Cosenza's 12th-century cathedral was rebuilt in restrained baroque style in the 18th century.
Art gallery with Renaissance-baroque works from the Neapolitan school encased in a palatial building across the river from the old town.
An archaeological museum displaying finds from the Bronze age Enotri culture and the Brettii people who founded Cosenza in the 4th century BC.
From Piazza XV Marzo, follow Via Paradiso, then Via Antonio Siniscalchi for the route to the down-at-heel Norman castle, left in disarray by several earthquakes. It’s empty inside, but the view merits the steep asce…
Head along the corso to Piazza XV Marzo, an appealing square fronted by the Palazzo del Governo and the handsome neoclassical Teatro Rendano.
Walk up Via del Seggio through a little medieval quarter before turning off to reach the 13th-century Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi.