip. The road is a delight to drive, with every kind of twist and turn. The drive is 25.9 km long. It’s asphalted with some narrow sections. Its many twists, turns and narrows can pose a challenge to even the most experienced drivers.
The road links the towns of Sapri, in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy and Castrocucco, in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of Italy. Located at the extreme south of the coast of Maratea, the road runs along the Tyrrhenian Sea. This route is not recommended if your passengers are prone to car sickness. Don’t stuff your belly too much. Eventually, you might feel vomiting temptations. It was built in 1953. The road is now in great demand as a film set for numerous television commercials for the European market of prestigious car manufacturers such as Porsche.