Castellammare di Stabia derives its name from its location at the foot of a castle dominating the sea and from the ancient town of Stabiae. It is situated on the southern curve of the Gulf of Naples and forms the connecting link between it and the Sorrentine Peninsula.
Castellammare has a lot to interest the tourist, above all its beauties situation and landscape, situated on the slopes of a promontory, it commands wonderful views of the Gulf of Naples and the Mount Vesuvius. Also, the town has another undoubted asset: the memories of its Roman past represented by the excavation of Stabiae, the remains of Villa Arianna and Villa San Marco both well-structured and finely decorated that may also be admired in the Archaeological Zone.
Do not miss the Funivia del Faito that connecting the city of Castellammare di Stabia with Monte Faito from which the cable car takes its name. The city has also the tourist port of Marina di Stabia, a state-of-the-art facility recently renovated, starting point for excursions by sea.
To receive further information about tourist attractions, don’t forget to visit the official website of Castellammare di Stabia, Villa Arianna, Villa San Marco, Funivia del Faito e Marina di Stabia:
http://www.comune.castellammare-di-stabia.napoli.it/, http://pompeiisites.org/stabiae/, http://www.stabiae.org/foundation/villa-san-marco/, https://www.eavsrl.it/web/orario-funivia, http://www.marinadistabia.it/.