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Amalfi port

The region of Campania, as enchanting as it is historical, with the most beautiful coastline in the world. A fascinating culture mysteriously draws people from all over. Napoli(Naples), the crown jewel of the region, is extraordinary and can be considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is also the center point for exploration of this incomparable region.


Black sand beach - Positano

From Naples the famous Costa Amalfitana, and the islands of Capri and Iscia lie in the gulf, which bears name its. The surrounding cities of Salerno and Benevento are opportunities to see a Renaissance influence, While Pompeii and Erculano offer a look back at pre-Roman lifestyle, and Mt. Vesuvio is truly one of the natural wonders of the world.


Vesuvius looms over Pompeii

Campania’s roots far surpass those of Lazio and its capital of Roma. First settled by the Etruscans and later by the Greeks, when Rome and most of Lazio were not much more than fields and campsites. It was later developed and coveted by the Romans and those that followed. The farmland around the region was enriched by the volcanic activity and produces a variety of crops including the largest tomato crop in the country (a major ingredient in the gastronomy of the region). The seaport made Napoli easily accessible to outsiders and enhanced the exports of the region. All of these factors helped make Campania one of the richest regions in all of Italy.

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