Elea (Greek: Iagct), named in Roman times Velia, is an ancient polis of Magna
Graecia. The archaeological area is located in Contrada Piana di Vella, in the
municipality of Ascea, in the province of Salerno, within the National Park of
Cilento and Vallo di Diana and Alburni. The access to the archaeological site
is from Via di Porta Rosa.