More towns and villages beautiful in Campania

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When we talk about Campania, we immediately think of Naples, its capital, true and authentic; we also think of the beauty of the Amalfi Coast and of the neighboring islands, including Capri, as well as Vesuvius, the culinary delights, the colorful dialects handed down from generation to generation, an incredibly vast historical-cultural heritage that dates back to ancient times. When we talk about Campania, however, we also talk about villages, small agglomerations of houses perched on the hills or on promontories overlooking the sea, many of which of medieval origin.

In this article, we point out then i the most beautiful towns and villages of Campania, with useful tips for planning your visit.

NB: The following list is the result of a survey that actively involved Community members. Over 10.000 users were asked to express 20 preferences, choosing from the proposals of the editorial staff.


  1. Green Mount
  2. fury
  3. Conca dei Marini
  4. castellabate
  5. Sant'Agata de 'Goti
  6. Nusco
  7. Sorrento
  8. Pompeii
  9. Amalfi
  10. Positano
  11. Ravello
  12. Praiano
  13. Vietri sul mare
  14. Maiori
  15. Minori
  16. cetara
  17. atrani
  18. bacoli
  19. Camerota
  20. Islands of the Gulf of Naples: Procida, Capri, Ischia
  21. User questions and comments

1 - Monteverde

Monteverde presents all characteristics of a medieval village, starting from the fortress that dominates the plateau on which the village stands. It is a very popular destination for tourists looking for relaxation and tranquility, but also for lovers of trekking and dell 'riding, very popular in the area. The Ofanto Valley, near where the village stands, has also been a cultural itinerary since 2003, the year in which, in collaboration with the University of Foggia, a project was launched whose purpose is to illustrate the different stages of transformation of agricultural territories and the process of human settlement in the natural environment.

One of the great merits of Monteverde lies in having received the award in 2019 Access City Award from the European Union, thanks to the creation of 5 km of routes designed for those with mobility difficulties and disabilities, from audio guide systems to tactile-plantar paths.

  • Ideal time for a visit: the best month to visit the village is undoubtedly August when the most important events in the area are held: the celebration of the feast of the Madonna del Carmelo and the Madonna delle Nevi, as well as the Great Water Show (between late July and mid August), where the artificial lake of San Pietro becomes the stage for numerous plays of light, dances and music
  • What to see in and around the city: the most interesting attractions to see are certainly the castle and the ruins of the old walls, as well as the former cathedral dedicated to Mary of Nazareth
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  • Monteverde: Sustainable Farm Tour

2 - Furore

Founded in Roman times, Furore is a small stronghold, remained unattended for a long time, perched on the Amalfi Coast. Thanks to its particular geographic conformation, the village can boast a real one fiord, very suggestive and bathed by crystal clear waters. Today inhabited by only 800 people, Furore is crossed by the main road through a suspension bridge, about 30 meters high, on which one of the stages of the World Championship of Diving from Great Heights. The best place to observe the dives is from the beach just below the bridge: beware, however, that for the occasion the village is besieged by crowds of onlookers, so try to book in advance if you intend to visit it during the days on horseback. this competition.

There are numerous itineraries in nature to be undertaken in these areas, "the path of the mad bats" is particularly suitable for the more experienced, who will start from the Fiordo di Furore to reach Punta Tavola, through vivid vegetation.

  • Ideal time for a visit: any season, in summer it can be quite crowded
  • What to see in and around the city: historic center, suspension bridge, beach, Drying room, Calcara
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3 - Conca dei Marini

Conca dei Marini is a fishing village, once closely linked to Amalfi, today sought after by tourists for the seaside and peaceful atmosphere, for the whitewashed houses with flowered balconies and for the terraces (planted with lemons and cherry tomatoes) that make this village one of the most beautiful absolutely of the Campania coastal area. In the past, many historical figures have chosen this village as a place of vacation and rest, including Jaqueline Kennedy and the Queen of Holland.

Among the main attractions, we point out Marina di Conca, the old port of the town where daily activities took place: now the small natural cove remains, very scenic, overlooked by an agglomeration of pastel-colored houses. Also worth visiting is the splendid Emerald Grotto, a 24-meter high cavity in which the sea takes on shades of green, blue and blue and where an underwater nativity scene made of ceramic statuettes is located, very special!

