About Naples

"From what is said, narrated, or painted, Naples surpasses everything: the shore, the bay, the gulf, the Vesuvius, the city, the nearby countryside, the castles, the walks ...
I apologize to all those to whom the view of Naples makes lose
your senses!"
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Naples means colours and emotions. It's a city to which nature has given everything: a splendid gulf, a volcano close to the sea, wonderful light, a mild climate, lush vegetation. An enviable position in the heart of the Mare Nostrum. Nqples is an "outdoor museum", since ancient times, the city of Partenope has been the cradle of several civilizations. Throughout its long history Naples has been a capital of duchies, kingdoms, and empires, it is possible to see, next to each other, the walls of the ancient Greek polis and the Roman Empire, churches and castles from the Middle Ages, monastic complexes that hide wonderful cloisters, splendid noble palaces with internal courtyards, examples of Renaissance, Neapolitan seventeenth-century, Baroque and Roccocò architecture, the golden age of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, of which Naples was the capital.
Please enjoy the famous hospitality and good cooking of Napoli; its luxury boutiques and handcraft shops.
Naples is waiting for you !!!

Top 10 things to do in Naples 

                     Monumental Naples

A suggestive route that evolves around the center and makes it possible to see the most significant monuments like Piazza del Plebiscito with the church of san Francesco di Paola and the Royal Palace, Piazza Trieste e Trento,the San Carlo theatre, the Maschio Angioino castle, the Galleria Umberto the extraordinary Museum Ascione of Coral and the Galleria Zevallos where it is possible to see last masterpiece of Caravaggio in Naples, the martyrdorm of saint Orsola. 

Naples historical center (Unesco heritage)

A path that winds through the ancient center of Naples declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. The historic center has a very rich historical stratification with churches, noble palaces that make it a unique itinerary. Among the monuments to visit are the famous Veiled Christ, Santa Chiara and the Greek-Roman excavations of the Macellum

Underground Naples           
A trip to discover the city under the city

Underground the city of Naples there is a labyrinth of tunnels, tanks and cavities forming a real underground city that continues for kilometers under palaces and streets.

The underground city extends under the all surface of the historical centre, there is many myths and legends linked to it that are still alive in the collective imagination of the population. .

Greek-Roman Naples

From Piazza Bellini following along the major decumano , part of the old traced 'viario' of Neapolis, searching for the oldest signs of the first edification.The path continues in the church of Saint Lorenzo Maggiore where it is possible to visit the excavation 

San Lorenzo Maggiore and

Greek - Roman excavation

A jump in history trough the visit of the castles of Naples

Castel dell'Ovo

Castel Sant'Elmo

Maschio Angioino

 Royal Palaces 

The Royal Palace, built as palace for the Spanish viceroy in the 500', following the project of the architect Domenico Fontana, is one of the main monuments of the cit It will be possible to visit the old apartments of the Reggia that was transformed by the king Ca rlo diBorbone in the 700'.The historical apartment of the Royal palace keeps still the old furnitures and decorations, with the 30 oldest rooms, like the sala of the throne,the sala of the body gards,the studio of the king,the salone of the ambassadors,the court theatre and the Royal chapeL 

The Reggia of Capodimonte is a Royal palace,with the addiction of a park. It was the historical residency of the Borbone family in Naples, but also of the Bonaparte ,Murat and the Savoia family. The museum is located inside the Reggia that holds paintings of great artists like Botticelli,Goya,Tiziano and Caravaggio,hosts also contemporary art exhibit and an historical apartment. It is the only museum in the world where ancient art joins the contemporary one. With its numismatic collection and the famous ceramics,the Museum of Capodimonte offers a great image of Naples of the old time 

     Archeological museum

The Archeological museum was inaugurated in 1816 and up to today boasts one of the richest heritage of work of art and archeological artifact in Italy and is one of the most important in the world for quality and quantity of work that owns The king Ferdinanndo the IV intended to create an impressive institute of the arts,the archeological museum beyond containing the artifact from the Pompei excavations hosts also artifacts from greek-roman times.

        San Carlo Theatre 

 Throughout its long history Naples has been a capital of duchies, kingdoms, and empires. Naples is an ideal location for events, conferences, and holidays; 40 minutes by auto or train to Pompeii, 30 minutes by hydrofoil to Capri, 13,500 beds offering the finest in hospitality