Campobasso, Gambatesa, Matrice, Larino, Termoli, Trivento, Pietrabbondante, Agnone and Isernia
Four day tour package
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First day - Morning
Territory inhabited since the Samnite era and urban nucleus of Lombard origin. Campus Vassorum developed strongly in the Norman period and later with the great families of the Monforte, which gives its name to the imposing castle, and the di Capua. Visit to the historic center, the Samnite museum and the museum of mysteries.
First day - Afternoon
Visit to the castle with the wonderful frescoes and to the historic center.
Second day - Morning
Matrice – Larino
Remains of the amphitheater and of the villas of the Roman municipium.
Second day - Afternoon
Visit to the historic center and the cathedral of Santa Maria della Purificazione and visit to the underground Termoli. Walk on the boundary wall with a view of the trebuchet.
Third day - Morning
Visit of the cathedral of Saints Nazario, Celso and Vittore and of the crypt of San Casto of the twelfth century.
The sanctuary complex of the entire Samnite people is the only example of the theater of the time preserved in its almost total entirety. It was the center of aggregation of the Samnite political leaders of all the tribes of central Italy.
Third day - Afternoon
A settlement of Lombard origin and a large center of craftsmanship in the 12th century with the presence of Venetian artists and artisans who came with the Borrello family. Among these, the Marinelli family, founder and owner of the millenary bell foundry which from 1924, with Pius XI, carried the Pontifical Coat of Arms. We will visit the museum and the pontifical foundry. The day will continue with a walk in the historic center towards the Venetian quarter, the Emidiana Library, the church of Sant’Emidio.
Through the historic center of Isernia “the first capital of Italy” to admire the signs of its evolution in history. The remains of the sacred area, below the neoclassical cathedral dedicated to St. Peter the Apostle, tell of the religion, society and politics of almost two thousand and five hundred years ago. Visit to the Paleolithic museum of Isernia-la Pineta dating back to 600,000 years ago where there is the oldest human find in Europe.
Santa Maria del Molise
Crypt of San Pietro in Vincoli and Grotto of San Michele.