  • Ideal time for a visit: during the summer evenings white nights are often organized, classical music concerts but also spaghetti on the sea. On 5 August do not miss the feast of the Madonna della Neve with the procession, but also stalls, songs and the show of fireworks
  • What to see in and around the city: Marina di Conca, Torre del Capo di Conca, Emerald Grotto, Monastery of Santa Rosa da Lima, Church of San Pancrazio, Church of San Michele Arcangelo, Church of San Giovanni Battista
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4 - Castellabate

Famous for being the set of the Italian film Welcome to the South, with Claudio Bisio and Alessandro Siani, Castellabate is a village whose territory is part of the Cilento national park, since 1998 part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Among the most famous areas of the park there is the Castelsandra wood, the pine forests of Licosa and Tresino and the paths to be followed both in nature and in the villages, with "Ogliastro Marina and Pozzillo" (8,6 km), "San Marco and Licosa "(4,4 km) and" Santa Maria and Castellabate historical center "(0,6 km).

Although not so extensive, Castellabate has several attractions and places of interest, both at an architectural and naturalistic level: among the unmissable, the coastal towers (used in the past for the sighting of enemy Saracen ships), the medieval village (which rises on the Sant'Angelo hill) and the Sanctuary of Santa Maria a Mare ( built in 1826 on a pre-existing chapel of the th century). Curiosity: the beaches of Licosa they won the title The most beautiful you are from Legambiente which has recognized them as among the most beautiful in Italy

  • Ideal time for a visit: any season is ideal to go to Castellabate
  • What to see in and around the city: Castle, medieval village, Pontifical Basilica of Santa Maria, Cilento National Park, Licosa beaches, Sanctuary of Santa Maria a Mare, coastal towers, Belvedere San Costabile, Museum of sacred art
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5 - Sant'Agata de 'Goti

In the province of Benevento, at the foot of Mount Taburno, stands the village of Sant'Agata de 'Goti, established orange flag by the Italian Touring Club for the landscape integrity of the territory, the historic center and the surrounding villages. Nicknamed the pearl of the Sannio for its beauty, the city is actually divided into two parts, one more modern and the other older, built on a tuff rock (the rest of the municipality, on the other hand, is divided into districts and hamlets, distributed among the hills).

Often chosen as a location for film shooting, Sant'Agata is a village simple, which has always specialized in the production of oil, wine and fruit (a particular type of apple is grown here, the white and compact Annurca apple, which has obtained the IGP mark since 2006). Among the monuments that are worth visiting, the Cathedral of the Assumption, but also the various stately buildings scattered throughout the urban fabric. Furthermore, Sant'Agata dei Goti is part of the municipalities in which the Taburno-Camposauro Regional Park, the protected natural area that occupies an area of ​​more than 12 thousand hectares, where you can follow various exciting paths

  • Ideal time for a visit: any season
  • What to see in and around the city: Cathedral of the Assumption, Church of the Annunziata, Church of San Menna, Palazzo Viscardi, Palazzo Picone, Ducal Castle
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6 - Nusco

Much less known than the other Campania villages, Nusco is located on a mountain between Montella and Lioni, along the line of the Apennines. It is nicknamed by the locals the balcony of Irpinia because from the terraces of its castle or from the avenues of the upper part of the town you can admire a exceptional view over the valley and the mountains below.

In addition to visiting its main monuments, such as the majestic 500th century Cathedral, and the church of Santa Maria di Fontigliano, which is an ancient Roman building from the th century AD, a great way to discover the variety of this village is at the table: the traditional dishes di Nusco, in fact, are simple because they come from a poor cuisine, but very tasty. Among those you cannot miss: the cod alla purtucaregna, the zerpole, the homemade gnocchetti and the brawn. To enjoy good local food in a festive atmosphere, the ideal is to go to the area in August, on the occasion of the barrel and rolling pin festival.

