This ancient city between the Amalfi Coast and Cilento National Park houses three Doric temples and an amazing Archaeological Museum with artifacts from the Neolithic, Greek, and Roman civilizations.
Less visited than its sister city Pompeii, is more well preserved since it was buried under mud, while Pompeii was buried under ash when Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.
Defined by Cicero as the most beautiful city in Magna Graecia, it conserves ancient vestiges in every niche, from Classical testimonies to Baroque splendors within a landscape of enchanting beauty.
The Valley of the Temples is situated near the sea and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as an important archaeological trace from ancient Greek civilization.
The Greek theatre is one of its most suggestive spots, sited on a fantastic position where the view goes straight across the sea and reaches the Calabria coasts, the town of Siracusa and the Etna's peak.
Only 20 miles from Rome is the ancient and well preserved Roman city of Ostia Antica, which dates back to the 4th century BC. and was the port city at the mouth of the Tiber before it was silted over.