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Castello di Arechi

Località Croce, 84125 Salerno SA, Italy

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About Castello di Arechi

The Castello di Arechi is a medieval castle, located at a height of about 300 meters above sea level, overlooking the city and the Gulf of Salerno. It is said of Arechi because the construction of this fortification is traditionally associated with the Lombard duke Arechi II.  The castle rises on top of Mount Bonadies dominating the city of Salerno from above. Even if monetary discoveries attest the frequentation of the hill already in the III-II century. BC, the first construction system dates



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Villa Rufolo12.7km from Castello di Arechi

Villa Rufolo is a building in the historic center of Ravello, a town in the province of Salerno, which faces the Duomo in the Piazza del Vescovado and whose initial layout dates back to the thirteenth century, with extensive nineteenth-century alterations. The villa is entered through an opening in the arched entrance tower, and after a short street a clearing is dominated by the Torre Maggiore: the latter facing the bell tower of the cathedral in Ravello, overlooking the terraces.

Amalfi Cathedral13.96km from Castello di Arechi

Amalfi Cathedral is a 9th-century Roman Catholic structure in the Piazza del Duomo, Amalfi, Italy. It is dedicated to the Apostle Saint Andrew.  It is the religious, historic, and cultural heart of Amalfi. Its role in the daily life of the Amalfitans is just as important now as it has been for centuries. Begun in the 9th and 10th centuries, it has been added to and redecorated several times, overlaying Arab-Norman, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque elements, and finally a new 19th-century Norman-Arab

Grotta dello Smeraldo17.64km from Castello di Arechi

The Emerald Grotto is a karst cavity partially invaded by the sea located in the municipality of Conca dei Marini . It was discovered by the fisherman Luigi Buonocore in 1932 . It measures about 45 x 32 meters and is about 24 meters high, and owes its name to the emerald shades that the water takes on due to the sunlight filtered through an underwater fissure that connects it to the open sea.

Valle dei mulini18.89km from Castello di Arechi

A beautiful historic valley which was located in Sorrento, Italy.  The valley originates from the release of waters into a tufa plain about 37,000 years ago, following the eruption of the Campi Flegrei. It is considered one of the most enchanting views of the Sorrento Peninsula. It is known for its variety and unique plants. the valley is surrounded by 2 rivers; Casarlano-Cesarano and S. Antonino.

Monte Faito21.61km from Castello di Arechi

The Mount Faito is a mountain part of the mountain range of the mountains Lattari: top 1,131 meters, has access both from Castellammare di Stabia, that Vico Equense and is also reachable by ' namesake cable car, managed by' Ente Autonomo Volturno, the station of Castellammare di Stabia.  Mount Faito, mainly made up of limestone rocks, owes its name to the beech woods that thrive on its slopes: there are even several beech trees that are over four hundred years old and reach a circumference of ov

Amphitheatre of Pompeii23.14km from Castello di Arechi

Pompeii’s amphitheatre was built by C. Quintius Valgus and M Procius, two of Sulla’s commanders who became the city’s magistrates after its subjugation by the Romans. This dates the amphitheatre to 70AD, making it one of the earliest constructed Roman amphitheatres and the oldest one left standing. It is located in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii and was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, that also buried Pompeii itself and the neighbouring town of Herculaneum.

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Campania is one of the regions of Southern Italy and stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea, from the mouth of the Garigliano River to the Gulf of Policastro. The mild climate, the beauty of the coasts, the richness of its art and history, and the love for food make Campania the fascinating territory that it is.