Posts Tagged ‘Padula’

The legend tells that at the Certosa of St. Lawrence in Padula, for the passage of King Charles V of Spain, triumphant back from the Battle of Tunis, the friars prepared as breakfast an omelet made with a rather substantial number of eggs. Charles V has defeated the Turkish admiral Khayr al Din, known as Barbarossa;...

An exciting journey at the center of the Earth like a real speleologist to discover the wonders of nature and live again the millennial history of Vallo di Diano. In the Speleo-Archaeological Museum of Pertosa and in the Multimedia Civic Museum of Padula, the new technologies allow deepening the history of Vallo di...

Padula could be a perfect destination for anyone wants to spend a weekend marked by relax and good eating, and maybe enjoy a walk inside the magnificent Certosa of Saint Lawrence that with its almost 52,000 square meters of surface is one of the biggest monuments of South Italy. An enchanting place where stopping and...

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...

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...