Gaeta is a picturesque coastal townin South Lazio in Central Italy, situated near to the southern border of Lazio and the Campania region. It has a dramatic scenic backdrop the Aurunci Mountainsand is surrounded by the deep blue sparkling sea. Gaeta is built on a peninsula which reaches out into the Tyrrhenian Sea. On one side it encloses the spectacular Gulf of Gaeta, a broad sweep of bay which stretches down towards Naples. On the other is the wide expanse of golden sand of Serapo.
The town has played a conspicuous part in military history; its fortifications date back to Roman times, and it has several traces of the period, including the 1st-century mausoleum of the Roman general Lucius Munatius Plancus at the top of the Monte Orlando.
Gaeta has many interesting places to visit. These include the old Medieval quarterwith its ancient castle. Down by the seafront is the port and harbour and the district of Porto Salvo, once known as Elena. Gaeta has numerous historic churches to visit, not forgetting the beautiful Cathedral of Sant’Erasmo and San Marcianowith its Byzantine bell tower.
View of the seafront of the medieval town of Gaeta. Lazio region, Italy.
View of the seafront of the medieval town of Gaeta. Lazio region, Italy.
View of the seafront of the medieval town of Gaeta. Lazio region, Italy.
View of the seafront of the medieval town of Gaeta. Lazio region, Italy.
the central square of the medieval town of Gaeta. Lazio region, Italy
View of bell tower of the Cathedral of Gaeta in Italy. The entrance in Cathedral of Gaeta is from within the ornate bell tower. This is a wonderful example of art in a Byzantine in style and measures 57 meters high.
the bell tower of the Cathedral of the medieval town of Gaeta. Lazio region, Italy
View of bell tower of the Cathedral of Gaeta in Italy. The entrance in Cathedral of Gaeta is from within the ornate bell tower. This is a wonderful example of art in a Byzantine in style and measures 57 meters high.
the bell tower of the Cathedral of the medieval town of Gaeta. Lazio region, Italy
the old headquarters building of the town of Gaeta. Lazio Region, Italy
View of the typical architecture of the historic center of Gaeta and of the Church of San Francesco D’Assisi. Lazio region in central Italy
Facade of Sanctuary of the Santissima Annunziata. The Sanctuary is a Baroque Roman Catholic church in Gaeta, region of Lazio, Italy.
the cloister of Sanctuary of the Santissima Annunziata. The Sanctuary is a Baroque Roman Catholic church in Gaeta, region of Lazio, Italy.
View of a typical architecture with narrow alleys in the historic center of Gaeta. Lazio region in central Italy
View of a typical architecture with narrow alleys in the historic center of Gaeta. Lazio region in central Italy
View of a typical architecture with narrow alleys in the historic center of Gaeta. Lazio region in central Italy
View of a typical architecture with narrow alleys in the historic center of Gaeta. Lazio region in central Italy
July 25, 2015 Event: Exhibition of olive oil and olives in the town of Gaeta, Lazio Region, Italy. The Gaeta olives are famous for their taste. In the area there are many food products based on extra virgin olive oil.
July 25, 2015 Event: Exhibition of olive oil and olives in the town of Gaeta, Lazio Region, Italy. The Gaeta olives are famous for their taste. In the area there are many food products based on extra virgin olive oil.
July 25, 2015 Event: Exhibition of olive oil and olives in the town of Gaeta, Lazio Region, Italy. The Gaeta olives are famous for their taste. In the area there are many food products based on extra virgin olive oil.
July 25, 2015 Event: Exhibition of olive oil and olives in the town of Gaeta, Lazio Region, Italy. The Gaeta olives are famous for their taste. In the area there are many food products based on extra virgin olive oil.
July 25, 2015 Event: Exhibition of olive oil and olives in the town of Gaeta, Lazio Region, Italy. The Gaeta olives are famous for their taste. In the area there are many food products based on extra virgin olive oil.
July 25, 2015 Event: Exhibition of olive oil and olives in the town of Gaeta, Lazio Region, Italy. The Gaeta olives are famous for their taste. In the area there are many food products based on extra virgin olive oil.
July 25, 2015 Event: Exhibition of olive oil and olives in the town of Gaeta, Lazio Region, Italy. The Gaeta olives are famous for their taste. In the area there are many food products based on extra virgin olive oil.
July 25, 2015 Event: Exhibition of olive oil and olives in the town of Gaeta, Lazio Region, Italy. The Gaeta olives are famous for their taste. In the area there are many food products based on extra virgin olive oil.

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