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Campania

Campania is a region in Southern Italy on the Tyrrhenian coast. It is known for its ancient sites like Pompeii and Paestum, and also for its dramatic seaside villages like those found on the Amalfi Coast. Naples (Napoli) is the capital of the region that has a bustling city center filled with narrow streets and cathedrals, while its surrounded by Mount Vesuvius on one side, and the gulf of Napoli on the other. The gulf of Napoli is home to three beautiful islands: Capri, Ischia, and Procida. In the province of Salerno is the Amalfi coast, with its pastel villages offering a beautiful backdrop to the sea. 

Places to go: Naples, Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, Capri, Pompeii, and more. 

Pompeii and Herculaneum are known for their ancient ruins, and for the people covered in ash that have been left behind from Vesuvius' eruption. 

What to eat: Pizza, mozzarella di bufala, and anything with tomato sauce. 

Lemon products are very commonly found, with Limoncello being extremely popular after a meal.