Things to do near Montefalcione and Avellino

The Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua dominates the town of Montefalcione and is located in the city center. It was built in the twelfth century and subjected to subsequent restoration. The bell tower rises steeply to the left, while the interior of the religious building is composed of three naves. Numerous frescoes and decorations enrich the walls and ceiling.
The Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua
Address: Via Salita Chiesa, Montefalcione (AV) - 83030
Distance from Bellavigna Country House: 2km / 1.2 miles (Point A) Bellavigna Country House; (Point B) Shrine of St. AnthonyVisualizzazione ingrandita della mappa
The church and the convent of the same name near Santa Maria di Loreto has been restored in recent times after the famous earthquake of 1980. Today the convent is used as the seat of the municipality of Montefalcione. The church is officially called the "Sacred Heart of Mary", commonly called "a chiesa e vascio", is also known as the church of San Feliciano. The original name, given by the Virginian monks in the second half of the sixteenth century, is Mary of Loreto. In the sanctuary there are many paintings and the Memorial Burial of Saint Lucretia of Montefalcione, it built by his family, specifically the children who, in 1593, so they wanted to celebrate their mother.
Address: Via Cardinale dell'Olio, Montefalcione (AV) - 83030
Distance from Bellavigna Country House: 1.5 km - 0.9 miles (Point A) Bellavigna Country House; (Point B) Sacred Heart of Maria Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa
"La Via Crucis" in Montefalcione consists of over 50 sculptures that make up 16 distinct group of sculptures (called stations). 14 stations are based on the doctrine, with an additional 2 stations, that represent a preamble and a final depicting the Resurrection. The author of the works is Giuseppe Martignetti, professor and artist that lives Montefalcione. The works are modeled with wire mesh and covered with a cement-based compound. They are also coated with a metallic sheen. To learn more and view photos of all 16 stations sculptural visit this website: The Via Crucis is displaced along a path, path called Ripa, the first station sculptural, you can reach from the adjacent Chapel of the Crucifix (see in photo)
Address: Sentiero Ripa (path Ripa) - near Via Castello Toppole
Distance from Bellavigna Country House: 1 km - 0.6 miles
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We move away from Montefalcione a little, but not too much, we are at Avellino, here is the Museo del Risorgimento Irpino situated in the old Bourbon Prison. The section of the Risorgimento Museum Irpino, born around the 70s of the last century and abandoned in the late '90s, is finally set up again on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. The new Museum of the Risorgmento Irpino is the first public museum to open its doors to the city recently. Also in the old Bourbon Prison is the Provincial Art Gallery.OPEN: Mon - Fri: 10.00-13.00 / Tue - Thu: 15.00 - 17.00 - Phone +39 0825 790733
Museo Irpino, Carcere Borbonico Museo Irpino del Risorgimento, presso l'Ex Carcere Borbonico di Avellino
Address: Piazza Alfredo De Marsico - 83100 Avellino (near Piazza D'Armi)
Distance from Bellavigna Country House: 15 km - 9.3 miles (Point A) Museum; (Point B) Bellavigna Country House Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa
The shopping street in Avellino is definitely Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, many stores that open onto this course, Zara, Benetton, Timberland, Adidas, Intimissimi, Gamestop, Armani Jeans, Idea Bellezza and many others. Further along the course you can see the Avellino's Park and the Santissimo Rosario's Church.
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Avellino Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Avellino - Shopping in Avellino
Address: Corso Vittorio Emanuele II - 83100 Avellino
Distance from Bellavigna Country House: 17 km - 10 miles (Point A) Bellavigna Country House; (Point B) Corso Vittorio Emanuele II Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa
  OTHER THINGS TO DO: Theatre “Carlo Gesualdo”: Address: Piazza Castello – 83100 Avellino (Tickets) Phone number: +39 0825 771611 | Fax: +39 0825 771647 [email protected] Cinema Movieplex: Web Site: Tickets Online Address: Via S. Angelo - 83013, Mercogliano, AV Basket Scandone Avellino: Official Web Site: Tickets Online - Basketball team - Serie A Address: Piazzale Degli Irpini (near Via Zoccolari) 83100, Avellino (AV)