Posts Tagged ‘teggiano’

The Cathedral of S. Maria Maggiore was built around the end of 1200, by Charles of Anjou, as symbol of reward towards the Princes Sanseverino, lords of Diano, who helped him in the war against the Swabians. Among the art works preserved inside it, it stands out the pulpit sculpted by Melchiorre from Montalbano in 1271...

The Museum of the Herbs of Teggiano, with Viridarium, represents the reference point of numerous social categories from the professionals to the students, the farmers, the artisans, the housewives, the researchers, the scholars, the onlookers of the Province of Salerno and Region Campania. The Museum of the Herbs has...

The Castle of Teggiano (Diano until 1862) has a history and a magic to discover. The most ancient news about the Macchiaroli Castle date back to 1405. In that year, the feud of Diano was royal property, because king Ladislaus of Durazzo had confiscated it to the Sanseverino, counts of Marsico, along with other their...

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...

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...

HANDMADE PASTA OF TEGGIANO The peculiarity of Teggiano is a gastronomy that can be defined Mediterranean for the presence of homemade pastas ‘fusiddi, cavatieddi, ravaiuoli, parmatieddi and urecchi ri prieuti’, flavored with sauce enriched by the taste of the ‘vrasciole’ (pork chops) of Teggiano or by the ‘cared...