Campania is one of Italy’s most beautiful regions. It was part of Magna Graecia, the Greek colonies of southern Italy and is extraordinarily rich in remains of the classic antiquity, which can be found in Herculaneum, Pompeii and Paestum. Amphitheaters, triumphal arches, villas, bridges and tombs of the Roman Imperial Age are numerous and remarkable.
The chief town is Naples with 1 million inhabitants. Well known in the world are the islands Capri and Ischia also the beautiful coast of Amalfi with the nice villages Positano, Sorrento e Amalfi.
Only 100 km southern begins the Cilento, an almost still unknown national park and Unesco world cultural heritage, The national park del Cilento e Vallo di Diano applies about more than 200.000 ha of country surface. The protected nature allows only a subtle tourism in this area and gets therefore the good water quality, the big and intact vegetation and animal kingdom and also the villages.
The climate is warm, and one of the most familiar images is of oranges and lemons growing in green groves above the deep blue sea.
Not only art, history and sea: Campania offers so many enchanting places to the lovers of the nature whether to spend an unforgettable vacation “absorbed in the green.”Two National Parks. that of the Vesuvius and that of the Cilento. nine Regional Parks and a series of oasis and protected sea areas, of archaeological parks and of natural reserves, that cover the 30% of the territory live.
The local kitchen is very famous and healthy (Dieta mediterranea), with a lot of fresh local products. We recommend to try the multiplicity of the different dishes, like Mozzarella from buffalo milk, browned aubergines (Melanzane), home-made noodles (pasta casareccia), spaghetti with Venus’s shells (spaghetti con le vongole). to enumerate only some of the tasty dishes.