travel42 Port Guide: Salerno

Salerno travel42 Port of Call Guide

Located on the eastern extreme of Italy's famous Amalfi Coast, Salerno is a large port city with a well-preserved historic district, long waterfront walkway and vibrant southern Italian atmosphere. In the Middle Ages, Salerno was a center of learning and culture, and became famous as home to the world's first university for the study of medicine, Schola Medica Salernitana.

Today it consists of three main districts: the medieval district, a planned 19th-century district and the post-war distri...

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