Aqueduct of Vanvitelli Seeing the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli blocking a chaotic country road East of Caserta is like a mirage. The grandiose three tier structure stands out as an engineering feat at odds with the surroundings. Booking.com
Visiting Reggia di Caserta The UNESCO World Heritage listed Reggia di Caserta started out as a royal boasting contest. King Charles VII of Bourbon wanted a palace to outshine the Palace of Versailles, so in 1752 he initiated the construction of the largest royal residence in the world. Booking.com
Visiting Italian villas and gardens was slightly disappointing. Until I realised that I’d completely missed the point.