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..
Viale Principe Di Napoli, 137 I - 82100 Benevento
The Grand Hotel Italiano is the oldest hotel in Benevento. Located just 100 metres from the train station, it is a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral. Garage parking is free, and rooms come with free wired internet. All rooms come with air conditioni..
C.da S. Chirico I - 82100 Benevento
Hotel D.G. Garden is 3.5 km from Benevento’s centre and a 10-minute drive from Pietrelcina. Surrounded by its garden, it offers air-conditioned rooms with bathrobe and slippers. Free Wi-Fi is available at the 24-hour reception. The hotel also offers..