Posts Tagged ‘Tempi Connessi’

How many stories weave among the streets of Naples? A lot and all fascinating. Luciano Melito tells us a wonderful one that we report you here. This is the story of Gennarino ‘e vascio ‘o puorto and Sisina ‘a sigettara do’ vico ‘a lava.  Mr. Luciano has told us that his grandmother has wanted the photo, about which he...

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 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...

There is nothing more poetic and dreaming, among the alternative means of transport, than a hot-air balloon. Even its history is fascinating! The first documented flight of a balloon able to transport people happened on October 19, 1783 in Paris. That kind of balloon, still under improvement, used hot air to float in...

Conca dei Marini, wonderful pearl of the Amalfi Coast, declared in 1997 World Heritage Site by Unesco. Also called “Sailors’ Town” because of numerous sailors, expert of sailing who once lived there, Conca dei Marini brings its name from the particular geographical conformation with the shape of a basin and from the...

About the origin of Pertosa, there is not sure information. Its name comes from the term of archaic dialect Petrusu, which refers to the opening of the Angel’s Caves. From an historical point of view, the roots of the village Petrusu would stay in the ancient settlement of ‘Consinum’, an inhabited center testified by...

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...

The Liqueur Concerto (concert) is one of the oldest rosolios of the Amalfi Coast. For tradition, it is attributed to the inventiveness of the Monks of the Monastery of Saint Francis in Tramonti. In fact, once, the monks and the nuns were the only ones to have a real laboratory of pharmacy. They collected and...

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...

The Scazzetta of Pantaleone The dessert that represents Salerno par excellence, the Scazzetta di Pantaleone, is known by all the people of Salerno and not only, but probably few know from where its fame and tasty derive. All the people of Salerno know that to eat the scazzetta, you have to go in an only patisserie in...