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Campania in Southern Italy

Campania is a region in Southern Italy and is associated with the word Campagna which means ‘country’ or countryside. With a population of around 5.8 million people, Campania is the second most densely populated region in Italy.  It has the Tyrrhenian Sea to its west and the capital city of Campania is Naples. Campania has one of the most beautiful coastlines in Italy and has gorgeous islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida which are worth a visit. Some of the other cities worth mentioning of this region are Caserta, Benevento, Salerno and Avellino. It contains one of the volcanoes which is still active, the Vesuvius.The geographical features of Campania are simply beautiful with Amalfi coast, sandy bays, islands and world adored cliffs.

Campania in Southern Italy…

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Campania

Campania – is sandwiched between Lazio to the north and Calabria to the south located on the south-west coast of Italy. Better known for Naples, and the dramatic Amalfi Coast, Campania gave the world Buffalo mozzarella, pizza, spaghetti and Sophia Loren! Follow Grand Tourists by exploring the romantic city of Naples before driving south along the hair-raising coastal road through Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi. Or see it all by boat along with the islands of Ischia and Capri. Cultural highlights are the Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum in the shadow of Vesuvius and the Royal Palace of Caserta, east of Naples. Few venture south of Salerno – but you should – to enjoy the beaches around Palinuro and the unforgettable Ancient Greek temples at Paestum.

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