Padula trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Padula

Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Campania  /  Province of Salerno  /  Padula
(950+ reviews from 6 attractions)
Sightseeing Museums Historic Sites
Padula is a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It is the home of the Carthusian monastery Certosa di San Lorenzo, sometimes referred to as the Certosa di Padula. As of 2011 its population was of 5,279.GeographyIt is located about 100 kilometres south-east of the provincial capital of Salerno. The majority of the town is on a hillside that reaches 698 meters above sea level. The comune covers an area of 66.33 square kilometres.HistoryIts existence reaches back to at least the ninth century when local people used the hilltop area for defence against the Saracens. The history of Padula as an organized village begins with the arrival in 1296 of Tommaso II Sanseverino, though the Monastery of Saint Nicola had been erected on this site earlier, in 1086. This name was chosen because of the legendary man known as Padula.Religious Monuments and Churches Padula Charterhouse Church of Annunziata Church of St. Michael Church of St. Nicholas of Domnis Convent of St. Francisco of Assisi Convent of St. Augustine Church of St. Clement Hermitage of St. Michael to Grottelle Monument to the demigod of dota Padula
Take a look at our Italy travel itinerary planner to refine the details of your trip to Padula.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Padula

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Padula

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Padula:
Sightseeing, beaches, historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Beaches, wildlife areas, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, theme parks, sightseeing
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Historic sites, trails, nightlife
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »