Monuments

The wonderful Amalfi, pearl of the Amalfi Coast and known all around the world for its breathtaking landscapes, hides also numerous architectural beauties of undeniable interest. Among these, in Amalfi, we cannot forget the Church of Santa Maria a Piazza, the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore (or Chiesa Nuova) and the...

The Castle of Montemiletto, known as Castle della Leonessa, rises up on a mountainous elevation in dominant position on the surrounding landscape and on the valley crossed by the rivers Calore and Sabato. Probably, the castle was built during the Longobardic era on the ruins of a preexisting roman building, of whom we...

Benevento has been a Samnite, Roman, Lombard and even pontifical town. In fact, it boasts a considerable historical artistic heritage and important archaeological assets. The roman theater of Benevento represents, therefore, most part of the Samnite archaeological heritage. It was built in the II century by the...

Adventure of an Emperor The arch of Traiano is the symbol of Benevento and represents a well conserved evidence of the Roman age. The arch was built in 114 AD. It celebrated the figure of the Emperor Trajan for the inauguration of the Appia way that joined Rome to Brindisi. For its size, it was called in the centuries...

Castellabate is one of the pearls of the Cilento Coast. In fact, its territory expands inside the National Park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni, declared in 1998 World Heritage Site by Unesco. Instead, its marine environments are, from 1972, under marine biological protection to preserve its natural and...

In province of Salerno, in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, Ravello rises. Famous and panoramic tourist center, discovered and frequented by numerous personalities, Ravello is well known for the charm of its architectures and its famous villas. Founded in the V century as refuge place from the incursions of the...

In Positano, pearl of the Amalfi Coast, along with the naturalistic beauties of the place, there are also numerous monuments of historical interest among which the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. The history of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta is strictly connected with that of the Benedictine monastery of Saint Mary...

Paestum, at south of Salerno, is among the most ancient towns of Campania In fact, it was one of the main centers of the Magna Graecia and the oldest tracks of human settlement date back to the Paleolithic. At the end of the V century BC, the town was conquered by the Lucanians and lived a period of prosperity,...

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 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...