Itri is located in the green hills above the Gulf of Gaeta, just minutes from the sea and the beautiful beaches of Gaeta and Sperlonga. The village is surrounded by olive groves and the Aurunci mountains, which rise to a height of 1500 m. The climate is mild and Mediterranean all year round. The village is of medieval origin, worth seeing the medieval fortress castle - Castello di Itri (opening times from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 to 13 and 17 to 20 clock, at evening events to 24 clock), the medieval churches and the Sanctuary of Madonna della Civita, which is located on the is way to Campodimele. Capodimele, a small characteristic, medieval village in the mountains, is definitely worth a trip. The place is famous because its inhabitants are exceptionally old. In the Castle of Itri found mainly in the summer months, many cultural events. Famous are the olives with the name Itrana, which are grown mainly in Itri and southern Lazio. From them is extra virgin olive oil produced. Hourly train take them to the eternal city of Rome and Naples. Besides they can day-trip Monte Cassino, Pompeii, Vesuvius, the Royal Palaces of Caserta, the gardens of Ninfa, the Pontine islands of Ischia and Capri, the Amalfi coast and the Abruzzo National Park. The mild Mediterranean climate, the Gulf of Gaeta is protected by the mountains Aurunci from cold winds, allowing for an enjoyable stay out of season (average temperature of 14.6 degrees in the winter months).