The port city of Castellammare di Stabia

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Castellammare di Stabia seen from Monte Faito © Mentnafunangann/GFDL

Castellammare di Stabia seen from Monte Faito © Mentnafunangann/GFDL

Castellammare di Stabia is a comune in the province of Naples, Campania region, southern Italy. It is situated on the Bay of Naples about 30 kilometers southeast of Naples, on the route to Sorrento.

Castellammare di Stabia lies next to the ancient Roman city of Stabiae, which was destroyed by the Vesuvio eruption in AD 79. The castle the city takes its name from was erected in around the 9th century on a hill commanding the southern side of the Gulf of Naples. It was restored during the reign of Frederick II of Hohenstaufen and enlarged by King Charles I of Anjou.

Castello dalla Strada Panoramica © Mentnafunangann/GFDL © Mentnafunangann/GFDL Palazzo Farnese © Mentnafunangann/GFDL Monte Faito © Mentnafunangann/GFDL Amerigo Vespucci at Castellammare di Stabia © Mentnafunangann/GDFL Castellammare di Stabia seen from Monte Faito © Mentnafunangann/GFDL
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Castellammare di Stabia seen from Monte Faito © Mentnafunangann/GFDL
The excavation of Roman villas that have been preserved by the Eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 are currently underway. In 2010, Luigi Bobbio, the newly elected Mayor of Castellammare di Stabia, announced that he would ban Miniskirt and “revealing clothes” in his town. Luigi Bobbio’s proposal would also ban sunbathing, the wearing of clogs, playing soccer in public places, and blasphemy, in what the mayor says is an attempt to “restore urban decorum and facilitate better civil co-existence”.

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