Napoli City Guide

There is more to Naples than meets the eye. Below are a few suggestions you may pick up on and explore the richness of the city during your stay. 


Naples in 3 days

Visiting Naples isn’t just about the city center; the bay of Naples has a huge amount to offer and something to suit just about any tourist. Here’s a…

Capodimonte Museum

The Palace and Museum of Capodimonte ‘Museo di Capodimonte’ is a grand Bourbon building in formerly the summer residence and hunting lodge of the king…

Museo MADRE

The Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina (M.A.D.RE) stands in the historical heart of Naples, close to the Cathedral and the Treasure of St.Gennaro…

The National Archaeological Museum

If you enjoy history, archaeology and ancient relics you will definitely want to visit the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. The museum is one…

Castel dell’ovo

The majestic and tranquil “Castle of the Egg” is an ideal and convenient site to see, especially if you need a break from the hustle and bustle of Nap…

Certosa di San Martino & Castel Sant’Elmo

Both Certosa di San Martino and Castel Sant’Elmo were architectural feats of their time and are still recognized today as impressive structures. Bot…

Duomo- Naples’ Cathedral

Naples’ Duomo is the spiritual heart of the city. You may also say that it is the center of Neapolitan superstition. The cathedral is dedicated to …

'Spaccanapoli' - Heart of the Historic Center

Napoli’s famous “Spaccanapoli”, one perfectly straight, long street, cuts right through the middle of the historic center. This street may be a paradi…

Castel Nuovo

The Castel Nuovo is one of Naples’ most prominent landmarks. It sits conspicuously near the Bay’s shore and close to the downtown shopping area. If…

Palazzo Reale - Royal Palace

Facing the colossal Piazza Plebescito is the rectangular red Palazzo Reale, or Royal Palace, of Naples. This palace was just one of the four residenc…

Reale Teatro di San Carlo- Naples’ Opera House

The Reale Teatro di San Carlo is Naples’ most well-known opera house and is located right in the nucleus of the downtown area. It has had the fortune…

Galleria Umberto I

Galleria Umberto I is a spacious and elegant public shopping gallery right across from the San Carlo Theatre. It was constructed between 1887-1891 and…

Catacombs of San Gennaro

The Catacombs of San Gennaro are underground paleo-Christian burial sites in Naples and are the most important such sites in Italy south of Rome. They…

Naples Underground City

The Naples underground has a history that most people don’t know much about. It wasn’t even until recently that Neapolitans themselves drew their att…

The Church of Santa Maria Francesca delle Cinque Piaghe

The Quartieri Spagnoli area (the Spanish quarters) of Naples is one of the poorest areas and as is true of the rest of Naples, the poorer the area the…