If you are planning your holiday in Naples Italy to discover the wonders of the historic center, on this website you will find an overview of the most important tourist information on how to move, where to sleep, what to eat, things to do and the itineraries you can follow. In order to savor the essence of Naples, our advice is to plan a visit of at least 3 days in the city.
Naples is located in the south of Italy and is one of the largest and most enchanting cities of art in the Mediterranean. Capital of the Campania region is, by size, the third Italian city after Rome and Milan, about a million people live in Naples. The city dominates the homonymous gulf, which extends from the Sorrento peninsula to the volcanic area of Campi Flegrei and offers a very suggestive view, with the imposing volcano Vesuvius and, in the distance, three magnificent islands – Capri, Ischia and Procida – which they look like little jewels from the sea. In addition to its splendid landscapes, Naples Italy also owes its well-deserved fame to the charm of a historic center that tells 2500 years of history and which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1995. Visiting the historic center of Naples means going through more than twenty centuries of history, the plan of the streets, squares, churches, monuments, public buildings and castles constitute a treasure chest of artistic and historical treasures of exceptional importance. Naples is an unconventional city, rich in folklore and warmth where traditions have very deep roots. Walking through its streets does not only mean taking a step back in time but discovering a sunny, lively and friendly people. It is also perfect for discovering the nearby islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida, the Amalfi Coast, the Sorrento Coast and the archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
In recent years, Naples Italy has become one of the most visited tourist destinations by foreigners and Italians and although security has increased like all large cities, it is not recommended to go into isolated alleys, be careful of pickpockets, do not leave luggage and other objects unattended, do not rely on to unofficial taxi companies and not accepting offers of cheap valuables on the street from strangers.