Laurino

Laurin is located in the heart of the National Park of Cilento and Vallo di Diano, perched on a hill behind a mountain Cavallo, in a gorge of the Calore river. Evidence of past are the ruins of the castle and the recently restored Palazzo Ducale.


Among the many churches of historical and architectural significance are worth noting: Santa Maria Maggiore, Ognisanti, San Biagio, Santissima Annunziata.


Particular attention to the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, which dates back to 1.000 and was rebuilt in 1.776 with its frescoes and wood works.

 

  

 


Rich in vegetation and nature, Laurin was previously known as "The Pearl of the Calore river." It is possible to go hiking along the river "Calore" (rich in trout and headquarters on August 17 for a fishing competition) in search of the remains of the ancient water mills in the midst of unspoiled nature. Of great interest and scientific speleology is the burden of Vesalo, one of the most famous in carsic cavers in Europe.


Mostly known the "Jazz in Laurino" dedicated to jazz and it plays with the principles of August with many important italian and foreign musicians.

Fractions of Laurino are Villa Littorio and Pruno.


On Aug. 18 is celebrated at St. Elena, festival patron of Laurino.

 

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