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Monte Faito

Monte Faito, 80050 Pimonte, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy

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About Monte Faito

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



Attractions near Monte Faito

Valle dei mulini2.86km from Monte Faito

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.

Grotta dello Smeraldo8.06km from Monte Faito

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.

Temple of Apollo9.26km from Monte Faito

Temple of Apollo is the oldest religious building in Pompeii, dated to 6th Century BC because of its architectural decorations, though its current layout dates back to the 2nd century BC.  The temple, in the center of a sacred enclosure, was surrounded on all four sides by a wide series of tuff columns from Nocera, originally grooved and with Ionic capitals, that were being replaced with stucco columns and Corinthian capitals painted in yellow, red, and dark blue.

House of Menander9.27km from Monte Faito

The Casa del Menandro is one of Pompeii's most prominent houses. It has an outstanding, elegant peristyle beyond its beautifully frescoed atrium. On the peristyle's far right side a doorway leads to a private bathhouse, lavished with exquisite frescoes and mosaics. The house was excavated between November 1926 and June 1932 and is located in Region I, Insula 10, Entrance 4 of the city.

Amphitheatre of Pompeii9.42km from Monte Faito

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.

Amalfi Cathedral9.42km from Monte Faito

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

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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.