Church in Pizzo

Chiesetta di Piedigrotta

The Chiesetta di Piedigrotta is an underground cave full of carved stone statues. It was carved into the tufa rock by Neapolitan shipwreck survivors in the 17th century. Other sculptors added to it and it was eventu…
Castle in Pizzo

Castello Murat

This neat little 15th-century castle is named for Joachim Murat, brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte and briefly King of Naples, captured in Pizzo and sentenced to death for treason in 1815. Inside the castle, you …
Church in Pizzo

Chiesa Matrice di San Giorgio

In town, the 16th-century Chiesa Matrice di San Giorgio, with its splendid Baroque facade and dressed-up Madonnas, houses the tomb of Joachim Murat, the French-born former king of Naples and brother-in-law of Napole…