  • Ideal time for a visit: any season, especially in spring when the view of the surrounding forests is at its best
  • What to see in and around the city: the Co-Cathedral, the Monument of Santa Croce, the Castle, the Church of Sant'Antonio
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7 - Sorrento

Municipality belonging to the province of Naples, Sorrento stands on a tufaceous plateau, overlooking the Gulf of Naples in a suggestive way. Sorrento is thegoal tourist that is part of the collective imagination, represents that place in Campania that has become a real brand, where you can admire vivid vegetation, views overlooking the sea and obviously taste delicious traditional dishes, as well as the famous limoncello, the liqueur obtained following ancient recipes, based on the famous and fragrant Sorrento lemon.

Among religious buildings to visit there are the Cathedral, the complex of San Francesco d'Assisi, consisting of the th century church, the Benedictine monastery founded in the th century and the cloister, which is home to musical events and artistic exhibitions, and the ancient Basilica of Sant'Antonio, the saint revered for his numerous miracles. A truly unmissable landscapefinally, is that of the Vallone dei Mulini, where the ruins of an old mill stand out surrounded by the green and luxuriant vegetation typical of these areas.

  • Ideal time for a visit: any season, especially in spring and summer, when it rarely rains
  • What to see in and around the city: Sorrento Cathedral, San Francesco d'Assisi complex, Basilica of Sant'Antonio, Deep Valley of the Mills, Correale Museum in Sorrento, Naples
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  • Capri: full-day boat tour from Sorrento

8 - Pompeii

Just 24 km from Naples, Pompeii is one of the tourist destinations in Campania most visited ever. The reason is quite obvious: in the archaeological excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum it is still possible to immerse yourself in the life that its inhabitants led a long time ago. A life stopped forever, by the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius, whose lava pulverized and made this place immortal, exactly in 79 AD

Among the finds, entered a be part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, there are several houses, villas with walls decorated with different paintings, some still to be interpreted (this is the case of the Villa of the Mysteries), the Forum, or the center where political activities took place, the Amphitheate dating back to 80 BC , the Teatro Grande, several religious buildings such as the Temple of Apollo, the Doric Temple and many others. In addition to visiting the famous excavations, in Pompeii you can admire the Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary, built in the 800th century and which in October and May, on the occasion of the festivities dedicated to Mary, hosts pilgrims from all over the world.

  • Ideal time for a visit: any season.
  • What to see in and around the city: Pompeii excavations, Sanctuary of the Beata Vergine del Rosario
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  • Pompeii: Guided Walking Tour with Entrance Ticket Private Pompeii Ruins Tour with Wine Tasting

9 - Amalfi

Amalfi is the splendid city in the province of Salerno which represents the pulsating center of the Amalfi Coast, an intense tourist area, of such rare beauty that it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its history is very ancient, it was in fact founded by the Romans and then became one of the most important maritime powers in the Mediterranean during the ninth century.

Among unmissable attractions to visit in Amalfi, the Cathedral certainly stands out, dedicated to the patron saint Sant'Andrea, which is a complex of religious buildings from various eras, imposing and with an Arab-Sicilian style, in which to discover the Cloister of Paradise, a place of peace and tranquility . In the hinterland, the Vallone dei Mulini is also worth a visit, where the Paper Museum is located and its continuation, the Vallone delle Ferriere, where the Canneto river flows, in which to discover vivid vegetation. Along the splendid coast, however, it is possible to set sail for tourist trips at sea, during which to discover the wonders of the sea.

  • Ideal time for a visit: any season.
  • What to see in and around the city: Amalfi Cathedral, Paper Museum, Vallone dei Mulini, Vallone delle Ferriere, Amalfi Coast, Torre dello Ziro
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  • Amalfi: 2,5-hour private guided tour with local guide

10 - Positano

Along the Amalfi CoastAmong the small and large beauties to visit there is also Positano, the tourist city also frequented by the ancient Romans, as evidenced by the villas and the recently discovered remains. Positano is a city that develops vertically, consisting of many and different stairways that connect the center directly to beaches, such as Spiaggia Grande and Spiaggia di Fornillo, connected to each other by the Path of the Lovers and framed by thick vegetation.

Recently inaugurated, very interesting, is the Roman Archaeological Museum, which stands in the Roman Villa found in Positano and also includes two crypts. In addition to the numerous religious buildings, in the city center it is possible to wander through numerous souvenir shops and artisan shops, who, even today, are dedicated to the creation of bespoke sandals. Who wants to do trekking he can dedicate himself to following different paths, among all the Path of the Gods stands out, about 8 km long and which connects Bomerano to Nocelle, a fraction of Positano.

