Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Salerno

Duomo

One of Campania's strangely under-the-radar sights, Salerno’s impressive cathedral is considered by aficionados to be the most beautiful medieval church in Italy. Built by the Normans in the 11th century and later a…
Museum in Salerno

Museo Archeologico Provinciale

The province’s restored and revitalised main archaeological museum is an excellent showcase for the excavated history of the surrounding area, dating back to cave dwellers and the colonising Greeks. The pièce de rés…
Castle in Salerno

Castello di Arechi

Hop on bus 19 from Piazza XXIV Maggio to visit Salerno’s most famous landmark, the forbidding Castello di Arechi, dramatically positioned 263m above the city. Originally a Byzantine fort, it was built by the Lombard…
Museum in Salerno

Museo Pinacoteca Provinciale

Spread throughout six small galleries, Salerno's multi-era art museum houses a collection dating from the Renaissance right up to the first half of the 20th century.
Museum in Salerno

Museo Virtuale della Scuola Medica Salernitana

In Salerno’s historic centre, this small, slightly forlorn museum deploys videos and touch-screen technology to explore the teachings and wince-inducing procedures of Salerno’s once-famous, now-defunct medical insti…