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Airola, Province of Benevento, Campania

Situated at the foot of the Tairano mount, it is a picturesque borough built around the remains of the medieval castle on the hill of Monteoliveto, against the background of the Taburno, rich of buildings of remarkable historical and architectural interest.

Info

  • Altitude: 272 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 8300 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 82011
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0824
  • Demonym: airolani
  • Patron Saint: San Giorgio Martire, celebrated on 23 April
  • Frazioni & Località: Rione Tavernola.

What to see

  • The church of S.S. Annunziata with facade by Luigi Vanvitelli (1754).

Events and Festivities

  • Thursdays, market day
  • The Patron Saint San Giorgio Martire on 23 April.
  • The traditional procession on Holy Friday
  • San Pasquale Baylon in May
  • The Santissima Addolorata in September.