Small Guide of Solopaca 

and surroundings

Cerreto Sannita is a small town rebuilt in the '600 after a disastrous earthquake a few kilometers from Solopaca (Bn). It's better know for beautiful ceramical products which are made there from local artists.

Near Cerreto you will find the village of San Lorenzello, all this area is reknowed for its ceramics. It will not be difficult to visit the museum of ceramics and a few potters' workshops. We recommend BOTTEGA GIUSTINIANI in San Lorenzello.

  • Solopaca, the village where you are, is renowned for its wine production. You can visit the local wine cellar that collects the productions of more than 600 growers. The operators will be happy to offer you a tasting and, if you want, they can guide you in a visit of the cellar.

  • If you love mountain, Solopaca is situated at the foot of Mount Taburno, which has been a regional park for 10 years.

    There you can find everything you need for a day in contact with nature. There are picnic posts, stations equipped with games for children, you can also go horse riding or take an adventure trail (suitable for everyone). Or simply enjoy the beautiful panorama that the mountain offers, with a breathtaking view over the whole valley. (Monte Taburno - Camposauro)

    Take the time to visit the church of Madonna del Roseto. It is a church builts around 900 AD in the heart of the mountain. It's quite simple getting there by car.


      NOTE: The people who live in Solopaca are devoted to Madonna del Roseto and every year in July, in procession, they climb the mountain on foot to bring the statue of the Madonna to the village and in September, in the same way, they bring back the statue to the mountain. (Madonna del Roseto)

One of the most beautiful village around is Sant'Agata De'Goti, that thanks to its architectural peculiarity has received the orange flag as one of the most beautiful towns in Italy.'Agata+de'+Goti+BN/@41.0934094,14.4339438,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x133a4e693021024b:0x409e11f9963d110!8m2!3d41.0895812!4d14.4998955?hl=it

NOTE: Many events have take place in the village. The most famous is the Infiorata del Corpus Domini. Every year the squares of the historic center host the altars for the passage of the procession and are decorated with thousands of colorful flowers.

Sant'Agata was often a film set. Many films and short films have been shot here. Among others 'The rest of nothing', inspired by the homonymous novel by Enzo Striano, 'My generation', with Silvio Orlando, Claudio Amendola and Stefano Accorsi, 'L'imbroglio nel lenzuolo' with Maria Grazia Cucinotta and Nathalie Caldonazzo and the film by Alessandro Siani 'We accept miracles', with Fabio de Luigi and Serena Autieri.

At 25 minutes by car we suggest you to visit the ancient city of Benevento, of pre-Roman age, capital of the Duchy of Benevento in the Middle Ages and papal estate in the Renaissance. You can take a walk in the charming and well kept old town, visit the arch of Trajan the remains of the majestic Roman theater, and discover many ancient remains. The museum of sannio with the cloister, the church of santa sofia with the bell tower. You can stop in the many bars and restaurants or spend a few minutes shopping in corso garibaldi.(

(Arco di Traiano)

If you have any questions or if you need addictional informations, please contact us we will be happy to answer your curiosities.

  • Anyway, in your room you will find a more complete guide to the various places decribed above.

We hope to have been useful, we wish you a pleasant stay

Elena and Tommaso -Palazzo Riccardi