Places To Visit
Formia is one of the oldest cities in the south pontine coast which, in Roman times, became a more popular tourist destination. Cicero himself chose Formia for his country villa, the remains of which emerge here and there in the city. Important milestones in the city of Formia are: the Tomb of Cicero, the village of Castellone where you can visit the “Cistern”, the Roman Amphitheatre and the old village of Mola. With the fall of the Roman Empire, Formia became depopulated, to reborn subsequently in small villages spread over the surrounding hills. For a walk among the living traditions, it is must to visit the medieval villages of Maranola, Trivio and Castellonorato.
The Regional Park of Gianola and Monte di Scauri
The Park is located on the coast that separates the Aurunci Mountains from the Gulf of Gaeta Sea and represents one of the few green edges of an extremely anthropic territory. On the territory of the park there is an adventure park called "Sospeso Park", Villa di Mamurra, Roman marina.
Gaeta is the most charming medieval village in the surroundings. Here, both in high and low season, you can find welcoming bars and restaurants that characterize the old village. Together with the visits to various monuments, one should not miss Sanctuary of the Split Mountain (which includes: the Split Mountain, the Stations of the Cross in 1849, the chapel of St. Philip Blacks, the chapel of the Crucifix, the Cave of the Turkish), the Castle, the church of SS. Annunziata and the adjacent Cappella d’Oro, and the majestic Cathedral Tower. Secret corners, un-crowed coves, caves and beautiful bays are protected by parks like that of Monte Orlando (Riviera of Ulysses).
The pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea, is a magical medieval village overlooking the white beaches lapped by the crystal blue sea.
Minturno is situated on the north west bank of the Liris (also known as the Garigliano), with a suburb on the opposite bank c. 18 kilometers from its mouth, at the point where The Appian Way, one of the earliest and strategically most importantRoman roads of the ancient republic crossed it by the bridge called Pons Tiretius.
Among the largest speleological caves of our country, are divided into unique environments for majesty and mystery where everything is crossed by an underground river.
Abbey of Montecassino
Founded by S. Benedict about 529 AD, was built on the basis of a Roman fort. Must visit the museum and the collection of printed antiques from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.