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.

Monti Picentini

Published in Campania Itineraries

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.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Churches of Avellino

Published in Campania Itineraries

Convent of Saint FrancisA reader recently wrote to us for specific information about the churches of the city of Avellino in order to source records relating to her family's origins.

Our references mention the main Cathedral and the 18th century church of S. Maria di Costantinopoli.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Guide to Avellino

Published in Campania Itineraries

Avellino, or Abellinum Roman city, is exactly 56km from Naples and the heart of the province also happens to be the heart of the Campania Appennines.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Montella

Published in Campania Itineraries

Montella in the province of Avellino is 34 km from Avellino city and is one of the largest towns of Irpinia and the Alta Valle del Calore with approx. 9000 inhabitants.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Matese Mountains

Published in Campania Itineraries

This ruggedly mountainous part of the Campania today borders the provinces and Caserta and Benevento. The whole zone has also been declared 'Il Parco de Matese' and comprises 20 comune such as Ailano, Capriati al Volturno, Gioia Sannitica and Valle Agricola.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Valley of the Samnites

Published in Campania Itineraries

This area of Italy, which now lies in the province of Benevento, takes its name from one of the peninsular's toughest people, the Samnites.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Birthplace of Padre Pio

Published in Campania Itineraries

Padre PioA little northeast of the provincial capital Benevento is the birthplace of Padre Pio.

As you might expect the hamlet of Pietrelcina has become an important pilgrim destination but it still retains its evocative medieval feel.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Insalata di Rinforzo

Published in Campania Recipes

The name of this salad indicates it's generous health qualities and mineral sustenance. Always in the Neapolitan Christmas eve menu.

We just hope you like olives and vinegar.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Acciugata salted anchovies dish

Published in Campania Recipes

This could be the simplest dish in the world, but if you have ever bought just sardines under oil from in Italy you now they taste amazing.

A meal in themselves.

Anchovy fans might also like to consult this page which offers further hints for eating the slippery pesce azzuro.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

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