Salerno Vacation Packages
Salerno, in Campania, is a place that some 140,000 people call home.
Salerno is situated 9 miles (14 kilometers) east of Amalfi and about 150 miles (241 kilometers) southeast of the national capital Rome.
It’s impossible to truly know a place until you know its story; luckily Salerno has preserved many of its most important heritage sites. Three of the most rewarding heritage sites to see are the Museo Diocesano di Salerno, the Forte La Carnale and the Castello di Arechi.
To experience open spaces designed for reflection and relaxation in Salerno, spend an hour or two in one of it family-friendly parks and public gardens. Some of the most popular parks and gardens to explore on a sunny day with friends and family are Villa Comunale di Salerno, Parco del Mercatello and the Giardino della Minerva.
To enjoy a little time travel in your trip, include a trip to the Museo Archeologico Provinciale on your trip list and learn more about the area’s history. It’s one of Salerno’s primary museums. The National Archaeological Museum of Pontecagnano is another fascinating place to spend time while you are in the city.
The Salerno area boasts a selection of fine theater and dance houses; among the finest is the lively Teatro Verdi. If you’re feeling peckish after the show, head off for supper at one of the nearby restaurants, cafes or pubs and explore the region’s culinary specialties.
Lovers of culture and history will adore the National Museum of Agro Picentino, one of the favorite museums in Salerno. Wander the halls, browse the various exhibits, and then ask for tips from the locals to locate some of the more eclectic museums in town.
The Salerno Cathedral is an impressive religious building that is well worth checking out. Visit the historic site to explore its history and then take your time to study its design.
The natural parks around Salerno give visitors an insight into the birds, trees and plants which inhabit the region. To walk through one of the major local conservation parks, drive out to Parco Regionale dei Monti Lattari.
If you’ve still got time to spare after checking out all the star attractions in Salerno, make sure you head over to the Church of the Crucifix.