There's a lot to experience in Campania, more than you can possibly imagine. You have to go to the Amalfi coast of course, but consult our travel articles below for more trip suggestions.
The largest submerged archaeological zone in the world sits off the coast at Pozzuoli between Capo di Posillipo and Capo Miseno.
Unlike the volcanic ash and lava which destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum this Roman territory was sent to the grave by underground activity which literally removed the foundations.
According to tradition, Valva in the Campania's Alta Valle Del Sele, province of Salerno, was founded by the ancient 'Ursenti'. In the 9th century it became the chosen base of Orso, the Conte di Conza, following repeated Saracen raids in the area.
The area of the "Alta Valle del Sele" lies in the foothills of the Appennine mountain range in the province of Salerno. In antiquity the area was inhabited by small, distinct tribes such as the Volcentani, Ursentini and Numestrani who united together for administrative purposes.
The mountains of the Monti Picentini form part of the Campania Apennines and are also part of a protected regional park of the same name. Between the sea and the Mountains it is
What makes them especially interesting is that, thanks to the above average heavy local rainfall, the zone is rich with springs and water streams.