Find Your Inspiration to Visit Southern Italy

The Witches of Benevento

In October around Harvest, there is a local Halloween celebration near Naples in a place called Benevento. The witches and spirits emerge to gather by

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Mermaid Stories

According to Greek legend, the Siren Parthenope was the daughter of the god Achelous, and drowned herself in the sea when her songs failed to

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Volcanic Wines of Campania

Campania region is top for the rich minerally soils surrounding Vesuvio and the Phlegrean Fields near Naples, which result in some of the most unique and delicious wines in the world.

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The Good King of Sicily

Sicilian King William II, was nicknamed William the good because of his policies of
leniency and justice towards the towns and barons in contradiction to his father in 1267.

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NOTO – Sicily South East

The south-east part of the Island has captivating areas for you to explore;
Noto, Ragusa and Modica. These towns send you back to a time, filled with palaces, nobility, ballrooms, decorative cut stones, balconies, and grand churches all wrapped up in baroque grace and grandeur. […]

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Discover Aglianico

Discover and enjoy award-winning wines made with Aglianico, “the leading red grape in Southern Italy,” Among the red, Aglianico is the grape variety of Taurasi, Cilento Rosso, Aglianico del Taburno, Sannio Sant’Agata dei Goti Rosso, Sannio Solopaca Aglianico and Falerno del Massico Rosso.

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Bella mbriana

They are only legends, but these mysterious and fascinating stories, take on a life all of their own. Something causes these stories to pass through millions of commoners’ mouths, only through their voice these stories become almost…..reality. Bella mbriana” is just one of these stories, one of the most beautiful. In the recent past everyone knew the Bella mbriana and even today there are those who strongly believe in her existence.

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Herculaneum

Herculaneum is situated near the coast at the foot of Vesuvius, it was once a flourishing seaside resort which was buried together with Pompeii in the dreadful cataclysm of 79 A.D. Most of the town’s population was submerged by huge avalanches of volcanic mud, which later hardened into the tufa-type rock that preserved much of the town. […]

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Monreale Sicily

Located in the Northwest region of Sicily awaits the picturesque town of Monreale,
established within the province of Palermo and overlooking what is known as “LaConcha d’ora” or “the golden shell” famous for producing bountiful treasure troves of ingredients in which the locals have prided themselves on for countless generations. […]

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