Monte Faito

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Monte Faito
Napoli Faito alba.jpg
Monte Faito seen from Naples at dawn.
Elevation 1,131 m (3,711 ft)
Location
Monte Faito is located in Italy
Monte Faito
Monte Faito
Italy
Location Campania, Italy
Range Monti Lattari
Coordinates 40°38′46″N 14°30′49″E / 40.64611°N 14.51361°E / 40.64611; 14.51361Coordinates: 40°38′46″N 14°30′49″E / 40.64611°N 14.51361°E / 40.64611; 14.51361

Monte Faito is a mountain in the Monti Lattari, a small chain in the Campanian Pre-Apennines, in the Sorrentine Peninsula, southern Italy. It has an elevation of 1,131 m.

It is mostly composed of limestone rocks, and has steep walls directly ending into the sea of the Gulf of Salerno. The name derives from the local dialect faggeto, referring to the great numbers of beeches in the mountain area.

Monte Faito can be reached through a cable car from Castellammare di Stabia. Other communes nearby include Vico Equense and Cava de' Tirreni.