Maiori has been discovered by an Etruscan captain called Lucomone Reghinna, who later gave his name to the river and the town (Reghinna Major and Reghinna Minor), later these two towns kept only the latter names.
One of the most important archeological sites in the country.
Here you will see some of the best preserved Greek ruins, architecture and monuments, such as the Temple of Poseidon (Neptune) and the Basilica dating from the 6th Century b.C..
This volcano, 1200 metres high is the dominating feature of the Neapolitan landscape and is known throughout the world.
The Volcano has had a series of eruptions, the most famous being that of 79 d.C. when it destroyed Pompei and Herculaneum.