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Paestum, temples, area archeologica

Paestum ancient city of Lucania, South Italy. It was a colony of the Greek city of Sybaris (c.600 B.C.) and was first named Posidonia. It flourished with the rest of Magna Graecia through the 6th cent. B.C. The Romans took the city in 273 B.C.; they called it Paestum. The ruins, near the present Paestum, include some of the finest and best-preserved Doric temples in existence.
GPS Coordinates: 40°25'N, 15°00'E


The name Agropoli reminds us immediately of the Akropolis in Athens. Agropoli is the capital city and commercial heart of the pristine area called Cilento. The town, where recently some tombs of an age prior to the byzantine period have been discovered, also boasts the medieval ruins of the monastery of S. Francesco, the church of Holy Mary of Costantinople (XVI century), the S. Marco, S. Francesco, Tresino and Pagliarulo towers, all in fairly good condition.
GPS Coordinates: 40°21'N, 14°59'E


Salerno is the main town in the Costiera Amalfitana Salerno was the city of the Salentini. After war with Hannibal (194 B.C.), a Roman colony was established there. In the Social War it was taken by the Samnites. The medical school of Salerno was famous in medieval history. In recent history the city hosted the King of Italy, who moved from Rome in 1943 after Italy negotiated a peace with the Allies in World War II. A brief so-called "government of the South" was then established in the town.
GPS Coordinates: 40° 37' 33,6" N, 14° 22' 33,6" E


is beautifully situated at the base and on the slopes of the hills enclosing the Bay of Naples. Naples is a crowded and noisy city, famous for its songs, festivals, and gaiety. Especially interesting parts of the city are the Old Spacca Quarter (the heart of Old Naples) and the seaside Santa Lucia sector. Noteworthy structures in Naples include the Castel Nuovo; the Castel dell'Ovo ; the Renaissance-style Palazzo Cuomo; the large Carthusian Monastery of St. Martin; the neoclassic Villa Floridiana, which houses a museum of porcelain, china, and Neopolitan paintings; the Church of Santa Chiara, which contains the tombs of Robert the Wise and other Angevin kings; the Cathedral of St. Januarius; the Royal Palace; and the Church of Santa Maria Donna Regina. Naples has several museums including the National Museum, which holds the Farnese collection and most of the objects excavated at nearby Pompeii and Herculaneum; the picture gallery, housed in Capodimonte palace; and the aquarium. The Teatro San Carlo, a famous opera house, was opened in 1737. The city has a conservatory and several art academies. Near Naples is the Camaldulian Hermitage, from which there is an excellent view of the bay region. We must not forget Napoli Sotteranea, the subterranean city, less well known but nonetheless well worth a visit.
GPS Coordinates: 40° 50' N, 14° 15' E


Mount Vesuvius (Italian: Monte Vesuvio) is a well known volcano east of Naples, Italy. It is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years, although it is not currently erupting. The only other two such volcanoes in Italy (Etna and Stromboli) are located on islands. Vesuvius is best known for its eruption in AD 79 that led to the destruction of the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. GPS Coordinates: 40° 49' 14" N, 14° 25' 47" E


Herculaneum is a sister town of Pompeii. It was an ancient Roman town destroyed by mud-flows and ash-falls due to the pyroclastic flows in 79 AD. Herculaneum is much smaller and more manageable to visit than Pompeii. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you can still see preserved wooden lofts, wine racks and bedsteads. 40.8060N 14.3482E the South" was then established in the town.
GPS Coordinates: 40.806° N, 14.3482° E
A trip to Herculaneum on Google Maps


is the capital of the province of that name in Southern Italy, situated in a fertile and pleasant region about 30 Km from Naples. The Caserta Royal Palace is an UNESCO world heritage site. The monumental complex at Caserta, created by the Bourbon king Charles III in the mid-18th century to rival Versailles and the Royal Palace in Madrid. In it you can find more than 1200 rooms, decorated in various styles.The park is long 2 miles and contains many falls, lakes and gardens, as the very famous English gardens.
GPS Coordinates: 41° 4' N, 4° 20' E

Trentinara zipline - Cilento in volo

The most scenic Zip Line of Cilento, with one of the most spectacular view of all time. Cilento in volo - Trentinara