Things to see and do - Benevento
Unmissable tourist sites
Benevento Travel guide
Benevento : Michelin's recommendations
The former capital of the formidable Samnites fell to the Romans in 321 BC and changed its name from Malaventum to Beneventum. The seat of a Lombard duchy, then subsequently a powerful principality, the town was the site of the famous Battle of Benevento, in which Charles of Anjou defeated King Manfred and became the new King of Sicily.
Tourist attractions Benevento : Things to see and do
v. Traiano I - 82100 Benevento
This arch, also known as the golden gateway, was erected in 114 and is Italy's best-preserved arch. The magnificently well-preserved sculptures, show the emperor's two facets, peaceful and rural in the town, warlike in the country.
Piazza Matteotti I - 82100 Benevento
This 8C church was rebuilt in the 17C. The interior has a surprisingly unconventional design. That of a hexagon comprised in a half-star decagon. If this is hard to imagine go and see the cloister for yourself with its admirable colonnades supporting..
Piazza IV Novembre I - 82100 Benevento
This severe building was built in the 14C over the ruins of an ancient fortress built by the Lombards.
Viale Dei Rettori 9 I - 82100 Benevento
Just 50 metres from Trajan's archway in Benevento, Hotel Traiano is an elegant, early 20th-century villa with its own gardens. The hotel's roof garden offers panoramic views. Rooms at Hotel Villa Traiano are spacious, well-decorated and modern. Some..
Contrada Torrepalazzo I - 82030 Torrecuso
Located in the countryside, Hotel Vittoria is well connected by major roads and is just a 10-minute drive from Benevento. It offers free parking and air-conditioned rooms with a balcony and cable TV. Rooms at the Vittoria Hotel are stylish and inclu..
Via Posillipo I - 82100 Benevento
Just 100 metres from the Cathedral, the Antiche Terme is a 15-minute walk from Benevento Train Station. The hotel has a terrace, and offers free parking and simple air-conditioned rooms. With a cosy atmosphere created by carpeted floors and wood fur..