Minturno is a typical medieval Old Town, such as those found in the south of Italy: small winding streets and stairways, arches, flowers and old churches. The city lies at the foot of the gigantic Ausonians mountains and is built on a hill that rises above the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Worth seeing are the medieval churches of San Pietro, Santissima Annunziata and San Francesco and of course the medieval castle. At Christmas time, a Christmas market with crafts and medievale a crib exhibition in the castle stattlo.
To first get in contact with the town, a short walk through the streets of Old Town recommends the old main road and then something dark arches of the old city wall to the right following.
The remains of the old Minturnae located on the famous Via Appia near the Garigliano river. The origins of ancient Minturnae go back to the Ausonians peoples. In the year 340 BC, these were defeated by the Romans. Today they can here the remains of the ancient Roman Minturnae and the amphitheater, which hosts cultural events such as theater, music and dance performances in the summer, admire. In a small museum with statues, inscriptions, and objects such as tools or vases, visitors can see the finds from the excavations.
In the green hills around Minturno are the small medieval hamlets Tremensuoli, Santa Maria Infante, Pulcherini and Tufo. Located by the sea, the tourist districts Scauri and Marina di Minturno.
If they go down into the valley they come to the station Minturno-Scauri and the sea. At sea you can find 4 km long sandy beach with beach resorts where they. Possible to rent umbrellas or have to operate sports such as sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing The bay Spiaggia dei Sassolini is a romantic beach with small stones, where they can be far from the bustle relax on the beach or enjoy the evening in the pub rock candlelit Mary the balmy sea breeze.
Minturno is also an ideal starting point for day trips to Rome, Naples, Pompei, Caserta, Vesuvius, Monte Cassino, islands, mountains, archaeological sites, monasteries and spas.