• Norman Tower built in 1563. Today it is a restaurant
  • San Sebastiano bulwark, there are only a few remains
  • Collegiata di Santa Maria a Mare with a XVIII century façade. It has a nave and two aisles covered by a dome vault
  • Santa Maria de Olearia Abbey, an ancient monastery built in X- XI century by Byzantine friars
  • San Nicola de ThoroPlano castle, built in IX century to defend the town from Longobards. Inside there is a small church dedicated to Saint Nicholas
  • Mezzacapo Palace with a great wood entrance and two marble staircases that lead to the rich Salone delle Rappresentanze with a vault ceiling painted with the "Trionfo degli olimpici". In 1943 it became the American headquarter
  • San Francesco Church built in 1405
  • Avvocata Sanctuary, it is situated at 900 m above the sea-level at the slopes of Falerzio Mount, it is attainable only through a very long staircase
  • Torricella, a small tower built in 1563, it has a quadrangolar plan
  • Sulfurea Cave, attainable only by boat. On its bottom there is a natural spring of sulphurous water that has a diuretic and detoxicating effect. It can be used to cure skin illnesses
  • Pandora Cave, the water is emerald green and there are charming stalactites and stalagmites
  • Cala Bellavaia, called the beach of "Cavallo Morto" (dead horse) because in the past it was used to get rid of dead horses
  • Falerzio Mount climbing (1024 m)


    written by: Stefania Maffeo