Cultural

In the heart of the Amalfi Coast, the splendid Praiano rises. The name of Praiano probably comes from the term praia, that is, beach, from the Greek plagion (inclined plane). In fact, the landscape beauty of this place is undeniable, rich in beaches and belvedere. The points from which admiring the wonderful view of...

The suggestive Via de’ Mercanti (Merchants’ Street) crosses the entire Old Town Center, allowing a jump into the past to those who decide to know Salerno, in its most remote corners and alleys too. The original commercial center of the town, still today, preserves untouched its trading nature and its millennial...

From 1997, municipality of the province of Salerno, Vietri sul Mare has been declared World Heritage Site by Unesco for the richness of its landscapes and its artistic and cultural heritage. Historically, Vietri sul Mare had been identified with the ancient Marcina, first Etruscan-Samnite coastal settlement, then...

In the heart of Campania, exactly in the north-west zone of Naples, the famous Campi Flegrei (Phlegraean Fields) rise. Originally, according to Diodoro Siculo, the definition ‘Phlegraean’ was attributed to the area between Massico Mount and the mounts of Caserta until the Lattari, but the name was given taking the cue...

The characteristic architecture of the medieval aqueduct of Salerno has aroused the imagination of the people of Salerno who from always call it the arch of the devils (‘l’arco re’ riavule’). The Aqueduct of Salerno has a long and glorious past, made of stories and legends, of very important artistic ‘records’ and of...

Frigento is a village in the heart of Irpinia that has known how to combine the opening to the modernity with the respect and the enhancement of its own history. The old town center, inhabited for more than two thousand years, is almost a photography of Frigento of the second half of the Eighteenth century. The...

In province of Salerno, immersed in the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano, Marina di Camerota rises up. Born as a village of fishermen and expanded in the Nineteenth century with the arrival of the local people, during the time it has become a place of uncontaminated beauty, able to recall every year...

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 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 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...