Poor old St. Lawrence. The former Roman deacon, to whom the historic Certosa of Padula is dedicated, supposedly suffered martyrdom by slow-turning rotisserie.
That's the sort of fascinating fact you'll hear on an audio-guided look around Campania's ancient monastery. Take in gorgeous Baroque renovations in this 13th-century charterhouse, and stroll its lush gardens.
Climb the grand marble staircase, walk the Vietri-tiled library floor, and go inside the largest cloister on Earth.
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