The Royal Palace of Caserta
The Royal Palace of Caserta is a real masterpiece of architecture and a precious repository of artwork . In the palace, be amazed at the continual succession of works, stucco , bas – reliefs, frescoes, sculptures and intarsia floors. The Palace ‘s colossal four courtyards, 1,200 rooms , more than 30 impressive staircases (including the famous Grand Staircase with 116 steps), are surrounded by stunning gardens.
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park: Cilento archeology, nature and traditions are three distinctive features here, at this crossroads of cultures and peoples since prehistoric times. A precious remnant of this region is Paestum , home to the three best- preserved Greek temples in the world : Hera ‘s temple , which is the oldest ; Neptune’s temple, which is the largest, and Ceres ‘ s temple, rising magnificent against the landscape of green fields and roses. Be sure to visit the Certosa of Padula , one of the largest monasteries in the world and a sight not to be missed.
Procida, Capri and Ischia islands
The pituresque islands of Procida, Capri and Ischia islands in the Bay of Naples dwith their impressive panoramas, are also worth a visit. This is where vacationers can relax during the day and enjoy the lively nightlife with many cafes , bars and restaurants. Capri has been a jetset resort since the 1950’s ‘it was on the isle of Capri… “loved by writers, artists and celebrities, amongst which Brigitte Bardot, Greta Garbo, Elizabeth Taylor and Jackie Kennedy Onassis.