The region faces the Tyrrhenian Sea and includes
one of the finest coastlines in Italy.
The hinterland is essentially mountainous, with irregular massifs broken here and there by valleys and plains.
In front of the Gulfs of Naples and Salerno, we can admire marvellous and enchanting islands: Capri, Ischia, Procida.
Naples is the regional capital. Other important cities are Caserta, Benevento, Salerno and Avellino.
The splendid Amalfi coast; the marvellous islands; the Imperial Villa in Capri; the Royal Palace of Caserta with its splendid Italian gardens; Herculaneum and Pompeii.
Generally known for a mild climate, it has actually several differences:
on the mountains the climate is cold and humid.
Along the coast the climate is very mild.
Spring & autumn are ideal for a visit to the art cities and the islands; in summer the coast is beautiful.