Cairano, Province of Avellino, Campania

Cairano is situated on the top of a hill on the left side of the Ofanto river, near Sella di Conza, an important road since pre-historic times, and a natural passage connecting the Ofanto Valley to the Sele Valley and communicating the Adriatic and Thyrrenian shores. This strategic position explains the many archeological findings. Today it is a quiet agricultural town, renowned for its wine and genuine products.


  • Altitude: 770 m a.s.l
  • Territory: hilly
  • Population: about 300 inhabitants in 2018
  • Zip/postal code: 83040
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0827
  • How to reach it: Autostrada Napoli - Bari, exit Lacedonia, then proceed for 40 km
  • Patron Saint: St. Leone Magno, celebrated on 10 November.

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What to see

  • The ruins of the Castle, which originally belonged to Cimadoro Lords
  • The church of San Martino, with fine stucco works, dating back to the 16th century.
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