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Italy in Photos

Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia

Welcome to Italy in Photos and let our captivating photographs transport you to the very heart of San Giovanni A Piro: – San Giovanni a Piro is a town in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. It is situated on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Policastro, and it is part of the Cilento National Park. San Giovanni a Piro has a rich history and culture, dating back to the Byzantine era, when it was founded by monks from Epirus. The town is named after the patron saint of the local church, whose remains are preserved in a crypt. The church is part of a complex that includes a monastery, a cloister, and a bell tower. The complex is one of the most important examples of Byzantine architecture in the area. San Giovanni a Piro is also known for its natural beauty and its scenic views. The town is surrounded by olive groves, vineyards, and chestnut woods, and it offers many hiking trails and paths for nature lovers. One of the most popular destinations is the Sanctuary of Pietrasanta, a shrine dedicated to the Madonna of Pietrasanta, located on a rocky cliff overlooking the sea. The sanctuary is accessible by a steep staircase carved into the rock, and it offers a breathtaking panorama of the coast. Another attraction is the coastal area of Porto Infreschi, a natural reserve that hosts a variety of flora and fauna, as well as caves, coves, and beaches. Porto Infreschi is a paradise for snorkeling, diving, and boating. San Giovanni a Piro is a town that combines tradition and modernity, culture and nature, history and art. It is a place where visitors can enjoy the authentic hospitality and cuisine of the Cilento region, as well as discover its hidden treasures and secrets. It is a town that will enchant you with its beauty and charm.

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Photo Gallery of  Walk – Via Nazionale to Piazza Teodoro Gaza
Approximately 1.25 km – 0.78 miles

The walk starts in Via Nazionale – Via Vallebona – Chiesa di San Gaetano, Via S. Gaetano – Via Roma – Via Nazionale – walk back along Via Nazionale to Via Teodoro Gaza – Piazza Teodoro Gaza