Naples has been named as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, which added to the wide range of activities to do and places to visit, makes it the perfect holiday destination.
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Herculaneum or Ercolano
Located close to Naples and Pompeii, its remains are preserved quite well and you’ll have the chance to see how the ancient city was. You can go on your own and explore it yourself, or you can hire a private guide. This area is not as busy, but finding parking may be a bit difficult, however this is a site worth visiting.
This is a city that has some of the most famous architectural remains in Italy. Today it is one of the most touristic areas and it is part of the National Park of Vesuvius.
Castel dell ´Ovo
This construction from the XII century is located on the Megaride Islet, in the Gulf of Naples. It was given its name because of a story that says that in the castle’s foundation lay a magic egg, which acts as a magical protection for the whole building.
In the Volcano town the only thing you’ll lose is the notion of time, because there are many activities to do, and among them, we can continue with a trip to the neighborhood Spaccanapoli, which is one of the most emblematic of the city and a captivating attraction to experience the authentic Neapolitan environment.
Catacombs of San Gennaro
It is difficult to build tunnels that cross the city, because of the amount of archaeological remains in the underground. This happens with the Catacombs of San Gennaro, saint of the city. This is a space devoted to bury the bishops of Naples.
San Gregorio Armeno
Naples is one of those timeless cities where the typical endures throughout the year. In this place, it is common to get a Christmas figure, no matter the current season, in the neighborhood of San Gregorio Armeno.
Museum of Contemporary Art
History and art of all time. If there is the option to attend the Museum of Contemporary Art, you should pay a visit to it and have the chance to see modern art exhibitions, this is a place not to be missed.
Piazza del Plebiscito
The Piazza del Plebiscito, which accompanies the Church of San Francisco Paola, the Palace of Forestry and the Royal Palace.
Via Toledo and Via Colletta
It would be unthinkable to go on all these tours around the Volcano City, with an empty stomach. There is nothing like taste all possible kinds of pizzas. Naples is in fact, the birthplace of pizza. There is a countless range of pizzas for you to try. the Via Toledo and Via Colletta host the best restaurants.
Man can’t live by pizza alone, you can also enjoy a delicious and traditional Neapolitan sweet, the Sfogliatella, which is a pastry filled with ricotta cheese and sprinkled with icing sugar.
Touring Naples is one of the best holiday destinations in Europe. Nice weather, cultural tours, good food and above all, a great place to rest and recharge. Book Naples accommodation apartments and get the most out of the city.