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The province of Avellino extends for about 2,806.07 sq km of the Campania region and counts 118 municipalities, it borders with Puglia and Basilicata and with the provinces of Naples (to the west), Salerno (to the south) and Benevento (to the north-west). The territory of Avellino is crossed mostly by the massif of Parternio and the chain of the Picentini mountains, belonging to the Apennines, and is rich in valleys covered by rivers and springs of karst origin.

Abbreviation: AV
Population: 425,325 inhabitants (01/01/2016-ISTAT)
Density: 151.57 ab./km²

 

 

The province is especially known for its naturalistic and gastronomic aspect. Famous are its wines and the most famous wineries of Campania are found on its territory as the famous Master's cellar of Atriplada.

The city of Avellino houses the Provincial Museum, the Bourbon prison, the cathedral and the Norman Crypt.

Destination of many pilgrims every year and the famous pilgrimage "on foot" is the sanctuary of Montevergine, which is annexed an interesting museum. In the direction of S. Angelo dei Lombardi, the Abbazia del Golese is worth a stop. The complex of the monastic citadel of the Most Holy Savior at the Golese arose from 1133 by Guglielmo from Vercelli, who had received the ground for the new abbey and today is admirable in all its historical power with interesting torus guided.

Nusco, is a small centre of the province known to have been promoted by ANCI as one of the "most beautiful villages in Italy", you can stop to visit the Cathedral of St. Amato and the archaeological excavations of the Lombard castle.

But it is above all the naturalistic aspect to be mastered in this verdant territory characterized by its heights. In the valley of Ansanto, on which dominates the municipality of Rocca San Felice, you can admire the muddy lake from which natural gases come out and also celebrated by the poet Virgilio in the eneide. Among the most important naturalistic places are the lake San Pietro, a splendid artificial basin set in the Apennines where every year in August is held "the great spectacle of Water", the oasis of Lake Conza, where you can practice the Birdwatching and the natural oasis of Hunting Valley in the town of Senerchia, where the trails lead to a beautiful waterfall that with its jump of 30 meters and the cave of Moss from a surreal touch to the landscape making it fairytale.

All municipalities of the province of AVELLINO (in alphabetical order):

AA Saturday
Altavilla Irpina
Andretta
Aquilonia
The Aryan
Atripalda
Avella
Avellino
From
Baiano
Bisaccia
Bonito
Cairano
Calabritto
Calitri
Candida
Caposele
Capriglia Irpina
Carife
Casalbore
From
Castel Baronia
Castelfranci
Castelvetere on Heat
Cervinara
Cesinali
Chianche
San Domenico's Chiusa
Contrada
Conza of Campania
Domicella
Flumeri
Fontanarosa
Forino
Frigento
Gesualdo
Greeks
Grottaminarda
Grottolella
Guardia Lombardi
Lacedonia
Lapio
Lauro
Lioni
Luogosano
Manocalzati
Marzano of Nola
From
Mercogliano
Mirabella Eclano
Montaguto
Montecalvo
Montefalcione
Malik
Montefredane
Montefusco
Montella
Montemarano
Montemiletto
Monteverde
Montoro
Morra De Sanctis
Moschiano
Mugnano of the Cardinal
Nusco
The Golden Tree
Pag of the bay wall
Parolise
Paternopoli
From
Pietradefusi
Pietrastornina
Prata di principality Ultra
Pratola Sahoo
Quadrelle
Fifteen
Rocca San Felice
Roccabascerana
Round
Irpina s
San Mango on Heat
San Martino Valle Caudina
San Michele di Sahoo
San Nicola Barony
San Tito Ultra
San, the Barony
Sant'Andrea di Conza
Sant'Angelo a Scala
Sant'Angelo to Bait
Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi
Santa Lucia di Sahoo
Saint Pauline
Santo Stefano del Sole
Savignano
Scampitella
Senerchia
Serino
Sirignano
Solofra
Rowan Serpico
Spur
Sturno
Summonte
Taurano
Taurasi
Teora
Torella dei Lombardi
The Tower
Towers
Trevico
Tuff
Valley
Vallesaccarda
Venticano
Villamaina
Villanova del Battista
Volturara Irpina
Zungoli

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