10 Experiences to live

The lemon sorbet of the Public Garden

Considered the progeny of the ice cream, the origin of this dessert is not clear. It is said that Nero had to bring to Rome the ice of Appennini, in order to enjoy it. The dessert in question is sorbet, and the variation to taste is that of the clump located inside the Public Garden. Rigorously with lemon, the sorbet of Public Garden represents a unique experience that projects the palate between the scents and flavors of the Amalfi Coast.

The scazzetta of Pantaleone

Founded in 1868, Pantaleone pastry has been one of the main places of the Salerno style culinary tradition for over a century. Among its creations, the unforgettable “scazzetta”, a soft sponge cake filled with cream and strawberry and covered with red strawberry glaze. To be savored strictly in the suggestive Chapel of the Souls of the Purgatory, disowned by Gioacchino Murat at the beginning of the nineteenth century, which still houses pastry.


Walk among the Vietri's ceramic workshops

4 km from the city center, the town of Vietri sul Mare represents the first window overlooking Salerno on the Amalfi Coast. A characteristic fishing village, is known for its handicraft production of ceramics. You can not miss the promenade of artisan shops: among dishes, mugs, vases, characterized by a vast iconographic repertoire you can meet some of the symbols that made this unique craftsmanship in the world.

Spaghetti with Anchovy Sauce of Cetara

Continuing on the Amalfi Coast, you will encounter the picturesque village of Cetara, a seaside village known for its tuna and anchovy fishing. Tasting spaghetti with anchovies sauce, a unique gourmet product, extracted from the ripening of the anchovies in a saturated solution of water and salt.

``Ricotta e pera`` cake of Sal De Riso

Born in Minori in 1966, Salvatore De Riso, best known as Sal De Riso, is a pastry chef elected Ambassador of the Taste of the Amalfi Coast. Among its many creations, the “ricotta e pere” cake, a simple sweet ricotta cheese, hazelnuts of Giffoni Valle Piana and pear “pennate” of Agerola.


Path of the Gods

For those who love hiking and trekking, one of the most unforgettable experiences is the walk on the Path of the Gods, a path connecting Agerola, a characteristic hamlet of the Amalfi Coast, to Nocelle, a small hamlet in the town of Positano. For lovers of good food, it is advisable to make a stop at the country’s delicatessen, where you can taste the “Agerola fiordilatte”, a typical dairy product and unique flavor.

Art Lights

For nearly a decade, between November and January, Salerno is illuminated with the Art Lights. An event inspired by the Turin cultural event, Art Lights dress the city with thematic lighting installations ranging from year to year. To enrich the billboard of theatrical and musical performance events, and the Christmas markets where you can buy the desserts and food specialties of Campania.

A walk through the gardens of the Royal Palace of Caserta

Built between the end of the eighteenth century and the first half of the 19th century by Luigi Vanvitelli on the commission of the King of Naples, Carlo of Borbone, the Royal Palace of Casera is one of the most fascinating places in the area. Declared in 1997, UNESCO World Heritage Site, the palace is the largest royal residence in the world, and its park, extending for about 3 km in length, is enriched by suggestive fountains that embellish the two areas in which it is subdivided: Italian garden and English garden.


The Paestum Archaeological Park and the Mozzarella DOP

Located in “Piana del Sele”, about 30 km from Salerno, the Paestum Archaeological Park is a museum complex dating back to 1998 on the UNESCO Heritage List. The Temple of Hera, the Temple of Athena, and the Temple of Neptune are kept inside.

After visiting the archaeological area, it is advisable to have a stop at the dairy farms located in the geographical area between Capaccio and Paestum to enjoy one of the typical local products: buffalo mozzarella.


Pompei and Herculaneum

Buried by the eruption of Vesuvius on August 24, AD 79, Pompeii and Herculaneum are the only archaeological site where you can walk in the streets, domus and the gardens of the Imperial Rome. A unique experience in discovering two of the most fascinating places in History.