Holidays in Gaeta information and guide on what to see and what to do.
- Where Gaeta is located
- What to see in Gaeta
- Gaeta historical center
- Split Mountain Gaeta
- Grotta del Turco Gaeta
- Angevin Aragonese Castle Gaeta
- Temple of San Francesco Gaeta
- Gaeta pictures and photos
Where Gaeta is located
Gaeta is a renowned seaside and tourist resort located in Province of Latina in Lazio.
This beautiful city of about 22.000 inhabitants is bathed in the Tyrrhenian Sea, has a very long history and was, during the Roman era, the holiday resort preferred by emperors, from patrician families and by console.
What to see in Gaeta
Gaeta rises at the southern end of the Riviera of Ulysses and is a city rich in history, of myths and medieval and renaissance churches.
Let's find out what to see and which are the greatest places of interest in Gaeta:
Gaeta where to eat well and spend little
Gaeta historical center
Il Historic center of Gaeta hosts the major ones attractions of the city and is really very beautiful and particular.
Walking through the narrow streets of the Old Town you will have the feeling of living in an ancient and surreal world in between churches, monuments e city gates.
Split Mountain Gaeta
La Split Mountain of Gaeta is located inside the Monte Orlando Park and it is a place of incredible charm made up of three cracks in the rock.
In addition to the incredible natural beauty, you can visit the legendary Sanctuary of the Holy Trinity better known as Sanctuary of the Montagna Spaccata.
Inside, the legends of the bed of San Filippo Neri and the Mano del Turco are born and, at the time, it was thought that the rock had split with the death of Christ.
Grotta del Turco Gaeta
La Cave of the Turk of Gaeta it is so called because, during the XNUMXth century Duchy of Gaeta, the Saracen ships they took refuge inside to ambush and then plunder the ships that passed through that stretch of sea.
La Cave of the Turk is located on the left of the Sanctuary, allows you to go down to sea level through 300 steps and a visit is subject to a fee.
Angevin Aragonese Castle Gaeta
Il Angevin Aragonese Castle of Gaeta It is in the Old Town of the city and is one of the places of interest of the city most appreciated and frequented by tourists.
According to historical testimony, the castle it was built during the War of the Goths in the XNUMXth century or during the invasions of the Lombards in the maritime areas between Campania e Lazio in the seventh century.
Il castle it covers an area of about 14.000 square meters and is made up of two communicating buildings made in historical periods different.
THEstart as angios was, for a very long time, destined for the military prison of Gaeta while theAragonese wing it was the seat of the carabinieri students battalion.
Temple of San Francesco Gaeta
Il Temple of San Francesco or better Church of San Francesco it was founded in 1222 and was the home of the Holy a Gaeta.
In the sixteenth century it was rebuilt in Gothic style for want of Charles II of Anjou and inside it houses statues e paintings of considerable historical importance.
Other things to see and places to visit in Gaeta are:
- Mausoleum of Lucio Minazio Planco
- Sanctuary of the Santissima Annunziata
- Cathedral of Saints Erasmus and Marciano
- Church of San Giovanni a Mare
- Palazzo de Vio
- Riviera di Ulisse Regional Park
- Town Hall
- Mausoleum of Lucio Sempronio Atratino
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