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Campania, edged by the Mediterranean Sea, is made up of five provinces – Salerno, Caserta, Benevento, Avellino, and Naples. An area of astonishingly beautiful landscapes, not just for its nature, complete with dramatic coastline and marvelous mountains, but for its impressive history too! It offers everything you can even imagine! Ancient archaeological sites from the Ancient Greeks to the Romans; from crumbling ruins to masterpieces of the classical world, tell the story of this region.


To discover the natural wonders, you can visit a lot of parks and natural areas including Amalfi coast and Mount Vesuvius .

Campania is also the place for great relax on beautiful sandy beaches, soaking in the sun, with many bars and restaurants. It’s also a cradle of Italian food, being the home of pizza, spaghetti, limoncello, cannelloni, and mozzarella.

Other amazing places include Naples, Caserta, Avellino, Pozzuoli, Cilento Benevento, Pompeii, Sorrento and Paestum.

Campania has UNESCO 6 sites

  • 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex

  • Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfitana)

  • Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata

  • Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula

  • Historic Centre of Naples

  • Santa Sofia, Benevento (Longobard Site) Province of Benevento


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Its port is one of the most important in the Mediterranean. Due to the extensive history of this region, Naples is full of historical buildings, squares and churches plus a host of modern amenities and fantastic nightlife opportunities. In 1995, the historic city centre was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And .....let’s learn to make pizza in Naples!

Piazza del Plebiscito

The symbol of Naples,  Piazza del Plebiscito, located in the heart of the city, surrounded by the Basilica of San Francesco di Paola, the Royal Palace, the Prefecture’s Palace and the Salerno Palace is one of the largest squares in Italy.

Royal Palace

Royal Palace, begun in 1600 and restored from 1837-41. It is one of four palaces in the area that were used as residences by the Bourbon kings. On the long facade are eight marble statues of the various kings who ruled Naples. Inside, you can see the grand staircase of white marble, built in 1651, a theater, and more than two dozen rooms in its state apartment, with furniture, tapestries, porcelains, and sculptures.

Theater  San Carlo

One of the largest theaters in Europe and one of Italy's premier opera houses, the Real Teatro di San Carlo was built by King Charles of Bourbon, adjoining his Royal Palace.

Castel Nuovo

Built in 1279, the five-towered Castel Nuovo, was the residence of kings and viceroys of Naples. Its history reflects the various rulers—French, Aragonese, Spanish, and Austrian, each adding and renovating to suit the times. Take a tour of the castle and admire the beautiful towers, stand inside the central courtyard, admire the painted ceiling of the Baron’s Hall and climb the castle ramparts for stunning views of Naples and the harbour.

Castel dell’Ovo

As you enter the port at Naples you will undoubtedly see this stunning sea bound castle.

The oldest remaining fortification in Naples, the Castel dell’Ovo was constructed in the early 6th century BC and some form of defensive structure has stood ever since. The castle is open to the public and it is a fantastic structure to explore – Walk through the passageways and arches and look out into the Mediterranean sea.

Sansevero Chapel

A chapel contains amazing works of Rococo art by some of the leading Italian artists of the 18th century. 

District of Santa Lucia

A picturesque huddle of narrow, stepped lanes where you can see very real neighborhood  shops and bakeries, artisans' workshops, little cafés, laundry hanging overhead, and conversations carried on between balconies. Be part of  traditional Neapolitan life!


Avellino is a quiet city full of interesting features immersed in the vast green plain of the Irpinia territory. Mountains, vast plains, shimmering lakes and rivers make this province the perfect destination for those who love nature and who desire a vacation marked by thorough relaxation, among mountains and springs, fresh air and great food, all year-round.

Montevergine Sanctuary

Symbol of the city of Avellino, can be reached by walking up, that is worth the effort for the rewarding views or take the funicular up to the hill. The Benedictine abbey has been a true sanctuary, giving shelter to Jews in hiding during WWII, and where many locals fled for safety during the Allied bombings of their city. It is a beautiful spot with breathtaking views and an intriguing history, and well worth the trip.

Saint Mary Assunta Cathedral

House of numerous religious paintings and statues, like the painting of Lady Assunta, which is carried in the town procession in August.

Clock Tower

The symbol of the city, the tower is 36 meters high and it was damaged by the disastrous earthquakes of 1668, 1742, and the latest in 1980, which caused disasters and irreparable damage to the city’s architecture.

Bourbon Prison

Houses the Pinacoteca Provinciale art museum. The city of Avellino has also its Municipal Theater, the Carlo Gesualdo.


Benevento, just under two hours' drive from Naples, is some way off the beaten track.  It is surrounded by the Campanian Apennines, between the rivers Sabato and Calore. Benevento is a town rich in artistic and historical attractions. The  historic center of Benevento, which is packed full of beauty of every kind, the majestic Benevento Cathedral, built around the 7th century, and unfortunately bombed in 1943.  The Arch of Trajan, perfectly conserved, is the most beautiful triumphal Roman arch, erected in 113 AD to celebrate the opening of the Via Appaia, which leads from Benevento to Brindisi. It’s named after Trajan, the emperor who funded the project. Next, the Roman Theater, inaugurated by Emperor Hadrian (126 DC) and completed by Caracalla (200 AD), made for 10,000 spectators, with 25 incredible arches, a marble cavea and some stunning stucco elements, now still well preserved and used for various theatrical performances.

Church of Saint Sofia

The Church of S. Sofia with its bell tower, is one of the most original from medieval Europe. It retains many elements of its original Lombard architecture.

It is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011, as part of a group of seven historic buildings inscribed as Longobards in Italy and their Places of Power (568–774 A.D.) The seven components are located in  Campania, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, LombardyPuglia, and Umbria In Lombardy, there are 2 components, San Salvatore-Santa Giulia Monastary and Capitolium archaeological area in Brescia and Castelseprio Archaeological Park in Varese.