Forte Spagnolo is a beautiful medieval castle, located in L’Aquila in the Abruzzo region. It was built in the sixteenth century, and is a popular tourist destination, which bring thousands of visitors every year from all over the world.
Pompeii Buried in Ashes
Just inside the Bay of Naples in Campania is Mount Vesuvius. It is hundreds of thousands years old, and has erupted more than 50 times. The most famous eruption occurred in 79 AD, when the volcano had Pompeii buried under a six-meter thick blanket of volcanic ash.