  • Ideal time for a visit: from March to October
  • What to see in and around the city: Big Beach, Fornillo Beach, Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Path of the Gods
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  • Positano and Amalfi Coast: boat tour from Sorrento

11 - Ravello

Ravello is a village located inland, a short distance from Amalfi, with the part of the coast occupied by two hamlets, San Cosma and Castiglione, founded in the fifth century. Among the various historical buildings that we recommend you visit, the Duomo it is certainly the most interesting: one of the first Italian ex cathedrals, it was built as early as 1086. Not far away is the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, quadrangular in shape and built in the th century.

The real gem of Ravello, however, is Villa Rufolo: with the manicured gardens, the large halls and the privileged view of the sea, it amazes all visitors of today as yesterday ... Not for nothing even Wagner was so amazed that he chose it as a place of meditation, in fact every summer the Ravello Festival is dedicated to the musician, with musical and film events.

  • Ideal time for a visit: summer, although it is obviously also the time when the area is busiest. If you can, at least avoid the month of August or weekends, when it is difficult to even find parking
  • What to see in and around the city: Ravello Cathedral, Villa Rufolo, Villa Cimbrone, Coral Museum, Terrace on the Infinite, Amalfi
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  • Positano, Amalfi and Ravello: small group tour and lunch Private visit of Villa Cimbrone and Pompeii from Rome

12 - Praiano

Il small sailor village di Praiano is located in the province of Salerno, in the middle of the Amalfi Coast. Praiano is surrounded by Lattari mountains, and the white houses that distinguish it dot the rocks overlooking the sea. The beautiful and pristine beaches make it an ideal destination for those who want to give up the comforts of other places to fully experience nature, sometimes wild and difficult to reach.

The main beaches are connected to the town by long stairways (or, alternatively, you can get there by boat). The beaches of Praiano are both rocky, like that of Vettica Maggiore of Praiano Beach which consist of pebbles and surrounded by the most vivid vegetation, such as the beaches of Marina of Praia. Among the most beautiful buildings to visit, the Church of San Gennaro, in the hamlet of Vettica Maggiore, which stands on a building built in the thirteenth century. Perched and reachable only on foot, from the church it is possible to admire a beautiful view of the Amalfi Coast.

  • Ideal time for a visit: from April to October, avoiding the very crowded month of August
  • What to see in and around the city: Church of San Gennaro, Church of San Giovanni Battista, Marina di Praia beach, Vettica Maggiore
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  • From Sorrento: Positano and Praiano guided tour

13 - Vietri sul mare

Vietri sul mare is a seaside town that preserves some typical features of the villages of the Amalfi Coast (not for nothing, defined by many as "the gateway to the coast"). Located below Mount San Liberatore, on a high terrace, the village is endowed with countless scenic spots and a wide beach along which there are several restaurants and bars also specializing in local products, as well as a wonderful view over the entire Gulf of Salerno.

Vietri sul mare, however, is most famous for its beautiful pottery which are still produced in the ancient local artisan shops, which over time have become a real tourist attraction not to be missed, in this regard the visit to the Ceramics Museum, inside the splendid Villa Guariglia. In addition to these, it is the mother church of San Giovanni Battista that attracts the attention of visitors, due to the majolica dome that dominates the city skyline. For those looking for adventure in nature, in the surroundings of the village there is the Parco Croce WWF oasis, which is home to various wild animals, including foxes and wild boars, but also owls, hawks and buzzards.

  • Ideal time for a visit: during the holidays it is easy to organize events and / or village festivals in any month of the year. If you prefer to take advantage of a sunny day for a dip in the sea, the spring-summer period, although often until the end of October it is possible to meet people on the seafront
  • What to see in and around the city: Church of San Giovanni Battista, Museum of Ceramics, Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, The two brothers, Villa Guariglia, Watchtower, Parco Croce, WWF oasis
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  • Private transfer from Naples to Vietri sul Mare

14 - Maiori

Another recognized maritime village on the Amalfi Coast UNESCO World Heritage Site, Maiori is undoubtedly a tourist place where different types of accommodation are swarming, all very close to the beaches, the main attraction of the village. Maiori, in fact, is the municipality with the longest stretch of beach (almost 1km) of the Amalfi Coast, formed after the flood of 1954.

