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Benevento (Neapolitan: Beneviénto) is a town of almost 60,000 inhabitants in Campania.



Get in


By plane


The closest international airport is in Naples from which you could reach Benevento in less than 1½ hr with EAV bus service.

Get around

Map of Benevento


  • 1 Church of Santa Sofia (Chiesa di Santa Sofia), Piazza Matteotti, +39 0824 212-06, . 08:00-12:00, 16:00-19:00 (winter) 16:30-20:00 (summer). One of the most important examples of Lombard architecture in Italy, built in 762, it also contains Romanesque and Baroque elements that were added later. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of a group of seven inscribed as Longobards in Italy: Places of power. Santa Sofia Church (Q1456931) on Wikidata Santa Sofia, Benevento on Wikipedia
  • 2 Cathedral (Cattedrale metropolitana di Santa Maria de Episcopio), Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi, 211, +39 0824 323-345, . 07:00-12.00, 17:00-19:30 (closed on Wednesday). Benevento Cathedral (Q2942604) on Wikidata Benevento Cathedral on Wikipedia
  • 3 Arch of Trajan (Arco di Traiano), . Arch of Trajan (Q2142241) on Wikidata Arch of Trajan (Benevento) on Wikipedia
  • 4 Roman Theatre (Teatro romano), Piazza Ponzio Telesino, +39 0824 472-13, . 09:00-19:00. €2. Roman Theatre (Q1617215) on Wikidata Roman Theatre, Benevento on Wikipedia
  • 5 Rocca dei Rettori (Museo del Sannio), Piazza Castello, +39 0824 774-111. 07:00-13.00. Rocca dei Rettori (Q3939447) on Wikidata Rocca dei Rettori on Wikipedia
  • 6 Ponte Leproso, Ponte Leproso. Ancient Roman bridge from the 3rd century, B.C.






  • 1 Nikila, Viale Principe di Napoli 109, +39 082425900. Good place to eat typical food of Benevento.







Go next

Routes through Benevento
NaplesAvellino  W  E  Ariano IrpinoCanosa di Puglia
RomeVelletriLatinaCaserta  N  S  AvellinoMateraTarantoBrindisi
TermoliCampobasso  N  S  END
END  W  E  → merges into Foggia

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