IT - Campania

Campania is a region of southern Italy.

To know:
When to go.
The region has always been a destination for seaside tourism: thanks to the long coast and the islands (Capri Island, Ischia Island, Procida Island) it attracts tourists mainly in the summer.

Territories and tourist destinations.

Agro Aversano with Aversa and smaller towns.
Amalfi coast with Amalfi, Ravello, Vietri sul Mare.
Cilento coast
Sorrento coast
The green Irpinia, rich in forests and mountains.
Urban centers
Naples – Capital of the region, of undisputed notoriety for its cultural and historical relevance. It rises in a large basin between Vesuvius, the Phlegrean Fields and the sea.
Ariano Irpino – It is the largest mountain municipality in Campania. Of early medieval origin, it is characterized by the many historical and religious museums, the breathtaking views, as well as its typical cuisine, rich in Apennine specialties.
Avellino – It rises in the middle of a valley basin, narrow in the mountains.
Benevento – Ancient Samnite city, teeming with monuments from every era.
Caserta – It extends all around the great, famous Bourbon Palace.
Herculaneum – City famous for its excavations of the Roman city founded, according to a legend, by Hercules and destroyed together with Pompeii by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Paestum – Ancient colony of Magna Grecia, it preserves many monuments intact.
Pompeii – Next to Vesuvius and famous for its excavations and for its Marian shrine.
Pozzuoli – City with a sure historical and cultural value with its testimonies from the Roman and seventeenth centuries. It is located in a unique landscape setting between the sea, volcanic lakes (e.g. Lake Averno), forests (near there is the Cuma forest) and parks (a short distance away there is the natural reserve of the Astroni park ). Land of myths and legends just remember that here at the lake of Averno the ancient Greeks and Romans placed one of the entrances to the underworld. The volcanic nature of the area has made possible some excellent wines including Falanghina dei Campi Flegrei (DOC). Pozzuoli is famous for its fish market and the restaurants with typical local products are renowned.
Salerno – In the middle of the homonymous gulf, it had great importance in the Middle Ages: the Salerno Medical School was famous at that time.
Other destinations
Phlegrean Fields
Ischia Island
Capri Island
Procida island
Matese lake
Monte Miletto – and Matese massif.
Regional parks

Punta Campanella protected marine natural area – Promontory and marine reserve in the Gulf of Salerno.
Diecimare natural park
Regional Park of the Sarno River Basin
Monti Picentini regional park
Campi Flegrei Regional Park
Regional Park of the Lattari Mountains
Matese regional park
Regional Park of Partenio
Regional park of Taburno – Camposauro
Roccamonfina-Foce Garigliano regional park – The Roccamonfina-Foce Garigliano regional park affects the municipalities of Sessa Aurunca, Teano and five municipalities that are part of the Monte Santa Croce mountain community: Roccamonfina, for the entire territory, partially Marzano Appio, Conca of Campania, Galluccio and Tora and Piccilli. The whole area is dominated by the extinct volcano of Roccamonfina and has the Garigliano river as its geographical limit. The course of the river has carved its riverbed between the volcanic soils of Roccamonfina and the limestone soils of the Aurunci Mountains.

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