Travel and Culture in Campania

SALERNO: tourism and culture

Some useful and interesting informations about Salerno: history, art, events, nature, gastronomy.



Salerno’s province is the biggest one in Campania.
It extends on a 4922 square Km surface and it is the second most populated town of the region (about one million inhabitants).
The provincial boundaries are marked by the province of Naples to the North-West, by the province of Avellino to the North, by the province of Potenza to the East and to the South and finally, to the West, by the province of Salerno. This town overlooks the Tyrrhenian Sea with a charming indented coastline which is about 200 Km long.
The territory of Salerno’s province is varied and presents a good percentage of hilly and mountainous areas, while the level part is only 11%, but constitutes one of the most important agricultural areas thanks to its extraordinary fertility. The most important cultivations are: cereals, pulses, potatoes and vegetables.

The most convenient airports to reach Salerno are: the International Salerno Airport and the International Naples Airport.

If you use the train, the railway line Napoli-Salerno-Reggio Calabria continues along the whole Campania coast and reaches all its most important places.

If you prefer travelling by car, the motorway is the A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria, where you can get onto, both coming from the North and the South, after having driven along the A1 Milano-Napoli.

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