Attractions

Top Choice Cathedral in Salerno

Duomo

You can’t miss the looming presence of Salerno’s impressive cathedral, widely considered to be the most beautiful medieval church in Italy. Built by the Normans in the 11th century and later aesthetically remodelled…
Museum in Salerno

Museo Pinacoteca Provinciale

Art enthusiasts should seek out the Museo Pinacoteca Provinciale, located deep in the heart of the historic quarter. Spread throughout six galleries, the museum houses a collection dating from the Renaissance right …
Museum in Salerno

Museo Archeologico Provinciale

The province’s restored and revitalised main archaeological museum is an excellent showcase for a collection of mesmerising grave goods from the surrounding area, dating back to cave dwellers and the colonising Gree…
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 Virtuale della Scuola Medica Salernitana

Slap bang in Salerno’s historic centre, this engaging museum deploys 3D and touch-screen technology to explore the teachings and wince-inducing procedures of Salerno’s once-famous, now-defunct medical institute. Est…