NAPLES

THINGS TO DO IN NAPLES

Naples, the capital of Southern Italy, the city of Vesuvius, the undisputed home of pizza. We can, suggest you some things to do and see absolutely during a holiday or a weekend in this wonderful city!

“Spaccanapoli”, the heart of the old city. The road starts from “Quartieri Spagnoli” and arrives at “Forcella”, cutting the city in two parts. Here you will find splendid churches, ancient palaces, famous monuments, but also the unmistakable smells of Neapolitan cuisine and ancient legends.

Piazza del Plebiscito and Palazzo Reale, symbol of Naples. Typical walking area for Neapolitans and tourists who come to admire the neoclassical colonnade of the church of San Francesco di Paola and the “Palazzo Reale”.

The San Carlo Theater, one of the oldest still active theaters. It is one of the best known and most prestigious in the world: great artists have performed inside. The structure was directly connected to the “Palazzo Reale”.

Maschio Angioino, one of the best known symbols of Naples. It is a medieval and Renaissance castle that overlooks Piazza Municipio. Once the residence of the royal family, today it houses the civic museum. Within its walls were hosted the painter Giotto, the writer Giovanni Boccaccio, the poet Francesco Petrarca, and the popes Boniface VIII and Celestino V.
Castel Dell’Ovo, the oldest in Naples Located in front of via Partenope, between the districts of Chiaia and San Ferdinando, it is one of the buildings most photographed by tourists from all over the world. Legend tells that the poet Virgil hid an egg in his basement. This egg would have had enormous powers and if broken it would have caused the collapse of the castle and a series of catastrophes in Naples.

The Cathedral and Treasure of San Gennaro The Cathedral includes the basilica of Santa Restituita and the royal chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro. It is one of the most important places of artistic and historical interest. The basilica houses the baptistery of San Giovanni in Fonte and the royal chapel houses the relics of the patron saint. Here is hosted the rite of the dissolution of the blood of San Gennaro.

Castel Sant'Elmo and Certosa di San Martino Castel Sant’Elmo, a medieval castle, is located on the Vomero hill, one of the richest areas of Naples. Inside are organized events, exhibitions and a permanent museum. The Certosa di San Martino is also located here, next to the Castel di Sant’Elmo. Inside there is the famous Museum of San Martino.

Admire the Veiled Christ The famous Veiled Christ by Giuseppe Sanmartino is located in the chapel of San Severo. Here you will also see 2 skeletons which, according to legend, have an intact and petrified circulatory system, thanks to the experiments and potions of Prince Raimondo di Sangro.

Stroll through San Gregorio Especially during the Christmas period, you can't miss a nice walk in one of the most famous streets of Naples. Here are the artisans who build the nativity figurines, depicting the most famous characters of entertainment, politics and culture.

Try Neapolitan street food and pizza In every corner of Naples it is possible to taste a culinary specialty!

See Vesuvius One of the few volcanoes still active in Europe, an unmissable destination, the symbol of the city. You can go for walks and excursions among the many paths or visit the Great Cone of Vesuvius. You will find 11 trails immersed in nature for a total of 54 kilometers.