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.

Valva

Published in Campania Itineraries

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.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Alta Valle del Sele

Published in Campania Itineraries

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.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

Noble Villas of Herculaneum

Published in Campania Itineraries

We all know about Pompei and the aftermath of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, but 'Ercolano'. Herculaneum, is in some way more interesting that its famous cousin.

Last modified on 03 February 2011

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

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