Things to see
Gaeta is now a popular touristic destination. Its beautiful beaches and unique history attract every years many visitors.
The city can count on many attractions. One of the most important is the Aragonese-Angevine Castle. Built to protect the city during the barbarian invasions this massive fortress was strengthened many times.
The Mausoleum of Lucius Munatius Plancus is a very well preserved roman mausoleum located right at the top of Monte Orlando.
Very interesting is also the SS. Trinita’s Sanctuary, its Crucifix Chapel was built on a rock that felt from a cliff.
The Cathedral of Assunta e Sant’Erasmo was built during the 12th century. It was restyled many times; its bell tower built with roman elements is a unique piece of art.
Gaeta offers also a delicious cuisine. The traditional Tiella is its most famous dish; it is very similar to a calzone but can be stuffed with many mouth-watering ingredients. Its olives are famous all around the world.