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Caserta Travel Guide: 44 reviews and 158 photos

Caserta is the capital of the province of that name in Southern Italy, situated in a fertile and pleasant region about twenty miles from Naples.
It attained a certain importance under the Lombards and later under the Normans, and the counts of Caserta were once powerful lords in that vicinity.
Later it was held as a fief by various noble families, last of all by the Gaetani, who made it over to Charles III of Savoy, King of Naples, by whom it was transformed into a second Versailles.
The most intresting attractions of Caserta are "La Reggia" and "La mozzarella di bufala"!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The park is marvellous!
  • Cons:Small city....nothing special to do apart visiting La Reggia
  • In a nutshell:Worth to visit!
  • Last visit to Caserta: Sep 2004
  • Intro Written Dec 3, 2004
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  • 1courage's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2006 at 11:45 AM

    Questa Reggia e` incredibilmente bella. Un giorno la visitero` di certo. Grazie per la bella pagina.

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2005 at 8:24 AM

    Stunning photos. Makes one want to go in person.

  • fabrice's Profile Photo
    Jun 8, 2005 at 11:14 PM

    very few french people ever heard of this magnificent castle, I wonder why

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Dec 12, 2004 at 9:05 AM

    Wow, what a great castle & excellent pics ! ...this castle is still missing in my collection :-(((


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