Morigerati is situated in the hinterland of the Gulf of Policastro, along Bussentino stream at 260 m above the sea-level. The town dominates a Wwf oasis.
The ancient part of the town is actually picturesque, with the narrow streets, the courtyards and the stone portals.
Museo della Civiltà Contadina is very interesting, it shows the ancient habits and tools of rural life in Cilento. There is a nice section dedicated to a candle factory where devotional objects were produced.
Fusilli festival in August is very “tasteful”. .
Monuments and natural beauties...
• Palazzo Baronale, inside there is a chapel dedicated to Our Lady of the Graces
• Museo della Civiltà Contadina, an ethnographic museum created thanks to the private collections of Clorinda and Modestia Florenzano. There are more than 250 tools and instruments used in rural life. There is a nice section dedicated to a candle factory where devotional objects were produced
• SS. Annunziata Church, built at the beginning of XVI century in which there are the relics of Saint Theodore and Saint Blaise
• Madonna dei Martiri Chapel
• Wwf Oasis
• Bussento cave. Through a small stone staircase the visitor arrives to a wood bridge on a canyon created by the river
• Sicilì hamlet, at the slopes of the green hill Mamino Mount
The modern town was founded around VIII century a.C. thanks to a group of Greek monks escaped from iconoclastic persecutions. The monks kept the Sacred Icon of Saint Demetrius, today kept in the homonymous sanctuary.
During Angevin domination, the hamlet was fortified and then many families ruled the town.
In XIV century Morigerati passed to Sanseverino family, like the other surrounding towns.