MUNICIPALITY: Vietri sul Mare
NAME: Tower Crestarella
LOCATION: Loc. Marina

DESCRIPTION: The four-machicolation tower, dating from the Viceregal era, also called “Fiatamone” (probably from a corrupted “Chiatamone”), has an unusual width of the machicolation.

SEE, VISIT, FIND :   The tower can be visited from the outside.
OPPORTUNITY: Coastal towers and other evidence of military archaeology, even those that cannot be visited, could be enhanced by the inclusion of a thematic tour route to be taken by land or sea. Information panels placed outside the structure might be sufficient to mark their presence, describing their historical and architectural features.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: RUSSO F., Le torri vicereali anticorsare della Costa d’Amalfi, Amalfi 2002.
DUCA F., Le fortificazioni anticorsare della Penisola Amalfitana. Itinerario ricognitivo, in Studi storico-militari, 1995, Roma 1998.
ERCOLINO R., Torri di guardia del Ducato di Amalfi, Salerno 1979


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