Part of the sand is dark because of volcanic origin, while the one located in the nearby hamlet of Erchie is lighter. The other minor coves, such as the spiaggia di Glauco and Cala Bellavia and the suggestive Grotta di Pandora. Among the most beautiful buildings to visit worthy of note is the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria a Mare on Monte Torina, dating back to the 800th century, but also the Palazzo Mezzocapo, former seat of the municipal offices, today tells the glorious history of Maiori, with its mid-800th century architecture with prestigious frescoes. From a historical point of view, the towers built along the coast during the 500th century are equally interesting, among the most famous and visible from the long beach of Maiori is the Norman Tower, dating back to 1563.

  • Ideal time for a visit: from May to October, in the summer months the number of tourists becomes very intense
  • What to see in and around the city: Maggiore Beach of Maiori, Glauco Beach, Cala Bellavia, Cala d'Orso, Pandora's Cave, Collegiate Church of Santa Maria a Mare, Palazzo Mezzocapo, Norman Tower
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  • Amalfi Coast: boat tour of the sea caves

15 - Minors

Also known as the City of Taste, Minori is another jewel of the Amalfi Coast, located in the province of Salerno and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The name refers to the typical flavors of these areas that attract many tourists every year, who are looking for a holiday of relaxation and tranquility, given that Minori is not too busy a tourist area.

The places that characterize it are undoubtedly the seafront, the white beaches bathed by the turquoise Tyrrhenian Sea and the Basilica of Santa Trofimena, in neoclassical style, the most important religious building in Minori, whose construction dates back to the 700th century. The beautiful one is of great historical and cultural value Villa Romana, dating back to the 50st century AD and found near the city in the s. One of the most fragrant itineraries that you can do here is the famous Lemon Trail, during which you will cross the lemon groves that stretch from Minori to Maiori, along a trekking path.

  • Ideal time for a visit: from May to October
  • What to see in and around the city: Lungomare, Basilica of Santa Trofimena, Roman Villa, The Path of the lemons
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16 - Cetara

Cetara is a small fishing village, located at the foot of Mount Falerio and populated by just over 2 thousand inhabitants. Its peculiarity lies in the perched houses, surrounded by the vivid vegetation that characterizes the luxuriant nature of the Amalfi Coast, where it is possible to see vineyards and fields dedicated to citrus fruits.

Cetara is an ideal destination for those who want to spend a beach holiday enjoying the delicacies it offers: anchovy sauce is certainly one of the reasons why it is worth going to this ancient and small fishing village. Among the most interesting monuments and buildings to visit is the Viceregal Tower, built in the th century and located right on the city beach. Inside the village, however, to admire is the church of San Pietro Apostolo, built in the Baroque style in the th century. Other religious buildings of great value are the church and the convent of San Francesco, dating back to the seventeenth century, in which there is a dome embellished by the painter Marco Benincasa.

  • Ideal time for a visit: from June to September
  • What to see in and around the city: Viceregal Tower, church of San Pietro Apostolo, church and convent of San Francesco, church of Santa Maria di Costantinopoli, Lannio beach
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17 - Atrani

Squeezed between rocky peaks and the bay below, Atrani is a medieval coastal village, considered for its small size the smallest town in Italy. Despite this, however, Atrani lacks nothing to make the village a destination ideal for seaside tourism and not only that: the small beach, collected and protected, is bathed by turquoise waters where it is impossible not to want to take a dip; Entering the village, however, the labyrinth of alleys, gardens, squares and plastered arches will absorb you, amazed at every glimpse.

Here, it takes very little to enjoy a special moment: a few steps from the sea, there are several restaurants that offer tasting of wines and local specialties, many of which are based on fish, in which you can spend an evening different from the usual, genuine and pleasant down to the smallest detail. Since the village is so small, however, we advise you to book both the restaurants and the accommodations a little in advance, in order to avoid nasty surprises.

