Paestum/Capaccio-Campania-Italy


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  • Madonna del Granato
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The landscape is characterized, from west to east, a long coastline, with wide sandy beaches also 80 meters, followed by a florid pinewood band then a vast plain, intensely cultivated, which comes on the slopes of the mountain range, falling within the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano, where there is the historic core of the country.
Rising along the Provincial Road No. 13 will come to the Sanctuary of Gethsemane and, after a few kilometers a crossroads afford to reach the ruins of Capaccio Vecchio and the church of the Madonna del Granato placed under the Monte Calpazio. Continuing the journey you arrive in Capaccio (the capital), located 419 m above sea level
Capaccio is enclosed in a small plateau dominated by east from Monte Soprano (1,082 m above sea level) and bounded, from west towards Agropoli, Mount Sottano. Square Tempone Capaccio Capital City you will enjoy the panorama of the plains, across the Gulf of Salerno, the Amalfi Coast and the island of Capri.
From Capaccio Capital City, down the provincial road No. 168, the so-called Capaccio, you can directly reach the archaeological site of Paestum.
The territory is located the archaeological site of Paestum, the Roman city built over the Greek colony of Poseidon.

Monuments and places of interest 

Religious Architecture
• Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Granato, built in the first century and restored in 1708.
• Old Cathedral "Christian Basilica" (Church of the Annunciation)
• St. Peter the Apostle (XVI century)
• Sanctuary of Gethsemane
• Franciscan Convent of Capaccio and the Friars Minor, built in 1743 on what was a convent of the Carmelite friars, then abandoned in 1652. Following a new abandonment occurred in 1902 by the Franciscans, the convent took on different destinations, prison, school , town hall, etc. Franciscans are returning in 1933. Very important to the population capaccese is the garden of the convent, the capaccesi involved in the care of the soccer fields, tennis, bocce and a trekking route independently and voluntarily by taking the name of the garden Oasis of S. Antonio and friends of the convent
Civil architecture
• Fountain of the Three Dolphins in Capaccio Capital
• Palaces Bellelli, De Marco, Tanza, Ricci, Stable, Rubini Capaccio Capital
• Palace that was Gaetano Bellelli with Arco said Murat Capaccio Capital
• Palazzo D'Alessio in Capaccio Capital
• Clock Square in Capaccio Capital
• Piazza Tempone Capaccio Capital
• Barbary Rizzo in square clock Capaccio Capital
• Mill and crusher Gennaro D'Alessio
• Palazzo De Maria in Paestum
• Numerous stone portals that are inputs of buildings in Capaccio Capital
• The Bufalara.
Military architecture
• Ruins of the castle and towers of old Capaccio
• Tower of the township Tower / Licinella.
• Torre Kernot
Archaeological sites
• Paestum
• Heraion at the mouth of the Sele
• Necropolis Gaudo
• Old Capaccio
• Necropolis Vannulo
• Necropolis of Santa Venere
• Necropolis Spinazzo
• Necropolis Andreoli-Pond
Events
• Mediterranean Tourism Exchange Archaeology
• Lampadodromia Capaccio Paestum
• Feast of the Artichoke (Loc. Gromola)
• Festival of the Bovine Products (Loc. Scigliati)
• Feast of the Products Bufalini (Loc. Capodifiume)

Infrastructure and transport
Roads Highway 
Railways: Station Capaccio-Roccadaspide station and Paestum.