Would you like to visit Caserta but have not made a list of places to see? You must know that the city Bell is famous for the Bourbon Palace, which in many define the "Versailles of Italy". The Palace of Caserta, in fact, is known to all: This is the first place we will deepen and that we recommend to visit.
Caserta: What are the places of greatest cultural interest?
The city has a secular history behind it. Of world importance, one has news from the Osci, Romans and Samnite. Already in 423 B.C. This town was entirely populated.
Caserta is located in the Campania region, and has nothing to send to the rest of the cities. Although small compared to the others, Caserta has its own voice and is really beautiful to visit.
The most common mistake, which many tourists make, is to go only to the palace, ignoring the other beauties present. We must warn you: Be prepared to discover the less known but equally fascinating places.
The Royal Palace of Caserta: a must
- Reggia di Caserta: We all agree, of course, in saying that the glory of the city comes more from the palace. It was built in the eighteenth century by the then most famous architect and engineer Luigi Vanvitelli. The construction of the royal residence was requested by King Charles of Bourbon: hence the name Bourbon Palace. The palace is kept impeccable, following many restorations to maintain its high standard. It's really huge and you probably won't be able to visit it all in a matter of hours. We advise you to pay more attention to the English gardens, the Royal apartments and its Green Park, 3 km long. Here you can also see the great waterfall and the founded of Diana and the other.
- Casertavecchia: If you love Medieval villages, you cannot visit this place. It is nothing short of stupendous and suggestive: it is located in a distance 10 km from the centre of Caserta, but it is worth it. It is practically located on the slopes of the Tifatini mountains. The beauty of the medieval villages in Italy is envied by all. Along the alleys, you can admire the artisans ' workshops, the old houses and breathe that typical air of history. Very good restaurants that offer a breathtaking panoramic view. If the weather is good, you would have the opportunity to admire the sea! You can also visit the cathedral and the monumental complex of the Annunziata;
Between medieval villages and the Duomo, you will be fascinated by the city
- Duomo of Caserta: If you are in the city, you can not miss the Cathedral of San Michele Arcangelo, located in the center. In the Baroque style, it is one of the most beautiful places in the city. In the cathedral, there are several frescoes of unparalleled historical importance, such as the Triumph of St. Michael the Archangel on the Devil and the Three Marys at the Sepulchre and resurrection of Christ;
- Calaone Aqueduct: Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it is a place that you should visit when the sun goes down, when the lights come on and the panoramic view is very romantic. The bridges of the valley is the point where the aesthetics of the aqueduct are more concentrated. An unmissable and extremely elegant place.