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The Certosa di San Lorenzo has been recognized World Heritage Site by Unesco and rises at the feet of the residential area. With the form of a gridiron that remembers the martyrdom of the Saint, the building of the huge structure (13 cloisters, 41 fountains, more than 600 rooms, 1300 meters of colonnades sustained by...

The worship of Saint Vincent Ferrer in Gesualdo goes back, between history and legend, to an unusual event happened in Gesualdo. It is told that the Sicilian religious community ordered to a Spanish artist the realization of the statue of Saint Vincent Ferrer. During the transport of the statue towards its...

On the south-west slope of Vallo di Diano, in Cilento, with its magnificent medieval village, the Municipality of Sanza, set among the mountains of the chain of Cervati, opens the valley to the Gulf of Policastro. Sanza, before the Lucanian  and the Roman presence, has always had a strategic and commercial importance...

The red potato of Padula definitely distinguishes itself from the other varieties of potatoes cultivated on the Italian territory, first of all for the aspect of the tubers that have a red colored peel. Inside it has a milky white color and frequently presents red veins in correspondence to the change cells and near...

The Early Christian Baptistery of San Giovanni in Fonte The Early Christian Baptistery of San Giovanni in Fonte, in Padula, is the only one over the world that uses the baptismal water drawing it directly from the spring on which it rises. Its building dates back to the first centuries of the Christianity. The oldest...

The Church of the Holy Piety in Teggiano is an ex-monastery. It rose in the first years of ‘300 for the Benedictine nuns. Then, in 1474, it was transformed in monastery for the Friars Minor of Saint Francis. The fifteenth-century door of the Church is a masterpiece of Renaissance wood art that, for its value, has been...

The diocesan museum is a kind of tale of the civil and religious history of Teggiano (ancient Diano) and of its diocese, represented in one of the oldest churches of the episcopal town, risen up on the ruins of a roman temple, of which only the external podium remains. The museum collection integrates the history and...

The magic of the past with its thousand facets comes back to show itself in a place where the time has preserved untouched its fascination. A medieval village, rich in traditions, art and architecture as Teggiano, of great historic and urban interest, deserves a careful visit. During the centuries, the center has...

As the remains of the megalithic walls of the IV century BC testify, Atena Lucana is one of the oldest settlements of Vallo di Diano. The presence of the caves proves an even prehistoric period. It was founded by the Pelasgians with the name of Larissa, which means fortress. Of this constitution, it is still visible...

Accurate analysis of a ‘sciuscillone’ of Teggiano, but to well understand, it is necessary to taste it. The corno di capra (goat horn) pepper of Teggiano is also called Sciuscillone and is part with full rights of the typical products of Vallo di Diano. Generally, it has a form of trefoil or quatrefoil horn, a width...