Once upon a time… the Royal Palace of Caserta and Cassino Abbey, full-day tour from Sorrento, traveling by:
Private Mercedes vehicle with ENGLISH SPEAKING driver
Morning departure direct to Caserta, known as the “Versailles of Naples” thanks to the Royal Palace built here in the 18th Century by the Bourbon King, Charles III. The enchanting palace overlooking the huge square is one of the most sumptuous buildings of its kind in Italy, it has over 1.200 rooms and is full of chandeliers, richly gilded frescoes, tapestries and history. The extraordinary gardens are 3 km long and their crowning glory is the great cascade, a 75 metres high waterfall that can be clearly seen from the palace.
In the afternoon, you will have the chance to go to Monte Cassino to visit the famous Abbey, which was founded in 529 by St.Benedict of Norcia, during the Second World War the Abbey was completely destroyed and has since been faithfully restored to it’s former glory, with even the original frescoes and mosaics pieced together again.