This city can boast a past full of history. It has been called an “open air museum” because of its evocative and magnificent monuments which bear witness to centuries and centuries of legendary events. A tour of the city allows to detect that every era has left its mark on architecture and art of great value.
Belonging to the roman era are the Roman Arch of Trajan,built between 114 and 117 AD,the Roman Theatre,famous for its acoustics and the Arch of the Sacrament.In the Lombard period, Benevento became a principality by ArechisII, a man of good knowledge, who was the founder of magnificent monuments, such as the Church of St. Sophia
with its beautiful cloister and the “Civitas Nova”with its walls.Other interesting monuments of the period are the papal Rocca del Rettore, the Duomo, Palazzo Paolo V, the Basilica of St. Bartholomew, the Basilica of Our Ladyof Grace.
A delightful village of Sannio located in a slightly hilly position just 10 km from Benevento. The old town center is a typical medieval village made up of narrow, winding streets which makes it a truly different place from any other in the Sannio. This small rural hamlet is a special place to visit because it’s the place where Padre Pio was born and formed.
Visiting Pietrelcina you have the opportunity to see the birthplace of St. Pio. What’s most striking is the incredible poverty in which he lived.
Famous in all the world because it keeps the mortal remains of St. Pio.
Walking through its streets you encounter the Church of St. Joseph the Worker, the Church of St. Nicholas,characterized by a precious copper portal (which depicts moments in the life of St. Nicholas),St. Catherine’s Church(the oldest in the country),the Mother Church of San Leonardo(the main church of San Giovanni Rotondo, on the entrance portal that presents a valuable statue of St. Michael Archangel), the Church of St. Ursula(very rich in history and recently restored), the Church of Our Lady of Loreto (which replicates the actual size of the sacred birth place of the Lord in Bethlehem), the Church of Sant’Onofrio, and finally the ancient Church of St. John the Baptist which goes back to the III-II century BC, inestimable for it’s undeniable historical interest and further more, the archaeological ruins of the ancient village of Sant’Egidio and the Curvara.
The history of Montefusco is primarily the story of his medieval castle built in the Norman period, transformed during the Aragonese domination in the first court house and then ina prison. Since 1928 the castle and Montefusco was declared a national monument and partly transformed into the Municipal house.
In the seventeenth century Montefusco boasted twenty churches and five convents but now there remain still seven churches and two convents sufficient to reconstruct an exciting journey through time and to discover the devotion of the place.
Montefusco is a natural “belvedere”where you can enjoy extensive views of the valley, rich incultivated areas with olive trees and vineyards that characterize the locality.
The most important wine center of the Middle Valley of the river Calore, Taurasi, is placed above a spur on the right side of a mountain slope that dominates with its considerable height(m.398 above sea level)the valley. Famous in all the world for its Taurasi DOCG wine.
Currently the Regional Enoteca Wines of Irpinia are situated in the Taurasi Castle. Among the main attractions we can visit the characteristic Bell Tower, in vico Campanile. The Chapel of the Crucifix in Pisano district, the Chapel of SS.Rocco and Sebastiano in Piazza S.Rocco and S.Joseph in the homonym district.
It extends into the Gulf of Salerno and includes some of his most famous sights, from Positano to Ravello and of course, Amalfi and Capri.
The road is tortuous, like a balcony suspended between the cobalt blue sea and the hill sof the Lattari,mountain sin a succession of valleys and headlands between coves , beaches and terraces cultivated with citrus, vines and olive trees.A unique environment, protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site
Capri is an islandin the Gulf of Naples, located in front of the Sorrento peninsula.The symbol of Capri its Faraglioni,of three is lets emerging from the sea, which rise out of this blue and idyllic sea and thatis why they are considered the guardians of Capri.
But there are many other attractions to visit inCapri: La Piazzetta of Capri, Anacapri, Marina Grande, Marina Piccola and the Scoglio delle Sirene, the caves and the Gardens
An important attraction for tourists from all over Europe. After a tour to the Duomo, you can stroll through the streets among the souvenir shops or you can be captured by the aromas and flavorsof the many delicacies.
Is an excellent tourist destination in Campania forits natural beauty and artistic traditions. Sorrento is the largest center for number of services offered and also the best known and appointed in the whole Peninsula Sorrentina.The old town still shows the orthogonal path streets of Roman origin, while the mountain is surrounded by sixteenth-century walls. We can visit the Cathedral with its neo-Gothic facade,rebuilt in the fifteenth century,and the Church of St. Francis of Assisi, with a remarkable fourteenth-century cloister, with Arabian style arches that are interwoven on orthogonal pillars.
With its fabulous beaches, including Marina Grande and Fornillo,is crowded by many tourists every year who come here to spend a relaxing holiday. The sea, the sun, the beaches and stunning scenery are not the only reasons to choose Positano as their vacation destination. The Church of Santa Maria Teresa of the Assumption,with the beautiful majolica dome, the Saracen towers, the small villages of Montepertuso Nocelle are some of the many things that you can visit. Do not underestimate,the famous Positano fashion, which offers plenty of shopping opportunities here, and gastronomy: the delicious Positano lemon cake and the many seafood specialties.