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The Salerno Airport is located in the city of Salerno, in the Province with the same name of the Campania Region, Italy. Due to the fact that the city of Salerno is the capital of the Province and one of the main cities in the area, the Salerno Airport is an important hub for transportation. The Salerno Airport is operated by the Aeroporto di Salerno S.p.A.. Numerous tourists come to the city through the Salerno Airport.
Top Attractions within Salerno Airport
The Arechis Castle is a landmark of the city, which can be easily accessed from the Salerno Airport. It is located on a hill, towering the city, at 300 meters (984.25 ft). The initial construction was of Roman-Byzantine origin, but the castle that we see today is in the form that was enlarged by Arechis II. Exhibitions and congresses are the main activities taking place within the grounds of the castle. The panorama of the city and of the golf will complete your visitation tour here.
Giardino della Minerva is a splendid natural location near the Salerno Airport. It is placed on the side grounds of the castle hill. The medieval "Hortus sanitatis" of the Schola Medica Salernitana is located within the grounds of the garden. More to this, it was the first European botanical garden, fact which has given it a landmark symbolism and a historical value, aside from the obvious natural one.
Chiesa della SS. Annunziata is a 14th century church that can be seen after you land on the Salerno Airport. It can be found near the entrance in the medieval part of the city, which is also called Portacatena. The tower bell is the most impressive element of it and it was created by architect Ferdinando Sanfelice.
The Museo Didattico della Scuola Medica Salernitana is another one of the attractions that you should access in your visitation tour, after you have arrived at the Salerno Airport. It is located within the Lombard church of San Gregorio and it includes massive collections of the documents from the old local medical school.