Gaeta is a beautiful coastal town located in the southern part of Lazio region, Italy. It has a rich history, stunning beaches, and a lively cultural scene that makes it an ideal destination for tourists. The town is situated between Rome and Naples, making it easily accessible to visitors from these major cities. Whether you are looking for relaxation, cultural exploration or adventure, Gaeta has something to offer for everyone.


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Beaches: Gaeta has a variety of beaches, both sand and rock. Serapo beach is one of the most popular and largest beaches in Gaeta, with fine golden sand and crystal-clear water. Fontania beach is another beautiful beach with fine sand and clear water, ideal for swimming and sunbathing. Ariana beach and Sant'Agostino beach are two other popular beaches in Gaeta, which have a mix of sand and rock formations.

Cultural Highlights or Events:

  1. The Medieval Festival: This annual festival takes place in the old town of Gaeta, where visitors can experience the medieval traditions, costumes, and music. The festival usually takes place in August.
  2. The Feast of Saint Erasmus: This is a religious festival that takes place in Gaeta's Cathedral in honor of Saint Erasmus, the patron saint of sailors. The festival usually takes place in June and features a procession of the saint's statue through the town.
  3. The Nautical Parade: This annual parade takes place in the port of Gaeta, where visitors can see decorated boats and traditional fishermen's boats parade through the harbor.

Hospitality on and off the beaches:

Gaeta is known for its warm hospitality, and visitors can enjoy various amenities on the beaches such as sunbeds, umbrellas, and beach bars. The town also has a variety of restaurants and cafes where visitors can try local specialties such as seafood and pizza.


By Car: Gaeta is easily accessible by car from Rome and Naples. From Rome, take the A1 highway south towards Naples and exit at Cassino. Then follow the SS630 road to Formia and continue on to Gaeta. From Naples, take the A1 highway north towards Rome and exit at Cassino. Then follow the SS630 road to Formia and continue on to Gaeta.

By Plane: The nearest airport to Gaeta is Naples International Airport, which is about 80 km away. From the airport, visitors can take a train or a bus to Formia and then take a taxi or a bus to Gaeta. Another option is to rent a car from the airport and drive to Gaeta.