Naples is a gem! A real treasure of art and history treasures, indelible imprints of past dominations, each of which has contributed to the formation of this city that contains, in its historic center, such an extraordinary heritage that it has been included among the UNESCO sites .
2500 years of history told by palaces, churches, monuments and places of art that insinuate everyday life with the joy and imagination typical of the Neapolitans.
WHAT TO SEE IN NAPLES?
Places in Naples that you must see.
- Piazza Plebiscito
Among the main squares of Naples, unmissable is the famous Piazza del Plebiscito, with the splendid colonnade built by Gioacchino Murat, in front of which one of the sides of the famous Palazzo Reale faces.
The Royal Palace of Capodimonte, surrounded by a large park, houses the Museum and the National Galleries of Capodimonte, an extraordinary collection of masterpieces by Titian, Raphael, Correggio, Masaccio, Mantegna, Caravaggio and the Neapolitan masters. Beautiful furnishings of the Royal Apartment where there is the porcelain parlor, a masterpiece of the Royal Factory of Capodimonte, whose production – in part – is exhibited in the Porcelain Gallery. This museum combines ancient and contemporary artistic expression with works by the likes of Andy Warhol.
- Maschio Angioino
Four castles dominate the city: Castel Nuovo, better known as the Maschio Angioino, with different architectural lines, well integrated with each other, which recall the dual role of fortress-palace that this building covered under the period of the Angevins and Aragonese. Splendid the Triumphal Arch desired by King Alfonso I of Aragon and designed by Pietro de Martino and Francesco Laurana.
The Castel Novo, better known as Maschio Angioino, was born as an alternative to the residence of Castel Capuano of King Charles I of Anjou. The castle was originally built in Gothic style by French architects in the years between 1279 and 1282.
The castle, surrounded by a moat, has five cylindrical towers called of San Giorgio, di Mezzo, di Guardia and of Beverello.
The only survivor of the fourteenth century castle is the palatine chapel dedicated to Santa Barbara that was damaged by the earthquake of 1456 was later restored.
In the Vesuvian area there are Pompeii and Herculaneum, the “risen cities”, a World Heritage Site for the richness of the finds and for their excellent state of conservation. A visit to the ancient Forum, allows you to visit places of extraordinary value such as the Casa del Fauno, a monumental structure with rooms, rooms and areas dedicated to various activities, the Sacrario dei Lari Pubblici, one of the most interesting architectures found in Pompeii, probably dedicated to the protecting deities of the city, and the Casa dei Vettii, with interiors decorated with precious paintings. Discover ho w to visit Pompeii
- Palazzo Reale
Palazzo Reale, designed by Domenico Fontana, home to the Vittorio Emanuele III National Library, the largest in the south of Italy, with very ancient exemplars of great value.
This palace was the royal residence for the Spanish Bourbon dynasty during their reign over Naples. Quite some residence it is, too. As you enter, your gasps will echo around the cavernous marble hallway, and your eyes will widen when they spy the riot of gilt chandeliers and Baroque adornments.
It is a very rich museum complex. The gardens are free to visit except for the roof garden.
ACCOMMODATION IN NAPLES
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Grand Hotel Vesuvio – Located right on the seafront, the prestigious Grand Hotel Vesuvio overlooks the Gulf of Naples, the island of Capri and Mount Vesuvius.
EXPERIENCES IN NAPLES
A multiplicity of places able to excite every type of tourist: from the lover of art and history to the lover of nature and the sea, from the gourmet enthusiast of enogastronomy to the nostalgic of ancient traditions.
GETTING AROUND IN NAPLES
We suggest the best way to get Naples from Naples International airport. Private transfer, bus coach transfer or by train.
Volcanic not only for the presence of Vesuvius but for the atmosphere that dominates it, Naples is one of the most famous cities of the Italian peninsula thanks to its cultural and artistic offer, as well as thanks to the possibility with which it can be reached.
Getting around Naples by public transport is easy and convenient, but traffic too often paralyzes the city streets, so transport via underground and funiculars is often preferred over road transport. The Neapolitan Mobility Company (ANM) has 2 underground lines (line 1 in the city center and line 6), 4 funiculars, numerous trams and buses and a connection to Capodichino airport. The ordinary urban ticket (single journey) costs € 1.10 and is valid for 90 minutes from the validation; the day ticket costs € 3.50.
Public transportation and taxis from Naples Central
Garibaldi stop, line 2. The first race of the day is at 5.20, the last race at 11.20 pm, trains have an average frequency of 8 minutes. The station is also connected to the Naples underground line 1 via an underground tunnel.
lines 1 and 2 of the tram network, Garibaldi stop.
The station offers numerous bus lines that connect various areas of Naples and the province. For example, for travel to Naples, you can use vehicles managed by ANM, Neapolitan Business Mobility,
you will find numerous taxis in front of the station exit in Piazza Garibaldi. Trains from Naples Central to Naples Airport have a flat rate of € 18.
FLY TO NAPLES
- Napoli International Airport – often known as Capodichino Airport , is the airport serving Naples, Italy, handling more than five million passengers on an annual basis. Its nearest airport is Salerno Costa d’Amalfi Airport(QSR). Capodichino Airport has a single runway and two terminals, terminal 1 being the most important and terminal 2 mainly used for charter flights.
The official website
MAP OF NAPLES
WHEN VISIT NAPLES?
The best period to visit Naples?
- Best time to visit October April March
- Lowest prices January February
- Hotels Average price € 84