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Santuario di San Michele

Over the centuries this sanctuary has expanded to incorporate a large complex of religious buildings that overlay its original shrine. The double-arched entrance vestibule at street level stands next to a distinctiv…
Trattoria in Monte Sant'Angelo

Casa li Jalantuúmene

This renowned restaurant has a well-known chef, Gegè Mangano, and serves excellent fare. Vegetarians are looked after (try the pasta with wild fennel, cherry tomatoes and ricotta cream), the setting is intimate, the…
Tomb in Monte Sant'Angelo

Tomba di Rotari

A short flight of stairs opposite the Santuario di San Michele leads to a 12th-century baptistry with a deep sunken basin for total immersion. You enter the baptistry through the facade of the Chiesa di San Pietro w…
Castle in Monte Sant'Angelo

Castle

At the highest point of Monte Sant'Angelo is this rugged fastness, first built by Orso I, who later became Doge of Venice, in the 9th century. One 10th-century tower, Torre dei Giganti, survives, but most of what yo…