Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania
region of Italy
. It is an important agricultural, commercial and industrial community and city. Caserta is located on the edge of the Campanian plain
at the foot of the Campanian Subapennine mountain range. It also plays host to beautiful accommodations, vacation rentals, villa rentals, apartment rentals and condo rentals.
Caserta is located 40 km (24.85 mi) north of Naples
and is part of its metropolitan area. Its municipality borders with Capua, Casagiove, Casapulla, Castel Morrone, Curti, Limatola (BN), Maddaloni, Marcianise, Recale, San Felice a Cancello, San Marco Evangelista, San Nicola la Strada, San Prisco, Sant'Agata de' Goti (BN), Santa Maria Capua Vetere and Valle di Maddaloni. Each of these are great places to stop off and enjoy a few nights in any of the holiday accommodation, vacation rental, villa rental, apartment rental and condo rental options.
The city is best known for the Palace of Caserta.
The Royal Palace of Caserta is a former royal residence in Caserta, southern Italy, constructed for the Bourbon kings of Naples. It was the largest palace and one of the largest buildings erected in Europe during the 18th century. In 1997, the Palace was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The garden is a typical example of the baroque extension of formal vistas, stretch for 120 ha, partly on hilly terrain. It is inspired by the park of Versailles, but it is commonly regarded as superior in beauty.
Make sure to stay in vacation lodging or villas overlooking this beautiful structure.
Other historic sites not to miss in Caserta include; Palazzo Vecchio ("Old Palace"), a construction of the 14th century renovated by Luigi Vanvitelli as provisional residence for the royal court.
The Cathedral (18th century) and The Aqueduct of Vanvitelli (18th century). Any accommodations, vacation rentals, villa rentals and apartment rentals are dotted around these the sites.
Campania is the land of the red wine "Aglianico "
a big red powerful and with its own personality. The Piedirosso (Red Foot), from the red color of the stem is the second important red of the region. It is a smooth, fruity and elegant light red wine. The old Romans wine "Falerno" is from primitivo grapes; the wine of the Roman Emperors, the first wine of the modern era. There are no less than 15 wineries in Caserta
to visit and enjoy the fruits of the region.
Caserta railway station is a hub for regional and national traffic
, and represents an important interchange linking Rome
and Naples to Bari. Nearest airport is Naples-Capodichino, located circa 30 km (18.64 mi) south. This town with its wonderful accommodation, vacation rental, apartment rental and villa rental choices makes a great base to explore the region.