  • Ideal time for a visit: Atrani is a rather cheerful village, on 22 July, for example, the patronal feast is celebrated in honor of Mary Magdalene, during which the village is animated by music and shows, as well as by fireworks
  • What to see in and around the city: Piazza Umberto I, Collegiate Church of Maria Maddalena, Church of San Salvatore, Chapel of Santa Maria del Bando
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  • Amalfi & Atrani: 2-hour private walking tour

18 - Bacoli

Di volcanic origin, the town of Bacoli is located in the Campi Flegrei area and is part of the province of Naples. Founded by the Romans it was a very popular destination in all eras, as evidenced by the finds and buildings that still leave every tourist amazed today: this is the case of Casina Vanvitelliana, the Baroque hunting lodge that seems to float on Lake Fusaro, and which represents one of the finest examples of eighteenth-century architecture.

Among the distinguished guests of the residence there are musicians of the caliber of Mozart and Rossini. Another trace of its glorious past are the Stufe di Nerone, located between Bacoli and Pozzuoli. Very interesting for history lovers is also the Aragonese Castle, located in the hamlet of Baia, whose construction began at the end of the 400th century. Inside is the Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields, in which there are the main artifacts found over time in the surrounding area. In the area, one of the most beautiful natural places to visit is undoubtedly the Submerged Bay Park, the protected marine area in which to discover the underwater beauty of the Gulf of Naples.

  • Ideal time for a visit: from May to October
  • What to see in and around the city: Casina Vanvitelliana, Lake Fusaro, Lake Miseno, church of Sant'Anna, Gesù and Maria, Terme Stufe di Nerone, Aragonese Castle, Submerged Park of Baia, Mirabilis Pool, Scavi di Baia
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  • Naples: full-day private tour to the Phlegraean Fields

19 - Camerota

Location founded in ancient times, Camerota, located in the province of Salerno, is one of the most appreciated and famous places of Cilento. In addition to the obvious naturalistic beauties it concerns, between beautiful and uncontaminated beaches and limestone caves, Camerota is one of the most important sites for the study of prehistoric life, in fact, right inside the numerous caves it is possible to find finds from very ancient times, including some remains from the Paleolithic era.

Of great historical interest is also the medieval castle, (probably built between the th and th centuries) near which stands the suggestive Kamarotan theater. One of the best tours to do around here is that on a boat, during which you will visit, among the various beauties, Cala Bianca, Baia degli Infreschi and the Pozzallo Beach, elected over the years the most beautiful beaches in Italy, characterized by white pebbles and turquoise sea and framed by the green of the most wilderness of Cilento

  • Ideal time for a visit: from June to September, when the calm sea allows the boat excrusions
  • What to see in and around the city: Marina di Camerota, Medieval Castle, Kamarotan Theater, Cala Bianca, Infreschi Bay, Pozzallo Beach
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20 - Islands of the Gulf of Naples: Procida, Capri, Ischia

The Gulf of Naples, dominated by Vesuvius, hosts numerous islands of the Campania archipelago, but the main and most important from a tourist point of view are: Procida, Capri and Ischia.

The small one island of Procida it is less frequented by visitors, which explodes in its thousand colors already in the distance: the yellow, blue, orange and pink houses of Marina Grande, the port area, are reflected on the turquoise waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. There famous Capri it does not need much introduction, here various attractions await you immersed in the blue waters, including the wonderful Faraglioni and the Blue Grotto, but also on the island itself, such as the inevitable tour in the Piazzetta and an excursion to Monte Solaro. Finally, the Aragonese Castle, the Thermal Gardens, the Bay of Sorgeto, the White Church of Soccorso and the magnificent beaches of Ischia they conclude with a flourish an excursion in the splendid Gulf of Naples.

  • Ideal time for a visit: from April to September, considering that July and August are the months with a high number of tourists
  • What to see in and around the city: Procida: Marina Grande, Torre Murata, Palazza d'Avalos, Capri: Faraglioni, the Blue Grotto, the Piazzetta, Monte Solaro. Ischia: Aragonese Castle, Thermal Gardens, Bay of Sorgeto, White Church of the Soccorso
  • Hydrofoils and daily ferries departing from the ports of Naples and Pozzuoli
  • Procida from € 55,00 per room; Capri: from € 90,00 per room; Ischia: from € 60,00 per room
  • Procida Island: full-day tour with lunch Capri: boat tour with stop at the Blue Grotto Boat excursion from Naples to Ischia

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